How Does a Turret Lathe Work?


The turret lathe is a type of metalworking lathe that is used for repetitive production of duplicate parts, which by the nature of their cutting process are usually interchangeable. There are numerous variants of the turret lathe, they can be most generally classified by size, method of control and bed orientation.
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A turret lathe is a metalworking lathe that is used for producing duplicate parts in moderate quantities and at a low production cost. It is the most efficient tool for mass production of parts and is used to manufacture parts that are a standard size and shape.
A metal lathe is the general description for a hard machine device that is made to take off material for a work piece, through the use of a cutting tool. A turret lathe is a manufacturing machine, which in appearances looks like the capstan and it works by sliding straight on the bed rather than being fixed on the bed.
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