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What are the various turning operations that can be performed on a lathe?


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September 23, 2009 8:32AM

Actually, there are 2 classifications of turning operations...

It can be classified as External operations and internal operations.

In external operations are:

1. Turning-(including steps, tapers, contours, and chamfers)

2. Facing


4. Cut-off-(also called parting)

5. Thread cutting-(also called screw cutting)

while in Internal operations are:

1. internal drilling

2. Boring


4.Tapping-(internal thread cutting)