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  1. K & T Autometric Tooling Adaptation

    My K & T Horizontal Autometric tooling adaptation is now complete. The spindle can use R-8 collets with use of a NMTB 40 Taper adapter, which came with the machine. Using special drive keys and a...
  2. MRP Software Recommendations for a Small Fab Shop

    Our 15-person fab shop, which manufactures EF-5 tornado resistant storm shelters, is looking to replace its home-grown MRP software with a commercially available MRP system. I have experience with...
  3. In August 2019, I filed a patent application for...

    In August 2019, I filed a patent application for an innovative motorcycle accessory. Working with a law firm out of Atlanta, it cost around $8,500. Could have been less if I was capable of...
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    K & T Machine Tool Documentation

    I just received two (2) boxes of K & T Machine Tool documentation from a K & T Special Machine Technician. It is mainly for CNC Machining Centers, including documentation for Allen-Bradley controls,...
  5. Drive Gear Info - 2CH High Speed Universal Head

    I own a K & T 2CH Horizontal Milling Machine and a High-Speed Universal Head with a Quill. I was given a homemade drive gear, but have mounting questions for other 2CH Owners to help answer.

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  6. PM box is now empty. Resend request. Thanks.

    PM box is now empty. Resend request. Thanks.
  7. Spare Parts for USA Heavy Iron Machine Tool (Reposting)

    I know a former K & T conventional knee-type milling machine Assembler/Service Tech that, at age 77, wants to sell his Milwaukee-based 2,500 square foot spare parts inventory for the following...
  8. Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

    Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
  9. Spare Parts for USA Heavy Iron Machine Tools

    I know a former K & T conventional knee-type milling machine Assembler/Service Tech that, at age 77, wants to sell his 2,500 square foot spare parts inventory for the following machines:
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  10. Yes. In Hartselle, Alabama, a local plastic...

    Yes. In Hartselle, Alabama, a local plastic injection molding company went out of business. A local real estate company bought the building, office, and all equipment for $235K. The new owner held...
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    Positool Technologies, Inc., Brunswick, Ohio, can...

    Positool Technologies, Inc., Brunswick, Ohio, can make a complete set of seven (7) No. 20 collets for $2,415. However, their workload is so strong that they cannot start the collets until December...
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    The No. 30 to No. 20 adapter drawing and the No....

    The No. 30 to No. 20 adapter drawing and the No. 30 spindle cap drawings are also posted on VintageMachinery.org | Welcome
    Unfortunately, due to the low volumes, these adapters and collets will be...
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    K & T Model 2D Collets

    I have posted all the drawings for K & T Model 2D Rotary Head Milling Machine collets, both No. 20 and No. 30, on VintageMachinery.org | Welcome.

    Hardinge will make a set of No. 20 collets for...
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    TMS8C8 - If you send me a PM, I will send you the...

    TMS8C8 - If you send me a PM, I will send you the K & T drawings of the spindle collar and collet bushing. Thanks.
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    Homemade Mill Stop

    For those of you who like to make their own tooling, I built the attached Mill Stop using only my K & T Model 2D Rotary Head Milling Machine. This stop is very handy when making multiple parts. You...
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    I purchased one (1) machine from Yoder out of...

    I purchased one (1) machine from Yoder out of Toledo, Ohio. If you are good at negotiating, you can get the machine for 50% off of their asking price. It was not repainted. I had them send photos...
  17. K & T Autometric Model B

    Photos of my K & T Autometric Model B attached, as requested. Tooling includes a full complement of NMTB 40 Taper end mill holders, R-8 collet set, and, as shown on the table, various K & T No. 40...
  18. I have a K & T Autometric Model B with round...

    I have a K & T Autometric Model B with round ways. It is a precision boring machine, with power feed only on the "Z" axis. However, you can do "light" finish milling by manually feeding the "X" and...
  19. Tooling for K & T Vertical Autometric

    I ran one of these Precision Vertical Boring Machines when I was an Apprentice at K & T during the early 1980's. Used it only for drilling/boring holes. No milling. It was a easy to use, robust...
  20. A bunch of K & T Model 2D Rotary Head Milling...

    A bunch of K & T Model 2D Rotary Head Milling Machine information is posted on the Vintage Machinery website. Suggest posting your S/N and photo(s) in the Machine Registry. Collets, No. 20 and No....
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    Send me a PM and I will forward you a test I have...

    Send me a PM and I will forward you a test I have used in the past. Includes math skills, print reading, manual dexterity, critical thinking, etc.
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    The mill was manufactured in August 1942.

    The mill was manufactured in August 1942.
  23. Yes, I am an avid K & T fan. My father worked...

    Yes, I am an avid K & T fan. My father worked there for 43 years, I worked there for 8 years. We both went thru the K & T Apprentice Program.

    K & T built excellent machines, both manual and CNC....
  24. In my opinion, the K & T S-12 Mill is worth...

    In my opinion, the K & T S-12 Mill is worth around $3,000 if it is in good condition and runs well.

    Make sure you get all of the available attachments, i.e.: overarm supports, vertical head,...
  25. Yes, I have checked Vintage Machinery, but no...

    Yes, I have checked Vintage Machinery, but no Autometric Manuals posted on the site. I personally post a lot of K & T information on Vintage Machinery.

    This machine IS an early model. Later...
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