The Bridgeport Series 1 Standard Mill the original, all purpose mill has been the real thing in milling, drilling, and boring for metalworking shops throughout the world. Today, the Series I Standard continues to fulfill the industrys need for an accurate, reliable, and versatile mill.
History. The original corporation was founded in Bridgeport, Connecticut and started selling its machines in 1938. It became famous in the following decades for small and medium sized vertical milling machines, with an iconic form of quill equipped multiple speed vertical milling head with a ram on turret mounting over a knee and column base.
The New Bridgeport Hardinge knee mill model Series I Standard is the original vertical knee mill, drilling and boring machine. The Bridgeport Knee Mill Series I is the most popular vertical milling machine ever made with over 370,000 machines built over the past 70 plus years.
Mar 22, 2014 Close up shot of the single point tool in a boring head, milling a concave spherical form in a slowly rotating part. The longer the machine is left running, the better the machined finish. I once left it running overnight on similar job and the finish was like a mirror. Depending on the