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    Suggestions for fixing magnetic scales to cross-slide of old Pratt & Whitney Lathe?

    A steel bar of some sort seems to be the solution
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    Suggestions for fixing magnetic scales to cross-slide of old Pratt & Whitney Lathe?

    Thanks for the input and photos, your machine looks to be in great shape! For the z-axis measurement for the carriage, we currently don't use any attachments on the backside t-slots so our intention is just to fabricate some t-nuts that fit the magnetic scale bolts and fix it that way, then use...
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    Suggestions for fixing magnetic scales to cross-slide of old Pratt & Whitney Lathe?

    Hello machine enthusiasts, I'm working on a project for my university, to digitize old legacy equipment such as this 1940s-era Pratt & Whitney Lathe (12x30 size). The goal is to attach magnetic scales for readout on the X and Z axes but I ran into issues when determining the best way to...
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