We are offering here the Gun Metal Feed Lever that diverts the feed either to the carriage for longitudinal movement or to the cross-feed screw to move the cross slide. There is generally some slack or backlash in the cross-feed and compound screws. The feed lever controls the automatic movement of the axes. The gun metal is resistant to corrosion from steam and salt water. The metal is a type of bronze an alloy of copper 88%, tin 10%, zinc 2%. The Gun Metal Feed Lever is very efficient and can be used in various places.