First of all, the Proxxon Micro Mill MF70 unit is supplied with a stable base of cast iron. In addition, both vertical column and compound table are of treated, high quality aluminum. All axes are play-free and have adjustable slides. The head stock, also made of die-cast aluminum, houses the 24 pole balanced special motor. Therefore, providing stability even at high operating speeds. Hence, this stability facilitates the use of the finest cutters.
Six triple slit, hardened MICROMOT steel collets come with the machine and cover shank sizes of 1/32″, 1/16″, 5/64″, 3/32″, 7/64″ and 1/8″ (1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.35, 3.0, 3.2 mm).
The table is fitted with three T-slots of the 15/32″ x 15/64″ x 15/64″ (12 x 6 x 6 mm) MICROMOT-norm. An adjustable ruler scale eases the positioning of the work piece. All hand wheels are zero adjustable with 1 revolution = 3/64″ (1.0 mm), 1 division = .002″ (0.05 mm).
1 Hand wheels with zero adjustable scales: 1 revolution = 3/64″ (1.0 mm), 1 division = 002″ (0.05 mm). 2 Continuously variable speed from 5,000 – 20,000 rpm, perfect for even the smallest milling cutter. 3 Cutters are clamped in MICROMOT system collets. 4 Compound table of stable aluminum. Furthermore, both axes are fitted with adjustable dovetail slides. 5 Due to the six Micromot steel collets, triple slit and hardened, cover shank sizes from 1/32″ to 1/8″ (1.0 to 3.2 mm) 6 Stable cast iron base.
The clamps shown in the picture come with the unit, the work pieces are not included.
Proxxon Micro Mill MF70 Technical data:
Table Size: 7 7/8″ x 2 3/4″ (200 x 70mm)
X-Y Travel: 5 17/64″ and 1 13/16″ (134 and 46mm)
Vertical Travel: 2 3/4″ (70mm)
Footprint Size: 5 7/64″ x 8 55/64″ (130 x 225mm)
Height: 13 25/64″ (340mm)
Max. Power: 1/8hp (100W)
Volts: 110 – 120V AC, 60Hz
Weight: 15.5 lb (7kg)
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These double flute cutters are made from solid tungsten and are to be used for clockwise cutting. The fishtail profile ensures cutting to the center, allowing boring. Usable on cast iron, hardened cast iron, steel, cast steel, brass, aluminum, and even glass, plastics and carbon fiber. The set includes one each of 1/32", 5/64" and 7/64" (1.0, 2.0 and 3.0 mm) shaft diameter.