A new CNC VMC (vertical machining centre) has been ordered. For those guys and girls who are into their machine tools here’s a photo of the model we have on order which we will be receiving at the end of March and bit of info on it and it’s capability.
4 axis (X, Y, Z, A).
X travel 800mm, Y travel 460mm, Z 510mm.
includes 4th axis, tail stock and 8″ chuck. (perfect for drilling boiler barrells & machining multi ops on cylinder blocks)
48 metres a minute rapid.
The guys on the shop floor are all excited about the arrival of their new toy and can’t wait for delivery so they can have a play! Once it’s been delivered we’ll post some updates of it’s installation and it working.