The Development Of A Dynamic Performance Test for Lathes

  • B. J. Stone


A cutting test procedure for comparing the chatter performance of lathes is described in outline, together with a summary of the results of the cutting tests conducted to establish the procedure. Information on the repeatability of single tests is presented, together with results showing the variations between nominally identical machines. The use of cutting tests as the basis for customer contracts is also discussed briefly.


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© Macmillan Publishers Limited 1972

Authors and Affiliations

  • B. J. Stone
    • 1
  1. 1.MTIRA MacclesfieldUK

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