15/01/2023 By admin Off

What axes and machine parts does the CNC Swiss type lathe consist of?

A CNC Swiss-type lathe typically consists of the following axes and machine parts:

  • The main spindle, which rotates the workpiece
  • A guide bushing, which supports and aligns the workpiece
  • A tailstock, which supports the opposite end of the workpiece
  • A variety of tool holders, which hold and rotate cutting tools
  • X and Z axes, which control the movement of the cutting tools and workpiece along the length and diameter, respectively
  • CNC (computer numerical control) system, which controls the machine’s movements and operations according to a programmed instructions.