Get to the Point: Four Tips for Single-Point Threading

Get to the Point: Four Tips for Single-Point Threading Single-point threading is among the more challenging of all turning operations. Cutting pressures are high, tool life often poor, and the line between a good part and one bound for the...

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part II

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part II As mentioned in the previous blog post, 3-jaw chucks rank among the most important lathe accessories for anyone who turns parts for a living. In fact, even calling them...

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part I

Get a Grip: Five Ways to Improve Lathe Workholding, Part I Of all the accessories found on any engine lathe or tool room lathe, the 3-jaw chuck is easily the most important; unfortunately, it’s also quite often the least appreciated....

Listening to Maudslay – A Look at the Kent USA CSM-1440 CNC Lathe

It’s tough to beat a good engine lathe. For many shop owners, it was the first machine they purchased, quite possibly a two-fer deal that included a knee mill and a band saw. And if it was a good one,...

Motiv Space Systems: Out of this World Manufacturing

At Kent USA, we take great pride in the quality and level of service we provide to our customers. Our customers have expressed their opinions on the machine tools we offer: Scott Vanderzyl, Principal Manufacturing Engineer at Motiv Space Systems,...

Buying a Lathe — What You Should Know

Buying a Lathe — What You Should Know There are a variety of uses for lathes, such as metalworking, woodturning, and metal spinning to name a few. Some would call a lathe the “mother of machine tools.” It is the...

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