My son is looking for chuck for his lathe (or an adapter).
It has a 2.5 millimetre pitch and the bolt which the chuck would fit onto is
18 millimetres ................. any ideas ?
Sorry if this makes little sense but I have no knowledge of this and have
not seen the item as my lad lives in the States. The brand is Cummins which
is just a label so no spares back-up. It is a budget item so when it goes
wrong you buy a new one but a chuck would be very useful. I though that as
it is metric, there might be something available over here.
Are you sure of the dimensions?
It wouldn't take a Sherline chuck, by any chance:
For small lathes, what is typically done is to use a chuck adapter
plate, such as these:
Together with a chuck, such as these:
If he has access to another lathe, or someone who does, he could make up
a backing plate to fit his spindle and use it in association with a
standard chuck. A local metalworking shop may make one for not a lot -
it is a pretty straighforward and quick job for anyone with the right
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