Jet Hardware HS2000 Key Machine: Side Mill Duplicator

Originate keys right out of the box using your space and depth guide.


The 1072 clamp designed to secure the two-track (narrow) Mercedes Benz (i.e. S34YS-PH) style and similar two track keys. This clamp is 1.95” long; .220” wide groove for blade. The clamp has two tip stops with slots at 1.53” & 1.65”. The clamp body is .275” tall. The inside groove portion of the clamp is .220”, having a .055” tray height for the key blade.

Note: The three sets of clamps are available separately. They can be used on just about every “High Security” key machine to hold more cumbersome keys.

The key has to be held in the vise jaws in order to be cut. The key blade must be higher than the top of the jaws in order to make the cuts without cutting into the jaws.

The model HS2000 side mill key machine is designed as a duplicating machine, but with space and depth keys can be used to originate “high security” keys.

When viewed from above the machine, the cutter rotates in a clockwise direction. Important: When duplicating or originating a side mill key, always perform the cutting procedure in a counterclockwise direction. If the cutter is moved in the wrong direction (clockwise), the cutter will bounce against the key blade and will not cut properly.

Note: Check cutter wear to be certain the cutter is sharp. If a burr begins to form, it is time to replace the cutter. It is worthwhile to replace the cutter at regular intervals.

For more information, contact your local locksmith distributor or Jet Hardware Manufacturing Corp. Web Site: www.jetkeys.com.

 

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