Vertical Machining Centers cut molds out of steel.

Press Release Summary:

Available with CNC options from GE Fanuc and Siemens, CFV line of VMCs includes 4 models with X-axis travel up to 1,300 mm. Products have cast iron structure, provide 540 mm Y-axis travel, and accommodate 585 mm deep component. With 25 hp spindle as standard, users can select from 2 performance packages: Xi, with 12,500 rpm spindle and 30-tool toolchanger, or Si, with 20,000 rpm HSK-A63 spindle or optional 40,000 rpm spindle.

Original Press Release:

Cincinnati Lamb to Demonstrate New CFV High-Performance VMCs at IMTS

CFV-800Xi performing high-production application and CFV-1050 cutting mold out of steel

Chicago, Ill., Sept. 8, 2004 - Cincinnati Lamb will introduce its new CFV line of vertical machining centers at IMTS 2004 in booth A-8101 with two models of the new line running demonstrations tailored to the automotive and die mold markets. The CFV line includes four models that can travel up to 1300 mm in the X-axis and is available with a choice of performance packages that tailor the machine to the application.

Designed with a high-strength, cast iron structure, the new CFV machining centers provide 540 mm Y-axis travel and can accommodate a 585 mm-deep component, maximizing table capacity. A 25 hp spindle is standard, and users can select from two performance packages to suit their application requirements. The "Xi" package with 12,500 rpm spindle and 30-tool toolchanger is configured for high-production machining applications, while the "Si" package with 20,000 rpm HSK-A63 spindle or optional 40,000 rpm spindle is ideally suited to die & mold and aerospace applications. A choice of CNC options from GE Fanuc and Siemens complements the CFV's many operator ergonomic, coolant control, and chip flushing and extraction features.

Application specialists from Cincinnati Lamb and GBI Cincinnati, the master distributor for the CFV line (see Editor Notes) will be available to discuss other applications and machine specifications. Complete information on any Cincinnati Lamb product, technology or service can be obtained by contacting Cincinnati Lamb toll-free at 1-800-934-0735; by fax at 859-534-4995; or by visiting the web site,

About Cincinnati Lamb:
Cincinnati Lamb designs, builds and integrates high-volume and flexible machining and assembly systems as well as stand-alone production equipment for global aerospace, automotive, heavy equipment and general machining markets. The company offers technology-driven solutions that include composites processing equipment, profilers, routers, and five-axis CNC machining centers; horizontal and vertical machining centers and turning centers; and automated assembly and test machines and systems. Additionally, the company provides the manufacturing industry's most comprehensive package of service and support through its PLUS program. Cincinnati Lamb, a union of two of the machine tool industry's most respected manufacturers - Cincinnati Machine and Lamb Technicon - is a division of UNOVA Industrial Automation Systems (NYSE:UNA).

About GBI Cincinnati, Inc.:
GBI Cincinnati Inc. is the exclusive Master Dealer for all Cincinnati Lamb's UK built products that include CFV vertical machining centers, fixed table verticals and turning centers. For more information on these products contact them by calling 513-841-8684 or visit their web site,

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