Re: [mlathemods] New file uploaded to mlathemods
Thanks for the added info !
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> That should be enough power for the job. If doing from the solid cast iron
> would be prefered even though it is very dirty to work with. Next best
> C12L14 or some other leaded steel or for that matter aluminum. If using
> other type of steel I would use the methods outlined in the articles.
> A face plate like this will work well on either lathe, rotary table ot
> head if you make it so it fitas all of them. A neat thing is to be able to
> and bore on the lathe and then transfer to the mill for work there and
> back to the lathe if needed with out removing the part from chuck or
> My B&S 0 dividing head has a 1-1/2-8 spindle the same as my South Bend and
> 9x20 do and for my 7x10 chucks I have snap on back plates with 1-1/2-8
> so I can do things this way if needed.
> Enco and most others have T slot cutters, but just not in their sale
> need to go to their big books and there they will be found.
> Long Beach, CA
> Children should be educated and instructed in the principles of freedom.
> John Adams, Defense of the Constitutions, 1787
> > JW,
> > In the article on the slotted faceplate, I have a newbie type
> > question.........
> > It states that making the faceplate with a cutter in mild steel would
> > require a largish mill. This is why they prefer to make 6 separate
> > and bolt them to a flat faceplate. How large of a mill would be needed
> > run a t-slot cutter through mild steel to make the slots ? They mention
> > using cast iron. Can another material be used you think ?
> > I have a 2hp mill and was wondering if it had enough power to do the job
> > not. So far, I have used mainly aluminum. The steel I have run through
> > has been face milling in small amounts.
> > Also, are the t-slot cutters listed in the Enco/J&L Catalog somewhere ?
> > don't recall seeing something like that. Dovetails and edge ones, but
> > t-slot cutters....
> > A slotted faceplate looks like a good thing to have on hand. If not for
> > lathe, then I might be able to extend the rotary table a few inches this
> > way.
> > Thanks
> > Lenord
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