Machining Centers – Vertical

Makino iQ300
Ultra Precision

Makino iQ300 Designed for Ultra Precision Machining

The Makino iQ300 is capable of accurately machining parts that are continually becoming smaller in size, yet more advanced in functionality. Suitable for the creation of different parts such as; medical equipment, mobile phones, optical components and more, this machine is highly efficient to get the job done.

A micro milling machine designed for ultra precision performance, the Makino iQ300 is the ideal solution for manufacturers of LED tooling, optic surface finishes and more high-tolerance machining applications. The capabilities of this machine extend from sub-micron machining accuracy and repeatability to large-scale machining operations.

The machine has a superior component temperature control system, which ensures precise and predictable results, with the need for continuous process parameter adjustments eliminated. The iQ300 comprehensively measures tool tool lengths to sub-micron levels of accuracy and repeatability. This ensures simple and predictable tool blends with a range of cutting tools, spindle speeds and machining depths.

The Makino iQ300 comes with user-friendly software developed especially for high feed rate, tight tolerance machining of complex 3D shapes, and this guarantees much faster production rates than standard CNC systems, while maintaining supreme accuracy at all times.

    • Positioning: adoption of a 5-mm scale feedback system.
    • Drive motors: XYZ-axes all feature linear motors.
    • Feed axis: adoption of ultra-precision rolling guideways.
    • Linear state-of-the-art motor design.
    • Automatic lubrication.
    • Equipped with nozzle coolant and a splash and chip shield.
    • LED worklight.
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High Precision

Makino 5 Axis Vertical Machining Centers for Absolute Accuracy

5 axis vertical machining centers from Makino enable high precision engineering. The Makino V33i, V56i and V77 pursue absolute accuracy while producing superb quality parts. Each machine allows for different size machining and are suitable for a wide variety of projects.

Renowned for offering the highest level of accuracy and repeatability in the industry, the Makino 5 axis vertical machining centers have less lost motion and higher stiffness and rigidity than comparable 5 axis machines.

The high precision range provide one-setup access to complex, multiple-sided parts, which in turn reduces handling and costs. Facilitating access to undercut areas, oddly positioned features and intricate geometrical shapes, the machines are incredibly versatile and come equipped with shorter tool lengths. The high precision range from Makino hold the best tool life and surface finish characteristics in the marketplace.

The high precision machines can also be used for blending and matching complex multi-plane surfaces – common within die/mold production.

 

    • Perfect solution for dies/molds and precision parts.
    • Core-cooled ballscrews on all axes, including; temperature control of the bearings support bracket area and motor mounting area – ensuring sufficient component temperatures are maintained.
    • Provides highest accuracy and repeatability in the industry, with less lost motion and a greater level of stiffness and rigidity.
    • Highly acclaimed on shop floors everywhere.
    • Y-axis travel of 700 mm.
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Gantry Type 5-Axis

5-axis CNC Machining Center for Steel, Aluminum, Resin and Composite Machining

The new challenger in high-speed composite machining, Breton FLYMILL machining centers are the choice for medium, large and very large CNC composite machining.

    • Rotational speeds of up to 40,000 rpm and 137Nm torque
    • Four models in the FLYMILL range for horizontal and vertical composite machining
    • Thermally stabilised electrospindles, specifically designed for composite machining
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Makino V56i-GR
Graphite Machining

Graphite Machining Centers Deliver Speed and Accuracy

Low vibration, high speed machining, the graphite machining centers from Makino deliver consistent high accuracy performance when machining small molds for mobile phones, digital camera components, IC molds connectors and engineering plastics.

Boasting high speed, accuracy and flexibility, this range can machine a variety of other materials, including steel. With their low vibration and high speed spindles, the graphite machining centers can dry-machine steel, graphite and castings, for consistently high performance.

The V22 Graphite is equipped with the Makino Professional 6 control, with a Windows CE operating system to deliver a stable, secure platform with a user-friendly interface. This innovative latest-generation machine is outfitted with large, colour, touch-screen applications.

The V33i Graphite has core-cooled ballscrews, support bearings and motor mounts – and a core-cooled saddle design which provides accuracy in long cycle time. The spindle offers Makino’s dynamic cooling system and under-race lubrication system, minimising spindle distortion at high spindle speeds.

The V77 Graphite is supplied with a low vibration, high speed no.40 spindle with Makino’s GI.5 control to deliver high accuracy, speedy machining. Featuring a fully enclosed splash back guard, graphite dust is completely sealed, ensuring a clean and tidy workshop environment.

    • Most graphite machining models also designed for steel machining.
    • Fully enclosed splash guard to seal graphite dust for a clean shop floor.
    • Dry casting machining also possible.
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Makino 5-axis
Vertical Machining 5-Axis

Makino 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center for the Highest Accuracy on the Market

The Makino 5-axis vertical machining center range are the most accurate machines on the market, designed to maximise thermal stability ad eliminate cumultative errors that are commonly found in other 5-axis applications. This range delivers the ultimate dynamic accuracy, thanks to the rotary axes.

All machines in this range include Makino’s innovative next generation technology, Super Geometric Intelligence (SGI.4) motion control technology. This unique technology provides the lowest cycle time possible, which is critical in allowing a Makino machine to process toolpath data at a higher, more accurate speed – while generating the highest quality finish possible.

SGI.4 also slashes time for complex operations, while significantly reducing manual polishing and rework, as the finished product is always of optimum quality.

Renowned for their versatility, this machine range from Makino is ideal for high speed machining operations that require accuracy and precision.

 

    • Dynamic accuracy within a 5-axis configuration.
    • Every machine in this range includes SGI.4 motion control technology for faster tool path data processing.
    • Reduced cycle times for complex 5-axis applications.
    • Eliminates the need for manual polishing and secondary operations.
    • The speed of the axes guarantee enhanced productivity within a wide range of workpieces and materials.
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Vertical Machining Center
Precision

Makino Precision Vertical Machining Center: Reliability, Accuracy and Stability

The Makino Vertical Machining Center is the highest performance machine for demanding workpieces. The precision machining center eliminates vibration, rotational deflection and thermal distortion, which guarantees optimum precision, accuracy, reliability and stability.

Comprehensively designed in order to machine complex materials including; ceramics, intricate cores and cavities, the Makino Vertical Machining Center boasts a standard 11.3-hp continuous 40,000-rpm spindle, combined with a core-cooling and under-race lubrication system – unique to Makino.

The precision machine is equipped with integral features that enhance the machine’s capabilities, with no overhangs and integrally casted slideways for outstanding rigidity. The rapid traverse vastly enhances productivity, thanks to the high cutting speeds. This also significantly reduces any out-of-cut time while increasing metal removal rates.

Whether you are machining parts measured in microns, or creating workpieces weighing by the ton, the Makino Vertical Machining Center will create your piece with precision, accuracy, and a surface finish requiring no bench work.

    • Vertical machining center that offers speed, power and flexibility.
    • High speed machining of hardened steels with superb accuracy.
    • Designed to provide stiffness and rigidity for chatter-free cutting.
    • Machining area is suited to small workpieces, with the machine itself built on a compact footprint, ensuring that no warehouse floor space is wasted.
    • Power consumption (15 kVA) is signifcantly reduced using the Makino Vertical Machining Center.
    • Optional automatic tool length measuring device that can meticulously measure and correct both the tool tip position and the rotating spindle nose enables you to easily achieve a higher quality level of machined surfaces with minimal differences.
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