Centering Machine

centering machine

[′sen·tə·riŋ ma′shēn]
(mechanical engineering)
A machine for drilling and countersinking work to be turned on a lathe.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Centering Machine

 

a metal-cutting machine tool; a drill tool used for centering. In operation, a centering machine usually centers and simultaneously cuts off the face ends of the bar.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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Delivery of semi-finished products on the production line and the initial filling of the first machine center (centering machine) and also the removal of finished product from the production line is provided with a forklift.
A facing and centering machine is quick and easy and the increased accuracy of a single turning operation makes using a face driver an efficient method for shaft production.
The camshaft cell makes use of a CE-30 mill and centering machine and a GN-30TTS four-axis turning machine.
The EM machine offers increased flexibility over conventional facing and centering machines, allowing for several operations to be performed on the workpiece in one clamping.