Basic CNC for milling machines, faster machining times
Siemens Sinumerik 828D Basic M for milling machines, drilling, milling, even on cylindrical workpieces, offers mirror-smooth surfaces and faster machining.
Siemens Sinumerik 828D Basic M for milling machines is suitable for drilling and milling operations and work on cylindrical workpieces, ensuring superior machine utilization. Even for moldmaking applications, a specific CNC controller isn't needed. Superior performance of the Sinumerik 828D Basic M ensures mirror smooth surfaces and reduced machining times, the company said.
Sinamics S120 Combi feed and spindle motors add performance to a milling machine. Superior axis and spindle dynamic performance and excellent spindle performance within a broad speed bandwidth ensure a high output of perfect workpieces, Siemens said. Some features follow.
- Configuration: Compact, rugged and maintenance-free operator panel CNC
for up to five axes / spindles
- Programming: G-code programming, programGuide (technology cycle support), ShopTurn workstep programming
- CNC functionality: Intelligent kinematic transformations and unique range of technology cycles
- Edited by Mark T. Hoske, CFE Media, Control Engineering
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
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