cross slide

cross slide

[′krȯs ‚slīd]
(mechanical engineering)
A part of a machine tool that allows the tool carriage to move at right angles to the main direction of travel.
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Artknit Cross Slide The spring/summer 2019 line is inspired by exotic destinations and off-the-beaten-track adventures.
However, this method allows the motor tool to be positioned anywhere from perpendicular to in line with the work and fed into the work using the carriage, cross slide or compound slide.
The machine provides a maximum cutting capacity of 15 x 20.5-inch, with maximum swings of 31.75-inch over the front apron and 20.75-inch over the cross slide.
The machine provides a maximum cutting capacity of 16"x26", with maximum swings of 31.75" over the front apron and 20.75" over the cross slide. Its A2-6 spindle nose has a 3.5" spindle bore and a bar capacity of 3".
The Romi M27 CNC lathe features 30 hp, and has fully programmable Fanuc control, with a 4.1" bore through the spindle, a 16.93" swing over the cross slide, and an eight-position ATC.
over the cross slide and an A2-6 spindle nose and 8.3-in.
The nomenclature for the SS-20 indicates 20mm diameter capability; however, the machine is built on a 32mm flame--another American suggestion--providing the added robustness to hog out a healthy amount of metal and provide milling capabilities on the cross slide.
Other features include: swing over carriage wind of 32.68", swing over cross slide of 21.65", X-axis travel of 18.7", Z-axis travel is 80", and rapid traverse rates of 315 IPM Z-axis.
The LT2-1400 grinder's exceptionally stiff, vertical spindle rotary dresser, coupled with the linear motors on both the cross slide and wheelhead slide, is designed to produce accurate dressing of the wheel radii while simplifying the dressing of back tapers on the wheel.
Install the end mill in the drill chuck and simply move the lower around the cutter with the crank handles on the cross slide vise in the same manner as a milling machine table.