Toyoda Machinery offers two new larger-footprint machines in its FV series. The FV1480 and FV1680 feature longer Y- and Z-axis travels to suit the manufacturing needs of large-part industries such as aerospace and energy.
These machines deliver larger table size, increased stroke, higher table capacity and more torque than the original machines. The high speed linear guide and boxway VMCs offer a range of spindle options for high precision and heavy cutting applications. FV series spindle speeds range from 6,000 to 15,000 rpm, and the spindles are designed for rotational accuracy, thermal stability and vibration damping. Also, large, precision spindle bearings increase rigidity and sustain higher load capacities, the company says.
The series features rigid, cast iron bases and columns for long-term accuracy and durability in high speed machining. Many high-torque and direct-drive spindle configurations are available in CAT 40 or CAT 50 tapers. Also, the industry-standard Fanuc control features conversational programming.
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