Technical English. The Centre Lathe. The Centre Lathe. The Centre Lathe is used to maunfacture cylindrical shapes from a range of materials including steels and plastics .
The Centre Lathe
The Centre Latheisusedtomaunfacturecylindricalshapesfrom a range of materialsincludingsteels and plastics.
TheLathesmaybeManual Lathes (operateddirectlybypoeple) or CNC Lathes (computercontroledLathes).
Thathavebeenprogramedtocarryout a particular task.
Thisholdsthe material thatisgoingtobeshaped
This can beopened, revealinganarrangement of gears. Thesegears are sometimesreplacedtoaltherthespeed of rotation of thechuck.
Insidethehesdsotck are theLyra (a group of Gears), theSpindle and thePulleys.
Theyrotatesthechuck at highspeed.
They are usedtochangethespeed of rotation of thechuck.
Thisisthe base of the machine.
They are bothtoprotectthepersonthatisusingthe centre lathe.