Sliding-Headstock Machines

Sliding-Headstock Machines, also known as Swiss-Type or Swiss-Style Machines, are a special type of Lathe / Machine tool. All Sliding Headstock Machines use a Barfeeder or a Barloader, they machine usually round bar stock In a Sliding-Headstock Machines, the cutting tools are close to the Guide Bushing, while a sliding headstock feeds rotating stock, from behind through a Guide Bushing. This system eliminating overhang and deflection of the material during the cutting process.