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2375RE: [mlathemods] Re: Lathe chucks mounted on Morse taper?

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  • gerry waclawiak
    Oct 4, 2007
      Hi Cliff,
      runout is a standard engineering term and I'm surprised that you haven't heard of it.
      As you say can be eccentricity of a shaft but in a lathe it is the total indicated movement and can be the total from the spindle, chuck and the component being used for the indicator added together.
      Leeds UK

      To: mlathemods@yahoogroups.com
      From: cliffherbert@...
      Date: Thu, 4 Oct 2007 07:28:43 +0000
      Subject: [mlathemods] Re: Lathe chucks mounted on Morse taper?

      --- In mlathemods@yahoogro ups.com, Clayton <mayt4442000@ ...> wrote:
      > Richard
      > Richard Garnish <rdg@...> wrote:
      > A 2 1/2" chuck on a morse taper would probably work great,
      within the
      > limits of the spindle taper accuracy -- don't assume it's concentric.
      > My spindle had runout of about .002" on the taper, whereas the spindle

      What's "runout"? Eccentricity of the shaft: not seen the term before

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