Vertical Milling Machine: What do you know?

What is Vertical Milling Machine?

Why it is called so? Because the spindle in this type of machines is oriented vertically. It rotates about an axis of rotation which is in the vertical direction.
The spindle or cutting head can be moved vertically up and down. The bed of the milling machine can be moved in a horizontal and vertical plane. By these movements, the object to be milled can be brought close to milling cutter.

Related: What does CNC stand for

Vertical Milling Machines can be conventional or use CNC interface. The use of CNC can result in automation and fine control over movements of spindle and bed.

Watch the video for a clear idea of how the machine works.

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