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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Traditionally, the parting tool needs to be moved into the workpiece using the lathe's cross-slide; it moves in the X-axis.
offers the L-702 Spindle Alignment Laser, a straight-line laser for spindle alignments in lathes, turning centers, OD grinders, slant-bed lathes and transfer-line and rotary-dial machines; and the L-702SP Spindle Alignment Laser with Scan Plane, which adds a perpendicular scan plane to the L-702 spindle laser beam for checking cross-slide, turret axis squareness and other milling axes in multi-axis, mill-turn machines.
Although a milling machine is the optimal choice for the requisite drilling and milling, we experienced no problems performing the work on a drill press fitted with a cross-slide vice, which is recommended.
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 0.187-in.
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.
The milling spindle is mounted on a cross-slide to produce the slots on the fixtured rods.
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.