A CNC-ready machine as shown above includes NEMA 23 stepper motor mounts ready for your own application of CNC. The same machines are available in full CNC configuration that includes stepper motors, computer, software, drivers, cables, keyboard and mouse. You supply only a monitor and you are up and running in benchtop CNC. (Click on image for a larger view)

Several Models of Lathes and Mills are Available

Sherline Products offers a 3.5" lathe in two bed lengths as well as two versions of a small 3-axis mill, a deluxe 8-direction mill, and our latest model that has an 18" base and table with seven directions of movement. Each of these machines can be ordered with stepper motor mounts in place of the standard handwheels. When dual shaft stepper motors are used, Sherline's standard handwheels are used on the second motor shaft to drive the stepper motor manually if desired. Handwheels are included for each axis. Sherline also offers the machine complete with a computer with installed Linux CNC operating system and EMC2 g-code control program. This is a "plug and play" setup complete with everything you need to put a full 4-axis CNC machine on your benchtop. Accessory packages are available that include chucks and necessary tooling.

Complete Computer AND Software Systems Available

See www.sherline.com for details on Sherline's complete CNC mill, lathe, or CNC shop package systems. The packages include CNC-ready machines as described below, including stepper motors and computer, and software and drivers to run them. These are perfect for many small CNC operations for the home shop or small manufacturing jobs. They utilize the highly stable, Linux CNC operating system and EMC (Enhanced Machine Controller software developed by the National Institute of Science and Technology (NIST), which runs industry standard G- and M-codes. Linux operates in real time, so no buffering is required to make up for multi-tasking pauses that occur in Windows systems. This is a great way to get into CNC or to run small jobs on an inexpensive machine to free up bigger machines for more demanding tasks.

The stepper motor mounts supplied with these lathes and mills are the same mounts used on the industrial slides. They feature a dampened coupling and are sized to take a stepper motor with a 23 frame size..

Single-Axis Controllers Available

Sherline also offers single-axis controllers to drive the stepper motor on any individual axis of the lathe or mill. No separate computer or drivers are needed. If you want fully programmable control over each axis from it's own individual controller, see our CNC Slides Page.


CNC-Ready Machines

CNC-Ready Lathes

3.5 x 17" Model 4400A-CNC shown.

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3.5" Lathes are available in two lengths: 8" or 17" between centers

  • Stepper motor mounts provided on leadscrew and crosslide feeds
  • Tailstock spindle driven by handwheel, travel: 1.5" (38 mm)
  • Hi-Torque 90 VDC motor with electronic speed control
  • Spindle speed range: 70-2800 RPM, continuously variable
  • Operating current: 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz (no transformer required, built-in circuit automatically adjusts to incoming current)
  • Spindle nose: 3/4-16 external thread with #1 Morse internal taper
  • Hole through spindle: .405" (10 mm)
  • Swing over bed: 3.50" (90 mm)
  • Swing over carriage: 1.88" (48 mm)
  • Table size: 2.75" x 6" (70 mm x 152 mm)
  • Table travel: 4.25" (108 mm)
  • Hold-down provision: 2 T-slots
  • Lathes include faceplate, drive dog, toolpost, 1/4" HSS cutting tool, hex adjustment keys, spindle bars and two dead centers
  • "A" packages available to include 3-jaw and drill chucks

CNC-ready models, inch/metric:

  • 4000-CNC/4100-CNC (3.5" x 8" lathe)
  • 4000A-CNC/4100A-CNC (3.5 x 8" lathe with 2.5" 3-jaw and 1/4" drill chucks)
  • 4400-CNC/4410-CNC (3.5 x 17" lathe)
  • 4400A-CNC/4410A-CNC (3.5" x 17" lathe with 3.1" 3-jaw and 3/8" drill chucks)

Other machine/accessory packages also available as "B" and "C" packages to make ordering easier and to save money. Call for details.



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CNC-Ready Mills

Model 5400-CNC shown.

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Milling machines available with 10", 12", 14", or 18" base

  • Stepper motor mounts provided on X-, Y- and Z-axes
  • 1/3+ HP DC motor with electronic speed control
  • Spindle speed range: 70-2800 RPM, continuously variable
  • Spindle nose: 3/4-16 external thread with #1 Morse internal taper
  • Hole through spindle: .405" (10 mm)
  • P/N 6530 (6531)-Spindle: 3/4-16 external thread, #1 Morse internal taper, .405" hole through spindle
  • Table and saddle have dovetailed ways with tapered gibs

CNC-ready models, inch/metric:

  • P/N 5000-CNC/5100-CNC (10" base)
  • P/N 5400-CNC/5410-CNC (12" base, 1/4" drill chuck, headstock spacer block, laser-engraved scales)
  • P/N 2000-CNC/2010-CNC (14" base, 8-direction column, 1/4" drill chuck, laser-engraved scales, column riser block)
  • P/N 5800-CNC/5810-CNC (18" base, 7-direction column, 1/4" drill chuck, 18" extended mill table, 7" x 13" tooling plate, 5" extended column bed, extra-rigid column base)

Full shop packages with lathe, mill and accessories are also available with CNC ready or full CNC machines.



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Complete CNC Systems with Computer and Software

Complete CNC Lathe Systems

Model 8400 shown.

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P/N 8400 (Metric P/N 8410) CNC 3.5" x 8" lathe

  • Stepper motor mounts provided on leadscrew and crosslide feeds
  • Tailstock spindle driven by handwheel, travel: 1.5" (38 mm)
  • Hi-Torque 90 VDC motor with electronic speed control
  • Spindle speed range: 70-2800 RPM, continuously variable
  • Operating current: 100 VAC to 240 VAC, 50 or 60 Hz (no transformer required, built-in circuit automatically adjusts to incoming current)
  • Spindle nose: 3/4-16 external thread with #1 Morse internal taper
  • Hole through spindle: .405" (10 mm)
  • Swing over bed: 3.50" (90 mm)
  • Swing over carriage: 1.88" (48 mm)
  • Table size: 2.75" x 6" (70 mm x 152 mm)
  • Table travel: 4.25" (108 mm)
  • Hold-down provision: 2 T-slots
  • Lathes include faceplate, drive dog, toolpost, 1/4" HSS cutting tool, hex adjustment keys, spindle bars and two dead centers
  • Locking lever on Z-axis leadscrewl

Computer:

  • 4-axis driver box built into computer case
  • Includes cables, keyboard and mouse (you supply a monitor)
  • 4 GB flash drive included for transferring g-code files
  • Linux (Ubuntu) OS and EMC2 G-code control program pre-installed on hard drive
  • DVD drive


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Model 8440 shown.

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P/N 8440 (Metric P/N 8441) CNC 3.5" x 17" lathe

The same specifications as above, but with 9 more inches of distance between centers for holding longer parts.



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Complete CNC Mill Systems

Model 8540 shown.

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P/N 8540 (Metric P/N 8541) 12" CNC mill

  • Series-5400 (metric 5410) mill
  • New Sherline computer comes with preinstalled Linux OS and EMC2 4-axis g-code software to control X, Y, Z and A (rotary) axes stepper motors (4th "A" axis rotary table purchased separately)
  • Includes keyboard, mouse, built-in driver box and power supply with separate on/off switch, USB flash drive, drill chuck and headstock spacer block plus hex adjustment keys and spindle bar
  • 110 or 220 Volt operation
  • Uses industry standard G- and M-codes
  • EMC control program includes tool path compensation, backplot program
  • 1/4" Jacobs or Rohm drill chuck, headstock spacer block, hex keys and spindle bar
  • 3 dual-shaft NEMA 23 frame size, 2 amp, 136 oz-in stepper motors on X, Y and Z axes
  • One year parts and labor warranty for non-production use
  • 90-day warranty on CNC and computer-related components
  • "A" package available includes useful selection of tooling, vise, clamps, tools, etc. P/N 8540A/8541A

Computer:

  • 4-axis driver box built into computer case
  • Includes cables, keyboard and mouse (you supply a monitor)
  • 4 GB flash drive included for transferring g-code files
  • Linux (Ubuntu) OS and EMC2 G-code control program pre-installed on hard drive
  • DVD drive


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Model 8020 shown.

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P/N 8020 (Metric P/N 8021) 14", 8-direction CNC mill

Same computer-controlled X-, Y- and Z-axis movement as above but with the addition of a multi-axis ram that allows positioning of the headstock in the following directions:

  • Series-2000 (metric 2010) mill
  • 90° rotation side to side
  • Swing toward and away from the operator
  • Ram movement in and out
  • Ram swing to left and right

The base is 14" long rather than 12" as on the 8540 above allowing for greater throat distance. (No headstock spacer block is included because ram movement in and out eliminates the need for one.)



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Model 8580 shown.

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P/N 8580 (Metric P/N 8581) 18", 7-direction CNC mill

Same computer-controlled X-, Y- and Z-axis movement as above but with the addition of a multi-axis ram that allows positioning of the headstock in the following standard equipment:

  • Series-5800 (metric 5810) mill
  • A powerful 90V DC motor with electronic speed controller
  • 18" mill base with Y-axis leadscrew protection
  • 2.75" (70 mm) x 18.0″ (457 mm) extended mill table with two T-slots
  • 7" x 13" tooling plate
  • 15" (63mm) extended column bed
  • Extra-rigid column base
  • 2-1/2" (63mm) adjustable “zero” handwheel on the Z-axis and 2" (51mm) adjustable “zero” handwheels on the X- and Y-axes mounted on the stepper motors
  • 3072 ¼" Jacobs drill chuck w/ key, #1 Morse arbor with drawbolt
  • Oil reservoirs on the X-, Y- and Z-axes
  • Pulleys, drive belt, three hexagonal keys, spindle bars, gib removal tool, eight-foot three-wire power cord, and instruction manual


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CNC Accessories

CNC-Ready 4" Rotary Table

P/N 3700-CNC

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  • Price: $336.00
  • P/N 3700-CNC
  • Table diameter: 4.0" (102 mm)
  • Table height: 2.0" (51 mm)
  • Stepper motor mount with dampened coupler accepts stepper motor with 23 frame size
  • Worm gear ratio: 72:1
  • Hold-down provision: 4 T-slots plus 3/4-16 chuck adapter to mount Sherline 3-jaw or 4-jaw chucks to table
  • Mounting provision: 3 holes 1/4-20 in bottom of base plus slot for angle clamps and 2 holes in worm housing flange
  • Works with P/N 8540 or 8020 CNC mill systems as 4th axis

See Accessories page for 3701 right angel attachment or 3702 right angle adjustable tailstock for vertical mounting.

3D CAD .IGS File coming soon



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CNC 4" Rotary Table with Stepper Motor

P/N 8730

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  • Price: $414.75
  • P/N 8730
  • Table diameter: 4.0" (102 mm)
  • Table height: 2.0" (51 mm)
  • Stepper motor: 136 oz-in, 2 amp, NEMA 23 frame size with plug for direct connection to Sherline CNC driver box or individual axis controller
  • Worm gear ratio: 72:1
  • Hold-down provision: 4 T-slots plus 3/4-16 chuck adapter to mount Sherline 3-jaw or 4-jaw chucks to table
  • Mounting provision: 3 holes 1/4-20 in bottom of base plus slot for angle clamps and 2 holes in worm housing flange
  • Works with P/N 8540 or 8020 CNC mill systems as 4th axis

See Accessories page for 3701 right angel attachment or 3702 right angle adjustable tailstock for vertical mounting.

3D CAD .IGS File coming soon



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CNC Linear Motion Controller with Stepper Motor

P/N 8800

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  • Price: $472.50
  • P/N 8800 (Metric P/N 8810)
  • Complete, stand-alone controller and stepper motor. Attach to any Sherline CNC-ready slide for instant programmable control for that axis
  • Power supply: 120 VAC input; 24 VDC, 1 Amp output
  • Stepper motor: 136 oz-in (uni-polar), 2 amp, NEMA 23 frame size, dual shaft (with flats pre-machined on shaft for Sherline coupling set screws)
  • Handwheel included on rear shaft for manual operation
  • Instructions: 8800 Inch version, 8810 Metric version


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4-axis CNC Driver Box

P/N 8760

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  • Price: $630.00
  • P/N 8760
  • Converts g-code to steps to run DC stepper motors
  • Control up to 4 stepper motors via g-code—X, Y, Z plus A (rotary) axes
  • Power supply works on 115 or 240 VAC
  • Fused circuit protection
  • 25-pin parallel cable included to connect to your computer*
  • Output cables for X, Y, Z and A pre-wired with DIN plugs for stepper motors
  • Includes Ubuntu Linux OS and EMC2 control program on CD
  • Second CD has instructions and free utilities

*Computer requires 25-pin parallel port for connection. Does not work with USB.



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