The company offers a five-axis version of its V33i hard milling VMC, the V33i-5XB. The VMC will be integrated with an Erowa robot at the show to demonstrate how shops can utilize automation in high-accuracy hard milling applications. The machine platform provides extreme dynamic accuracy for long hours of continuous hard milling, and the five-axis capability reduces part setups for accurate, complex shapes, the company says.
Editor PickFive-Axis Machine’s Gantry, U-Shaped Base, Column Increase Rigidity
Methods Machine Tools has expanded its Feeler line to include the gantry-style U-800 five-axis machining center, designed for versatile high-precision machining of large, heavy parts.