High Speed Machining

photo: HSMC1

High Speed Machining Center #1

Forest Line’ Minumac 5-axis high speed machining system is able to machine complex geometries for both composite and metallic materials.

  • 23 ft x 11 ft x 5 ft of XYZ travel (8 ft under the spindle)
  • 24,000 rpm, 60 hp spindle
  • Up to 790 inches/ minute feed rates
  • Siemens 840D CNC control w/ Siemens digital drives
  • HSK type hi-speed tooling system w/ 20 tool automatic tool changer

 

photo: HSMC2

High Speed Machining Center #2

Ingersoll Horizontal Milling Machine PowerMill H 4.0 with two axis milling head, horizontal rotary table, and headstock/ tailstock.

  • 32 ft x 13 ft x 11 ft of XYZ travel
  • 20 ft diameter rotary table
  • Headstock/ tailstock with max swing of 18 feet
  • A & C axis: tilting and rotation of 2 axes head (A: ±110°, C: ±400°)
  • Feedback via Heidenhain linear scales: resolution of 0.001mm
  • Up to 984 inches/ minute feed rate
  • Milling head with variable frequency motor spindle and digital drive
  • Digital drives for all axes
  • 40 position tool magazine
  • Laser tool probe
  • Part probe
  • Siemens 840D controller

HSMC2 Spindle Data:

  • Two axis head for aluminum and composite materials
  • 80 kw (108 hp) - 24,000 rpm high speed spindle
  • Tool taper HSK 63 B
  • Tool clamping force 1,800 daN 3,960 lbs
  • Spindle Speed 500—24,000 rpm
  • Max spindle power available from 12,000 rpm: 80 kw (108 hp)
  • Max spindle torque up to 12,000 rpm: 63.7 Nm (45.9 ft. lbs)