tailstock


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tailstock

[′tāl‚stäk]
(mechanical engineering)
A part of a lathe that holds the end of the work not being shaped, allowing it to rotate freely.
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It features upper and lower turrets with roller support, as well as an MT5 tailstock center with a live-tool option for small secondary holes.
It is fastened to the turning lathe chuck and buttresses with the tip established in tailstock sleeve.
These crowns are cut by starting with a flat crown with an internal chamfer to guide a half center in the lathe tailstock, then carefully formed with a specially ground lathe tool with a radiused cutting surface.
The modular construction features a base with an adjustable head-stock and tailstock.
CimatronE allows for the accurate production of the 100mm long blade with a maximum thickness of 3mm, without the use of a tailstock.
Turning machines offer the choice to select a tailstock, sub spindle, live tooling, or off-center Y-axis milling function.
The lathe is equipped with lever cam locks for the quick positioning of the headstock, tailstock and tool rest.
A number of utility functions are also supported, such as tailstock in/Out, sub-spindle on/off for part transfer, bar feed/pull, parts catcher, and auto touch-off.
For large diameter pipe and long tanks, 4K Series utilizes A-frame head-stock and tailstock designs with diameters to 24 ft and lengths to 60 ft.
With the lathe in back-gear feed in a piloted center drill, (corresponding caliber of course), taking the tiniest bevel cut on the muzzle edge, holding the tailstock pad advance at a final locked position to give perfect cylindrical cut clearance.
It includes a pick-up design in which the main spindle removes the raw part from the conveyor belt, transfers it to the tailstock flange and removes it from the machining area after the hobbing cycle is complete.