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majicj Added link to pdf manual for mill
tool:green_manual_mill [2020/03/16 07:23] (current)
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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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