American Machinist

Raising the bar on HMCs.(Machine of the Month)

ACCORDING TO CINCINNATI Machine, the MEGA-150 horizontal machining center is the most productive machine in its class. The machine, which offers large-job-processing capabilities not only slashes non-cut times but also efficiently removes heavy chip volumes.

A fast tool-delivery system, featuring 0.9-sec tool-to-tool interchange and tool queuing that eliminates next-tool wait, reduces nonproductive time. In addition, nonvalue-added time is virtually eliminated by the 8.0-sec pallet exchange. The MEGA-150 is offered with cell and multipallet carousel exchange.

Delivering X, Y, Z travels of 57.0x43.3x49.8 in., the HMC machines parts up to 51.2 in. in diameter and 59.0-in. …

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