Metal Micro Lathe

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Metal Micro Lathe

Metal Lathe

Information
Owner Midsouth Makers
Tool Category Tool -> CNC Tool
Model Sherline 4400
Serial SP-48647
Cost $550
Status Missing parts
Availability Training required to use
Labels

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Media

link to tool use guidesLink to the manual locationYouTube guides, tutorials, etclinks to tool use reservation schedule

QRCode

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Location

The lathe is currently on it's dedicated work station in the Fab alcove in the shop.

Features

  • Manual Speed Control
  • Has stepper motors mounted
  • Inch pitch lead screw
  • 0.050" per turn

Consumables

Recommended Safety Equipment

  • Safety Glasses
  • Face Shield (When parting)
  • NO LONG SLEEVES OR LOOSE CLOTHING

Prior to each use

Verify

  • Make sure that the machine is not loose on x or y and that the motor mount is secure
  • Your tools are sharp
  • Your work is clamped properly
  • If using a steady rest assure you're running within tolerance using a dial indicator
  • make sure you are tram'd in within tolerances for your project

After each use

Clean

  • Clean chips
  • Check tools to see if they've been dulled
  • Rotate the inserts to a sharp side
  • Ensure ways are lightly lubricated to prevent rust
  • LOCK the "Precision Tools" tool box after returning all tools

Replace

Specs

Swing over bed Swing over carriage Distance between centers Hole through spindle Spindle nose thread Spindle nose taper Travel of crosslide Tailstock spindle taper Protractor graduations Handwheel graduations Length overall Width overall Height overall Shipping weight Motor Spindle speed range Stepper drivers Control board
3.50" (90 mm) 1.75" (45 mm) 17.00" (430 mm) .405" (10 mm) 3/4"-16 T.P.I . #1 Morse 4.25" (110 mm) #0 Morse. 0° to 45° by 5° 001" (.01 mm) 32.25" (820 mm) 8.75" (220 mm) 8" (200 mm) 30 lb. (13.6 kg) 90 volt DC 70-2800 RPM