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Component Parts
of the
Ryder & Son (Adcock & Shipley)
Universal Machine Tool
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Baseplate of the smaller Universal machine with the milling machine countershaft unit in place

Auxiliary base in place. This was used as a mounting for the grinding machine and lathe and was bolted to the main base with hex-headed socket screws. Fabricated, like the main base, from heavy steel plates joined together with full-length fillet welds the underside edges, and all other mating surfaces, were planed flat.

Countershaft assembly from the milling-machine end of the base

Next stage in assembly: the fabricated auxiliary section to carry the grinder and lathe is bolted in place

Part of the fabricated auxiliary base showing the full-length welds and a section of planed edge

Countershaft assembly from the lathe end of the base