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Victoria (Elliott) Miller HO
and UO Universal Millers
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Vertical V1 Miller    Accessories: Vertical & Slotting Heads - Dividing Head

Instruction & Parts Manuals are available for
these and most other Victoria millers

Often badged in later year as an "Elliott" the H0 (plain horizontal) and U0 (horizontal with swivel table) was smallest of the Victoria range - but still a serious machine tool with an excellent specification. It was built in three versions Mk. 1, Mk. 2 and Mk. 3: the first had flat-belt drive within the column with a backgear-like assembly that gave six speeds. The next model used V-belts and had a twelve speeds (from 50 to 1000 r.p.m.) whilst the final version was considerable modified and built along the lines of the well-established Sizes 2 and 3 Models with a speed-change gearbox built into the column and speeds from 45 to 1215 r.p.m. However, even on the latter type, the operator still had to open a cover, at the back of the machine, to move the a belt across to swap between high and low ranges.
It is likely that very few of the Mk. 2 and Mk. 3 machines were constructed as plain horizontal models, most encountered  being of the more useful Universal type
Power for the three-T-slot, 36" x 9" table was delivered by a telescopic shaft driven from a gearbox on the side of the column. A choice of nine feeds for each spindle speed was available - or arranged as eighteen rates of feed with a choice of six speeds for each feed, rates varying from a rather fast 1 to 16-inches per minute on the early version and from 0.75 to 15-inches per minute on the second.. On the Universal, the table could be swivelled through 45-degrees from each side of its central position (with a maximum clearance between table and arbour of just over 14.5 inches) - and with a longitudinal travel of 20 inches, 7 inches in traverse and 14.75 inches vertically. Most versions appear to have been fitted with a one-shot lubrication system that provided a supply of oil to the table and knee ways.
Manufactured from a nickel-chrome steel forging and machines with a No. 40 International nose, the spindle ran in Timken taper roller bearings and was driven from an enclosed 2.5 h.p. 1450 r.p.m. 3-phase motor by (on the Mk. 2 and Mk. 3) by double V-belts running over twin-diameter pulleys. Using a nickel chrome molybdenum forging, the arbor was hardened and ground and could be supported by a part-way bracket when the job allowed. He overarm was of the dovetail type, well ribbed inside with ground Vees  and the drop bracket contained its own oil supply (with a sight-glass level window) and an adjustable bush for the end bearing on the cutter arbor.
Available with the usual range of extras - vertical and slotting heads, dividing attachments, rotary tables, machine vices and a variety of arbors - the machine could be equipped to tackle a wide range of general-engineering and production jobs..


Mk. 2 Victoria U0 as advertised during 1952

Late-model Mk. 3 Victoria /Elliott Model U0 Universal (Swing table) Miller with gearing inside the main column and much-modified table feed system

Victoria Mk. 3 HO  horizontal milling machine fitted with the maker's improved "step-up-step-forward" vertical head

Mk. 3 HO


Another view of the later vertical head - this one marked for use of the "UO" (swing-table) model though, of course it fitted the ordinary HO as well

Victoria Mk. 1 HO with internal flat-belt drive and "backgear"

Victoria Mk. 1 HO

Mk. 1 Victoria H0 table-feed gearbox


Instruction & Parts Manuals are available for
these and most other Victoria millers


Victoria H0 & U0   Victoria U2, V2 & P2   Victoria U3, V3 & P3   

Victoria Home Page   Victoria U4, V4 & P4   Elliott Omnimills   Elliott 181 

Victoria (Elliott) Miller HO
and UO Universal Millers

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