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|obtained=[https://groups.google.com/d/msg/nottinghack/DYNa8vnsEUQ/5XIaVzURf8QJ Purchased by Hackspace]
 
|obtained=[https://groups.google.com/d/msg/nottinghack/DYNa8vnsEUQ/5XIaVzURf8QJ Purchased by Hackspace]
 
|obtaineddate=November 2012
 
|obtaineddate=November 2012
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Bridgeport milling machine by Adcock-Shipley of Leicester made in about 1974.
  
Bridgeport milling machine by Adcock-Shipley of Leicester made in about 1974.
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The mill is very hard to miss, its big and blue and takes up a large portion of the [[Metalworking Area]]. It is a very versatile tool that can be used to accurately machine most metals & plastics. The Hackspace's machine was acquired, cleaned and brought in to use in 2012.
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==Induction==
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{{note|An [[/Inductions Course|induction]] is required to use this tool safely}}
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To book an induction please fill in [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11Cn8Y4vmnWjj7TVxJYkPtvR0fjt5seOK-RPwSN4DbQA this form]
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[[Bridgeport Mill Induction Checklist]]
  
'''NB: an [[/Inductions Course|induction]] is required to use this tool safely'''
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===Refresher Video===
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This video gives a great run-down of the features of our Mill and some tips on preventative maintenance.
  
'''To book an induction please fill in [https://docs.google.com/forms/d/11Cn8Y4vmnWjj7TVxJYkPtvR0fjt5seOK-RPwSN4DbQA this form]'''
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{{#widget:YouTube|id=FUt_X-kx4VU|width=640}}
  
A copy of the manual is available for download here: [[File:Bridgeport-manual.pdf]].
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==References==
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===Manuals===
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====Milling Machine====
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A copy of the manual for the bridgeport is available for download here: [[File:Bridgeport-manual.pdf]].
 
Please note that we have a Type J head, and so the sections on the 2J2, M and E heads can be safely ignored.
 
Please note that we have a Type J head, and so the sections on the 2J2, M and E heads can be safely ignored.
  
http://www.arceurotrade.co.uk/Catalogue/Machine-Spares/One-Shot-Lubrication-System
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====Digital Read Out====
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[[File:Tool Bridgeport DRO.jpg|200px|thumbnail|right|The Digital Read Out]]
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The digital read out is a Newall DP7. The manual is available to download on their website:
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http://www.newall.com/upload/content/file/DP7%20Display%20Manual.pdf
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===Spare Parts===
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Spare parts for the Bridgeport are available from the following websites:
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*http://www.arceurotrade.co.uk/Catalogue/Machine-Spares/One-Shot-Lubrication-System
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*http://www.sorted-uk.com
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==Power==
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16Amp 3 Phase supply
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[[File:Bridgeport Rating Plate.jpeg|thumb|left|400px|Rating Plate]]
  
http://www.sorted-uk.com
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The Bridgeport Mill shares a 3 phase socket with the [[Pantograph Engraving Machine]]. It is located on the ceiling. The Bridgeport Mill should be plugged in by default.  
  
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
 
[[Category:Tools and Equipment]]
 
[[Category:Metalwork]]
 
[[Category:Metalwork]]

Latest revision as of 22:45, 12 August 2019

Bridgeport Mill
BridgeportMill-logo.jpg
Manufacturer Adcock-Shipley
Model Bridgeport Type J head
Obtained Purchased by Hackspace (November 2012)
Location Metalworking Area
Team Metalworking
Induction Required Yes (use request form)
Booking {{{booking}}}
Status Defunct
Tools:   all pageslistPower ToolsBroken tools     {{}}

Bridgeport milling machine by Adcock-Shipley of Leicester made in about 1974.

The mill is very hard to miss, its big and blue and takes up a large portion of the Metalworking Area. It is a very versatile tool that can be used to accurately machine most metals & plastics. The Hackspace's machine was acquired, cleaned and brought in to use in 2012.

Induction

Note Note: An induction is required to use this tool safely

To book an induction please fill in this form

Bridgeport Mill Induction Checklist

Refresher Video

This video gives a great run-down of the features of our Mill and some tips on preventative maintenance.

References

Manuals

Milling Machine

A copy of the manual for the bridgeport is available for download here: File:Bridgeport-manual.pdf. Please note that we have a Type J head, and so the sections on the 2J2, M and E heads can be safely ignored.

Digital Read Out

The Digital Read Out

The digital read out is a Newall DP7. The manual is available to download on their website:

http://www.newall.com/upload/content/file/DP7%20Display%20Manual.pdf

Spare Parts

Spare parts for the Bridgeport are available from the following websites:

Power

16Amp 3 Phase supply

Rating Plate

The Bridgeport Mill shares a 3 phase socket with the Pantograph Engraving Machine. It is located on the ceiling. The Bridgeport Mill should be plugged in by default.