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6/4/2019

Takumi's H12 Provides Rigidity for High-Speed Machining

Originally titled 'Double Column Machining Center Provides High Stability'
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The Takumi H12 CNC double-column machining center is designed for parts that require speed, accuracy and surface finish in the die/mold, aerospace and other high-speed applications.

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The Takumi H12 CNC double-column machining center is designed for parts that require speed, accuracy and surface finish in the die/mold, aerospace and other high-speed applications. The ladder structure and double-column design provide rigidity and support to the head casting, while the one-piece base absorbs the inertia of high cutting feeds. The machine features a 15,000-rpm Big Plus CAT 40 inline direct-drive spindle. Thirty of the machine’s components are hand-scraped for accurate alignment.

The H12 is equipped with the FANUC 31-i-MB control, which features AI Contour Control (AICC) 2 with high-speed processing, machine condition selection and Nano smoothing. The control provides 600-block lookahead and a 1-GB data server with editing capabilities.

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