| 1 MINUTE READ

Unisig's USC-2M, USC-3M Gundrilling Machines Designed for Productive Moldmaking

Unisig has introduced two models for its USC-M series designed to provide moldmakers with higher productivity in milling and deep-hole drilling applications.

Share

Facebook Share Icon LinkedIn Share Icon Twitter Share Icon Share by EMail icon Print Icon
USC-3M from Unisig

Unisig has introduced two models for its USC-M series of machines for milling and deep-hole drilling in moldmaking applications.  The USC-2M and -3M machines can mill and gundrill in various metals with a single universal CAT 50 spindle. The spindle’s 40 hp is said to provide high torque for aggressive metal removal and shorter cycle times. The use of a single spindle also reduces changeover times when switching between gundrilling and milling operations, the company says. A 60-position automatic toolchanger further minimizes nonproductive time. Both models can run oil and water-soluble coolant.

The USC-2M provides a nominal drill depth ranging to 1,500 mm (59.1"); the USC-3M’s drill depth ranges to 1,800 mm (70.9"). The two machines’ X-, Y- and Z-axis travels measure 2,100 × 1,500 × 850 mm and 3,100 × 1,750 × 1,300 mm, respectively. Both machine models feature an A axis with a range of +30 to -15 degrees as well as a B axis with 360,000 positions.

Both the USC-2M and -3M are built with fully enclosed machining envelopes installed above the shop floor to avoid time-consuming and costly below-ground installations.

RELATED CONTENT

  • The Progress of a Progressive Die Maker

    This shop sees no long-term threat in the reality of lower prices. Machine tool investments related to various die components allow the shop to use skilled labor more efficiently.

  • Aluminum Molds In Three Weeks Or Less

    While aluminum molds are commonly used to create prototypes or to serve as stopgap bridge tooling, they are starting to receive greater attention for production work. This shop’s approach to creating aluminum molds in one day to three weeks is the same for each of these situations.

  • Hard Milling Isn’t Just High Speed Machining

    Milling complex forms in hardened tool steel involves more than just fast, light cuts, says this maker of medical-related injection molds. Here are some of the ingredients of an effective hard milling process.