Model 847 Milling Machine

Model 847 Milling Machine

Buying a new machine tool is a big commitment. You're going to want to live with your choice of a mill for many years, so why not start with the best.

Wells-Index builds a quality line of knee-type milling machines. With over 80 years of experience behind us, we can assure you that every mill we build is the best and is a 100% U.S.A. manufactured product.

A Wells-Index 3 HP ram and turret milling machine demands your consideration. Read through the list of Wells-Index standard features and optional equipment below, and you'll see why. Wells-Index famous Model 847 is the perfect means of achieving economical, quality production.

Standard features include:

  • Variable speed head with exclusive direct lever control for quick. easy speed adjustment.
  • A precision vernier scale for quick depth setting.
  •  Rigid overarm on wide dovetails.
  •  The spindle is supported by four (4) angular contact bearings for added rigidity and precision.
  • Stronger head clamping than usually found.
  • 3 3/8" quill with the choice of #30 MMT or R-8 spindle taper.
  • Heavier than usual 10" x 48" table with coolant channels and 34" of travel. Available in manual or with optional power speed.
  • One-shot lube system.
  • Heavy-duty saddle.
  • Full hand wheels have large dials which are graduated in increments of .001 
  • A power quill feed that is available at all spindle speeds and rated for a 5/8" diameter drill. 60% greater than most knee-type mills.
  • Large, heavily ribbed knee with wide ways.
  • Way covers.
  • Massive column and base for maximum machine rigidity.
  • Hand-scraped hard chrome ways.

Here are just a few of the optional extras that will give you maximum efficiency and versatility with your "847".

  • 30 MMT and other spindle taper options are available.
  • Longitudinal, cross, or knee power feeds.
  • Flood coolant systems.
  • Right-angle milling head.
  • Power drawbar.
  • Digital read-out systems.
  • Riser blocks.
  • Column-mounted light.

Many other accessories are available. Please contact the factory or your local distributor for complete details.