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tool:green_manual_mill [2017/07/25 00:02]
majicj Added link to pdf manual for mill
tool:green_manual_mill [2020/03/16 07:23] (current)
billiam
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 ====== Manual Mill ====== ====== Manual Mill ======
-^ Status ​            | Operational as of November 2013                           |+^ Status ​            | Operational as of March 2020                           |
 ^ Training ​          | Required ​                                      | ^ Training ​          | Required ​                                      |
 ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                                              | ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                                              |
-^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only                     |+^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only, only after VHS training / orientation ​                    |
 ^ Owner              | (VHS or Name of proper owner) ​                                         | ^ Owner              | (VHS or Name of proper owner) ​                                         |
-^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​(Panic procedure, usually involving emailing list and "broken" sign  |+^ If it Breaks ​      ​| ​Attach ​"Out of Order" sign / note. Post to Talk and Slack, contact area Champions ​  |
 ^ Loan Status ​       | Temporary ​                 | ^ Loan Status ​       | Temporary ​                 |
 ^ Arrival Date       | November 2013                                                                   | ^ Arrival Date       | November 2013                                                                   |
-^ Location ​          ​| ​(Location within VHS, eg Workshop ​                                     |+^ Location ​          ​| ​Machine Shop                                      |
 ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    | ^ Champion ​          | See [[tool:​compendium_of_champions#​tools|Compendium of Champions]] ​    |
  
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 ===== Safety ===== ===== Safety =====
  
-Always wear eye protection while using the mill. Do not use the mill if you do not know how to use this type of machine. If used improperlyworkpieces ​of pieces of cutting tools can be thrown around the shop at high velocity.+Always wear eye protection while using the mill. VHS-specific training / orientation is required. If used improperlyworkpieces ​or pieces of cutting tools can be thrown around the shop at high velocity.
  
 ===== Specifications:​ Mill ===== ===== Specifications:​ Mill =====
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 ===== Notes ===== ===== Notes =====
  
-To move mill head up and down (major vertical adjustment);​ you need to loosen two bolts on the right-hand-side of the head, and use the crank on the left-hand-side of the mill to raise or lower. Retighten securing bolts before use (when untightened, crank has huge slop).+To move mill head up and down (major vertical adjustment);​ you need to loosen two nuts on the right-hand-side of the head, and use the crank on the left-hand-side of the mill to raise or lower. Retighten securing bolts before use (when loose, crank has huge slop).
  
 ===== Axes ===== ===== Axes =====
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 ===== Fixtures ===== ===== Fixtures =====
  
-We have a drilling ​vise intended for use with this mill that clamps ​to the mill table.+The 3.5" swivel ​vise can be bolted ​to the table via T nuts / bolts. Never assume that the vise is aligned correctly; use a dial indicator to check.
  
 We have a set of 1/2in T nuts + fingers + step blocks for the CNC mill that will also fit this mill. We have a set of 1/2in T nuts + fingers + step blocks for the CNC mill that will also fit this mill.
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 ===== Tooling ===== ===== Tooling =====
    
-- Drill Chuck+- Drill Chuck - at the moment, the only chuck key that fits is on the drill press in the Fab shop area. 
 +- 2x Offset boring heads 
 +- Fly cutter. Takes an HSS toolbit, ground to the correct profile 
 +- 1/4, 3/8 and 1/2 collets. Used to hold end mills, fly cutters, and the small boring head 
 +- 2.5" face mill. Needs to be replaced, as all the carbides are chipped, and are not available for purchase. Still works reasonably well 
 +- Drift keys. USe to remove the tooling from the spindle. See document (pending) for use.  ​
 - (many more in varying condition) - (many more in varying condition)
 +- (Most) tooling is located in the red toolbox in the end of the (pending) work bench.
 ===== Speeds & Feeds ===== ===== Speeds & Feeds =====
  
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 | Vice alined and bolted to table | Nov 26, 2013 | QuanaParker | | Vice alined and bolted to table | Nov 26, 2013 | QuanaParker |
 | Tool/Work bench built  {{::​tool:​grizzly_toolbench_img_3981.jpg?​200}} {{::​tool:​grizzly_toolbench_img_3983.jpg?​200}} | Nov 26, 2013 | QuanaParker | | Tool/Work bench built  {{::​tool:​grizzly_toolbench_img_3981.jpg?​200}} {{::​tool:​grizzly_toolbench_img_3983.jpg?​200}} | Nov 26, 2013 | QuanaParker |
 +| New drawbar, drift keys | Feb 2020 | Billiam |
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