5000/5100 Standard Mill


Standard Vertical  Milling Machine (10″ base).

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Product Description

The 5000-series mills are Sherline’s most economical mills and would be a good starting point for any miniature machine shop. They feature a solid 10″ (254mm) aluminum base, precision machined dovetailed slides with adjustable gibs, permanently lubricated spindle bearings, adjustable preload anti-backlash feed screws on the X- and Y-axes, two 1-5/8″ (41mm) laser engraved aluminum handwheels, one 2-1/2″ (63mm) laser engraved handwheel with thrust bearings, and many other features found only on the best commercial machines.

Standard equipment for the model 5000 (5100 metric) mill includes:

  • A powerful 90V DC motor with electronic speed controller
  • 10″ base
  • Standard 1-5/8″ (41mm) handwheels on the X- and Y-axes, and one 2-1/2″ (63mm) with thrust bearings on the Z-axis. Each handwheel has laser engraved aluminum handwheel collars
  • 2.75″ (70 mm) x 13.0″ (330 mm) table with two T-slots
  • Pulleys, drive belt, three hexagonal keys, spindle bars, gib removal tool, eight-foot three-wire power cord, and instruction manual
  • Available with red handwheels upon request

New Mill Features

  • Oil reservoirs on the X/Y axes and the Z axis to help keep critical parts lubricated. These were initially developed for CNC machines that run constantly for hours on end but can benefit manual machines as well
  • Brass leadscrew cover that keeps chips off the rear of the Y-axis leadscrew

Other Purchasing Options:

5000A/5100A Mill Package A
5000-DRO/5100-DRO Mill DRO Factory Pre-installed
5000-CNC/5100-CNC CNC-Ready Mill

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Download PDF Assembly and Instruction Guide

Instructions PDF Download

Max clearance
(table to spindle)
8.00″ (203 mm)
(no spacer)
(w/ headstock spacer)
Travel, “X” Axis 8.65″ (220 mm)
Travel, “Y” Axis 3.00″ (76 mm)
Travel, “Z” Axis 6.25″ (159 mm)
Hole through spindle .405″ (10 mm)
Spindle nose thread 3/4″-16 T.P.I.
Spindle nose taper #1 Morse
Handwheel graduations .001″ (.01 mm)
Electronically controlled spindle speed range 70 to 2800 RPM
Width Overall* 14.75″ (375 mm)

Depth Overall* 11.75″ (298 mm)
Height Overall (Max.)* 20.75″ (527 mm)
Table size 2.75″ x 13.00″ (70 x 330 mm)
Hold-down provision 2 T-Slots
Shipping Weight 30 lb. (13.6 kg)td>
Movements in addition
to X-, Y- and Z-axes
Headstock rotation (90° left/right)
Column rotation (90° left/right)
Column pivot (90° forward/back)
Column swing (90° left/right)
Column travel (in/out) 5.5″ (140 mm)
Motor 90 volt DC with electronic speed control that accepts any incoming current from 100VAC to 240 VAC, 50 Hz or 60 Hz.

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Spindle Speed Range 70-2800 RPM continuously variable by electronic speed control

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