Press Release Summary:
The Liechti Go-Mill 350 5-Axis Machining Center System is designed for producing surface quality for challenging airfoil machining applications for machining blisks, impellers and turbine blades. The unit is offered in either a tailstock or double-end rotary configurations. The machine comes in 6.4 x 4.3 m footprint and accommodates blades up to 350 mm. It comes with 30 or 60 tool positions and a 16-position part changer.
Original Press Release:
GF Machining Solutions Debuts Compact Airfoil Manufacturing System at IMTS
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., September 15, 2018 – GF Machining Solutions spotlighted the Liechti go-Mill 350 in booth #338754 at the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show (IMTS) in Chicago. The ultra-dynamic simultaneous 5-axis machining center is specially designed for machining blisks, impellers, turbine blades and other complex parts.
The Liechti go-Mill 350’s compact 20.9' x 14.1' (6.4 x 4.3 m) footprint accommodates blades up to 13.8" (350 mm) in length. With a 20,000-rpm spindle and either a tailstock or double-end rotary configuration, it easily delivers the power and precision required to produce a flawless surface quality for challenging airfoil machining applications, such as finishing the critical zones of leading and trailing edges. The machine also features 30 or 60 tool positions and a 16-position part changer.
The worldwide market leader for five-axis machining solutions to the turbine industry, Liechti produces milling machines that reduce machining times more than 30 percent as a result of specific profile machining technology and specialized CAD/CAM software. This high level of performance is based on engineering competence and know-how for full 5-axis and ultra-dynamic machining in titanium, Inconel, Nimonic, titanium aluminide and high-alloy steels.
About GF Machining Solutions
GF Machining Solutions is the world’s leading provider of machines, diverse technical solutions and services not only to the tool and mold making industry but also to manufacturers of precision components. The portfolio ranges from electrical discharge machines, high-speed and high-performance Milling machines— including clamping and palletization systems, 3D Laser surface texturing machines and Spindles—to solutions for Tooling and Automation, services, spare parts, expendable parts, consumables and Digitalization solutions. GF Machining Solutions is a globally acting Division of the Georg Fischer Group (Switzerland) and maintains a presence on 50 sites worldwide within its own organization. Its 3,255 employees generated sales of CHF 992 million in 2017. More information can be found at www.gfms.com.
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