Metal lathe is a type of machine used in CNC turning. The steady rest is a tool on the metal lathe. What the steady rest does is allow you to create an area of rigidity far from your chuck, in reality, you can create rigidity anywhere you need it, make sure that there are no chips in the area we are setting. The continuous rest is on your way and it has some sort of support device in the middle that can be rollers, brass, or bronze fingers on your work. With the roller the stress on the arms can be managed more easily; some people prefer brass or bronze fingers; they are typically not as many chips as rollers. But both function the same way and the configuration is essentially the same. 

How to use a steady rest? The simple set-up order is to put a center at the bottom of the part and then support the part with the center in the backrest and afterwards machine the area to hold the rest on, and then you can remove the backrest, mount your steady rest and do your jobs 

The first thing you have to do is to get a center at the end of your part, there are two ways of doing that. The first one is the easiest, just go on and put all this in your middle. We only need a light cut to get a machining area for a constant rest so that you can position it in a much smaller core. There are other methods to locate the center of the bar stock: with the layout, paint a line there and rotate 90 degrees, define a new line, it is useful to use a few other angles too, and these lines would essentially meet at one point. There will be the center of stock very near and, like other hole operations involving layouts, you will find the center of those lines and the center of them. Now how will the core be drilled? If we can't do it on a treadmill, you may be able to do this on a boiler press, it is a nice idea to just swing the table to one side and you can lock the material on the side of the table and get a lot of lengths, just put a centerboiler in your handbook and do your best to get it right again. 

With the stick we have, we can only cut the center and machine the area large enough to keep the rollers or fingers on our constant rest. The constant rest will take up a lot of space and you need room to get your toolpost in the constant rest. Therefore you will need more space than you thought, plan ahead and build a little area, approximately 40.000 centers. Then we can carry the steady rest, make sure that you have your carriage on the right side, which area you'll be working on, that there are no chips under the steady rest, that it can affect the rigidity of the setup or harm any of the surfaces, and make sure your permanent rest is clean. Start by tightening the foundation, tighten it tightly. When it comes to a real stable rest, it is the seating, the fingers or rollers, some people say that 1000 is only enough clearance to fill an oil film to ride on, or put the fingers in to it until they're very slightly touched, then you talk then snug it up further until the chatter goes down, until you know that you would want to l Keep this area in mind, do not let it dry easily, remember protection while you work around a continuous rest. 

You can speed it up and start your job. But the continuous stay down here to do the same thing as the chuck, has two opposing arbitrary axes of rotation, if you are careful how the fingers are applied to the axis you construct here will be very close to the true one. If you operate at the end of an already machined shaft, it will be enough for every part you make, because the area has a pace. If the axis is similar to another, it does not move when we slide the indicator back and forth.