Manual Milling Machines
Machine with Manual X and Powered Y Axis.
The milling path is controlled manually between mechanical stops.
Z Depth control is manual and measured with a Digital Read Out boasting a resolution of 0.01mm.
Power is derived from Air at 95 PSI.
Cutting speed is 15,000 RPM with a feed of 2000mm/min.
Total weight is 65Kg, allowing for ease of portability.
The above example is for a Flap Track Plateau Milling.
6 Axis Machine with Powered X Axis
The machine to the right is designed for Rear Spar Machining. It is a six Axis machine with a number of axes mechanically interrelated to enable profiles to be machined, which match existing profiles on a ‘Blend Operation’
The Axes are defined as X, Y, Z, A, U & W.
This machine is hand operated with the X Axis power driven by button control.
A & Z Axis control is manual and measured with a Digital Read Out to resolution is 0.01mm & 0.01°
The machine weight is 68Kg and is supported at all times on a ‘Mini Powered Buggy’
Power is derived from Air at 95 PSI & Cutting speed is 15,000 RPM with a feed of 2000mm/min.
Typical Headstock assembly with DRO and manual in feed for depth control.
The spindle motor is integrated into the quill and the lubricated exhaust air from this motor is ducted around the milling cutter to aid with the removal of swarf and to provide a mist cutting lubricant.
Interconnected W Axis
Typical Headstock Installation
W Axis control is through a
Z Depth control is manual and measured with a Digital Read Out.
The resolution is 0.01mm.
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