Use these steps to learn how to setup your lathe
for inch threading. The example in Figure 26
shows lathe setup for cutting 64 TPI (Teeth Per/
To setup for inch threading:
DISCONNECT THE LATHE FROM POWER!
Turn the feed dials to the numeral and letter
indicated by the chart in Figure 26.
Note: You may have to rock the chuck by
hand slightly to get the gearbox gears to
engage one another.
Using the chart in Figure 26, gather the
required change gears.
Open the side cover and use a 6mm hex
wrench to loosen the lash adjuster (Figure
24) and swing the change gear assembly out
of the way.
Remove the spindle E-clips and cap screw,
lubricate, and swap out the change gears in
the order shown on the chart in Figure 24.
Note: All change gears are stamped with the
number of teeth they have.
Figure 25. Thread dial chart and thread dial.
Figure 26. Inch threading setup.
G0602 10" X 22" Benchtop Lathe