View Full Version : What type of steel

02-25-2004, 01:06 AM
Does anyone know what type of steel is used when they make tapered sleeves for the spindles on lathes?? Is it harded? Thankyou.

02-25-2004, 01:19 AM
If you are referring to Morse taper sleeves, they may be hardened, or not depending on intended use.
For the normal, light use in a home shop, hardening would not be necessary.