Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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174 MMS November 2017 mmsonline.com MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW axis travels measuring 1,100 × 900 × 1,100 mm, is suited for stand-alone machining needs and linked production lines. It fits most machining applications and materials, and addresses four- and five-axis needs. The five-axis MCC features a rigid, dynamic A-a xis concept with a 100 percent duty rated 30-kW motor spindle. It has a large swivel range for maximum flexibility, offering 10,000 rpm and a low-end torque of 300 Nm. An easy-access twin pallet makes it ideal for loading via overhead crane or gantry for payloads as heavy as 1,500 kg. It integrates all benefits of the company's larger machines, such as accuracy, high stiffness and reliability. The geared-spindle four-axis machine, with 41 kW and 1,300 Nm of power, addresses high- torque machining needs. Central data systems can use the machines' networked status informa- tion to predictively organize production and maintenance to reduce downtime and ultimately increase machine availability. The MCC series is ready for digital networking in self-organizing production processes and can be fully integrated into the customer's manufacturing execution system infrastructure. Burkhardt+Weber, call 859-308-6625 or visit burkhardt-weber.com. VMC'S COMPONENTS PROMOTE SPEED, ACCURACY SMTCL USA Inc.'s VMC850B is designed to provide power, speed and accuracy. It features a full FANUC package, including drives, motors, resolvers and a 0i control. It also uses a GIFU 24-position side toolchanger and a Spintech 10,000-rpm spindle with a high-quality rotar y union for through-spindle coolant. The THK linear 5 h t Lock. rock. RUN CNC quick change system TM Steel Body or Hardened Steel Inserts Rocklock 96mm Pull Stud Spacing .0003" Repeatability Fits All Machine Makes and Models Proudly Made in the USA 858.505.0432 workholding@5thaxis.com www.5thaxis.com are immediately available from Helfer Tool Company. Whether you need small, precision carbide or high speed Swiss tools, or larger flat or circular tools, they're standards at Helfer Tool. Plus carbide test pins, carbide cold- heading punches and solid carbide drill blanks are on the shelf, too. Just tell us your production sched- ule, and we'll meet it! Flat, circular or hard-to- find cutting tools FREE. WRITE FOR ALL NEW, TOOLING CATALOG. Helfer Tool Company 3030 S. Oak, Santa Ana, CA 92707 Phone: (714) 557-2733 Fax: (714) 557-5312 www.helfertool.com

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