Engineering Technology Group Advanced technology and machining systems
UK– Machining systems supplier, Engineering Technology Group (ETG) will feature nine fully operational high-end machining centres at Mach 2016.
Machine Tools Six of them will be shown in the UK for the first time. Two Halter robotic loading and unloading systems will also make their UK debut.
A range of live demonstrations will be run on Chiron, Nakamura-Tome, Stama, Quaser and Hardinge machines. Premiered will be Chiron's FZ12 FX Flex-Cell Uno, regarded as a leading machining centre, in terms of speed, compact construction and capability. It can operate in high/medium volume manufacturing environments for 5-axis complicated machining with high process stability.
Exhibited too are three Nakamura turning centres; the NTRX-300, a fusion between a 5-axis machining centre and a lathe, makes its UK exhibition debut. This heavy-duty multi-tasking machine offers single set-up capability for machining complex, high value components. The demonstration machine will feature a 80 mm through bore bar capacity; Another exhibit, the AS 200 is a single-turret mill/turn centre offering powerful machining performance at a competitive price. The machine, fitted with a Halter Load Assistant load/unload unit, uses a Fanuc robot arm and is suited for small and medium CNC lathes and machining centres. The third from Nakamura is a WT-150II turning centre.