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Two 5-Axis Systems in One Machine

Esslingen-based machine manufacturer INDEX has combined two complete 5-axis machining systems in its R300 turning/milling center. In two independent sub-systems, one motorized milling spindle and one assigned work spindle are able to completely machine complex parts, in particular short bars and chuck parts with clamping device diameters up to 315 mm, simultaneously, providing extreme productivity…

The AC 700-F: high-precision double-sided precision grinding in a new design

However, it also features new technical refinements “under the bonnet”. The AC 700-F double-sided precision grinding machine from PETER WOLTERS has proven its worth in use with renowned customers all over the world, and is now presented in a completely new design. The innovative design line with its striking surfaces, new colours and conspicuous shapes gives…

Automatic turning to perfection

  The compact machine design of the ABC65 with up to 3 simultaneously working tool carriers not only ensures high productivity, but also provides a high performance density with a main spindle of 65 mm bar capacity and a swivel counter spindle for extensive rear end machining. At only 5,5 m2 footprint (without bar loader),…

Machining in a new dimension

 With the R200, INDEX has a cutting-edge turning/milling center with unparalleled efficient manufacturing capabilities in its product portfolio. Two powerful motorized milling spindles and two movable work spindles perform extremely productive and flexible machining operations in two independent subsystems – even for machining with 5 axes.   One motorized milling spindle and one work spindle…

High-performance cutting with a compact milling unit

TRAUB TNX65/42 with milling unit

 The TNX65/42 is one of the most successful modular machines in the product line of TRAUB Drehmaschinen GmbH & Co. KG. This highly productive and flexible turning/milling center has set standards in high-performance cutting. An extremely compact gear milling unit ensures extensive milling and turning capabilities. The machine has a modular system design: it is equipped…

New system allows multiple tool setting and inspection probes on CNC machine tools

The new RMI-Q radio transmission interface allows up to four separate tool setting or spindle-probes with radio transmission to be operated on the same CNC machine, making it an excellent choice for fitment onto CNC machining centres, or machines with rotary tables or twin pallets. RMI-Q is easily integrated on a wide range of machining…

Hard turning and grinding on a single machine

Modular design of the INDEX V160C with grinding components

For years the INDEX engineers have successfully integrated the grinding technology in the basic machine version of the modular building block system of the VerticalLine. The high precision of the standard machine, that is appreciated by many users, is the best requirement for the combination of hard turning with the system enhancement with grinding. The…