This Series Heavy duty horizontal lathes for industrial metal turning applications with a turning weight of 3000kg Between Centers and a max Swing over bed of Ø2000mm (78")
Metal working lathes that have lead the way for quality and precision in South African workshops for the last 16 years.
The wide spindle speed range, strong rigidity and machine power is suitable for strong or high speed cutting. These machines offer a spindle brake and shift to the hydraulic control, with its sensitive and reliable braking system without a stop conversion speed, the forced lubrication with pressure oil in the cabinet of the head of a bed, spindle speed range has several kinds, to choose from.
Machines are strictly built on order. (Build-on-Demand)
Delivery 9 -14 Weeks from Deposit
Using a heavy-duty horizontal lathe involves several steps that must be taken carefully to ensure safety and accuracy.
Here's a general guide on how to use a heavy-duty horizontal lathe:
Prepare the workpiece: Make sure that the workpiece is properly cleaned, deburred, and secured onto the lathe using the appropriate holding devices such as chucks, collets or faceplates. Ensure that the workpiece is properly centered and leveled.
Set the cutting tools: Select the appropriate cutting tool for the task at hand. The cutting tool should be securely fastened in the tool post, and its position and orientation adjusted to ensure accurate cutting.
Set the lathe speed: Adjust the spindle speed based on the material being machined, the size of the workpiece, and the desired finish. The recommended spindle speed can usually be found in the lathe's manual.
Start the lathe: Turn on the lathe and adjust the speed to the desired level. Ensure that the lathe is running smoothly and that there are no vibrations or unusual noises.
Make the cuts: With the lathe running, carefully guide the cutting tool along the workpiece, making the necessary cuts. Use the handwheels to adjust the depth of cut, the feed rate, and the cutting direction.
Inspect the workpiece: After each cut, inspect the workpiece for accuracy and quality. Make any necessary adjustments to the cutting tool or the lathe speed as required.
Turn off the lathe: When finished, turn off the lathe and allow it to come to a complete stop before removing the workpiece.
Clean up: Clean the lathe, cutting tools, and work area, and properly store the lathe and accessories.
It is essential to follow all safety precautions when using a heavy-duty horizontal lathe. Wear appropriate protective equipment, such as eye protection and gloves, and be aware of the lathe's emergency stop and other safety features. Additionally, make sure to read and follow the manufacturer's instructions and recommended procedures for your specific model of lathe.
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