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Axis assignment on Lathe/Mill combo
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Conventionally, the Z-axis is parallel to the spindle axis of rotation. So, on a lathe, X is the cross slide, and Z is the carriage travel along the bed.

On a vertical mill, X is left/right, Y is in/out, and Z is up/down.
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Axis assignment on Lathe/Mill combo - by Romeo - 09-10-2023, 01:08 PM
RE: Axis assignment on Lathe/Mill combo - by MidniteMachinist - 09-11-2023, 12:10 PM

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