CNC SPINDLE OVERVIEW

 STEPCRAFT offers a lot of flexibility when configuring your CNC system, giving you the ability to choose a spindle (Milling motor) that best suits your application needs and budget. Please refer to the chart below to see which spindle will work best for your machine. 


D-Series M-Series Q-Series Sound Level Max. Runout RPM Range Voltage Power Speed Control Weight Available ATC ATC Tool Holder Collet Shank Sizes
Dremel 4000 YES** NO NO 81 db < 0.001" 5,000-35,000 110V 200 watts Manual 1.2 lbs. NO Dremel 1/8"
HF-500 YES YES NO 70 db <0.0004" 5,000-20,000 110V IN - DC Out 500 watts Manual & CNC Control 1.4 lbs. YES SK10 Built-in 1/8" - 3/16"
Dewalt DWP611 YES** NO NO 85 db <0.001" 16,000 - 27,0000 110V 960 watts Manual 3.8 lbs. NO Dewalt 1/8 - 1/4"
MM-1000 YES YES YES* 71 db <0.0004" 4,000 - 25,000 110V 1000 watts Manual 3.5 lbs. YES SK15 ER11 (ATC) 1/8 - 1/4" and 8mm
MM-1000DI YES YES YES* 71 db <0.0004" 4,000-25,000 110V 1000 watts Manual & CNC Control 3.5 lbs. YES SK15 ER11 (ATC) 1/8 - 1/4" and 8mm
Bosch 1617EVS NO NO YES** 91 db <0.001" 8,000-25,000 110V 2.25 HP Manual 8.3 lbs NO
Bosch 1/4" - 1/2" and 8mm
Porter Cable 7518 NO NO YES** 92 db <0.001" 10,000 - 21,000
110V 3.25 HP Manual
5 Preset
14.5 lbs. NO
Porter Cable 1/8" - 1/2"
HFS-2200 NO NO YES 87 db <0.001"  4,000 - 24,000 220V 1P 2.2kW CNC Control 9.9 lbs NO
ER20 1/8" - 1/2"
ATC-2200 NO NO YES 81 db <-0.0003" 2,500-18,000 220V 1P 2.2 kW CNC Control 26.4 lbs YES ISO30 ER32 1/8" - 3/4"

* Will work with Q.Series but will not provide optimal production speeds given the performance of the CNC machine. A more powerful spindle is suggested
** Requires optional mounting bracket and/or electrical interface