Chester Machine Tools range of Shaping & Slotting Machines

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Chester Machine Tools range of Shaping & Slotting Machines

All Chester Shaping & Slotting Machines are built from high quality cast iron, producing a machine that will provide for longevity and premium production. Chester engineers check each machine during and after manufacture to ensure that our customers are provided with a machine that well meet their industrial, manufacturing and education requirements.

The slotting machine is a reciprocating machine tool in which, the ram holding the tool reciprocates in a vertical axis and the cutting action of the tool is only during the downward stroke. The slotting machine is used for cutting grooves, keys and slots of various shapes making regular and irregular surfaces both internal and external cutting internal and external gears and profiles The slotter machine can be used on any type of work where vertical tool movement is considered essential and advantageous.

Chester Shaping & Slotting Machines

The SL Series Slotting Machine

SL Series Slotting Machine


  • Ram Slide Ways, hardened and ground
  • Head Swivels 30 degrees
  • Built in Lubrication System

The S Series Shaping Machine (shown above)


  • Auto lubrication to gears
  • Rigid cast iron construction
  • Hand scraped guideways



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