Manufactured in Taiwan
The Vertex Dividing Head is a tool that is used to divide a circle into equal spacers. The most common use is in the accurate manufacture of splines, gears and key-ways that are required to be at a specific angle to each other.
The Vertex Semi Universal Dividing Head can be tilted through a full 90 degrees from horizontal to vertical making it a must when manufacturing bevel gears or key-ways in tapers.
The Vertex Dividing Head is suitable for direct and indirect indexing
Hardened and ground spindle rigidly held between taper roller bearings
Improved design with spindle spigot nose for a more accurate chuck mount
Worm is hardened and ground with ratio between worm and worm wheel 40:1
Direct indexing designed for quick divisions of No’s 2, 3, 4, 6, 8, 12 and 24
The head can be swivelled from 10º below horizontal to 90º vertical
Designed to carry out all types of gear cutting, precision dividing
Slotted base on dividing head and tailstock for use with key steel to align quickly on machine
Backing plate suits 160mm front mount 3 jaw chuck