Milling Machine -- Bridgeport J-Head (White)

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Current revision as of 18:40, 16 December 2018

Tools at the Asylum
"Lucy"
White Bridgeport J Head Knee Mill

Bridgeport Mill (white)

General Info
MakeBridgeport
ModelN/A
SerialN/A
Mfr. Specs
Manual
Training (experimental section)
Tool SpeciesMilling Machines
(Includes rubric, training information, and testing information.)
Asylum Info
LocationMachine Shop
Reservations
OwnerSCUL/SadieBlake
Operational Status
Latest Status
?'s/Problems
QR Code


This is one of two manual Bridgeport J-head mills in the machine shop. The other is: Milling Machine -- Bridgeport J-Head (Blue)

Contents

Tooling

This mill takes R8 compatible tools. All collets and drill chucks are on the workbench adjacent to the mill:

R8 collets and drill chucks in a rack

Special Notes

  • Quill return spring is shot - quill can drop if it is too heavy.
  • Y-axis lock is busted off and cannot be repaired. Use the blue mill if you need a Y-lock.

Diagrams

  • J-head diagram

Maintenance

  • X-axis gib adjusted. Vandykee 01:08, 17 December 2010 (EST)
  • Initial lubrication performed. Vandykee 12:37, 6 January 2011 (EST)

Lubrication Schedule

  • Oil Spindle with Mobil Vactra Light Oil weekly.
  • Oil Transmission with Mobil Vactra Medium Oil weekly.
  • Oil Ways with Mobil Heavy Way Oil.
  • Grease motor yearly.
  • Fun reminder: WD-40 is not a lubricant.

Consumables

Staple Consumable: Spindle Oil
SpecificationsPart Number(s)Product Link(s)

Cost: $23.87 / gal (with asylum discount)

Mobil Velocite #10 Spindle Oil

  • Prefer velocite #10 over #6, since #10 is more viscous and supposedly better for spindles slower than 6k rpm.
  • Do not pay attention to the really old manuals which recommend Mobil Vactra Heavy-Medium oil.
  • Mfr Part #: 101230
  • MSC Part #: 60002136


Staple Consumable: Transmission Oil
SpecificationsPart Number(s)Product Link(s)

Cost: N/A

Mobil Vactra Medium Oil

N/A

N/A


Staple Consumable: Way Oil
SpecificationsPart Number(s)Product Link(s)

Cost: $21.99 / gal (with asylum discount)

Mobil Vactra #2 Way Oil

  • Mfr Part #: 100772
  • MSC Part #: 60002151
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