Chiron’s 24 series of vertical machining centers offers spindle clearance ranging to 600 mm and a drum workpiece-changing system to accommodate larger components. The work area measures 830 × 630 × 630 mm. The machining centers are available with either one or two spindles with a clearance of 400 or 600 mm, and with fixed or workpiece-changing tables. Spindle drives provide torque ranging to 300 Nm. According to the company, rotary axes are based on crash-safe and backlash-free cycloid and torque drive technology with direct angle-measuring systems for accurate multi-sided machining.
Chip-to-chip times are said to be as fast as 2.9 sec. Machines with the HSK-A63 tool taper are capable of handling tools as long as 370 mm and weighing as much as 8 kg. The machine can be equipped with Chiron’s ToolTowers, featuring up to 210 stations for quick-change during machining. A large door opening and barrier-free access to the work area ease loading and unloading. The chip conveyor can be mounted behind or on the side of the machine.
Editor PickMachining, Manufacturing Technology on Display in Pfronten
Automation, additive manufacturing, five-axis machining and more was on display at DMG MORI’s recent open house at its Pfronten, Germany, campus.