5-Axis Mill-Turn CNC Machining; Adapting Your 5-Axis Milling Machine to Full Turning Capabilities

August 15

This webinar focuses on the various functionality milling machines and controls offer for combined mill-turn operation. In addition of the large set of standard turning cycles the webinar also discusses special topics such as facing slides and gear hobbing as well as option such as CAD import and tool compensation. Benefits of the combined mil-turn control are introduced and it is touched on requirements for operation (locking the spindle and switching between the modes). 

Primary Topics: 
• Mill-Turn: what are the advantages to do that in a VMC. (Focus TNC640) 
• Cycles that are offered and the basic requirements and benefits 
• State-of-the-art eccentric turning and 5-Axis simultaneous turning 
• Special functions: Facing head applications, interpolation turning and gear hobbing 
• How the Heidenhain Dynamic Precision Package enhances interpolation turning. 

Presenter: Julian Renz 
Julian Renz is a TNC product specialist with 5 years of industry experience and supports five-axis machining applications including machine set-up, programming and operations. 
His background in mechanical engineering was complemented by extensive training at HEIDENHAIN’s HQ in Germany, which serves as a vital resource in the incorporation of CNCs in the world of five-axis machining. Renz is also available for North American customer visits and to offer presentations on five-axis machining.


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