Mazak to Showcase Technology at PMTS 2021
Mazak will be exhibiting in Booth #3083 at 2021’s Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS), highlighting its Ez Series.
At 2021’s Precision Machining Technology Show (PMTS), Mazak will exhibit in Booth #3083. The company will spotlight its Kentucky-built Ez Series — the QT-Ez 12MSY horizontal turning machine, the VC-Ez 20 vertical machining center, the HQR-200MSY multitasking machine and the company’s new MAZATROL SmoothEz CNC.
Mazak QT-Ez 12MSY
According to Mazak, the QT-Ez 12MSY is a turning center with milling and Y-axis off-centerline capabilities paired with a second turning spindle for complete DONE IN ONE part processing. It can be used with a range of automation solutions.
The QT-Ez 12MSY features a 20" bed length. With a larger A2-8 spindle nose, the machine delivers 3,300 rpm, 30 hp and 285 foot-pounds of torque and features a 3" bar capacity. Its milling spindle puts out 6,000 rpm with 10 hp and 32.5 foot-pounds of torque. Likewise, the second turning spindle also delivers 6,000 rpm, with a 6" chuck offered with an optional through-hole package for shaft transfer applications.
Mazak’s 3-axis VC-Ez 20
Mazak’s 3-axis VC-Ez 20 packs a standard 12,000-rpm, 25-hp spindle and offers an optional 15,000-rpm, 29.5-hp spindle. The machine’s auto tool changer accommodates 30 tools, with 50 as an option. The machine sports a C-frame design with X and Y-axis motion via moving table and saddle. Guideway systems incorporate Mazak’s high-rigidity MX linear roller guides, while pre-tensioned ball screws enable precise axis movement. It comes with auger-type chip removal systems, with the option of a hinge-type chip conveyor that ships affixed to the machine.
Mazak will also feature its HQR-200MSY multitasking machine, equipped with twin spindles and twin turrets. It has Y-axis off-center capability in the upper and lower turrets and offers balanced cutting and simultaneous 1st and 2nd-op processing.
Mazak’s MAZATROL SmoothEz control features a 15" capacitive touch-screen display, which accommodates a full-width, on-screen keyboard or up to 60 lines of code. The NC system operates on two 800 MHz CPUs with an expanded 512 MB of DDR3-SDRAM memory. Its LAUNCHER screen has been redesigned and expanded software features incude SMOOTH Machining Configuration, QUICK MAZATROL and MAZATROL TWINS.
In addition to standard G-codes, the control can use conversationally presented questions to gather information and generate a part program. Enhanced features include new end mill pecking cycles for point machining and support for more precise chamfering.
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