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Choose a Lathe for Home Base Shop on Moto Custom Garage

Welcome BMB Friends, If you're a motorcycle enthusiast and have a custom garage at home, investing in a lathe machine can help you create custom parts and improve your bike's performance. However, choosing the right lathe for your home-based shop can be a daunting task. In this article, we'll explore some factors to consider when choosing a lathe for a moto custom garage. Size and capacity The size and capacity of a lathe machine are essential factors to consider when choosing one for your home-based shop. You should choose a lathe that can handle the size and weight of the parts you need to produce. Additionally, you should consider the spindle bore size, swing over bed, and distance between centers to ensure it meets your needs. Power and speed The power and speed of a lathe machine can affect its performance and the quality of the parts produced. You should choose a lathe with enough horsepower to handle the materials you'll be working with. Additionally, you should

Metal Lathe Turning Problems and Solutions

Welcome BMB Friends, Lathe turning is an essential process in the manufacturing industry. It involves the use of a lathe machine to create precise cuts and shapes on metal, wood, and other materials. However, like any other process, lathe turning is not always smooth sailing. In this article, we'll explore some common lathe turning problems and their solutions.  1. Chatter  Chatter is a vibration that occurs when the lathe cutting tool makes contact with the workpiece. It can result in a rough surface finish and poor dimensional accuracy.  To solve this problem, you can try the following solutions:  Increase the cutting speed to reduce the contact time between the tool and workpiece.  Reduce the depth of cut to minimize the amount of material being removed at once.  Use a more rigid tool holder to dampen the vibration.  Check the lathe bed and ensure it's leveled and stable.  a rough surface (dreamstime) 2. Poor surface finish  A poor surface finish is often caused by an incor

Run a Lathe Turning Shop for Living

a happy lathe turner lady (dreamstime) Welcome BMB Friends,..... Running a lathe turning shop for a living can be a fulfilling and profitable venture. However, it requires knowledge, experience, and dedication to succeed. In this article, we'll explore what it takes to run a successful lathe turning shop and provide tips to help you get started. 1. Develop your skills  Before starting a lathe turning shop, it's essential to have experience and expertise in the field. This includes knowledge of various materials, cutting tools, and lathe machines. You can acquire these skills through education and training programs or by working in the industry. 2. Invest in the right equipment   To run a successful lathe turning shop, you need to have the right equipment. This includes lathe machines, cutting tools, measuring instruments, and other accessories. You should choose equipment that suits your needs and budget while also ensuring quality and reliability. 3. Define your niche  The

Penyebab Hasil Bubutan Menjadi Oval

 Halo sahabat BMB,... Apakah pernah mendapati hasil bubutan yang tidak simetris diameternya? Apakah pernah dalam mengukur melihat ada sedikit selisih  jika di ukur bersilangan? seorang mekanik sedang melakukan pengukuran ( Hasil bubutan yang tidak bulat atau oval bisa terjadi pada mesin bubut dan dapat mengakibatkan produk akhir menjadi cacat atau tidak memenuhi persyaratan toleransi. Berikut adalah beberapa penyebab umum hasil bubutan oval pada mesin bubut: 1. Ketidakstabilan Mesin Mesin bubut yang tidak stabil dapat mengakibatkan hasil bubutan tidak bulat. Hal ini bisa disebabkan oleh beberapa faktor, seperti masalah pada pelumas atau sistem pemegangan benda kerja yang tidak stabil. 2. Pemilihan Kecepatan Putaran Spindle yang Salah Kecepatan putaran spindle yang tidak sesuai dengan jenis bahan yang dipotong dapat mengakibatkan hasil bubutan tidak bulat. Kecepatan putaran spindle yang terlalu rendah bisa membuat hasil bubutan menjadi oval karena terlalu lama menghabi