HMC with W Axis Cuts Exotic Materials

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The hallmark of the MA-12500H-W is its ability to provide a good balance of speed and cutting power for machining difficult-to-machine materials, cast iron and aluminum alloys. This makes it well-suited for large-part aerospace machining. The W axis allows for a longer tool stroke to machine complex, difficult-to-reach part features. It has a maximum tool length of 1,100 mm. At IMTS 2016, the MA-12500H-W will be shown with the new W-axis option and in skeleton form. It will feature a cutting simulation of a steel construction frame.

Key Features of Okuma’s MA-12500H-W Horizontal Machining Center

Built on an integral bed and base and designed with reinforcing ribs for increased stability and load carrying capacity, the MA-12500H incorporates Okuma’s exclusive Thermo-Friendly Concept to achieve maximum thermal stability and accuracy. Standardly-equipped with a 50-taper, 6,000-rpm, 60/50-hp spindle, it is also available with either a 12,000-rpm wide-range spindle or 4,500-rpm heavy-duty spindle.

  • Maximum load capacity of 11,000 lbs

  • Rapid traverse (X, Y, Z) of 1,653 ipm

  • Maximum part size: 78.72" diameter × 58.07" high

  • Axis travels—X: 86.61"; Y: 58.07"; Z: 64.96"

  • 0.001-degree B-axis rotary table

  • 49.21" square pallet

  • Parallel-type two-pallet APC

  • 81-tool matrix ATC standard, up to 171-tool matrix optional

Visit the company's IMTS showroom for more information.

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