Horizontal vs. Vertical Mill? - practicalmachinist
Jan 23, 2009 · Horizontal vs. Vertical Mill? Please excuse my ignorance, but I was wondering how the capabilities of these two compare. Seems like if you had a horizontal mill without a vertical head, all you could do is make slots and surface.Should You Choose a Horizontal or Vertical Machining Center?,Horizontal Machining Centers are seldom the first machines a shop buys. Get that first VMC, go on to a second, and then consider an HMC. It has the potential toDifference Between Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machine,,Difference Between the Vertical and Horizontal Milling Machine CNCMillingMachines.org The Vertical Milling Machines consist of the milling cutter, spindle, column, over-arm or top slide, table, Y-axis slide, knee and the base. In this type of milling, the spindle of the axis is leaning vertically.