Package deal comprises the Axminster Model Engineer Series SC2 Mini Lathe and the Axminster Model Engineer Series SX2 Mini Mill.
Axminster Model Engineer Series SC2 Mini Lathe
This mini lathe features a high torque brushless DC 500W motor which is very quiet and powerful in operation. Because the motor has ample torque at low speed there in no need for a gearbox, a super smooth belt drive transferring power to the spindle, the spindle speed being selected by a simple control knob. The electronic control system ensures controlled starting and stopping to reduce the strain on the drive train. Constructed almost entirely of cast iron with ground bedways, and having a fully featured saddle and carriage assembly, a tailstock with spindle taper turning capability and a variable speed spindle drive, giving a stepless speed range of 100-2,500 rpm. A powered leadscrew with a change wheel set gives metric thread range of 0.4-2.0mm pitch. This lathe is supplied with an oil tray, splash guard, 3 jaw self centring chuck, electrically interlocked chuck guard, change wheel set, 2MT centre and wrench set. Optional features include a digital read-out for easy, precise measuring of the tool post X & Y travel and a plug-in spindle speed display. An excellent choice for the enthusiastic model engineer or possibly school use. Maximum 8mm shank tooling.
Axminster Model Engineer Series SX2 Mini Mill
A fine, high precision mill/drilling machine, an ideal companion to the SC2 lathe. Constructed in cast iron with a finely ground table with 12mm T slots, and ground and hardened slideways. The milling head and column can tilt to 45° left or right for compound angle milling or drilling. The ample power comes from a high torque, brushless 500W DC motor with variable speed, giving a spindle speed range of 100 - 2,500rpm. It also has a notably quiet running spindle belt drive system. The spindle has an internal 3MT bore to enable a large range of tooling to be used. The headstock quill has a fine downfeed control feature for milling and a rack and pinion downfeed system for drilling. A gas support strut holds the headstock in position. The table leadscrews are covered for protection against swarf and debris. There is a connection port on the headstock for the optional digital spindle speed display panel. Supplied with a drill chuck and arbor, safety guard, tools and three drawbars 10mm, 12mm, 3/8 Whitworth. This is a superb, small mill for the model engineer or school use.