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Engine Lathe: How to Lubricate Your Chuck

Engine Lathe: How to Lubricate Your Chuck

Lubricating the chuck to your engine lathe can be a tricky question. Lubrication like grease can attract chips and jam up your chuck. If you don’t lubricate something like a scroll chuck, chips from running the machine can collect and make turning the chuck wrench...
U.S. Machine Tools: December 2014 Recovery

U.S. Machine Tools: December 2014 Recovery

The United States machine tools industry rallied in December 2014 as new orders grew 3.1% from a November decline. American Machinist details the positive growth: The December orders totaled $506.89 million, an increase of 32.7% over November and 4.7% over the...