Wednesday, 10 April 2013

Long lasting LATHE...

The lathe is a machine tool which was first developed by ancient Egyptians around 1300 BC.

The lathe has come across several stages like hand-operated, pedal operated, horse powered now it paused with mechanical cum electrical power.

Basically lathe is a machine tool which is used to perform cutting, knurling, drilling, boring, reaming, threading, facing and turning.

The major categories of lathe are woodworking, metal working, cue lathes, glass-working, metal spinning, ornamental turning, reducing lathe, rotary lathes.

The objects that can be produced on a lathe include crankshafts, camshafts, gun barrels, musical instruments, and some mechanical elements etc.

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