Bridgeport Vertical Milling Machine
The Bridgeport 2J vertical milling machine is among the most iconic and popular metal working machines in the world. A vertical milling machine resembles a drill press, and can be used for drilling holes, but typically is used with a cutter that can remove metal when moved “sideways” into the work piece, not just down into the material like a drill press. To facilitate precise movement, the work piece is attached to a very rigid table that can be accurately moved to within thousandths of an inch. Maker Works has added a digital read out that is accurate to 0.0005″, and a precision Kurt vise with SnapJaws.
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Spindle motor 2 HP
Spindle speed ranges 60-500, 500-4,200 RPM
Table travel 27″ x 12″ x 16″ (Z)
Quill travel 5″
- Precision movement
- Digital read-out
- Variable speed
- Standard R-8 tooling
- Tormach TTS quick-change tooling system
- Acu-Rite digital read out (DRO)
- Kurt 6″ precision vise
- This machine currently does not have power X feed.
- Boring (w/boring head)