The Sinumerik 840D is said to increase performance and user productivity on the manufacturing floor, especially for high-speed and five-axis aerospace machining. The solution line is a universal and flexible CNC system featuring Sinamics S120 drives that can be used for as many as 31 axes. It is a distributed, scalable, open and inter-connecting system that offers a range of specialized functions for milling, drilling, turning, grinding and handling technologies.
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