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MIKRON Lathe - an especially well-equipped T90
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An especially well-equipped thread-chasing Mikron T90 lathe

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Mikron Type 79 Gear Hobber   Mikron Type 102 Gear Hobber

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On the correct maker's stand with  the deep sump coolant collector

Chas screwcutting, lever-action collet closer and geared, lever-action tailstock

Headstovk No. 13 with chase screwcutting attachment No.12 with micrometer adjustment of the cutting tool

Standard bed-mounted capstan attachment No. 34 and a screw-feed operated  cut-off slide, a version of the Mikron accessory No. 23

A very rare attachment, Mikron Slide No. 35--for more complex work, and the use of unusual tools and toolholders an 80 mm travel, 6-station turret unit was listed. This had the rotating head mounted on a 40 mm travel cross slide (operated by a handwheel and coarse, quick-action thread) together with a six-position rotary stop. Instead of being rotated by the longitudinal sliding action the turret (bored for 18 mm tools) was indexed by a lever on top that simultaneously unlocked and turned it.

Lever-action cut-off slide No. 24 with the usual front and back toolpost holders

Compound slide rest Mikron accessory No. 27. This is probably an early version with a smaller cross-feed handwheel than the
later type. This slide was usually arranged with a coarse, quick-action screw to the cross travel but with a fine feed to the top slide

Mikron slide rest No. 25 - for more complex machining operations this was a compound type with lever feeds to both motions and a rear toolpost on the cross slide. Each axis was fitted with an adjustable 3-position rotating stop and the extra-heavy top slide with its wide, bevelled ways could be swung - but only through a total of 30.  If greater flexibility in turning was required - perhaps a mixture of repetition and hand-finishing work - the slide could be supplied as the No. 26 with a fine-feed screw feed to the top slide - though this meant a reduction in the number of stops to just one per axis. If screw feeds were need in both directions the slide could be fitted with a cross-feed screw of coarse pitch (and hence rapid feed) and ordered under part No. 27.

An extensive set of "master threads" for the chase-screwcutting attachment complete with the hobs necessary to make replacements. Mikron were better known for their gear-cutting machines rather than lathes

If not marked, Mikron collets can be recognised by their "robust" appearance

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An especially well-equipped thread-chasing Mikron T90 lathe


Mikron Thread-chasing Lathe  Large Mikron Millers   Small Mikron Millers


Mikron Type 79 Gear Hobber   Mikron Type 102 Gear Hobber

MIKRON Lathe - an especially well-equipped T90