US 11,052,463 B2
Turret tool post
Atsushi Aoyagi, Tokyo (JP)
Assigned to Citizen Watch Co., Ltd., Tokyo (JP); and Citizen Machinery Co., Ltd., Nagano (JP)
Appl. No. 16/493,572
Filed by CITIZEN WATCH CO., LTD., Tokyo (JP); and CITIZEN MACHINERY CO., LTD., Nagano (JP)
PCT Filed Jan. 19, 2018, PCT No. PCT/JP2018/001572
§ 371(c)(1), (2) Date Sep. 12, 2019,
PCT Pub. No. WO2018/168197, PCT Pub. Date Sep. 20, 2018.
Claims priority of application No. JP2017-050444 (JP), filed on Mar. 15, 2017.
Prior Publication US 2020/0206821 A1, Jul. 2, 2020
Int. Cl. B23B 3/26 (2006.01); B23Q 16/10 (2006.01); B23Q 5/04 (2006.01); B23B 29/32 (2006.01)
CPC B23B 3/26 (2013.01) [B23Q 16/10 (2013.01); B23B 29/323 (2013.01); B23Q 5/04 (2013.01); B23Q 2220/002 (2013.01); Y10T 29/5155 (2015.01)] 5 Claims
OG exemplary drawing
 
1. A turret tool post comprising:
a turnable sleeve comprising an outer circumference wall having an outer circumference surface and an inner surface, wherein a plurality of first machining tools configured for machining a workpiece are mounted on the outer circumference surface, the turnable sleeve configured to turn for selecting any one of the first machining tools; and
a non turnable housing positioned inside the turnable sleeve within the inner surface of the turnable sleeve, the non-turnable housing being fixed in position and unturnable with respect to the turret tool post, wherein a machining body of a second machining tool extends in the non-turnable housing and is mounted to the non-turnable housing, the machining body configured to machine the workpiece, the second machining tool being a separate machining tool from the first machining tools,
wherein the turnable sleeve comprises an opening, the turnable sleeve configured to turn to a predetermined to position the opening relative to the machining body for the machining body to directly face the workpiece through the opening for the machining body to machine the workpiece.