Hermle Compact 5-axis centre has big machine features

Editor: Eric Culp

The unit accepts cubic parts weighing up to 100kg.

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The unit is said to round out the smaller side of the company range.
The unit is said to round out the smaller side of the company range.
(Source: Hermle)

Hermle said it has responded to customer demand for smaller installation area requirements with its C 12 5-axis machining centre. The unit is said to round out the smaller side of the company range but equals the larger models in every way.

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The centre is for machining cubic parts up to 100kg. The workpiece cube is approximately Ø 320mm with a height of 265mm.

The traverse paths of 350 x 440 x 330mm provide an ideal basis for simultaneous 5-sided/5-axis machining – with linear traverse and acceleration speeds of 30m/minute at 4 m/s2 and in the dynamics version 50m/minute at 8 m/s2, Hermle said.

The NC-swiveling rotary table swivels and turns in the working area with a torque drive in the C axis and an adapted drive in the A axis out of the working area on the right side, the company said. A dynamic version can also be selected for the standard values.

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