Vertical Milling Machine

Vertical Milling Machine – used to “waste” or remove material (metal)

CAVEAT: This is an experienced operator – as a student you should ensure that you use the correct Personal Protective Equipment.

Fixing the tool in the collet
Taper
All set!
Milling Tool in collet
Engineers vice to secure material being milled.
Checking tool height.
Securing material
Milling material
Vertical milling a hole
Once the tool has milled the hole vertically the bed is then moved horizontally to mill the slot.

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