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Ixzed13

Aluminum
Joined
Apr 1, 2013
Location
Ottawa, Canada
Aciera F1

Brand of machine: Aciera
Series of machine: F1
Size of machine: 100x75x150mm xyz
Style of machine: universal vertical and horizontal capable
Year of machine: Supplied March 5, 1968 to Swiss Instruments Ltd, Cooksville, Ontario
Originally sold to: Northern Electric, R&D Lab, Ottawa, Ontario
Serial number of machine: No. 32443
Measuring standard: mm
Divisions: 0.01mm
Taper: Schaublin W12 => 15° cone 12 mm shank with 11.75x1.25 mm Buttress (45°/5°) thread
Input voltage: 3ph 220-440 V
Cabinet style: Base is also cabinet for accessories
Color of machine: Grey
Condition of machine: Excellent
Major acc's: plain and universal tables, swivel support, swivel vice, "Simple" dividing attachment swivel body but missing quill. Originally supplied also with universal divider and rotary table but missing. Several collets and arbours. Levers for xyz.
Primary use: Watchmaking
City, Country: Ottawa, Canada
 

Greg Quenneville

Hot Rolled
Joined
May 26, 2005
Location
Gold Coast,Queensland Australia
Aciera F3
1980 late version Aciera F3
300 x 300 x135
Universal; horizontal and vertical
Originally sold to Philips. I am the second owner.
metric
0.01mm
taper: Schaublin W20
power 415v three phase
cabinet style: closed cabinet containing motor only
electrical cabinet at rear of machine, Aciera accessory cabinet
colour Resada Green with silver hammer tone accessories.
condition: excellent, toolroom spare (!)
Major accy's: universal table, Aciera standard vise, Aciera swivelling/tilting vise, vertical head, vertical head riser, high speed head, horizontal arbor support, rotary table, universal dividing head, drive centres, drawbars for horizontal and diving head, tailstock, three jaw Swiss chuck with extra jaws, multiple W20 arbors with tooling, complete W20 collet set, W20 boring head, AMF clamping set. Heidenhain DRO. Coolant. Waldmann lamp.
 

bsg

Titanium
Joined
Jan 17, 2003
Location
Imlay City, Michigan
Aciera F3
1980 late version Aciera F3
300 x 300 x135
Universal; horizontal and vertical
Originally sold to Philips. I am the second owner.
metric
0.01mm
taper: Schaublin W20
power 415v three phase
cabinet style: closed cabinet containing motor only
electrical cabinet at rear of machine, Aciera accessory cabinet
colour Resada Green with silver hammer tone accessories.
condition: excellent, toolroom spare (!)
Major accy's: universal table, Aciera standard vise, Aciera swivelling/tilting vise, vertical head, vertical head riser, high speed head, horizontal arbor support, rotary table, universal dividing head, drive centres, drawbars for horizontal and diving head, tailstock, three jaw Swiss chuck with extra jaws, multiple W20 arbors with tooling, complete W20 collet set, W20 boring head, AMF clamping set. Heidenhain DRO. Coolant. Waldmann lamp.

Greg,

Sounds like a great find with all the accessories you have.
Please post alot of pic's so we have something to drool over!

Kevin
 

Pete F

Titanium
Joined
Jul 30, 2008
Location
Sydney, Australia
Aciera F3
1980 late version Aciera F3
300 x 300 x135
Universal; horizontal and vertical
Originally sold to Philips. I am the second owner.
metric
0.01mm
taper: Schaublin W20
power 415v three phase
cabinet style: closed cabinet containing motor only
electrical cabinet at rear of machine, Aciera accessory cabinet
colour Resada Green with silver hammer tone accessories.
condition: excellent, toolroom spare (!)
Major accy's: universal table, Aciera standard vise, Aciera swivelling/tilting vise, vertical head, vertical head riser, high speed head, horizontal arbor support, rotary table, universal dividing head, drive centres, drawbars for horizontal and diving head, tailstock, three jaw Swiss chuck with extra jaws, multiple W20 arbors with tooling, complete W20 collet set, W20 boring head, AMF clamping set. Heidenhain DRO. Coolant. Waldmann lamp.

Snap!

I have its mate
 

Greg Quenneville

Hot Rolled
Joined
May 26, 2005
Location
Gold Coast,Queensland Australia
Yes it has, but there have been delays in the shipping. I expect to be uncrating in late May now. I am not normally one for a tool gloat, but these machines are quite something. When I was packing the tooling I noticed two pleasant surprises: every head has original factory scraping marks full length and width on the ways. And most of the arbors are still in their thirty year old wax. It was like opening a time capsule.

I wish I had a beater mill to make my first mistakes on.
 

rad45

Plastic
Joined
Apr 21, 2013
Location
Ferlach Austria
Hi People,

Mine is a Perrin Bros (Swiss Built) and very similar to a Deckel. They were also marketed as a Christen. It is about 30 years old but as a Toolroom machine, has done very little work. The original scraping marks are still visible on all the slideways.
You can view it at Default Parallels Plesk Panel Page. org/perrin-mill.html The thumbnails down the left side will take you to larger jpgs.
Voltage; switchable from 250 through to 450 V x 3Ph, Frequency; switchable from 50 to 60 Hz, Taper NT 40.
Accessories include:-
Horizontal table.
Vertical table.
3D table (tilts in all three planes).
Horizontal milling arbors (3).
Vertical milling head.
Horizontal milling with arbor (great for facing the side of a job!).
Enough NT 40 based tooling and adaptors to be able to start a shop.
Original manual with hand written details of maintenance done by first owner.
Original circuit diagrams.
Have all the DRO's to install when I go home for the winter.

Kind Regards,
Russell Dunn
Ferlach, Austria.
(But working in PR China)
 

bsg

Titanium
Joined
Jan 17, 2003
Location
Imlay City, Michigan
Hi People,

Mine is a Perrin Bros (Swiss Built) and very similar to a Deckel. They were also marketed as a Christen. It is about 30 years old but as a Toolroom machine, has done very little work. The original scraping marks are still visible on all the slideways.
You can view it at Default Parallels Plesk Panel Page. org/perrin-mill.html The thumbnails down the left side will take you to larger jpgs.
Voltage; switchable from 250 through to 450 V x 3Ph, Frequency; switchable from 50 to 60 Hz, Taper NT 40.
Accessories include:-
Horizontal table.
Vertical table.
3D table (tilts in all three planes).
Horizontal milling arbors (3).
Vertical milling head.
Horizontal milling with arbor (great for facing the side of a job!).
Enough NT 40 based tooling and adaptors to be able to start a shop.
Original manual with hand written details of maintenance done by first owner.
Original circuit diagrams.
Have all the DRO's to install when I go home for the winter.

Kind Regards,
Russell Dunn
Ferlach, Austria.
(But working in PR China)

Your link to your page doesn't work!

Kevin
 

vmkelley

Aluminum
Joined
Jul 15, 2013
Location
hastings, mi. 49058-8270
Deckel
fp42nc
7,783#or 3 1/2 metric tons
nc
1984
nr2387-1036
Imperial
Cat40
208 to 380 step up
both green cab&machine
Bad head bearings just replaced
Home use to restores Dead fire trucks
Hastings,Mi , US ,49058-8470
It will take a longtime to get it going ,will have to buy tooling also
 

beech

Aluminum
Joined
Jul 13, 2006
Location
Mount Vernon, Washington
Hi, I have a Abene VHF 3:
Brand of machine Abene
Series of machine: VHF3
Style of machine: manual, vertical/horizontal
Year of machine: late 60's
Serial number of machine: 3663
Measuring standard: INCH
Taper: NMTB40
Input voltage: 220, 440 Set up for 240 3P
Color of machine: original light gray/green
Condition of machine: Good
Major acc's: original horizontal arbor equipment on machine,
Primary use: home shop, my Hendey needed a friend
City, Country: Mount Vernon, WA.
Comments: I use this equipment to make BMW motorcycle maintenance tools, black powder cannons and repair other equipment by word of mouth. Machine has a Polaroid inventory tag on it. Had several long use issues that are just about cleared up. Table traverses less than .001"all the way, good oil system speaks well. Buying parts from Sweden works, good people
 

ballen

Titanium
Joined
Sep 25, 2011
Location
Garbsen, Germany
Brand of machine: Deckel
Series of machine: FP2
Size of machine: 2
Style of machine: dials with 0.025 mm graduations
Year of machine: 1965
Serial number of machine: 4224
Measuring standard: metric
Taper: SK40 + S20 x 2 buttress thread on horizontal and vertical heads
Input voltage: 400 Volt 3-phase
Color of machine: peeling green on top of factory grey
Condition of machine: not yet sure, fair-to-good
Major acc's: rotary table, dividing head and overarm, horizontal arm and bearing, high-speed vertical head, long-range vertical head, die-making attachments, tons of collets, tooling, horizontal spindle, non-functional DRO
Primary use: hobby
City, Country: Garbsen, Germany
Comments: the machine came with a number of spare parts, still trying to figure out what is what
 

Botje

Aluminum
Joined
Mar 26, 2012
Location
The Netherlands
Brand of machine: TOS Kurim zavod Olomouc
Series of machine: FA3V (or FA3AV)
Style of machine: Manual production vertical knee mill, with quill and swiveling head. Feed in all directions via separate motor+rapid traverse.
Year of machine: 1963
Serial number of machine: 27030
Measuring standard: Metric dials, metric lead screws.
Taper: SK40 DIN2080
Input voltage: 400 Volt 3-phase, 3x20A. 5,5 hp spindle, 1,5 hp feed.
Color of machine: Peeling gray on top of factory green. new color: gray.
Condition of machine: Fair-to-good, paint bad, wiring gone, guides ok, bearings ok, Z spindle worn.
Major acc's: None
Primary use: Hobby
City, Country: The Neterlands, South!
Comments: Machine sat unused for many years, rebuild started june 2012, still ongoing. Retrofit of VFD and at a later date DRO in progress.

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louisnat58

Plastic
Joined
Feb 25, 2015
Brand of machine Deckel
Series of machine: FP
Size of machine: 1
Style of machine: lever
Year of machine: 1953
Serial number of machine: 290044
Measuring standard: imperial
Taper: MT4
Control model for NC's: N/A
Input voltage: 415, 3 Phase
Cabinet style: no cabinet
Color of machine: repaint - Cream - Yuk!
Condition of machine: Very Good
Major acc's: Swivel Table, Slotting Head - (needs rework), Horizontal Arm, Vertical Head & Indexing Head.
Primary use: hobbiest
City, Country: Sunny Melbourne, Australia
Comments: Wish I had more time to use it. :-(
 

PeterAU

Plastic
Joined
Feb 28, 2015
Location
melbourne Australia
Deckel FP1
MT4 taper
serial no#16020
Voltage 415v 3 phase
color , Deckel Green
condition is good
acc's : slotting head , overam ,
city , Melbourne Australia
 

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dave111

Plastic
Joined
Nov 30, 2007
Location
Waterloo, ON, Canada
Brand of machine: Deckel
Series of machine: FP
Size of machine: 3
Style of machine: two dial
Year of machine: ?
Serial number of machine: 0552 on machine door, 2028-0188 on y axis ram
Measuring standard: imperial
Taper: 40
Input voltage: 220
Color of machine: repaint
Condition of machine: good
Major acc's: Universal table, Anilam mini wizard DRO, double swivel vertical head
Primary use: hobbiest
City, Country: Waterloo, ON, Canada
Comments: any help with the serial number would be appreciated...trying to figure out what year it is.

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cdthomas

Plastic
Joined
May 3, 2015
Location
Melbourne
Brand of machine and model: Aciera F3

Year of machine: Not known, but probably early

Serial number of machine: 1451
Measuring standard: Imperial (1/8" X and Y leadscrews, Z is 0.078" per turn)
Taper: W20
Input voltage: 240 (running from VFDs)
Color of machine: grey (repainted several times)
Condition of machine: fair (and improving)
Major acc's: Universal table, quadrant table, long auxiliary table,
simple dividing head fitted with Swiss 3-jaw chuck (collet draw-bar missing),
tailstock fort he dividing head,
standard vertical head, horizontal overarm and mandrel,
high speed head, slotting head, a few W20 collets, shop made ER25 collett chuck on W20
shank.

Primary use: Hobbiest
City, Country: Melbourne, Australia

Comments: This looks to be a very early machine as the earliest manual I have found
on-line is for #14633 delivered in January 1956. The vertical spindle has plain bronze
bearings rather than taper rollers, the y-axis handle is a single lever, not a hand
wheel and the z-axis drive is all above the chip tray. The z-axis dial is labelled '1
turn = .078 ' and '1 div = .002' but the main number labels are engraved as '0.5'
'1.0', '1.5' which makes it look like a rather roughly converted 2mm dial. At first I
thought it must actually be a 2mm leadscrew but the movement per turn is very close to
0.078" not 0.07874... The slotting head does not have the overload safety device
present by 1956.

Does anyone know the actual date of manufacture? Are there any very early manuals
anywhere?
 

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Markusfu

Stainless
Joined
Sep 15, 2002
Location
ohio-USA
cdthomas-

nice looking machine. I've never seen one this old.... Interesting how the z axis hand wheel is above the chip tray........


Markus
 








 
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