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Morse Taper specs Question
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Posted by: Augusto

01/08/2004, 12:05:11

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I need to fabricate an adapter to drive a morse taper drill bit in my regular chuck, please tell me the angle of the morse taper.

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Posted by: morsetaper2

01/08/2004, 20:57:24

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A Morse taper (MT) is desribed by a taper per inch.  The values for a morse taper are in the machinery's handbook.  The rate of taper varies by the designation of the taper, MT1, MT2, MT3, MT4, & MT5.  I don't have my machinery's handbook near so I can't give you numbers.  There are other variations, for example there is a MT 4-1/2 on the ID of some early South Bend lathe spindles.

Which MT are you looking for?

Mark

 







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