Just recently we have spotted a number of useful items made available for model engineering workshops.

First is a handy pack of five HSS centre drills from Chronos. Choose from BS1 (easy to break) BS2 (used most of the time) and BS3 or 4. Made by Soba.

From £5.82 a pack

Chronos also have sets of five HSS toolbits, also made by Soba. Available in 1/8, 1/4, 5/16, 3/8 and 1/2 inch square sections, various lengths.

From £6.00 a pack.

Warco has introduced a small body 2MT drive centre.

Body diameter 32mm

Length 37mm

Double bearing housing

Hardened centre

Run out within 0.002"

Price £28.00

The same company has introduced a vertical milling slide for Myford 7 and Super 7 lathes.

Featuring horizontal and vertical swivel travel

Fully graduated in metric

Table size: 100 x 125mm

Slide travel: 80mm

£114 Price includes mainland UK delivery and VAT at 20%.

Additonal special Offers from Warco for January 2013

Following on from the opening Model Engineering Show of the year at Alexandra Palace, Warco is to extend some of the special offers that are usually reserved to show attendees only.

“Due to the particularly difficult weather conditions, we understand that a number of you were unable to attend the event.  So if you were thinking of buying a machine from us at the show but couldn't make it, you're welcome to give us a call on 01428 682929 to discuss a possible deal we could put together for you.”

This special offer period will run until Sunday 27th January 2013.