Press Release Summary:
Suited for aerospace and energy applications, VTC-800/30SR accommodates long or heavy workpieces up to 5,512 lb. It has 137.8 x 32.3 in. fixed working table that can be partitioned to allow for machining on one side while other side is being set-up. Equipped with 30-tool (48-tool optional) magazine, unit features 110Â° B-axis swing milling spindle available at either 12,000 or 18,000 rpm, and travels 118.1 x 31.5 x 28.3 in. in X-, Y-, and Z-axes.
Original Press Release:
Mazak's New Vertical Machining Center Increases Flexibility
Versatile machining center ideal for aerospace and energy applications
Florence, Kentucky, May 5, 2009 - Mazak's new VTC-800/30SR Vertical Machining Center offers highly versatile machining operation with a unique swing milling spindle and full traveling column and fixed table design. The machining center provides unsurpassed machining stability and is equipped with an 110° B-axis spindle, which is available at either 12,000 or 18,000 rpm, ensuring high speed, high accuracy positioning over extended periods of operation.
Mazak designed the VTC-800/30SR with a wide, fixed working table (137.8" x 32.3") to allow for increased flexibility and reduced cycle times. The table can be partitioned to allow for machining on one side while an additional setup takes place on the other, or outfitted with an optional rotary table (C-axis) to perform 5-axis simultaneous machining. The machining center also easily accommodates extremely long or heavy workpieces (max. 5512 lbs.), making it ideal for aerospace and energy applications.
VTC-800/30SR travels 118.1" x 31.5" x 28.3" in X-, Y- and Z-axes, and is equipped with a 30-tool (48-tool optional) magazine.
About Mazak Corporation
The largest machine tool builder in the world, with manufacturing operations in five countries (Japan, U.S., United Kingdom, Singapore and China), Mazak provides the widest range of advanced-technology equipment and systems for the productivity improvement of manufacturers worldwide. For more information, visit the Mazak website at www.mazakusa.com.