Makino’s iQ300 precision micromachining center uses 0.005 micron scale feedback for increased sub-micron accuracy. The machine features a thermally stable high-speed spindle capable of fine-detail machining and high-precision accuracy. A 45,000-rpm HSK-E32 spindle equipped with the company’s core-cooling, under-race and jacket spindle temperature control system is said to prevent thermal growth, deflection and vibration.
The worktable measures 600 × 400 mm (23.6" × 15.7") with X-, Y- and Z-axis travels of 400 × 350 × 200 mm (15.7" × 13.8" × 7.9"), respectively. The machining center features Makino’s hybrid automatic tool length measurement system (ATLM), and a 40-tool magazine accommodates a variety of tooling. The Makino Professional 5 control is equipped with Super Geometric Intelligence (SGI.4) software for high-feed-rate, tight-tolerance machining of complex 3D-contoured shapes.
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Standard machine equipment includes a Big Plus CT40 spindle, 15,000-rpm direct-coupled spindle with oil chiller, coolant chip flush system, three color stack light, 24-tool swing-arm ATC, through-ballscrew chiller and preparation for through-spindle coolant (with rotary union).