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CLAUSING KONDIA FV-1 Vertical Mills Used – Excellent # –

Kondia are a Spanish Company still in existence with its web site a paradigm of corporate uselessness who offered, from the s until the s, a range of conventional milling machines including the popular FV-1, a clone of the Bridgeport Series 1.

Best known and most widely distributed of the eighteen or so other copies kondiz the American machine made in Spain during those decades, the Kondia was kondiia and offered in various forms together with a decent range of accessories and options.

Branded for sale by various importers including Hurco and Clausing in the USA, the model was konndia produced in the s with the initial batch reaching the USA during The first examples manufactured were of inferior quality and suffered from a poor cosmetic finish and with some parts so badly machined as to require post-production hand fitting in the factory – and hence non-interchangeable with standard spare parts.


However, with teething troubles out of the way, the miller settled down to become kohdia good-quality machine that was to enjoy a long and profitable life with many owners running oondia for years without significant problems – and some even preferring them to a Bridgeport.

A single-head type copy type was also made; equipped with the “Import-Kondia 1-D” hydraulic tracer unit for reproduction milling it also had automatic longitudinal and cross feeds.

Fitted with a x mm 42″ x 9″ table as standard three other tables were available: Longitudinal travel was mm 30″ ; traverse mm 15″ and vertically mm Available as an option [that reduced the longitudinal travel by 89 mm 3. To protect against overloading, the box jondia fitted with an automatic disconnect mechanism.

Two heads were available, the standard being 2 h. As extra-cost options two other motors were available: The spindle taper could be ordered as either a Bridgeport-type R8 or an ISA – though by the mid s the option was also offered of an ISA40 – though if this konfia a different design of quill assembly is not known.

Spindle travel, using either the quick-action drilling lever or fine-feed handwheel, was mm 5″ with power down-feed fitted as standard with three rates of: The spindle lock was an improvement on the Bridgeport original having a spring to keep the two bronze clamping blocks apart and a handle that could be adjusted on a ratchet to set the best working position.


To increase the miller’s vertical capacity three head raiser blocks were listed: Mounted on the left-hand face of the column was a one-shot hand-operated oil pump that delivered lubricant to all the slides as well as the longitudinal, traverse and vertical feed screws. At extra cost a fully automatic system was available – a fitting that may have been standard for certain markets. In addition to those accessories already mentioned, the makers offered an automatic longitudinal feed box, a universal dividing head, a rotary milling table, mechanical and hydraulic vices, a self-powered slotting attachment, optical readers this was in the days before DRO systems became available and collet holders and collet sets to fit the various spindle noses.


Standard Kondia FV-1 Ram-head milling machine. Kondia FV-I-T ffv-1 This hydraulic copying machine was able to work in linear or contour modes, in two or three dimensions and with automatic and semi-automatic control. It was intended for the manufacture of die moulds and die stampings.

Standard one-shot lubrication system feeding lubricant to all the slides and feed screws.