American Machinist

High-speed HMC. (Spotlight: part handling).

THE HM600 HMC OFFERS 2,953-ipm rapids, 50-rpm B axis, 1.8-sec toolchanges, and 6-sec pallet changes. Its 630-mm pallet feeds at 1,575 ipm with travels of 30.71 x 29.53 x 31.5 in. and 1,540-1b maximum loadable weight. The machine teams a 50-taper, 12,000-rpm, 40-hp spindle with high-load roller guides mounted to a heavily-ribbed, one-piece, T-shaped bed. …

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