Rotary welding positioners

Project: Rotary welding positioners
Designers: Timothy Schmidt
Parts: Frames, Nuts, Bolts, End caps, Chucks and collets
Techniques: Tri joints


A rotary table is a precision work positioning device used in metalworking. It enables the operator to drill or cut work at exact intervals around a fixed (usually horizontal or vertical) axis. Some rotary tables allow the use of index plates for indexing operations, and some can also be fitted with dividing plates that enable regular work positioning at divisions for which indexing plates are not available. A rotary fixture used in this fashion is more appropriately called a dividing head (indexing head).