Compact Machines Capable of Varied Applications
IMTS 2018: Yamazen Inc. will exhibit eight of Brother International Corp.’s machines from its Compact Machining Center Speedio product line.
Yamazen Inc. will exhibit eight machines from Brother International Corp.’s Speedio line of compact machining centers. Offerings include the M140X2 for multi-face machining and turning, the R450X1 pallet changer and the 2-S700X1s. Brother will also display its larger-workpiece Speedio machines, the 2-S1000X1s and the 2-R650X1s. All models will feature Brother’s CNC C-00 control. High-speed spindles operate at speeds ranging to 27,000 rpm; high-torque spindles operate at speed ranging to 10,000 rpm.
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