Mazak Machine tool supplier adds Siemens as control possibility
Yamazaki Mazak has announced that it is now offering Siemens Sinumerik controls as an alternative CNC option.
Siemens Sinumerik 840D sl is being made available across a selection of Mazak machines in the Variaxis, VTC 800 series and eH multi-tasking machine ranges. The VTC 800/30SDR is a simultaneous 5-axis vertical travelling column machining centre designed and built at Mazak’s UK manufacturing plant European customers.
The SDR variant is intended to offer a solution for the efficient machining of large critical components with high accuracy and improved productivity. The Integrex e-500H II, also equipped with Sinumerik 840D sl control, is a combined machining centre and turning centre. Its Y-axis stroke ranges from 410mm to 650mm, with maximum machining length of 6101mm. Mazak's Variaxis i-500 machine offers simultaneous 5-axis machining capability along with Sinumerik 840D sl.