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SHAPERS, HORIZ. & VERT. (Including Slotters)

Details to look for during new and used machinery inspection:
Actual length of stroke
Strokes per minute
Number of cutting speeds
Feed to head
Number & range of cross feeds
Table top size
Horizontal table travel
Type & size vise
Vertical travel of table
PRT Table

ACCESSORIES
Power downfeed to toolhead, coolant system, auto. tool lifter, tilting work table, oversize table top, index centers, jib crane, table front feed

 

*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.