It looks as if a thrust washer might do the job of taking up the slack. A
hardened thrust washer may reduce long term wear. Has anyone looked into this
Re: What is acceptable cross slide backlash?
Posted by: "Jim
B." btdtrf@... eeengineer1
Date: Sun Jun 19, 2016
10:49 am ((PDT))
While you can work with that amount, if you try to
tool will be grabbed and thrust into the work and
0.014”. This will stall the lathe and my break the
Often, only a small portion of the play is in the nut and screw.
Here is a fix for the rest of the play.