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11/26/2014

VMC Designed for Job Shops

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The VMC850E vertical machining center from SMTCL Americas offers a compact layout, large side doors and extended axis travels, making it particularly well-suited for use in small job shops, the company says.

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The VMC850E vertical machining center from SMTCL Americas offers a compact layout, large side doors and extended axis travels, making it particularly well-suited for use in small job shops, the company says. It is said to be reliable and effective in machining a variety of materials, including composites, ceramics, aluminum, steel and titanium. 

X-, Y- and Z-axis travels measure 33" × 19" × 21". The 40-taper spindle provides 8,000-rpm and is equipped with through-coolant. The small VMC is controlled by a FANUC 0i-MD control with a 10" screen and USB, PCMIA and Ethernet interfaces. Additional features include a 24-position automatic toolchanger, fourth-axis preparation, an air-conditioned electrical cabinet and a chip conveyor.

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