Headstock - centre lathes receive their power - Manufacturing Processes - 1

Q.  The centre lathes receive their power through
- Published on 03 Aug 15

a. headstock
b. tailstock
c. both a. and b.
d. none of the above

ANSWER: headstock


  • Pankaj   -Posted on 03 Nov 15
    - The headstock of centre lathe is equipped with a step-cone pulleys or a gear head drive.

    - Thus, The centre lathe receive their power through headstock.

    - Headstock is permanently fastened at the left hand end of centre lathe.

    - It supports the spindle and driving arrangements.

    - The headstock spindle is made hollow to allow long bar to pass through.

    - Gear box controls are fixed inside the headstock.

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