Machinery Tag Reproduction

Using a DTS UV printer to replicate Machine ID tags.

This week I’m working on reproducing the machinery tags on the Enco HexTurret tailstock. Working from a picture of the original machine tag plate, I use Photoshop to create a replica. Then I send the completed artwork to my A4 size UV cure DTS printer. The “Direct to Substrate” printer is a heavily modified Epson… Continue reading Machinery Tag Reproduction

Turret Tailstock Restoration Part 2

Continuing on with the lathe turret tailstock restoration. On the agenda this week- de-rusting, stripping, paint prep, some lathe work, blueing and priming- A little bit of everything! This tailstock turret was manufactured by Enco to fit the Clausing Colchester 13″ lathe