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5-Axis VMC Automation Solution

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. has launched the MX-520 PC4, a four-pallet automated version of the MX-520 single table 5-axis vertical machining center (VMC) model.

The MX-520 PC4 5-axis VMC was designed in response to customer demand seeking a Matsuura automation solution for the MX-520 5-axis VMC.

The MX-520 PC4 is equipped with 90 tools and an installed Universal Robot Interface to maximize the automation potential of this addition to Matsuura's 5-axis range.

"Offering ease of use and reliable 5-axis machining, the MX series delivers dynamic machining versatility, high accuracy, reliability and cost efficient performance," said a Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. spokesperson.

"The Matsuura MX-520 maintains high rigidity and features a generous machining envelope with excellent operability. The MX-520 also offers an assortment of configurations, which are ideal for all applications, all industries and all materials," said the spokesperson.

The VMC is engineered to provide a simple and cost-effective transition for 3-axis users making the transition to full 5-axis operation. Designed with a RAM type structure, the MX-520 has a compact footprint with enhanced ergonomic design, allowing rapid set-up and processing of complex parts.

CAMplete TruePath software, an integrated suite of G-code editing, optimization, analysis and verification tools is standard on every Matsuura MX-520.

The latest FANUC 31i (iHMI, 15" touch panel type) is installed and integrated with Matsuura's original software, which ensures ease of use, status at a glance and enhanced operability.

The Matsuura MAXIA 12,000 RPM high-torque spindle is standard. A high-torque (187.0 Nm) motor is available to machine hard-to-cut materials. Matsuura's 20,000 RPM (108.7 Nm) spindle for high-speed machining of aluminum parts is available as an option.

For more information contact:

Matsuura Machinery USA

325 Randolph Ave., Ste. 100

St. Paul, MN 55102

800-518-4584 / 651-289-9700

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