A milling machine is a production machine. A milling machine is used for making gear. I have explained Milling Machine in very detail do check out if you want.
I have listed more than 10 points on the differences between the Horizontal and Vertical Milling machines below.
You can score maximum marks in an exam or interview if you study carefully.
So let’s start:
Difference between Horizontal Milling Machine and Vertical Milling Machine:
The main differences between the Horizontal Milling machine and Vertical milling machine are the cutter is mounted on an arbor in the Horizontal milling machine and the cutter is mounted directly on the spindle in the vertical milling machine.
Let us study in-depth.
|Sl. No||Horizontal Milling Machine||Vertical Milling Machine|
|1.||A Cutter is mounted on the arbor.||Here instead of an arbor, the cutter is mounted directly on the spindle.|
|2.||In the Horizontal Milling machine, a cutter is fixed not move up and down.||But here the cutter moves up and down.|
|3.||The spindle is horizontal and parallel to the work table.||The spindle is vertical and it is perpendicular to the worktable.|
|4.||The spindle can not be tilted in this machine so angular cutting operation not possible.||Here spindle can be tilted so angular cutting operation is possible.|
|5.||The operation like|
Plain, Gear, Straddle, Gang Milling operation are performed.
| The operation like|
T slot, angular, Flat, Slot Milling operation are performed.
|6.||The price of the machine is high.||The price of this machine is low.|
|7.||Chances of getting a poor surface finish are not possible.||we can get a poor surface finish here.|
|8.||Heavier in weight.||less heavy in weight compared to the horizontal machines.|
|9.||The working capacity is high.||The working capacity of this machine is low.|
|10.||Tool life is longer.||Tool life is no longer.|
|11.||Machines require a larger area.||Machines require a Smaller area.|
This is a picture of Horizontal and Vertical Milling Machine.
This is 11 points on differences or comparisons between them. Let me know if you understood or not with the use of the comment box. And also if you want such more topics please comment down below.
I have attached PDF here you can easily download.
Thank you for your valuable time for reading. Do check our other great post.