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Delta 43-460 5HP Shaper

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out of 5


The DELTA 43-460 1-1/4-inch 5 HP Solid Spindle Shaper's spindle, housing, motor, and raising and lowering mechanism are in a single self-contained unit, which is securely assembled to the underside of the table for absolute 90-degree spindle-to-table alignment. Its rugged drive spindle assembly and permanently lubricated ball bearings are preloaded to prevent distortion at high speeds to assure accurate, chatter-free shaping. A massive 40-x-27-inch table (with standard cast-iron extension wings) provides extra support for shaping large work. Other features include a precision-ground face and ribbed under table construction to prevent warping. Also included is a precision milled 3/8-x-3/4-inch T-slot, a miter slot to accommodate a miter gauge, a sliding miter jig, and other accessories for holding the workpiece. Conveniently grouped controls are at the front of the machine within easy reach of the operator from a normal working position and deep-tapered spindle design for easy changing of accessory spindles from 1/2-to-1-1/4-inch to permit use of a wide variety of shaper cutters. The table opening size can be varied, as needed, by removing special table insert rings. With a table height of 34 inches, this shaper weighs 456 pounds. This shaper includes a 5 HP, 3-phase, tri-voltage (200-230/460) motor with LVC switch, a motor pulley, a poly V belt drive, two 10-inch cast-iron extension wings, a micro-adjust fence and guard assembly, 1-1/4-inch spindle, table inserts, a starting pin, a two-speed spindle pulley, and wrenches.

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Delta 5hp Shaper

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