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headstock

[′hed ‚stäk]
(mechanical engineering)
The device on a lathe for carrying the revolving spindle.
The movable head of certain measuring machines.
The device on a cylindrical grinding machine for rotating the work.
Also known as workhead.

headstock

A supporting beam for a church bell.
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For analysis only full solid body models of machine bed, headstock and tailstock are used.
Tornos was established in 1914 and its main products are automatic, single-spindle sliding headstock lathes and automatic multispindle lathes.
Other major sponsors included the Listers Group, Nurton Developments Ltd, Keltruck and Laney Headstock.
They were in individual boxes marked as starter guitar packs and have a unique name on the headstock .
The lathe is equipped with lever cam locks for the quick positioning of the headstock, tailstock and tool rest.
A belt-driven cartridge-style gearless headstock features a high-torque 50 hp AC GE Fanuc "P"-style spindle motor with variable speed drive.
The brochure details the company's welding automation components and systems, including welding equipment, robots, fixed table systems, turntable systems, dual headstock systems, H frame/Ferris wheel systems and custom systems.
This system is built into the headstock and provides protection to both tractor and implement by removing shocks and stresses that would occur during transport and manoeuvres.
Shafts, bearings, pulleys, and drums for the mandrel that holds the blade and the steel to make the headstock to hold the logs, plus assorted fittings, wheels, lumber, and rail stock will go for maybe another $250, bringing total cost to under $500.