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tailstock

[′tāl‚stäk]
(mechanical engineering)
A part of a lathe that holds the end of the work not being shaped, allowing it to rotate freely.
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Gaussian Headstock Tailstock Rubik's cube variance 0.1 19.77 19.64 19.68 0.2 16.54 16.41 16.44 Table 3: PSNR values of reconstructed 3D images by CIIR from the cipher image occluded 50%.
For analysis only full solid body models of machine bed, headstock and tailstock are used.
Counter-rotation of tailstock can be set at speeds of 300, 600 of 1200 RPM.
also says it can be used for sweeping the tailstock to alignwork in Steadyrest.
Standard features found on all of the company's USB "Y" Series roll builders include a solid, welded and machined base, available in a variety of lengths; a motorized tailstock for easier production setups; a pneumatically-controlled tape wrap attachment for wrapping rollers immediately after building; and synchronized spin/travel drives to build uniform rollers.
For large diameter pipe and long tanks, 4K Series utilizes A-frame headstock and tailstock designs with diameters to 24 ft and lengths to 60 ft.
The wheel at the chuck end of the lathe turned the tube while the other wheel rode on a dead center in the tailstock. After the ends were squared, the tube was held stationary in the lathe as I drilled all the required holes with a drill press mounted over the lathe.
The lathe has two business ends: the "headstock" and the "tailstock." The headstock, powered by the lathe's motor [ILLUSTRATION FOR PHOTO 2 OMITTED], spins the spurred "drive center," a removable claw that bites into the blank when you tighten it in the lathe.
It features upper and lower turrets with roller support, as well as an MT5 tailstock center with a live-tool option for small secondary holes.
The tailstock live center--the best among them are of the bearing variety--must always be used as support.
A center point in your tailstock can be a good alignment tool for getting the cutting edge right at the centerline of your work.