Chevalier Machinery, Inc.
9925 Tabor Place
Santa Fe Springs , CA 90670 US
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The Chevalier FVL-1250VTC+C Vertical Turning Lathe. With Live Tooling.
More power, more precision, more flexibility to mill, bore, grind, drill and thread cut your large, complex workpieces. On one machine.
The FVL-VTC series vertical lathe is perfect for heavy- duty turning applications. And with the optional live tooling function, the series offers additional flexible machining capabilities to make more complex workpieces with one machine.
Structure: The one-piece column and bed is made of high-grade Meehanite® casting that provides better damping character for heavy cutting capabilities. The wide-span ribbed-box structure dramatically decreases vibration, thermal expansion and deformation caused by cutting stress. The maximum swing is up to 98”, turning height is 63” and part load is up to 30,000 lbs.
The cross-rail elevation system uses two large ballscrews for positioning and can be locked in any position with four independent hydraulic break systems. As a result, the spindle RAM is able to closer approach a workpiece, thus eliminating an overhang problem.
The unique patent lock mechanism has eight hydraulic locking cylinders with curvic coupling to assure the turning holder is perfectly stationary on RAM. This mechanism provides highly rigid cutting power without vibration or cutting chatter. As a result, there is no transfer of stress on the RAM spindle bearings, substantially prolonging spindle life.
The table is supported by double-roller cylindrical bearings that can handle heavy part loads along with worry-free aggressive deep cutting.
Capacity: The maximum swing and cutting diameter is up to 98.4” with a maximum turning height up to 63”. The maximum torque is 35,594NM; the maximum workpiece weight is 30,000 lbs.
Spindle: The FVL Series is a single-spindle vertical turning center designed for large diameter parts requiring up to a 78” chuck. The enormous 60HP FANUC digital spindle motor, with a two-speed gearbox, can generate up to 6,823NM of torque in lower 63rpm.
Control: The optional live tooling model provides a powerful milling capability along with a standard FANUC 25HP spindle motor that includes a two-speed gearbox, providing up to 478NM torque. The FANUC 25HP spindle motor can easily handle up to M30 tap or 50mm drill with tough material. The full C-axis function can be programmed in minimum 0.001-degree indexing.
The FANUC 0i-MD with an 8.4” LCD display is a standard control feature. Working with the Chevalier multi-function touch screen and Chevalier’s human interface software, an operator can easily control the machine with simple procedures and increase productivity.
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