The Ganesh VFM 4020 Express VMC, which weighs more than 6 tons, features a 40" × 23" table, and cross-roller linear ways to damp vibration for improved surface finish and tool lifes. To generate precise, programmed feature definition, the VMC is equipped with pre-tensioned, double-anchored ballscrews and 40-block look-ahead in the Fanuc OiMD control. The 20-hp direct-drive spindle can rotate at speeds as fast as 15,000 rpm. The X, Y and Z axes measure 40" × 23" × 23", respectively. As many as 40 tools are available, with the #40-taper ATC. Both an indexer and a full fourth-axis rotary and five-axis trunnion table are available as well.
Editor PickHydraulic Actuating Cylinder Features Built-In Trapping
Forkardt Inc., part of the Hardinge Group, has released its HWC hydraulic actuating cylinder offering higher rpm and operating pressures.