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Big Lathe Heavy Engineering

60 ton centre lathe with an 8 ft chuck. 28 ft between chuck and centre. 7 ft centre height. Machining a 45 ton bloom and billet mill primary roller from Corus Steelworks Scunthorpe.

Fully welded barrel and journals held between chuck and centre. This lathe is in South Wales, UK at a company that specialises in this type of work (obviously!). It was manufactured in 1950 in Dortmund Germany and is still giving sterling service. This was filmed in 2009.

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Added: May-4-2011 Occurred On: May-4-2011
By: thecleaner001
Tags: Lathe, Lathe Work, Heavy Engineering, Chuck, Weld Repair,
Location: Wales, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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