Lathe dividing head plans
This is a way to make a simple dividing or indexing fixture for a drill press of mill. watch part two and see a spur gear machined, a right angle and. Versatile dividing head – milling kit ref: hk 1530: this kit consists of 2 adaptor plates and and a large tailstock to bring the centre height up to 3 1/16".. Design for, and method of making, a full function dividing head and providing more divisions than the commercial semi universal dividing head.
A fairly simple dividing head i made a simple indexer some years back. it works well, but i can only divide in numbers that are already drilled into an indexing plate.. There are two major options for a gearcutting set-up in the lathe. the first is to use the dividing head, or even just a simple dividing plate, to position the lathe. A very nice george thomas versatile dividing indexing unit for sale. hemingway set. fits the myford super 7 & ml7r lathe. works by engaging on the spindle bull gear.