Chronos has a good range of specialised equipment for the workshop engaged in smaller work. New items and some special offers, too.

New Miniature Bending Brake

Max. working width 76 mm

Adjustable depth guide permits duplication of bend placement

Will bend up to 0.5mm half hard brass

£42.96 Inc VAT

Proxxon MF 70 Milling Machine 371104 Offer price £265.00 inc VAT

This is a little machine for modelling work in a variety of materials. The extruded aluminium compound table has low backlash leadscrews and adjustable gib plates for smooth, accurate movement. Supplied complete with a set of six collets of 1.0mm, 1.5mm, 2.0mm, 2.4mm, 3.0mm, 3.2mm diameter and a work clamping kit. An optional set of solid carbide cutters is available, sizes 1.0mm, 2.0mm and 3.0mm.

Proxxon PM 40 Precision Steel Vice 474981 (Ref: 24260X)

List price £47.95 -Offer price £39.95 inc VAT

Precision steel vice PM 40. Milled from steel for precision. Completely angular. Jaw width 46mm, clamping capacity 34mm. Total length 70mm. Especially suited for working with the MICRO miller MF 70 or the MICRO compound table KT 70. Sliding blocks and fixing screws included. Comes in a wooden box.

Proxxon Dividing Head for MF70 & TBM220 474592  - Offer price £84.95 inc VAT

* Used to drill off-set holes and to mill off-set slots, rectangles, hex shapes, etc.
* Scale on the housing enables high accuracy divisions
* Chuck with reversible jaws
* Clamps 1.5 - 32mm internal & 12 - 65mm external
* 11 mm bore allows the passage of longer work pieces when used in the horizontal position
* Fixing holes for horizontal & vertical assembly
* Suitable sliding blocks & fixation screws for assembly to MICRO Miller MF 70 & Compound Table KT 70
* Supplied in wooden box with sliding lid

Proxxon 3 Piece Tungsten Milling Cutter Set (Ref: 27116X)

List price £21.95 - Offer price £17.95 inc VAT

These double flute cutters are made of solid tungsten, clockwise cutting. The fishtail profile ensures cutting to the centre, allowing boring too. Usable on cast iron, hardened cast iron, steel, cast steel, brass, aluminium, and even glass, plastics and carbon fibre. One each of shaft dia. 1.0 - 2.0 and 3.0 mm. Supplied in a wooden box with sliding lid.

Proxxon TBM 220 Bench Drill 702060 (Ref: 28128X)

List price £189.95 - Offer price £158.00 inc VAT

Machined worktop of ribbed die cast aluminium (220 x 120mm). Adjustable fence with scale. Solid, hard-chromed steel column, 280 high x 20mm diameter. Super stable die-cast head with VDE approved 240V, 85W motor. Power transmission by aluminium pulleys and flat belt. Three spindle speeds of 1,800, 4,700 and 8,500 rpm. Chrome feed lever with adjustable depth scale. The spindle is supported by 3 high quality sealed bearings. Recessed spindle for insertion of MICROMOT steel collets but also threaded for drill chucks 3/8" thread. 30mm feed. Quill diameter 32mm, with return spring. Throat depth, column to drill spindle, 140mm. Quick coarse height adjustment of headstock with clamp levers. Maximum height 140mm. Supplied with six triple slit precision collets (1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.4, 3.0, 3.2mm).

Vice not included

Specification for Proxxon TBM 220 Bench Drill:

Chuck Travel: 30mm

Collets Supplied: 1.0, 1.5, 2.0, 2.4, 3.0 & 3.2mm

Diameter of Column: 20mm

Model: TBM 220

Nett Weight: 3.3kg

Power: 85W

Speed: 1,800, 4,700 & 8,500rpm

Proxxon Drill Chuck for TBM Bench Drill 702061 (Ref: 28122X)

List price £12.25 - Offer price £9.95 INC VAT

For drill shank sizes 0.5 to 6.0mm. Max. speed 10,000rpm. Industrial quality with extra high speed accuracy. With 3/8" thread for MICROMOT bench drill TBM 220.

Proxxon MS 4 Machine Vice 486352 - SPECIAL OFFER  (Ref: 28132X)

List price £15.95 - Offer price £13.20 INC VAT

The MS 4 Machine Vice is made of die-cast zinc with three machined sides and horizontal & vertical V-slots in the jaws. Jaw width 50mm and height 10mm. Maximum clamping width 34mm.

Proxxon KT 70 MICRO Compound Table 702050 (Ref: 27100X)

List price £89.95 - Offer price £72.00 INC VAT

Made of solid aluminium with surface treatment and fitted with adjustable dovetail gibs and three T-slots of the MICROMOT standard (12 x 6 x 5mm). Adjustable ruler eases workpiece positioning. Both handwheels have zero-resettable dials with graduations indicating 1 revolution = 1.0mm and 1 division = 0.05mm. X travel 134mm and Y travel 46mm having a maximum height of 43mm and table size of 200 x 70mm. Supplied with two step clamps and the clamps and securing bolts for the TBM bench drill.

Proxxon FD 150/E Lathe 24150 - Offer price  (Ref: 502015XX)

List price £519.96 - Offer price £434.11 INC VAT

Key Features:

Accurate bed made from cast aluminium

Spindle made from diecast aluminium

Speed range of 500-5000rpm

Headstock suitable to take ER11 collets

Tailstock has a MK0/short bore

Quick change tool post for 6mm tooling

The Proxxon FD150/E is a compact metal working lathe for facing and longitudinal turning, boring, taper turning, parting and drilling. The high maximum speed (5000rpm) allows very small diameters to be machined. The lathe has an accurate bed made from cast aluminium and the spindle from diecast aluminium. It is run using a powerful, quiet running DC motor which has a two stage belt drive used in conjunction with an electronic speed control to achieve the full speed range (500-5000rpm). The main spindle runs with precision bearings and has a continuous bore of 8.5mm. A three jaw self-centring chuck is supplied with an inside jaw range of 1.5-32mm and 12-65mm outside. The tailstock comes with a live centre and has an MK0/short bore. There is a quick change tool post with the machine accepting 6mm tooling.

Specification for Proxxon FD 150/E Lathe:

Cross Slide Travel (X) 40mm, (Z) 60mm

Distance Between Centres 150mm

Height Over Cross Slide 33mm

Model FD 150/E

Nett Weight 4.5kg

Overall L x W x H 360 x 150 x 150mm

Speed Range 500 - 5000rpm

Spindle Bore 8.5mm

Spindle Speed MK0/short bore

Proxxon PD 250/E Precision Lathe (Ref: 507249XX)

List price £999.95 - Offer price £835.96 INC VAT

Key Features:

Distance between centres: 250mm

Swing: 70mm

Height over cross slide: 46mm

6 Speeds: 100-3000rpm

Motor power: 150W

Chuck diameter: 70mm

Weight: 12kg

The Proxxon PD250/E metalworking lathe succeeds the popular PD230/E. It has a distance between centres of 250mm, a swing of 70mm and an impressive 46mm over the slide. It has an automatic feed, thread cutting facilities, headstock chuck, live centre and top slide for taper turning. Equipped with with an electronic speed control with a spindle range of 100-3000rpm, depending on belt ratio. The lathe chuck has a 3-jaw chuck made to DIN 8386 Class 1 (concentricity tolerance 0.04mm). Capacity through reversing jaws is from 2-90mm. Included is a lathe chuck guard with safety shutdown. The lathe has a mounting plate for the PF230 mill/drill head to be fixed to it and a range of accessories is available.

Specification for Proxxon PD 250/E Precision Lathe:

Distance Between Centres 250mm

Height Over Cross Slide 46mm

Model PD 250/E

Nett Weight 12kg

Power 150W

Speed Range 100 - 3000rpm

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