Engine lathe

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Engine lathe a turning lathe in which the cutting tool has an automatic feed; -- used chiefly for turning and boring metals, cutting screws, etc.
    • Engine lathe (Mach) See under Lathe.
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Usage

In literature:

A small gasoline engine supplied the power which turned his lathe and worked the drills, saw and plane.
"The Foolish Virgin" by Thomas Dixon
Where a lathe is provided with an engine rest, the cutter shown in Fig.
"Scientific American Supplement, No. 312, December 24, 1881" by Various
IRON PLANERS, ENGINE LATHES, Drills, and other Machinists' Tools, of superior quality, on hand, and finishing.
"Scientific American, Volume XXIV., No. 12, March 18, 1871" by Various
Engine Lathes, Planers, Drills, &c. Send for Catalogue.
"Scientific American, Volume XXXVI., No. 8, February 24, 1877" by Various
CRANKS OF A MARINE ENGINE; eccentric, as in a turning-lathe.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
C. Perry, Ithaca, N.Y., a $25 upright engine, for a scroll saw with lathe attachment.
"Golden Days for Boys and Girls" by Various
State the principles underlying the use and construction of the lathe, steam boiler and engine, drill press and planer.
"Boy Scouts Handbook" by Boy Scouts of America
The operation is that of turning the crank-pin of an engine crankshaft, in an ordinary lathe.
"Turning and Boring" by Franklin D. Jones
Well, how are wheels and lathes and steam-engines, eh?
"The Story of Antony Grace" by George Manville Fenn
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In news:

ReGENco purchased an engine lathe to handle the repair of large turbine generator parts from power plants.
25"/33" x 120 Barcorp Preci-Turn Gap Bed Engine Lathe.
LATHES, ENGINE (Also See Lathes, Engine, Gap or Tracer & Copying) 63" x 315" Skoda #SR 1600x8000, lathem 335 RPM, 4-way, 60 HP, #14888.
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