Quick Change Tool Post

Last Updated: 12-27-2020

I’m still updating this. Each header represents a todo

Finished CAD Model of QCTP

I’m building a QCTP for my lathe. Officially, this is a learning exercise in flexture design, but it’s also an opportunity for my to avoid spending $100 for some more coarsely finished eBay machinery.

Stock Stock

I chose to use steel stock here. The block is of unknown origin, but pretty soft. It’s 50.00 x 50.00 x 50.00 ± 0.05mm across all faces.

Why Flexures

Flexure Calculations

Deflection Results

Tool Holder Fabrication

In use