The DCX22 dual-column machining center offers X-, Y- and Z-axis travels of 86.5" × 69" × 29.5" to handle large dies, molds, aerospace parts and components for the energy sector. Its table has a load capacity of 13,200 lbs. The 40-taper spindle provides peak power of 24 hp and maximum torque of 210 foot-pounds at 600 rpm. The machine offers positioning accuracy of ±0.0002" and repeatability of ±0.0001".
Editor PickNew Workholding Setup, Machining Orientation Enable Lights-Out Production
For Idex Health and Science, manufacturing glass components was time-consuming on a VMC. Switching to an HMC with a Cluster Tower vise with DoveLock jaws from Kurt Manufacturing enabled more stable, lights-out machining.