VMC Excels At High Speed Milling

For those seeking to accomplish high speed milling of graphite and steel, the E33 offers rapid traverse and cutting feed rate of 1,574 ipm on all axes while maintaining low vibration characteristics, says manufacturer Makino.


Built with automation in mind, the VMC is equipped with a Pro.5 control with graphical user interface (GUI) and SGI.4 geometric intelligence technology, which can reduce cycle times. An HSK 40,000 rpm spindle, with the company’s core-cooled spindle; a 30-tool ATC; XYZ axis travels of 25.6", 17.7" and 17.7" (respectively); a 35.5" × 19.7" work table; and a work load capacity of 1,102 lbs are among the standard features. An optional 60-tool changer is also offered.


The machine also features positioning accuracy of ± 0.000118". An optional positioning capability has scale feedback of ± 0.000059" to further enhance cutting accuracy.


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