The Vertical Center Smart 430A vertical machining center provides reliable, high productivity performance at an affordable price point.
The Vertical Center Smart 430A from Mazak Corporation (Florence, KY) offers unsurpassed value across a variety of applications, ranging from heavy-duty machining to high-speed machining. Able to utilize both EIA/ISO programs and conversational programming, the machine integrates Smart CNC to maximize ease-of-use and operator efficiency.
The VCS 430A features a 25 hp, 12,000 rpm No. 40 taper spindle that provides a maximum torque of 70.2 ft-lb. A tool-to-tool change time of just 1.3 sec helps optimize productivity while the 35.43 in x 16.93 in table provides the largest machining area available for this machine class.
A variety of Intelligent Machine functions further simplify operation and boost reliability and productivity. AVC (Active Vibration Control) increases accuracy and tool life by minimizing machine vibration. ITS (Intelligent Thermal Shield) further ensures accuracy by actively managing heat displacement. IMS (Intelligent Maintenance Support) aids with preventive maintenance by tracking and reporting the status of the machine’s perishable items, such as filters and cover wipers.
Amid Challenges, Majority of Metalformers Predict Little Change in Economic Activity
U.S and Canadian incoming orders expected to remain steady, according to the latest barometer reading from the Precision Metalforming Association.
U.S. Manufacturing Grows in September –– PMI Dips 0.6% to 55.4
The Institute for Supply Management reports that among the six biggest industries, food, beverage & tobacco remains the best-performing sector, with fabricated metal and chemical products growing strongly.