A cast iron table mounted on a heavy duty steel cabinet provides maximum timber support and a stable and accurate base for anchoring the spindle, motor housing, and rise & fall mechanism.
All tables feature an anti-friction planed finish. The bearing housing, rise & fall assembly and motor mountings are also in machined cast iron.
The spindle is belt driven by an industrial motor and runs in "sealed for life" bearings, which require only minimal maintenance.


The spindle rise and fall mechanism is operated by a handwheel at the front of the machine. Spindle height is read from a scale and pointer on the SM3ii, and from a digital indicator on the SM4ii. The features a cast iron 'horseshoe' type assembly with independently adjustable precision ground fence plates and movement indicators.
The large capacity horseshoe on the SM4ii and SM255-t is cast aluminium for ease of handling.
On the larger models a parallel guide provides movement of the entire fence assembly relative to maximum useable cutter diameter in any position.
Location plugs enable the fence position to be reproduced should the need arise to remove the fence altogether. On the outfeed side, the fence is micro-adjustable from -20mm to +25mm, again reading from a precision scale. 50mm dia. lobe handles clamp the extruded aluminium fence plates (precision milled and hard anodised) to the horseshoe, and facilitate their adjustment in our outwards of the tooling.
Changeover between the four spindle speeds is effected by quick and easy belt re-positioning. A viewing panel showing pulley speed speed is incorporated.


The machines' removable spindle allows the operator to select between 30mm and 1 1/4" dia. spindles, as well as offering the flexibility of optional router or tenoning spindles.


The full range is equipped with cast aluminium cutter guards, adjustable fore and aft in relation to the outfeed fence, and a robust shaw guard set with hexagonal mountings and steel ratched handled.
Twin outlets facilitate dust extraction from both the cutter well and fence locations.
Additional safety features include: automatic braking; starter with thermal overload no volt release protection and lock-off emergency stop; lockable isolator; electrically interlocked door; and a footstep.

D.B. Keighley Machinery Ltd, Vickers place, Stanningley, Leeds, LS28 6LZ.
TEL: 0113 257 4736 - FAX: 0113 257 4293