Spindles & Spindle Attachments

Machinery & Machining Tools

Air Power Spindle rotates up to 120,000 rpm.

January 20, 2016

With air-driven Model RBX12, existing machines can be upgraded to perform high-speed micro-machining in normal machining center. Spindle achieves variable rotational speed of 100,000–120,000 rpm, optimizing accuracy and surface finish. Ceramic ball bearings and AA-grade Mega Micro Collet guarantee 1 micron runout at collet nose, while .004 in. collapsibility assures near-perfect concentric clamping of micro-tool shank. RBX12 also minimizes thermal displacement in Z-axis for <.001 mm precision. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Drilling Center features triple spindle design.

September 25, 2015

Targeting heat transfer industry, Quickdrill III features rigid gantry design, high pressure coolant system, and standard triple spindle design to prevent drilling bottlenecks. System's 60 hp spindle is combined with 4:1 two-speed gearbox, delivering 845 lb-ft of max torque, more than enough to drill thick tube sheets, baffle stacks, and condenser plates. Custom Quickcode III software simplifies programming process. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Lathe/CNC Turning Center has true Y-axis and sub-spindle.

February 27, 2015

In addition to 30 hp, 3,500 rpm, 10 in. (chuck dia) primary spindle and 20 hp, 4,500 rpm, 8 in. sub-spindle, FEELER FT-250SY features true Y-Axis with 100 mm (±50 mm) travel for maximum rigidity and robust machining environment. Single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and base lend dampen vibration when turning in hard materials. Other features include heavy-duty, 12-station turret; 210 mm +/- 10 mm X-axis travel; 1,050 mm Z-Axis travel; and FANUC 31i-TB CNC control. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Speed Spindles are engineered for unlimited duty cycle.

January 30, 2015

Type SL features jacket cooling that reduces operating temperature and results in consistent operating parameters. Designed for tools with cooling channel and internal coolant supply, Type SLI has internal coolant system and jacket cooling system that increases in-use speeds with 1:5 ratio. High-speed spindle speeders, targeting wood, metal, and composites industries, increase rpms on standard machine tool machining center spindles to boost output and productivity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Lathe accelerates small-part production.

December 8, 2014

Featuring 5 ft x 6 ft, 3 in. footprint, Tongtai Q5 CNC Gang-type Lathe is equipped with 6,000 rpm, 7.5 hp spindle motor and offers rapid traverse rate of 1,181 ipm. Tool capacity, depending on workpiece being processed, is 4–6 ID or OD. Optional automation system combines bar feeder, part catcher, and part conveyor. For longer-term, higher-volume automated production, 8-pallet or 2-pallet gantry-loader-type part stockers are offered to handle parts up to 2 in. in diameter and 1.5 in. in length. Read More

Welding Equipment & Supplies, Machinery & Machining Tools

Multi-Process Welding Lathe features PLC-based controls.

November 11, 2014

Capable of sub arc, open arc, and gas-shielded welding using single torch, Multi-Process Horizontal Lathe is suited for users that remanufacture slab caster rolls, shell rolls, and mandrel bars. Onboard second torch is provided for bore welding down to 4 in. ID. With adaptive spindle speed compensation, operators do not need to adjust wire-feed speed or spindle speed to accommodate change in diameter. Machine includes 12 in. color HMI and open-naming convention for part configuration storage. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Spindle CNC Lathe offers 16 second production time.

October 2, 2014

Equipped with 11 kW spindle motor providing spindle speeds up to 4,500 rpm, Model MW120GTEX delivers rigidity and high-precision processing. Machine features 8 turret stations, 2-piece turret coupling, and twin independent gantries for optimized throughput. Location of Z-axis ballscrew is centered to optimize accuracy, while X-axis box guideway gives added rigidity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Modular 5-Axis Profiler reduces aerospace parts machining time.

October 1, 2014

Used to machine structural aluminum parts, Cincinnati XP carries 1–5 A/B-axis spindle heads in traveling-gantry or -table design to allow completion of up to 5 parts per cycle. Rail-type design allows any practical X-axis length for carrying multiple gantries and creating multiple work zones. Rotary axis feedrates to 2,400 dpm are complemented by matched feedrates of 1,000 ipm on X/Y/Z axes. Spindle configurations include 3 spindles with 1 or 2 m center distance or 5 with 1 m center distance. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Speed Milling Machine provides 60 x 45 in. work area.

July 10, 2014

Featuring brushless, direct drives on all axes that provide feed rates up to 866 ipm, MLCube machines metals and engineered plastics. Machine be configured with 1.8 kW, 48,000 rpm spindle; 2 kW 60,000 rpm, liquid-chilled spindle; and 3 kW, 40,000 rpm, liquid-chilled spindle. HSK-E 25 tool holders, available with 1.8 kW and 3 kW spindles, offer additional precision and less than 1 micron run out. Added functionality such as palletized work-holding and advanced probing is available. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling and Turning Machines optimize productivity.

June 27, 2014

Offering X, Y, Z travels of 31 x 19 x 20 in., BRIO BM850T Vertical Machining Center comes equipped with 8,000 rpm spindle, Siemens 808D conversational control, remote pulse generator, and USB input for loading programs. Machine also includes chip auger, coolant tank, and automatic tool changer. Featuring 6-position tool turret and 16.5 in. swing over bed, BRIO Turner 4 Horizontal Turning Center comes equipped with Siemens 808d conversational control, 3-jaw hydraulic chuck, and hydraulic tailstock. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Swiss-Type Lathe features up to 9 total axes.

June 10, 2014

Available with or without rotary synchronous guide bushing, Nexturn SA32XII features up to 33 tools with optional B-axis, including 19 live tools. Machining capacity is 32 mm on main spindle and 32 mm on sub spindle with 8 in. max turning length in one chucking. Rated at 10 hp, 8,000 rpm, main spindle has built-in motor for optimized acceleration/deceleration. Full C axis on both main and sub spindles with .001° position and pneumatic disc brake clamping provide rigidity for milling operations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Five-Axis Profiler offers high-speed metal removal.

May 8, 2014

Suited for aerospace titanium machining, 5-Axis Cincinnati XT super profiler offers 100 in.³/min metal removal rate (MRR). Cross rail and spindle design enable performance at high rate on sustained basis, and 5-axis gantry design utilizes high-stiffness frame. A/B rotary axes on each spindle can be independently calibrated and controlled to enhance accuracy. Gantries have 145 in. Y-axis range, with Z-axis travel of 28 in., and each spindle’s angular A and B axes can travel ±30°. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Drives are available with wear-proof ceramic spindle.

October 11, 2013

With M6 ceramic spindle, GP 16 S transmits up to 315 N in short-term operation. Axial forces are compensated by axial ball bearings in gearhead's output stage, and reduction ratios possible in integrated planetary gearhead makes spindle drive suited for dynamic applications. Offered with metric steel spindles or ceramic spindles, 8 mm GP 8 S features 2 pre-loaded ball bearings that serve as axial bearing. M3 x 0.5 mm spindle is designed for feed forces up to 32 N in short-term operation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Compact Spindle Drives are available in wearproof ceramic.

September 10, 2013

Supplied with metric M6 ceramic spindle, GP 16 S transmits up to 315 N in short-term operation. Ball bearings compensate for axial forces in gearhead's output stage, and reduction ratios possible in integrated planetary gearhead suit dynamic applications. Offered with M3 x 0.5 mm metric steel spindles or ceramic spindles, 8 mm GP 8 S spindle drives are designed for feed forces of up to 32 N in short-term operation. Dual pre-loaded ball bearings serve as axial bearing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Spindle Machining Center requires 11.2 m² of floor space.

July 26, 2013

With spindle distance of 540 mm, SPECHT 450 DUO is designed for machining of mid-sized workpieces such as cylinder heads or gear housings. System features chip-to-chip time of less than 2.5 sec and tool change time of less than 1 sec. Generously dimensioned ball screws allow high axial acceleration of 9 m/s², while HSK-A63 motor spindles provide 18,000 1/min, 42 kW, and 180 Nm. With capacity for 112 tools, magazine allows in-cycle tool loading at ground level without operator platform. Read More

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Robotic Indexing Spindle-Blast Machine is used for finishing.

May 16, 2013

Incorporating robot nozzle manipulator and 2 auxiliary axes of coordinated robotic motion of its servomotor-driven spindles, RB-RXS-400 suits work cell finishing and surface preparation operations with capability to be loaded/unloaded via robot. Six-axis Fanuc M-10iA robot, mounted on pedestal at rear of 46 x 42 in. blast cabinet, is fitted with protective suit of laminated fabric. EOAT includes blow-off nozzles for post-blast air wash cycle; pressure-blast media delivery is optional. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Mechanical Power Transmission

Back Working Spindle suits Swiss turning applications.

March 1, 2013

Available in 20, 22, and 25 mm sizes, High Torque Back Working Spindles offer 234 W peak power with speeds to 60,000 rpm. Design facilitates installation, and spindles accommodate multiple locations – back working as well as front and cross drilling – to promote versatility and productivity. Spindle package includes IBAG spindle drive, collet nut, wrenches, 3.0 mm ER-8UP collet, IBAG filter regulator and interface cable with air pressure switch, and compact digital drive unit. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Turning/Milling Center offers multitasking capabilities.

October 17, 2012

Suited for heavy-duty, complicated parts, Cyclone 70-TTMY is 40 hp machine with dual 16 station turrets and capacity for 32 live tools. Upper turret has full Y axis with ±1.968 in. of off-center movement, allowing completion of off-center works in same chucking. Other features include Mitsubishi M-720 CNC control and full C axis on main and sub spindle. Milling and drilling operations can be completed all in one operation on front- and back-side of work piece. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Interface supports heavy-duty machining.

June 25, 2012

Combining max clamping force and interference levels, KM4X(TM) provides optimal connection, stiffness, and bending load capacity for machining high-strength alloys. Three-surface contact results in 3x bending moment resistant capacity compared to other tool systems. Performing in wide range of operations, from low-speed/high torque to high-speed/low torque, KM4X can be applied on multi-tasking, turning, machining centers and transfer machines in manual, semiautomatic, or fully automatic mode. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Spindle Drive converts rotary motion into axial motion.

May 22, 2012

Available with 9 different brushed or brushless DC motors, 16 mm Model GP16 comes in metric M6 spindle with self-locking function or 5 mm ball screw with no self-locking feature. Central component is an axial bearing which must withstand tractive and compressive forces of spindle. For planetary gearhead, 14 reduction ratios are available, from 4.4-850:1. Depending on reduction ratio and type of spindle, it is possible to achieve feed forces from 35-370 N, and up to 400 N for short durations. Read More