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Bernard Reilly22/09/2020 10:58:22
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Hi can any WM180 lathe owner enlighten me as to the change wheel tooth form profile for this machine. Warco could not supply this information. I intend to manufacture a set of change wheels in Delrin for the leadscrew feed unit only. I require 5 off 20.24,72,80 x 2. Manufacture is not a problem however I do need to know what involute cutter to purchase.

Thank you Bernard Reilly by Glasgow.

Niels Abildgaard22/09/2020 11:22:26
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In a thread here called lathe improvements a russian citizen of London calling himself (You_engraving/Ebay) made some for my WM180.

Very fast , cheap and working well .

They are module 1 with 20 degree pressure angle as I remember.

Out of interest,why do You need 5 sets?

Tony Pratt 122/09/2020 11:25:43
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It's bound to be 20 degrees PA.

Tony

JasonB22/09/2020 12:52:47
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Should be easy enough to measure one of the other gears to confirm the size which will be Module and 20degPA

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