Nichols "Big Twin" Mill


Big Twin

Stock #



City Not Specified, Iowa
United States


Working Surface of Table 10" x 42"
Overall Size of Table 16" x 48"
Spindle Nose Separation (Minimum) 4 inches
Spindle Nose Separation (Maximum) 24 inches
Height of Spindle Center Above Table (Minimum) 4.5 inches
Height of Spindle Center Above Table (Maximum) 16.5 inches
Maximum Longitudinal Offset of Heads 12 inches
Maximum Cutting Stroke 36 inches
Taper in Spindle No.50 NST
Spindle Hole Diameter 1 inches
Spindle Speed Range (30) 5 - 2360 RPM
Table Feed, Infinitely Variable 5 - 200 IPM
Table Rapid Traverse 200 IPM
Saddle Traverse (Maximum) 10 inches
Saddle Traverse Rate 0.23 - 1.5 IPM
Saddle Rapid Traverse 20 IPM
Vertical Travel of Knee (Motorized) 12 inches
Knee Travel Rate 9 IPM
Approximate Weight 11000 pounds

Equipped With

Motor Driven with (2) 10 HP, 1200 RPM, 3 Phase, 60 Cycle AC Spindle Drive Motors and Controls. 1.3 HP DC Table Feed. 1½ HP Knee Elevating Motors. 1 HP Saddle Feed Servo Drive Motors. Pendant Controls.
Automatic Cycling with Saddle Feed and Retraction. Ball Screw Variable Feed Table Drive. Ball Screw Servo Drive for Saddle Traverse. Motorized Head Raise and Lower. Forward and Reversing of Spindles. Table Jog. Micrometer Graduated Handwheels. Automatic Lubrication System. Bijur Spraymist Coolant System. Spindle Extensions. 

This machine is being offered As Taken From Service. It appears to be in very good condition and can be inspected under power.