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Rong-Fu RF-25 Mill.


Digital Readout (DRO).


Six-inch wide mill vise.


Using a Swiss Dial Test Indicator (0.0005"
scale) to align the solid-jaw of the mill vise.


1/8" thick parallel set.


Adjustable parallel set.


Wavy parallel set.


1/2" thick parallel set.


V-blocks.


Variable-angle V-block.


Micro V-block.


Square & hex 5C collet fixtures
with pin spanner wrench.


Adjustable work stop.


Smaller transfer vise held in larger mill vise.


360 degree rotary 5C collet fixture.


R8, 5C, ER-40, & ER-16 collet types.


Electronic edge finder with over-travel protection.


Center-cutting (left) & non-center
cutting (right) type end mills.


End mills.


3/4" shanked fly cutter with brazed carbide tool bit.


Fly cutter sweeping the surface of an aluminum part.


Mist lubrication system.


Sine vises.


Saw blade & arbor used to cut a slot in a mill setup.


Tramming a 6" rotary table.


Tramming a rotary table with a 6",
4-jaw lathe chuck, attached.


Chucks with different shank types: straight, MT-2, R-8.


High-precision L-bracket fixture.

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R-8 mill accessories.


Taig-based CNC micro-mill system.


CNC computer.


MediaServer 2.


Opto-isolation board that electrically separates &
protects computer & stepper motor circuits.


CNC stepper motors with
Molex-connected wired cables.


CNC mill's X-Y-Z axes over-travel switches.


Mill spindle RPM infrared pick-up emitter
glowing at the invisible 940 nanometer wavelength
.


CNC-controlled rotary table.


Tramming part in CNC 4th axis rotary table.


Mach 3 CNC mill software.


A precision tooling plate for the micro-CNC mill.


CNC mill cutting a pocket.


CNC mill cutting a brass involute gear.


Click to see digitizing probe movie.


CNC-cut involute gears.


Gear animation.


Brass CNC-cut escapement
gear for a pendulum clock.


Jet BD-920N 9x20 (swing x length) lathe.


Lathe compound angle fixture.


Carbide insert negative 5 deg rake lathe tool bits.


Setting a 60 degree thread-cutting
tool bit normal to work piece.


Thread cutting tool bit retractor accessory.


Carbide insert cut-off tool.


High speed steel (HSS) back cut-off tool.


OEM Jet belt/pulley system
for stepped 6-speed control.
Note tumble-reverse gear.


Modified Jet with variable-speed
high-torque DC motor & timing drive belt.


Tool post grinder.


Tool post grinder sharpening a punch on the lathe.


Tramming 4-screw 5C collet chuck on the lathe.


Five-inch 3-jaw lathe chuck.


Tramming a brass part in a 4-jaw lathe chuck.


Variable-size arbor holding
a machined brass disk.


CNC-type extended live center for lathe tailstock.


Lathe tailstock DRO.


Chucks for lathes & drill presses.


Carbide insert boring bar on a lathe.


Shop fabricated ball-cutting fixture.


Taig micro-lathe baseline configuration.


CNC converted Taig micro-lathe.


Taig Micro Lathe converted to CNC.
Photo shows cutting first taper without a compound.


CNC lathe cutting a half-sphere ended aluminum part.


CNC lathe cutting 1/4-20 thread in brass.


Taig lathe speed reduction pulleys &
spindle RPM IR opto-pickup.


Jet metal band saw.


Modified band saw table.


Bench grinder with adapted drill chuck.


Carbide tool bit grinder.


RF-25 mill setup as a drill press.


A Jet 17" swing floor drill press.


Digital depth gauge.


Lettered, numbered, & fractional drill bit set (USA).


Large-diameter, Silver-Deming drill bit set.


Silver-Deming drill bits with aluminum holder.


Center drill bit set.


Zero-fluke, 82 degrees countersink set.


Precision fractional reamers.


Broach cutting.


Fractional counterbores with fixed pilots.


Counterbores with interchangeable sized pilots.


High-speed engraving bits.


Bench drill presses.


Micro-drill press X-Y table. 


Height gauge being used to scrib a part.


1-2-3, 2-3-4, & 2-4-6 (inches)
precision-ground steel
Jo-blocks.


High-precision gauge block set.


Dial Test Indicator (DTI) (Swiss).


Digital DTI.


Electronic height gauge (Japan).


Height gauge hole center-finder accessory.


Z-Axis height gauge for setting cutter depth on a mill.


Universal Gauge (USA).


Z-Axis height gauge for setting cutter depth on a mill.


Pin gauge set.


Inside diameter gauge set.


Digital calipers (Japan).


Digital micrometer with holder.


Anti-microbial tool bin liner.


1" to 6" range micrometer set.


6" to 12" range micrometer set.


Hub micrometer.


Deep-throat micrometer.


Cylinder thickness micrometer.


Slot-depth micrometer.


Point micrometer.


Small-faces micrometer.


Disk micrometer.


Thread measurement micrometer
with interchangeable anvils.


Inside diameter micrometer.


Inside diameter gauge set (Japan).


Transfer pin set.


Mechanical protractor scale.


Hand thread tapping.


Semi-automatic machine thread tapping on a mill.


Mini, hand thread tapper.


Hand tapping a 0-80 thread.


Tap handle for lathes.


Micro tap handles.


Tap guide assures perpendicular
threads & helps reduce tap breakage.


A Stirling Engine.


Transfer vise holding a part.


Part transferred from previous operation.


Ubiquitous, obligatory bench vise (Taiwan).


Hand vise, wide (Germany).


Hand vise, narrow (Germany).



Custom-made hand vises with
LH & RH adjustment screws.


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