VMC for 4+1, Five-Axis Applications

Chevalier Machinery will exhibit its new QP5X-400, a high-speed VMC featuring five-axis simultaneous or 4+1 axis positioning applications.

Chevalier Machinery will exhibit its new QP5X-400, a high-speed VMC featuring five-axis simultaneous or 4+1 axis positioning applications.

The standard version is equipped with a two-axis, 12.6" rotary trunnion table, with a table load of 220 lbs. and an A-axis accuracy rate of ±10". The maximum workpiece dimension is 15.7" in width and length by 13.7" in height. The machine features XYZ axis travels of 20.5" × 15.8" × 15". 

The spindle includes a large-diameter, Big-Plus spindle design that uses four-piece, P4-class, high-precision angular-contact ball bearings to increase spindle rigidity and maintain a degree of accuracy during high-speed machining.

The machine provides fast interpolation, with a high-linear speed of 1,417 ipm on the X and Y axes, and 1,181 ipm on the Z axis. The 40-taper spindle provides 25 hp and maximum speed of 10,000 rpm. It is also equipped with 12,000- and 15,000-rpm spindle-speed options. The series includes a 30+1 tool capacity, a FANUC 0iMF CNC for 4+1 applications, linear-circular-helical interpolation and a Manual Guide 0i, and a 10.4" color LCD monitor.

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