The UMC-1600-H from Haas Automation Inc. (Oxard, CA) is a 50-taper universal machining center (UMC) based on the company’s EC-1600ZT horizontal machining center (HMC).
The company mounted a 630-mm rotary table to the machine’s integrated 4th-axis platter to provide 3+2 positioning and full 5-axis motion for machining large parts for the oil-and-gas, alternative energy, and other heavy industries. Features include:
- ±120 degrees of B-axis swing and 360 degrees of C-axis rotation
- 50-taper spindle with two-speed gearbox
- Standard side-mount tool changer, 30 + 1 tools
- DWO/TCPC and wireless intuitive probing system
- 78-inch maximum part swing on integrated 4th axis.
Lucifer Builds Custom Dual-Chamber Furnace
A Midwest company has put a new Red Devil unit into service to heat treat steel parts in-house. Cost effective and customized with safety features, the RD8-KHE18 furnace offers space-saving working dimensions of 12 x 14 x 18 inches in both chambers.
Smart Visual Inspection Technology Meets Metrology Products
A new Mitutoyo-Kitov agreement will lead to the integration of Kitov technologies in Mituoyo’s metrology solutions. Look for future development of more solutions to come from the new partners as they combine Mitutoyo’s measurement technologies with Kitov’s planning and inspection technologies.
Unison Ups Product Support Scope, Accessibility with ‘UltimateCare’
The rebranded service program facilitates selection of the right maintenance solutions, and also offers additional services such as CAD modellng, component prototyping and process optimization. Customers can choose services ala-carte or in tailored, bundled agreements.