Turret lathe

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Turret lathe a turning lathe having a turret head.
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Usage

In literature:

She liked her big turret lathe.
"Dangerous Days" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
A number of circular dies of carbon tool steel for use in tool holders of turret lathes were required.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
Here were automatic shapers, turret lathes, dicers.
"The Pirates of Ersatz" by Murray Leinster
Max was at the time working at a huge turret lathe in one of the turning-shops.
"Two Daring Young Patriots" by W. P. Shervill
Turret lathes are adapted for turning duplicate parts in quantity.
"Turning and Boring" by Franklin D. Jones
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In news:

Fuji Machine America's new CSD-300R twin-spindle, twin-turret lathe features live tools for fast, single-setup turning, milling and drilling capability.
A number of noteworthy design elements enable this inverted vertical turret lathe to accurately and effectively machine very large components.
This shop found a way to modify one of its two-turret CNC lathes so that a tricky aerospace component could be properly supported for critical operations.
The vertical-bed design used on this twin- turret lathe offers accuracy advantages for turning shafts.
This four-axis, twin- turret lathe has a vertical bed design.
Two different designs for this spindle allow it to be mounted on a lathe's turret or slide (like an add-on live-tool spindle) or mounted in a machining center's toolholder.
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