Stylus and Tool Profile

For Lathe Tracer

The exact reproduction on the workpiece of the details of profile, can only occur when tracer and tool have the right rack and that their points have the same radius ; radius to be reproduced.

Example : when turning with the copier at 60° with reference to the center line, the stylus profile should be able to scan template with maximum slope.

hydraulic copying attachment
hydraulic copy turning attachment for lathe

Most standard marketed copying tools have a rake. It is then obvious that the maximum reproducible stope will be as same in this attached photo.

Each stylus is equipped with two points with radius of 0.5mm. When tools with greater radius are used, it will be necessary that the stylus point, be a accordingly-modified.

lathe copy attachment

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