In CNC Lathe Head Stock is only the main spindle without Gear Box.The spindle is driven by AC servo motor.Power transmitted to spindle from motor by V belt.
Difference Between CNC & Manual Lathe head stock.
|Manual Lathe||CNC Head Stock|
|It has gear Box.||It has only the Spindle.|
|Spindle mounted in gear box.||Spindle is supported by cylindrical roller with taper bore bearing.|
|The spindle is driven by gears of gear box.The gear box is driven by AC motor.||The spindle is driven by AC servo motor by V belt/multi rib belt.|
|Spindle Speed can be selected by lever i.e by changing the gears.||Speed can be changed by programming.|
|Speed can’t be measured.||Spindle speed can be measure by rotary incremental encoder.|
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