bench lathe


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bench lathe

[′bench ‚lāth]
(mechanical engineering)
A small engine or toolroom lathe suitable for attachment to a workbench; bed length usually does not exceed 6 feet (1.8 meters) and workpieces are generally small.
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Part of the manufacturing operation latermoved to Box Tree Mills in Wheatley, Halifax, after which a newcompany called Denford Machine Tools was formed to make small precision bench lathes.