GF AgieCharmilles (www.gfac.com/us) is proud to announce the HSM 400U LP that is designed for supreme surface quality and ultimate precision. The HSM 400U LP offers five-axis simultaneous ultra-speed machining and delivers precision and powerful performance on all five axes.
The HSM 400U LP is extremely fast and dynamic and achieves speed of up to 150RPM on the swivel axis and up to 250RPM on the rotational axis, with a 220° B-axis swivel range. The machining center utilizes a liquid-cooled, linear direct drive motor technology that allows high dynamic rigidity and short setting times of the attitude control. Moreover, the linear direct drive is combined with central oil lubrication to ensure excellent, long-term precision and reduce friction-induced wear.
With powerful vector spindles in 30,000RPM, 42,000RPM or 54,000RPM, the HSM 400U LP also offers excellent part detail and surface finish, while reducing the machining time for finishing and semi-finishing operations. Its 1.7g acceleration and high dynamics help maximize spindle utilization and help facilitate the reduction of non-productive time.
The new HSM 400U LP has the capability for 24/7 unattended machining through the optional pallet changer with 20/48 pallets. The fully integrable pallet magazine further improves the equipment’s automation potential. While the machine is cutting, the pallet changer can be loaded, resulting in a minimum idle time for the machining center.
The machine is equipped with smart machining modules and a Heidenhain iTNC 530 control system, which offer advanced levels of monitoring. The system allows the equipment to automatically check and evaluate workpieces and tools, perform measurements of the workpiece and inspect tools for breakage. Moreover, the smart machine modules automatically calibrate machine geometry, monitor spindle vibration and transmit status messages to an operator’s mobile phone.