Belt Drives

July 15, 2018 0

There are a number of ways to transmit power between two shafts, often to enable speed reduction and torque increase, but one of the easiest ways is to use a form of belt drive. They [more…]

Warco Lathe Stop

July 1, 2018 0

I’ve been using my Warco WM240B lathe for a number of years and although I’m not a great admirer or saddle stops I thought it was about time I made one. The starting point is [more…]

Reduce any Overhangs

July 1, 2018 0

One key parameter with regards to any tools is to reduce the overhang. The image shows a simple change in the length of cutter tool that is protruding from the collet chuck, but this small [more…]

Axminster Heavy Duty Flexible Shaft

June 17, 2018 0

Specification 190W continuously rated motor Variable speed (0-20,000rpm) – foot pedal control 970mm long flexible shaft Wall mounted hanger The base unit as it arrives in it′s box. This contains the motor, flexible shaft, foot-controller [more…]