Tools Used in Lathe Machine

Tools used in a lathe are classified as follows:-

  1. According to the construction, the lathe tools are classified into three types
    1. Solid tool
    2. Brazed tipped tool
    3. Tool bit and tool holders
  2. According to the operation to be performed, the cutting tools are classified as
    1. Turning tool
    2. Thread cutting tool
    3. Facing tool
    4. Forming tool
    5. Parting tool
    6. Grooving tool
    7. Boring tool
    8. Internal thread cutting tool
    9. Knurling tool
  3. According to the direction of feed movement, the following tools are used
    1. Right hand tool
    2. Left hand tool
    3. Round nose tool

Types of tools

Read more about   Elements of NC (Numerical Control) Machines

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