Hurco expands large 5-axis machining centre range

Designed for the manufacture of large components, Hurco's dual-column DCX range offers long travels in the X- and Y-axes.

The bridge that carries the Y-axis moving elements provides a stiff, thermally stable structure for consistently accurate machining, while the high capacity table allows easy loading of heavy components by fork lift or crane.

The 3-axis DCX range already offers five model variants ranging in size from the DCX22i with its 2,200 x 1,700 x 750mm working volume to the DCX42i with 4,200 x 2,600 x 1,100mm travels and 16 tonnes table load capacity.

Hurco recently upgraded to a new supplier of the 2-axis spindle head that drives the 5-axis versions of these machines and is now able to offer a high-torque HSK-A100 taper/12,000rpm option in addition to the established HSK-A63/18,000rpm specification.

The first model to be built with the German designed and manufactured 2-axis HSK-A100 head is the DCX32-26-5Si, due for launch in early 2021.

Rotary motions of the rigid fork arrangement with torque motor direct drives is ±360° in the C-axis and ±110° in the B-axis. The simultaneous 5-axis motion suits the machining of complex 3D shapes or draft angles while keeping cutter length to a minimum.

Hurco Europe www.hurco.co.uk

Company

Hurco [**]

Related Articles

Handling the heavy stuff

The two largest models in Hermle's C-series of trunnion-type 5-axis machining centres, C50U and C60U, may be fitted with a new pallet changing system to automate the production of workpieces up to 2.5 tonnes in the case of the larger machine.
5 years ago Products
Most recent Articles

Celebrating 60 years of AMOB tube bending machines

Founded in 1960 by António Martins Oliveira Barros, AMOB has progressively become a leading manufacturer of metalworking technologies, providing one of the biggest ranges of specialised equipment for the tube and pipe bending industry worldwide.
1 day ago Videos