This is an excellent value for money vertical mill/drilling machine and ideal for use in a small workshop to produce small metal components. The twin V-belt belt drive head is very quiet in operation compared to some geared head mill/drills, there is the choice of 12 speeds in the range of 90 to 2150 RPM.
The head is easily moved up or down the column by a sturdy rack and pinion drive, once in position it can be secured with the clamp bolts. The quill which holds the drill chuck or end mill holder is able to be moved up or down via the three levered handle ~ in the same fashion as a bench drill, this handle is able to be locked and the calibrated fine down feed hand wheel enacted for precise detailed milling operations.
The table has three T slots for securing a vice or the work, the compound table is positioned to it's desired location by three large hand wheels and there are movable stops to set the left to right movement of the working table. Standard equipment includes a 63mm diameter facing cutter, 13mm drill chuck, arbor, drift and service tools. The machine can either be bench mounted or on the optional floor stand.
- For the serious home user or professional workshop
- Quite belt driven twelve speed head
- Rack and pinion control of the head height
- Rapid travel of the quill via three levered hand wheel
- Lockable fine down feed for milling
- Optional heavy duty stand available cost $350.00
Mill Drill ZX-25 - Specifications:
|Lateral table movement||160 mm|
|Longitudinal table movement||370 mm|
|Nose of spindle to table||380 mm|
|Spindle travel||100 mm|
|Table size||585 x 190 mm|
|Table travel||370 x 160 mm|
|Spindle speed||90~2150 [12 steps]|
|Motor power||.75 Kw|