Lathe machine: Main Parts, Operation and Working

2. Tool post

It is bolted on the carriage. It is used to hold the tool at correct position. Tool holder mounted on it.

3. Chuck

Chuck is used to hold the workspace. It is bolted on the spindle which rotates the chuck and work piece. It is four jaw and three jaw according to the requirement of machine.

Know about Lathe Machine Working

4. Head stock

Head stock is the main body parts which are placed at left side of bed. It is serve as holding device for the gear chain, spindle, driving pulley etc. It is also made by cast iron.

5. Tail stock

Tail stock situated on bed. It is placed at right hand side of the bed. The main function of tail stock to support the job when required. It is also used to perform drilling operation.


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