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.