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Shanghai ZX5040 and ZX4040 1 5/8" milling and drilling machine
Shanghai ZX5040 and ZX4040 Milling / Drilling Machines with Power Feeds and Semi-automatic Tapping Cycle
Model  ZX-5040
Drilling capacity 1 5/8 " 40 mm
Tapping capacity 1 1/8 " M27
Max recommended face mill 3" 80 mm
Diameter of column 6.32" 160 mm
Spindle travel 7.11" 180 mm
Tilt of head +/-  45°
Distance spindle axis to column 15" 380 mm
Max. distance spindle nose to table 21.7" 550 mm
Max. distance spindle nose to base 47.43" 1200 mm
Spindle taper MT4
Spindle speed range 46 ~ 2200 RPM
Number of spindle speeds 12
Spindle feeds 5
Feed rates 2.36 to 15.7
thou / rev
0.06 to 0.4
mm / rev
Dimension of worktable surface 28" x 13" 700 x 320 mm
Travel of worktable 15.81 x 11.03" 400 x 280 mm
Base work surface 17" x 17.3" 450 × 440 mm
Worktable and base T-slots 3-14mm and 2-18mm
Power of main motor - 2 speed 2 / 2.9 Hp 1.5 / 2.2 Kw
Coolant motor ( optional ) 1.6 US GPM 6 L / min
Net weight 1,870 Lb. 850 Kg.
Packing dimensions 49" x 42 " x 88.6" 235 ×107 × 225 cm

Note: the ZX models are available with metric leadscrews and dials only.  Digital readouts can provide
both inch and metric displays.
Shanghai ZX5040 milling and drilling machine


Model  ZX-4040
Drilling capacity 1 5/8 " 40 mm
Tapping capacity 1 1/8 " M27
Max recommended face mill 3" 80 mm
Diameter of column 6.32" 160 mm
Spindle travel 7.11" 180 mm
Tilt of head + /-  45°  
Distance spindle axis to column 15" 380 mm
Max. distance spindle nose to table 24.4" 620 mm
Max. distance spindle nose to base n/a n/a
Spindle taper MT4
Spindle speed range 55 ~ 2,640 RPM
Note: speeds previously posted were for 50 cycle electrics.  The above speeds are correct for 60 cycle power supply
Number of spindle speeds 12
Spindle feeds 5
Feed rates 2.36 to 15.7
thou / rev
0.06 to 0.4
mm / rev
Dimension of worktable surface 28" x 13" 700 x 320 mm
Travel of worktable 15.81 x 11.03" 400 x 280 mm
Base work surface n/a n/a
Worktable and base T-slots 3-14mm and 2-18mm
Power of main motor - 2 speed 2 / 2.9 Hp 1.5 / 2.2 Kw
Coolant motor ( optional ) 1.6 US GPM 6 L / min
Net Weight 1,870 Lb. 850 Kg.
Packing dimennsions 49" x 42 " x 88.6" 235 ×107 × 225 cm
Shanghai ZX4040 milling and drilling machine
  • Geared headstock with hardened and ground steel gears
  • Five power feeds actuated by pushbuttons in each feed lever, engaged by electromagnetic clutch. with release built into the depth gauge.
  • Semi-automatic tapping cycle. Spindle runs forward to tap and reverses when the pushbutton in the feed lever is pushed, then reverses again at the top of the stroke, ready for the next hole.
  • Both motor-driven lifting system: on the ZX5040 it is for the worktable, on the ZX4040 it is for the head .
  • Coolant system
  • Adjustable depth stop with inch and metric scales
  • Table has double acting linked clamps with safety interlock to power elevation
  • Drill speed chart for iron and steel on faceplate
  • Drill chuck guard with built in switch to CE standards
  • available with 600/3/60 or 220/3/60 electrics<
  • Standard equipment includes a MT4-3, MT4-2 and MT2-1 sleeves, drift, anchor bolts and manual.
  • Halogen in worklight
  • CSA aproved
  • 3" carbide insert face mill with arbour, collet chuck with set of metric collets, threaded nut for locking tools in the spindle  (see picture below ), in a wooden case.
  • Ideal choice for single piece, small batch and mass production for drilling, counter boring, reaming, tapping, spot facing etc.
Tooling included with the ZX machines
Kit comes with metric collets only.
motor driven lift for the table on the Milling/drilling machine