• MMS Youtube
  • MMS Facebook
  • MMS Linkedin
  • MMS Twitter
6/19/2019

Chiron's FZ 16 S Five-Axis Machining Center Meets Aerospace Requirements

Originally titled 'Five-Axis Machining Center Meets Aerospace Requirements'
Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

The Chiron Group’s FZ 16 S five-axis machining center with tilting rotary table is specialized for aviation sector requirements.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon

The Chiron Group’s FZ 16 S five-axis machining center with tilting rotary table is specialized for aviation sector requirements. To increase speed, the machine is equipped with high-performance motors, two Y-axis drives, and fast spindle startup and braking. A axes, C axes and direct drives enable the machine to provide precise multi-axis motion and smooth acceleration for aerospace manufacturing.

With these features, the machine can be used to mill aerospace blisks, turbine blades and complex parts from high alloy and exotic metals such as titanium, Inconel and stainless steels, the company says. The ability to produce finished parts rapidly in a single setup saves cycle time and avoids the need for secondary operations.

The base is a vibration-damping and stable concrete material that is less heat-sensitive when compared to cast iron or steel weldments. The company states that the gantry-style construction versus a C frame provides greater stability for heavier cuts and rapid axis positioning.

RELATED CONTENT

  • Advanced CNC Milling and Drilling Quiz

    A provider of machine shop training offers these questions for benchmarking metalworking knowledge.

  • Composites Machining for the F-35

    Lockheed Martin’s precision machining of composite skin sections for the F-35 provides part of the reason why this plane saves money for U.S. taxpayers. That machining makes the plane compelling in ways that have led other countries to take up some of the cost. Here is a look at a high-value, highly engineered machining process for the Joint Strike Fighter aircraft.

  • An Overview Of 3 + 2 Machining

    You don't have to use all five axes of a five-axis machine at the same time to get great benefits. Here's what 3 + 2 can do for you.

Resources