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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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The connection between the headstock and the machine bed is sliding connection with rack and pinion for linear motion.
Due to the spindle sleeve, headstock hole, and headstock anterior wall are thin-walled structures, their temperature gradients became very large because of the internal heating of the spindle.
2 -- 3 -- color) The headstock - which helps keep the strings tense and in tune - of the Pentasystem pentatar is multiplanar.
Each headstock consists of a heavy-steel base that attaches to the carriage top.
One of the few remaining buildings associated with the mining industry in South Tyneside, the listed headstock building is currently empty and at risk of deterioration.
The yarn waste is collected in a separate filter box located in the machine headstock.
The gauging arrangement, which employs a fixed probe mounted on the headstock, is suitable for use on fixed-head, barfed, twin-spindle turning machines, provided that the counter spindle is able to move in the X-axis as well as in Z to affect the measuring cycle.
The inspiration for the new guitars comes from a love of design coupled with retrospective elements of the heyday of rock and pop, such as one of the models having an upside down headstock in tribute to the guitar that Jimi Hendrix played.
7mm, even on lathes with high rotation and headstock acceleration speeds, without limiting performance.
The customised guitar - which will retail for pounds 499 - has Brian's signature on the scratch plate and the headstock, an individual serial number, a certificate of authenticity, and comes complete with an authentic '60s-style hard case.
A simplified section along the machine headstock is presented in Fig.
Other major sponsors included the Listers Group, Nurton Developments Ltd, Keltruck and Laney Headstock.