Tag Archive | "SL-20 lathe"

Haas CNC Machines Used in Aftermarket Auto Parts Production

Thursday, June 17, 2010

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Focus on Performance: A Small Shop Finds its Niche. Machine shop owners often want to produce parts of their own design, but limited runs and lack of demand often force them to bid contract jobs just to make ends meet. Fortunately for Kevin Cashman [...]

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Controlling Dry Run Feedrates on a CNC Lathe

Friday, June 4, 2010

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Dear Applications: On my SL-20 lathe, I have used the jog handle to control feedrate overrides, but I would like to control dry run feedrates too. It would make this machine a lot easier and safer to dry run, especially when tooling is close to the chuck. How can I do this? Richard Beever [...]

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CNC Turning Center: Chuck-Jaw Bolt Torque

Thursday, June 3, 2010

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Dear Answer Man, This is a problem we have had for some time now at our shop. There is a huge argument between our night shift and day shift about how tight the bolts holding jaws should be for our SL-20 lathe. Day shift says: “as tight as possible,” and they use a bar on the end of the allen wrench for leverage. Night shift says: [...]

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