cross-slide

cross-slide

n
(Mechanical Engineering) the part of a lathe or planing machine on which the tool post is mounted and across which it slides at right angles to the bed of the lathe
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Polymer 80 recommends finishing its lowers with a drill press and cross-slide vise or a mill.
Cross-slide X-axis travel is 300mm at speeds ranging to 15m/min.
The new turning center has a rigid cast iron "H" bed design, with induction hardened/ground guideways that feature a Turcite-coated carriage and cross-slide that move smoothly on the sold cast iron bed and saddle guideways.
The Cartridge Shaft Coupling Model 794-20T uses a rolling cross-slide along with slip-fit key elements to compensate for angular shaft misalignment of [+ or -]2-degrees, or parallel shaft misalignment up to 0.
The F-45 features a special scoring saw unit, double-roller carriage, anodized cross-slide and has four operating speeds.
The S36 HD with cross-slide concept is extremely compact and can be automated with the new Studer Easyload, which fully integrates within the machine's Fanuc control for increased productivity in high-production environments.
And a simple setup of our P-405 Optical Square will easily measure cross-slide squareness.
There are several ways the part could be located with the programmable gantry, but the simplest and most reliable is with a simple touch probe mounted on the machine's cross-slide table.
They're gang-tooled models with the tools mounted on the cross-slide - a straightforward, mechanically simple arrangement that's effective for near-net-shape turning, where operations are few and where tool-indexing is a significant part of cycle time.
DMT-Cross slide tables offer up to 15 sq-in working surface and cross-slide accuracy within 0.
After cutoff, a pickup spindle in the turret indexes 180 deg for drilling or tapping on the back end of the workpiece while both turret and cross-slide tools perform overlapping machining operations on the next part.
One, for the X axis, is mounted on the cross-slide (photo).