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Speed Chart; Basic Lathe Operations - Craftsman 113.228162 Owner's Manual

12-inch wooo-turning lathe
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13. SPEED CHART
, . . indicates
general
recommended
speeds for various
sizes of workpieces.
WARNING:
Always use lowest
speed when starting a
new workpiece,
using faeeplate,
or turning between
centers to avoid possible injury.
SPINDLE
SPEED
MOTOR
SP|NDLE
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basic
lathe operations
WARNING:
For your own safety, turn switch "OFF"
and remove
plug from power source outlet before
making any adjustments.
CHANGI NG SPEEDS
The
belt
is shown
positioned
on the second
steps from
the outside
end of the
pulleys,
This causes the lathe
to
run 2250
R.P.M.
Suppose
you
wish
to run the lathe
slower
_ say, 1350
R.P,M,
You must shift
the belt inward.
ROTATE
MOTOR
COUNTERCLOCKWISE
PULLEY
1. Make sure the power
cord
is removed
from
the outlet,
2, With
the belt
guard
raised,
rotate
the
motor
pulley
COUNTERCLOCKWISE
with
your
left
hand
while
pushing on the belt with
your
right
hand,
3. Continue
to rotate
the pulley
while
pushing
on the
belt
until
it "climbs"
down
into
the third
step of the
motor
pulley.
4. Now rotate the spindle
pulley
C LOC KWtS E with
your
right
hand
while
pushing
on the belt
with
your
left
hand. The belt will climb
up into the third
step of the
spindle
pulley,
To make the lathe go faster,
the belt must be shifted
out-
ward.
1, Rotate
the spindle
pulley
CLOCKWISE
with
your
right
hand,
Pull on the belt while
rotating
the pulley
until
it
climbs
down
into
the
next
smaller
step.
2, Nowrotate
the motor
pulley
COUNTERCLOCKWISE
with yourleft
hand while
pulling
on the belt with
your
right
hand.
The beit will climb
up into
the next
larger
step.
ON
BELT
SPINDLE
PULLEY
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