MI-329M Manual Mill

MI-329M
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Bench Milling Machine - Small Shop

MI-329M Bench Milling Machine, 1.5 HP (110/220 Volt)

Precision milling for every shop: Built-in accuracy - ready to cut through projects with precision and power. Solid function and features give you the best operation and ease of use for the price. Great value - combined with optimal milling capacity makes this the best small bench-top milling machine.

Overview

Smithy MI-329M Mill

Medium Duty 9” x 32” Gear Drive Mill

Accuracy adding features like square column, hand-scraped, flat dove-tail ways and adjustable gibs improve precision and assure consistent, positive results. Z axis DRO assures accurate depth of cut for precision milling operations. Rotating head, 5” cutting depth and Bridgeport standard cutting and clamping tools add versatility. Smithy’s 2 year warranty and hands on service also adds to the value.

Product Summary:

  • 1.5 HP - 110/220 Volt
  • Heavy - 762 lbs.
  • R-8 Tooling - Industry Standard
  • Z Axis Digital Readout
  • Accurate - Gib Adjustments
  • Gear Driven Spindle
  • Square Column/Flat Dove Tail Ways
  • Accurate Floating Dials
  • Excellent FREE Tool Pack
  • See Features and Specs Tabs for More Product Details

Warranty Coverage:

  • 2 Years Parts Warranty

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Smithy MIDAS means:

  • Rugged Design
  • Quality Built In
  • Inspected Twice
  • Best Service Support

The best bench top mill value - for over 25 years!

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Features

Bench milling machine for small shop features include:

  • Gear-drive Spindle - for Power and Torque
  • Built-In Z Axis Digital Read Out - Optimum accuracy
  • Electric Powerfeed on X axis (Optional)
  • 110/220V - You choose voltage for your shop
  • Simple operations
  • Accurate - Superior Gib Design
  • Rigid dovetail ways provide stability and increased accuracy

Smithy Quality is Tops: Smithy designs and builds some of the best machines.  We pay attention to details, all through the process.  Smithy is well-known for it's after sales service and two year warranty.  Each machine is inspected twice - before it leaves the factory and before it leaves our warehouse in Ann Arbor, MI to head your way.

Heavy Duty Cast Base and Column Over 700 lbs. of cast iron provides positive damping effect - offers greater accuracy.
Flat Dove Tail Ways Supports more weight with better weight distribution.
Hand Scraped Ways Another plus for greater accuracy.
Adjustable Gibs Allows for adjustment to assure maximum accuracy.
Square Column Keeps hill head properly indexed to the table, assuring accuracy.
Gear Driven Spindle No belts to change. More consistent power conversion and torque.
Easy Dual Lever Speed Adjustment Easy to select appropriate speeds. Always works at the correct speed.
90 Degree Rotating Head Set and indicate mill head to accurately mill at angles between 0-90 degrees.
Head Height Adjustment Simple to move head up and down for faster machine set-up and operations.
1.5 HP 110/220V Spindle Motor Big power and torque. Cool running 110 volt power assures longer motor life.
5” Cutting Depth on Mill Head Good runout from min to max depth.
Bridgeport Standard R8 Collet Industry standard cutting tools and holders are low cost and easy to use.
DRO on Z Axis Assures accurate milling depth of cut.
Accurate Floating Dials Calibrated in thousands. Screw pitch = 10 threads per inch.
Long Bed and Work Table 9” x 32” work table offers lots of room for complex or multiple set-ups. Three T-slots for easy fixture set-up.
Bridgeport Standard 5/8” T-Slot Industry standard clamping/holding accessories are low cost and easy to use.

Specifications

Model MI-329M MI-409MZ
Motor Size 1.5 HP 2 HP
Electrical Requirements 110 VAC or 220 VAC (Convertible) 110 VAC or 220 VAC (Convertible)
Amperage 9 Amps @ 220 Volt / 18 Amps @ 110 Volts 9 Amps @ 220 Volt / 18 Amps @ 110 Volts
Table Size 31.5" x 9-3" 40" x 9-3"
X-Axis Travel 22" 25"
Y-Axis Travel 7.25" 7.25"
Quill Travel 5" 5"
Head Travel 15" 15"
Mill Column Construction Square with Adjustable Dovetail Ways Square with Adjustable Dovetail Ways
X & Y Axis Construction Adjustable Dovetail Ways Adjustable Dovetail Ways
Headstock Lubrication Oil Bath Reservoir & Site Gauge Oil Bath Reservoir & Site Gauge
Spindle Speeds 95, 175, 310, 450, 850, 1500 95, 175, 310, 450, 850, 1500
Spindle Taper R8 R8
Spindle Center To Column 9.5" 10"
Spindle Nose To Table Distance 2.5" to 18.25" 2.5" to 16.5"
Digital Position Readout On Quill Standard Standard
Powerfeed (X-Axis) Optional Standard
Powerfeed Z-Axis (Spindle) N/A Standard
Automatic Tapping Cycle N/A Standard

ELECTRICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model MI-329M MI-409MZ
Power Requirements 110V/220VAC, Single Phase (Convertible) 110V/220VAC, Single Phase (Convertible)
Plug 6-15P 220 Volt (supplied), 5-15P 110 Volt (not supplied) 6-15P 220 Volt (supplied), 5-15P 110 Volt (not supplied)
Outlet (Not Included)
5-15R for 110 VAC, 6-15R for 220 VAC 5-15R for 110 VAC, 6-15R for 220 VAC
Motor Type
Induction Type A/C Induction Type A/C
Motor Power 1.5 HP 2 HP
Motor Amp Draw 18 Amps @ 110 VAC / 9 Amps @ 220 VAC 18 Amps @ 110 VAC / 9 Amps @ 220 VAC

MECHANICAL SPECIFICATIONS

Model MI-329M MI-409MZ
Spindle Speed Control Mechanical Mechanical
Number Of Speeds 6 6
Available Speed 95, 175, 310, 450, 850, 1500 95, 175, 310, 450, 850, 1500
Longitudinal Travel 22" 30"
Cross Travel 7.25" 7.25"
Quill Travel 5" 5"
Spindle Taper R8 R8
T-Slot Size 5/8" 5/8"
Draw Rod Size 7/16" x 20 7/16" x 20
Drill Chuck / Arbor Included 1/2" Drill Chuck on an R8 Arbor Included 5/8" Drill Chuck on an R8 Arbor
Mill Head Rotation 90 Degrees Left of Right 45 Degrees Left of Right
Mill Head Lubrication Oil Bath with Reservoir and Site Gauge Oil Bath with Reservoir and Site Gauge
Dial Calibrations .001" .001"
Mill Feed Both Coarse and Fine Feed Both Coarse and Fine Feed
Powerfeed X-Axis Optional Standard
Powerfeed Z-Axis (Spindle) N/A Standard
Max Drill Size 1" 1"
Max Face Mill 3" 3"
Max End Mill 1" 1"
Max Tapping 1/2" 1/2"

PHYSICAL DIMENSIONS

Model MI-329M MI-409MZ
Machine Weight 716 lbs 786 lbs
Machine Size
36" L x 34" W x 56" H (at heighest point of travel)
40" L x 34" W x 56" H (at heighest point of travel)
Footprint 25" x 16" 25" x 16"
Shipping Weight 807 lbs 870 lbs
Shipping Crate Size
41" L x 36" W x 48" H
41" L x 36" W x 48" H
Shipping Crate Material Wood Wood

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