A lathe is a machine tool which rotates the workpiece on its axis to perform various operations such as cutting, sanding, knurling, drilling, or deformation, facing, turning, with tools that are applied to the workpiece to create an object which has symmetry about an axis of rotation . Lathes are used in wood turning, metal processing, metal spinning, thermal spraying, parts reclamation, and glass-working.

Universal lathe are mainly used for the preparation part that later go to the final processing on CNC lathes and CNC milling machines.

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