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LATHES, AUTO. PRODUCTION

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Details to look for during new and used machinery inspection:
Swing/ over bed/ over front carriage/ center distance
Chuck size
Speeds
Feeds
Type spindle/hole in spindle
Slide dimensions, front & rear
Carriage dimensions

ACCESSORIES
Coolant system, duplicator or tracer, chucks tooling, tailstock, work driver, taper attach., threading attach., micrometer stops, pan bed, air cylinder

*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.