Introduction: Long Parts on a Short Lathe

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In September 2013 I had to process a very long piece on the lathe. The piece was 3.5m in length and 16mm in diameter. So I made two supports.

Step 1: Support

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Materials : 2200 Self Aligning Ball Bearing , 5 screws and 3 pieces of aluminum.

Step 2: Using

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I managed to go smoothly at 500 rpm.

Step 3:


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