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Sharp  51" x 11" Vertical / Horizontal Milling Machine, VH-3
Sharp  51" x 11" Vertical / Horizontal Milling Machine, VH-3

Sharp 51″ x 11″ Vertical / Horizontal Milling Machine, VH-3


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Sharp 51″ x 11″ Vertical / Horizontal Milling Machine

Inventory # 2242

Model: VH-3


A versatile model with “two machines in one” design, offering vertical and horizontal milling operations in one set-up. Change over from one operation to the other is quick and simple. All it takes is the swing over of the over arm and repositioning of the locating pins



Working Surface: 51 3/16″ L X 11 13/16″ W

Travel (Longitudinal x Cross x Vertical): 37 3/8″ x 14 13/16″ x 18 1/2″

T-Slot (Nominal Size x No. x Pitch): 5/8″ x 3″ x 2 3/4″

Feeds, Vertical (12 Steps): 1/4 – 12 7/16 IPM

Feeds, Longitudinal (12 Steps): 1/2 – 24 7/8 IPM

Rapid Traverse, Vertical: 59 13/16 IPM

Rapid Traverse, Longitudinal & Cross: 116 1/2 IPM

Vertical Spindle:

Spindle Taper: NST # 40

Spindle Speed: 120 – 3,600 RPM (Variable)

Distance from Spindle End Table: 5 1/8″ – 23 5/8″

Distance from Spindle to Column: 3 7/8″ – 24 1/8″

Quill Feeds: 0.0019″, 0.0038″, 0.0076″/rev.

Quill Travel: 5 1/8″

Swivel Angle of Head: 45º (Left and Right)

Cross Travel of Arm: 20 1/16″

Horizontal Rotation of Over Arm: 360º

Horizontal Spindle:

Spindle Taper: NST # 50

Spindle Speeds (12 Steps): 35 – 1,382 RPM

Distance from Center of Spindle to Over Arm: 7 1/8″

Distance from Center of Spindle to Table: 7/8″ – 19 3/8″


Vertical Spindle: 5 HP

Horizontal Spindle: 7.5 HP

Table Feed and Rapid Traverse: 3 HP

Coolant Pump: 1/8 HP

Standard Features:

Separate motors for the vertical and horizontal spindles

5 hp variable speed drive vertical spindle with # 40 taper

7-1/2 hp geared head drive (12 steps) horizontal spindle with # 50 taper

The vertical spindle is equipped with electro-magnetic brake for instant, fast action stop of the quill; it is also equipped with electro-magnetic lock for quick and simple change of tool holder. Power draw bar is available as an option

The vertical head has a joystick that control forward and reverse of the spindle, a handy feature for most tapping operations. A separate lever controls spindle up and down feed

The saddle is built with 2 oversized box ways, hardened and ground, to ensure the stability of the table under heavy milling conditions

A single powerful motor drives the feed and rapid traverse of the table, saddle and knee. Powerful knee feeds allow deep boring and drilling of large work piece. It also allows simultaneous multi-axes feeds

The table is equipped with slip clutch as overload protection, a superior design than shear pins

The horizontal spindle speed goes as low as 35 rpm for heavy duty milling jobs

Changeover from vertical to horizontal operation is quick and easy

The machine is equipped with climb milling compensator for smooth and stable horizontal climb milling operations

The adjustable automatic lube system maintains proper lubrication at desired intervals to the saddle, the table, the knee and the column

Manual movement of the table is controlled by hand wheel installed at the front of the table for easy operation

Gears, shafts and pins are made out of chrom-moly material, hardened and ground for precision and durability. They are lubricated constantly via a pressurized lube system

Ways are fully gibbed to ensure smooth sliding motions

Standard Accessories:

Coolant System

Electro-Magnetic Spindle Brake

Pressurized Auto Lube System

Chip Pan

Horizontal Arbor (1 1/4″ Dia.) with 2 Arbor Supports

Tool Box with Tools

Optional Accessories:

Power Draw Bar with Foot Pedal Control

Halogen Work Light

Digital Readout System

Mechanical Specifications:

Dimensions: 107″ x 90″ x 95 1/4″

Net Weight: 5,830 lbs.

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Additional Information

Weight5830 lbs

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