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Horizontal Milling Machines


Horizontal Milling Machine

This is a robust and sturdy equipment with a variety of cutters that can be used. It is used in removal of large volumes of material and where there is lesser need for accuracy. The horizontal milling machine is also referred as arbor milling as the cutter is located on a horizontal shaft called the arbor. This shaft is supported by an over arm to the side connected to the column and the spindle on the other side. In operation cutter rotates on a horizontal axis with material being removed to the side by the cutter. They cut faster than the vertical type and very useful in milling of slots and grooves. Multiple cutters can be installed for greater production.