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Details to look for during new and used machinery inspection:
Max. & min. diameter gear
Max. face width
Cutter head travel
Table diameter
Hole in center of table
Cycle time (if lapper)
Coarsest recommended pitch
Min. & max. diameter cutter/also cutter width
Work spindle speed range
Feed range

Dual cutter heads, internal head, checking attachments, mounting fixtures


*This is one article in a series of How to Buy Metalworking Equipment. Each article showcases and explains a particular type of metalworking machine. They were originally published in the Metalworking Machinery Mailer published by the Tade Publishing Group.