Re: [HOsteam] Re: New member...Saying Hello and with request for information

Kenneth Rickman

On 10/18/2011 1:48 PM, Victor Bitleris wrote:
[F]or the life of me, I cannot imagine how you would turn a worm on the lathe.
Any lathe which can cut a screw can cut a worm. The lead screw is driven via gears from the spindle, so that it will advance the carriage a set distance for every revolution of the spindle. Changing the gear ratio changes the thread pitch.

Ken Rickman

Kenneth Rickman
Salisbury, NC

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