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CNC Lathe: A Guide to the Fundamentals

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Following our previous blog post on the history of CNC machining and its evolution over the years, it is now time to dive into the specifics of CNC lathes. A CNC lathe is a precision tool that uses computer programming to control the motion and operation of a cutting tool. The cutting tool is held in a tool turret and moves along the workpiece to create the desired shape or features. The precision and accuracy of CNC lathes make them ideal for a variety of industries, including aerospace, medical, energy, and more. This blog post will explore the components and benefits of CNC lathes, as well as Machining Concepts’ expertise in utilizing this technology for precision manufacturing. Read More

Exploring the Components of the CNC Lathe Tailstock

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CNC Lathe Tailstock Components

The tailstock is an essential component of a CNC lathe that is used to support the workpiece, particularly when it is being drilled or turned between centers. The tailstock provides stability and rigidity to the workpiece, ensuring that it remains securely in place during machining. In this blog post, we will discuss the various components of the tailstock and their role in the CNC lathe machining process. Read More