Horizontal Machining Center handles large titanium parts.
January 12, 2012 -
Providing 5-axis cutting capability, HMC 1250/1600 Series offers 8 spindle options, including 6,000 and 8,000 rpm tilt spindles with +90/-120° A-axis travel and high-torque 1,918 lb-ft spindle for hard-metal cutting. Machine features 75-133 hp spindle power, 7,870 lb Z-axis thrust, max work-zone swing of 118 in., and 33,000 lb pallet load capacity. With linear scale feedback in X, Y, and Z axes, machine provides 0.0003 in. positioning accuracy and 0.0002 in. repeatability.
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MAG IAS, LLC
Olympic Corporate Center I 3940 Olympic Boulevard
Erlanger, KY, 41018
WESTEC 2012 - MAG booth 1612 - Heavy-duty HMC 1600
Heavy-duty HMC 1600 offers 5-axis cutting capability for mega-size aerospace and energy parts
New spindle options include a 180,000-position A-axis unit, and a high-torque 2600 Nm spindle to handle large titanium parts with ease
MAG's modular HMC 1250/1600 Series is engineered for high-precision, high-productivity machining of large aerospace, power generation, pump, valve, and off-road equipment parts. It now includes eight spindle options to suit special-purpose or general machining requirements. The new 6000 and 8000 rpm/46-kW (61.6-hp) tilt-spindles - with +90/-120 degree A-axis travel - joins an all-around 10,000 rpm/ 46-kW (62-hp) spindle, high-speed 24,000 rpm spindle, high-torque 2600 Nm/80-kW (1918 ft lb) spindle and two live spindles (110 or 130 mm diameter). The high-torque spindle is especially suited for hard-metal cutting, while the live spindles extend W-axis reach by up to 800 mm (31.5 in), enabling deep cavity milling to high precision with shorter, more rigid tools. Standard on the live spindle, MAG's exclusive Z-axis thermal compensation software dynamically offsets spindle growth to maintain tight tolerances.
Designed for extreme application flexibility, the HMC 1250/1600 offers maximum 3000 mm (118 in) work-zone swing, and 15,000 kg (33,000 lb) pallet load capacity. Major machine components, including the X-bed, Z-bed and column, are cast ductile iron, with pallets up to 1600 x 2000 mm, headstock and rotary table housings of gray cast iron. Modular design provides a range of machine travels, 60- to 300-tool magazines and two control choices.
Powerful and agile, the new 5-axis HMC offers 56 to 100 kW (75 to 133 hp) spindle power, 35 kN (7870 lb) Z-axis thrust, and super-rigid, full-contouring hydrostatic rotary table. The 360,000-position contouring table provides a rigid work platform, while a rugged worm gear drive with clamp securely holds axis position. Rotary table positioning accuracy is 10 arc seconds, repeatable to 5 arc seconds. Positioning accuracy of the tilt-spindle is 4 arc seconds, repeatable to 2 arc seconds.
Meeting industry needs for tighter part tolerances and greater machining accuracies, the HMC Series comes standard with linear scale feedback in X, Y and Z axes, providing 8 micron (0.0003 in) positioning accuracy and 5 micron (0.0002 in) repeatability. Heavy-duty hardened and ground roller guide ways enable a rapid traverse rate of up to 40 m/min (1575 ipm) with high acc/dec rates, double the load capacity and nearly 10 times the wear life of ball-type ways. The full work zone enclosure is pre-engineered to provide a clean machining environment and includes a doorway for operator access with walkway/platform inside.
MAG is a leading machine tool and systems company serving the durable goods industry worldwide with complete manufacturing solutions for metal cutting and composites applications. With a strong foundation based upon renowned brands such as Boehringer, Cincinnati, Cross & Trecker, Ex-Cell-O, Fadal, Forest Liné, Giddings & Lewis, Hessapp, Honsberg, Hüller Hille, Lamb, Modul and Witzig & Frank, MAG is recognized as the preeminent provider of tailored production solutions based on state-of-the-art technology. Key industrial markets served include aerospace, automotive and truck, heavy equipment, oil and gas, rail, solar energy, wind turbine production and general machining.
With manufacturing and support operations strategically located worldwide, MAG offers comprehensive lines of equipment and technologies including turning, milling, hobbing, grinding, honing, systems integration, composites processing, maintenance, automation and software, tooling and fluids, and core components.
For more information about MAG, please visit: www.mag-ias.com