LMV Series Knee Type Vertical 9"x42" Table / 9"x50" Table

LMV Series Knee Type Vertical 9"x42" Table / 9"x50" Table

Regular price
$8,200.00
Sale price
$8,200.00
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These vertical knee mills are equipped with vari-speed drive. The dove tail ways chromed, and the box ways are hardened and ground.

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STANDARD EQUIPMENT:

  • 3HP Motor
  • Variable Speed Drive
  • Hard-chromed ways
  • R-8 Spindle
  • One-shot lube system
  • Meehanite Casting
  • Front and rear rubber way covers
  • Tool kit
  • Wired 220V or 440V; Please specify

OPTIONAL ACCESSORIES:

  • 2-Axis Acu-Rite Digital Readout Installed (LMV-42)..... $2,600
  • 2-Axis Acu-Rite Digital Readout Installed (LMV-50)..... $2,700
  • X-Axis (Table) Powerfeed Installed..... $1,000
  • Y-Axis (Cross) Powerfeed Installed..... $1,100
  • Z-Axis (Knee) Powerfeed Installed..... $1,100
  • R-8 collet set..... $245
  • 6" Kurt vise with Swivel base..... $1,130
  • Clamping kit..... $235
  • Coolant system with chip pan..... $855
  • Right angle milling attachment with arbor for R8 taper..... $2,000
  • Power drawbar Installed..... $1,110
  • Auto lube system..... $880
  • Halogen work light..... $250

SPECIFICATIONS:


LMV-42 LMV-50
TABLE    
Working surface 9” x 42" 9” x 50"
T-slot number, size 3, 5/8" 3, 5/8"
CAPACITY  
Table travel; x-axis 30" 37”
Saddle travel; y-axis 12" 12"
Ram travel 12" 12"
Quill travel (Z-axis) 5" 5"
Knee travel 16" 16"
Spindle to column (min-max) 6-3/4" ~ 18-1/2" 6-3/4 ~ 18-1/2"
Spindle to nose table 2-1/8” ~ 18" 2-1/8” ~ 18"
SPINDLE    
Motor 3 HP 3 HP
Wiring voltage 220/440v, 3 phase, 60 Hz 220/440v, 3 phase, 60 Hz
Taper R-8 R-8
Speed (vari-speed) 60 ~ 4,500 RPM 60 ~ 4,500 RPM
Quill feed (IPR) 0.0015”, 0.003”, 0.006" 0.0015”, 0.003”, 0.006"
Head swivel 360º 360º
Head tilt; right-to-left (each way) 45º 45º
Head tilt up-and-down (each way) 45º 45º
DIMENSIONS AND WEIGHT
Floor area (w x d) 7’ x 6.5' 7’ x 6.5'
Net weight 2,400 Lbs. 2,400 Lbs.

 

Head
  • To dissipate heat in the 3 HP motor driven head, a pair of high output fans is installed. This allows the machine to work demanding jobs for extended periods without damaging the motor, belts and bearings. A unique SHARP feature.
  • The motor shaft and Vari Drive pulleys are dynamically balanced, then hard-chromed this allow a vibration free milling even at high speed
  • Since the Vari-speed drive system is operated by sliding the Vari Drive pulley up and down the motor shaft. The motor shaft is therefore chrome-plated, and has an oil channel that is fed by a grease fitting on the lower end for self-lubricating purpose. This ensures the sliding motion is trouble free at all times. A unique SHARP feature.
  • The motor shaft that drives the pulley and the spindle is subject to a lot of lateral stress. A roller bearing is installed for the lower support of the motor shaft. A unique SHARP feature.
  • Beside swiveling 90 degree side to side, the head can also swivel up and down by virtue of a knuckle joint design. The new design developed by Sharp uses 6 bolts, 3 each side, that fitted into a circular T-slot milled at the inside of the over arm and secured by nuts from the outside. It secured the head tightly and offered high accuracy in milling operations.
  • A matched pair of super-precision ABEC-7 angular contact bearings supports the spindle. The quill is CNC-ground to a mirror finish, and then chromed to fit the housing. Together, they insure spindle run out of no more than 0.0004” TIR- the best in the industry.
Column, Table and Knee
  • Certified MEEHANITE castings are used for superior rigidity and better dampening of vibrations
  • Table and saddle backlash is controlled by a double-nut design that keeps the feed screw in contact with a pair of bronze nut at all times. A unique SHARP feature.
    The end of the table and saddle are mounted with thrust bearings that pre-load the feed screw, eliminating endplay for precisely controlled lateral movement.
  • The end of the table and saddle are mounted with thrust bearings that pre-load the feed screw, eliminating endplay for precisely controlled lateral movement.
  • Instead of hand scraping the top of the knee ways for oil retention, the matching underside of the saddle is hand-scraped. This extra step avoids having chips and dirt embedded in the knee ways and damages the sliding area.

 

  • "Bridgeport-style" vertical knee mill