Diagram of tailstock - tailstock spindle - Manufacturing Processes - 1

Q.  Consider the following diagram of tailstock.

The part shown in blue color in the below diagram is called as

- Published on 03 Aug 15

a. tailstock clamping lever
b. tailstock dead centre
c. tailstock spindle
d. none of the above

ANSWER: tailstock spindle


  • Pankaj   -Posted on 03 Nov 15
    - The above diagram given is a tailstock of centre lathe.

    - It is placed at the right hand end of the centre lathe.

    - The main purpose of tailstock id to support right end of the job which is to be machined.

    - It is also can be used to for holding and feeding the tools such as drills, taps, etc.

    - The tailstock is an assembly of various parts such as, tailstock spindle, spindle clamping lever, hand-wheel, off-set screw, etc.

    - The part shown in blue color in above the diagram given is a tailstock spindle.

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