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Quorn Tool & Cutter Grinder Mk. 2

Quorn Home Page   Quorn modified to sharpen gear hobs   Inspired by the Quorn

A Manual is available for the Quorn Tool & Cutter Grinder
and a book on tool & cutter grinding


This beautifully finished and equipped Quorn was photographed at an exhibition in 2007 and mounts a  rare Quorn accessory - the thread-grinding attachment. The arrangement is not dissimilar to that for thread chasing on a lathe  and uses a master thread and leader - pairs been necessary for each pitch it is desired to produce. Other non-standard features and enhancements include: damping of the motor feet with pads of  a spongy material; elegant knurling on the knobs for releasing the drive belt cover, a satin finish on the ball handles, very fine rotary divisions on the column scale and chemical blacking of fasteners and other parts that would normally have been left as bare steel.
Examples of the thread chasing system on a lathe can be seen here  and here


A clear view of the bronze "star wheel" on the Quorn thread-chasing attachment





Another beautifully finished and detailed - this one resident in the United states


Quorn Home Page   Quorn modified to sharpen gear hobs   Inspired by the Quorn

A Manual is available for the Quorn Tool & Cutter Grinder
and a book on tool & cutter grinding



A Manual is available for the Quorn Tool & Cutter Grinder

Quorn Tool & Cutter Grinder Mk. 2
email: tony@lathes.co.uk
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