Machine Tool Terminology
New to machining and not sure what jobs a mill or lathe can do, what to call a particular part, or what it does? Once you learn the proper names for parts of the machine, the instructions will make a lot more sense. (Click on the photos or links below to view a page on that item.)
Learn about the parts of a lathe and what they do.
Learn about the parts of a vertical milling machine and what they do.