Definition of tailstock in English:
The adjustable part of a lathe holding the fixed spindle.
- The first step was to chuck it up in the lathe and, using an end mill in the tailstock, remove the nipple portion (where the cap used to go).
- Through the use of CNC tailstocks, the machine is capable of handling various shaft lengths.
- The fixture has a dividing head on the left and a tailstock on the right.
Definition of tailstock in:
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