VMC Serves as Easy Transition from Three-Axis to Five-Axis Production


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Matsuura Machinery’s MX-330 five-axis VMC features a high-accuracy, 15,000-rpm spindle with 48 foot-pounds of torque. Optional 15,000-rpm spindles with 88 foot-pounds of torque and 20,000-rpm spindles with 80 foot-pounds of torque are available. The machining center is designed for medical, aerospace and other high-precision components. The MX-330 is said to offer an easy transition from three-axis to five-sided or five-axis production.

The VMC features a table loading capacity of 177 lbs and a maximum work envelope of 330 × 320 mm. A ram-type structure offers a compact and durable machining platform, while available tool magazines include a standard 30-tool drum or optional 60- and 90-tool chains. The MX-330 also features a 10-pallet changer and comes standard with a FANUC 31iMB with Panel-I control.