This Richter steady rest has a center height of 1570 mm, maximum diameter of 1,800 mm, maximum workpiece weight of 30 tons, and rollers that are 129 mm) wide.
LMC Workholding reports that is Richter division recently installed a large C-Form Type 5-3 steady rest for a Heyligenstaedt HeynuTurn 2500 machine. This steady rest’s capacities include a center height of 1,570 mm (61.8 in.), 1,800 mm (70.9 in.) maximum diameter, maximum workpiece weight of 30 tons, and rollers that are 129 mm (5.1 in) wide.
Steady rests turn long, shaft-type workpieces where cutting can create unstable conditions or cause the parts to bend or deflect.
LMC Workholding engineers and manufactures high-quality chucks and standard and special workholding equipment, including international style power chucks and cylinders, wheel chucks, high volume machining power chucks, Neidlein face drivers and centers, Atling hydraulic steady rests, Richter manual steady rests, Stiefelmayer specialty clamping tools, Chandox brand chucks, and cylinders and T de G large chucks.