Flexible VMC Is Ideal for Job Shops

The Mycenter-4XD from Kitamura Machinery has a 50 in x 25.2 in table and 43 in x 24 in x 24 in X,Y,Z travels for large single workpieces, multi-fixtured components or using additional axes.

The Mycenter-4XD from Kitamura Machinery has a 50 in x 25.2 in table and 43 in x 24 in x 24 in X,Y,Z travels for large single workpieces, multi-fixtured components or using additional axes.

Kitamura Machinery (Wheeling, IL), a premier manufacturer of precision horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centers, introduces to market their latest high capacity vertical machining center, the “Mycenter-4XD.”

A new standard in VMC value, the Mycenter-4XD is designed with the flexibility of today’s job shop in mind. Truly big on features, the Mycenter-4XD is equipped with a 50 in x 25.2 in table and 43 in x 24 in x 24 in X,Y,Z travels, making it ideal for large single workpieces, multi-fixtured components or additional axes implementation.

Fastest-in-class” high speed rapid feed rates of 1,417 ipm (X– and Y-axis), 1,181 ipm (Z-axis) on solid box ways to boost work throughput within the cavernous work envelope and a powerful 35 hp spindle adds flexibility for hard-to-machine materials.

Durability is ensured with heavily ribbed high grade Meehanite casting for unparalleled rigidity and stability. The X, Y and Z axes feature solid box guideways and incorporate a unique 4-slideway base construction design for superior vibration absorption, improved surface finishes and longer tool life. All contact surfaces are hand scraped for precise alignment, fit and performance ensuring high quality and attention to detail in the manufacturing process.

Standard is a powerful, dual contact, 12,000 rpm, 35 hp AC spindle system offering optimum rigidity and stiffness for demanding cutting conditions. High torque capability affords the flexibility to efficiently machine a wide variety of materials with maximum machining rigidity and extended cutting tool life.

The Mycenter-4XD ATC assures smooth and effortless tool changes. A generous 30 tool capacity reduces idle time and boosts productivity and machining profits. Excellent chip evacuation is ensured with standard base wash system, internal chip augers and a scraper type chip conveyor keeping the large workspace free of chips and contaminants.

Equipped with Kitamura-Fanuc 0iMD control, the Mycenter-4XD comes fully loaded with many productivity boosting convenience features that are considered optional on competitive machines. 1,280 meters of memory, 256 MD data server and AI Contour Control are just a few of the many standard features incorporated to streamline the machining process for ultimate productivity.

Founded in 1933, Kitamura Machinery is dedicated to building the most technically advanced horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centers in the world. These machining centers are known and respected for their no-compromises precision and extended floor life even under the most demanding conditions. www.kitamura-machinery.com

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