|CNC retrofit kits for Bridgeport knee mills and Bridgeport clones|
|We have high quality knee mill conversion
kits for almost every knee mill made. With our system you get full manual control or full
CNC on one machine. Your machine can be used as a full 3 Axis CNC, as a 2 axis CNC or as a
manual machine with a 3 axis Digital Read out...the best of both worlds.
Your manual knee mill is the most versatile machine in your shop. Now it will become the most used machine in your shop. With our kit you can perform CNC machining that even $100,000 machining center can not do!
|Heavy Duty precision Z axis quill drives|
|Our quill drives are ridged, strong and are
equipped with a quick disconnect for "real feel" manual use. Our quill drive
provides complete tramming of the head without disrupting quill drive alignment
Designed to fit Bridgeport 2J style head an most 2J clones including 3V,4Vand 5V type heads
|Heavy Duty X and Y axis servo motor brackets|
|X&Y axis ground ballscrews|
|Our Ballscrew kits contains precision ground
ball screws with
.0005" per foot lead accuracy.
We have most table sizes available 9x42 , 9x48 , 10x50 , 10x54 , 12x58
They will fit in your machines existing yoke or our heavy duty yoke
Zero backlash nut with integral wiper
|The yoke is a big part of the precision of
your CNC. No joke! This first picture displays a standard oriental yoke and a Bridgeport
yoke next to our yoke.
Our new yoke eliminates the "springy lash" that develops in the Y axis with a small undersized yoke.
We have a model for Taiwanese Mills and for Bridgeport Mills.
As you can plainly see we have the "beef".
Our Yoke is constructed using a steel alloy that is
much stronger than cast iron.
|Here is a real example of how our CNC knee mill retrofit kit machined a part that a big expensive machining center could not!|
|The part pictured here is 30" in
Diameter. The part would not fit on the customer's bed mill. Their was not enough Z
So the handy Centroid equipped CNC knee mill was used to cut the detail on the ring.
To fit the ring on the machine they swiveled the turret and put the table though the ring and fastened it to an angle plate that was bolted to the table
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