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turret lathe

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Definition of turret lathe in English:

noun

Another term for capstan lathe.
Example sentences
  • Most important was the turret lathe enabling the carrying out of a range of formerly skilled operations by relatively less skilled labor.
  • The main purpose of this role is to operate manually controlled turret lathes in a busy engineering environment.
  • In the late 1960's Bardons & Oliver introduced automatic turret lathes that featured complete fluidic control of a standard machine tool for the first time in history.

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