MACH 2010

17 May 2010

WARD HI-TECH AT MACH 2010- MORE THAN JUST A MACHINE TOOL SUPPLIER !

Ward Hi-Tech will use MACH 2010 to showcase a number of new products from their turning and machining centre ranges and at the same time reinforce their unique ability to provide more than just a machine tool.

With over 25 years experience serving the engineering market place, Ward Hi-Tech have developed into one of the UK's leading independent CNC distributors with a strong financial base and a wide spread of quality products.

The Ward Hi-Tech philosophy of "partnership" with their customers has enabled the Company to continue to flourish in spite of the recession and their MACH 2010 theme of "doing things differently" will focus on the "one stop shop" approach to everything from pre and after sales engineering, through to a whole raft of warranty and support packages and innovative flexible funding options.

In particular the Company will focus on their "added value" strengths, particularly useful to prospective buyers in recessionary times.

During MACH 2010, the popular Wardsure extended warranty scheme will be available on all Ward Hi-Tech machine tool products providing up to 7 years warranty cover.

At the same time Ward Hi-Tech will offer a further opportunity for potential buyers to take advantage of the Company's unique extended credit arrangements with a "Buy Now Pay 2011" finance offer on all stock CNC lathes and machining centres.

ON DISPLAY AT MACH 2010

HWACHEON TURNING CENTRES

Three turning centres from Korea 's largest independent machine tool builder will be demonstrated during the exhibition. Each model is built to the most exacting standards ensuring quality, finish and performance comparable with the best in the market place.

HWACHEON T2-YSMC DRIVEN TOOL CNC TURNING CENTRE WITH TWIN TURRET 'Y' AXIS AND TWIN SPINDLES (NEW AT MACH)

Headlining the display, will be this latest Hwacheon 8 axes turning centre, shown complete with magazine bar loader and "lights out" automatic running package.

The T2-YSMC features twin 8" diameter hydraulic chucks, upper and lower twin turret arrangements with 'Y' axis and driven tool facility.

The machine is equipped with automatic tool setting/breakage detect probing, automatic parts catcher and full parts un-loader conveyor. It has powerful "state of the art" direct drive 20Kw main drive motors to both spindles and super fast indexing servo turrets with 7.5kw driven tool drive motor.

This particular model forms part of the multi axis 6 model T2 series family, which will soon be joined by a large capacity T3 and T4 series portfolio.

HWACHEON CUTEX 200MC TWO AXIS TURNING CENTRE WITH DRIVEN TOOLS

This small footprint yet extremely rigid turning centre is based around true 45 º slant bed construction and features "best in class" rapid traverse rates of 36m/min.

As standard the machine is complete with 8" chuck (51mm bar), hydraulic tailstock, quick tool setter and 12 station servo driven turret giving a high speed tool index time of 0.15 seconds.

The driven tool turret arrangement features rugged BMT style holders enabling end milling up to 12mm diameter, drilling up to 16mm diameter and tapping up to M12 to be carrIed out and 'C' axis control to spindle is standard.

CNC control is a Fanuc 0iTC system equipped with 10.4" colour screen with Manual Guide CAM system including graphics.

HWACHEON HI-TECH 700 SLANT BED CNC LATHE

This well established Hwacheon model is a true heavy duty performer.

The heavily ribbed slant bed, torque tube design ensures extreme rigidity even under the heaviest cutting loads.

The Hi-Tech 700 features a twin range transmission, 50HP (60HP option) main motor, huge 12 station turret with 20 tonnes clamping force, heavy duty programmable tailstock and thermally stabilised spindle with 'C' axis control. The machine weighs a mighty 16 tons.

The working envelope is based around a 24" diameter hydraulic chuck, bed length of 2m and turning capacity of 700mm diameter. The optional driven tool turret features a 10HP servo drive motor enabling drilling up to 26mm, tapping up to M24 and end milling up to 50mm to be carried out.
Control is by the powerful Fanuc 18iTB system with 10.4" colour screen.

DAH LIH MACHINING CENTRES

One of the country's most popular and long standing machining centre ranges, Dah Lih have been supplying vertical and horizontal machining centres throughout the UK for almost 30 years and at MACH 2010 two models from their wide product range will be featured.

DAH LIH MCV-860 VERTICAL MACHINING CENTRE (NEW AT MACH)

This latest addition to the Dah Lih family provides rugged machining ability without sacrificing speed and performance. Rapid traverse rates of 40m/min in all axes, 8000 rpm maximum spindle speed range that can be increased to 15000 rpm and the latest direct drive spindle package with high acc and decc rates enable the machine to be ideal for a variety of industries.

The MCV-860 has axes travels of X=860mm, Y=550mm, Z=550mm, table size of 950mm x 550mm, BT40 spindle and features a "largest in class" 40 tool ATC. Control options include the latest Fanuc 0iMD with 10.4" colour screen and incorporating Manual Guide on board CAP system, or, Heidenhain iTNC530, particularly favoured for mould and die applications.

DAH LIH MCV-1020BA VERTICAL MACHINING CENTRE

The MCV-1020BA, an established "favourite" model and the "Best Seller" of all the Dah Lih range, will be shown with Heidenhain iTNC530 CNC system.

With axis travels of X=1020mm, Y=550mm, Z=560mm, BT 40 spindle, table size: 1300mm x 660mm and direct drive 15HP wide power motor the MCV-1020BA is widely used in a variety of engineering sectors including aerospace, medical, oil and gas, automotive and general subcontracting.

The heavy duty cast construction incorporates double wall box type column and bed structures providing high damping and rigidity whilst ball screw cooling on all 3 axes prevents thermal growth and ensures high accuracy.

In common with all Dah Lih models the MCV-102BA is equipped with high pressure through spindle coolant, a highly effective bed wash and chip auger removal system, table mounted tool set/breakage detection probe, 4th axis interface, air and wash gun and spindle refrigeration unit.

HNK HEAVY DUTY VERTICAL LATHES

HNK are one of Korea's foremost manufacturers of large frame heavy duty machine tools, specialising in Vertical Lathes, Horizontal Boring Mills and Double Column and Gantry Machining Centres and during almost 50 years of continuous growth HNK have developed a market leading position within the large machine tool sector.

HNK VTC16/20 VERTICAL LATHE WITH DRIVEN TOOLS (NEW AT MACH)

One of the most popular size models in the HNK 3 axis range, this elevating rail type VTL benefits from a rigid 2 piece column and base construction ensuring an extremely stable machining capability. The machine itself weighs around 30 tonnes.

The VTC 16/20 features an elevating rail arrangement which maximises the cutting envelope available and ensures complete rigidity during deep boring and turning operations. Additionally, the machine has precision 'C' axis control to the table, high accuracy linear scale feedback on each axis and a live spindle with 25HP drive providing powerful driven tool performance.

A two speed gearbox with 75HP motor, high torque table drive and high precision table bearing enables heavy duty cutting even at low spindle speeds to be carried out.

The VTC16/20 has a table diameter of 1600mm, turning diameter of 2000mm, turning length of 1600mm and features a heavy duty RAM (240 x 240mm) a 24 pocket auto tool changer (option up to 32 ATC) and 30 bar high pressure coolant arrangement. All HNK vertical lathes have a variety of additional accessories including auto table changer expanded ATC, universal milling heads and grinding attachments, that can be incorporated to expand the manufacturing capabilities of the range.

FAMUP HIGH SPEED 5 AXIS VERTICAL AND MOVING COLUMN MACHINING CENTRES

A member of the world renowned EMCO Machine Tool Group, FAMUP are based in Italy and have been building CNC machines for over 25 years.

The FAMUP high speed 5 axis and moving column machining centre range share a modular construction style featuring linear axis drive motors on some models and MACH 2010 will enable this prestigious builder to showcase the 5 axis Maxxmill model in the UK for the first time.

FAMUP MAXXMILL 500 5 AXIS VERTICAL MACHINING CENTRE (NEW AT MACH)

This moving column 5 axis vertical machining centre is the latest model to be introduced in the Famup 'economy' range.

Featuring a 600mm x 600mm tilting and rotating table arrangement that provides a larger than normal working area, the Maxxmill 500 has axis travels of X=650mm, Y=550mm and Z=500mm, speed range up to 10000rpm (options of 12000rpm and 15000rpm) and a fast 30 tool ATC.

Control is by the latest Heidenhain iTNC 620 CNC system with options of Fanuc and Siemens. Accuracy, flexibility and economy are the watchwords of this fast moving 5 axis production machine, making it ideal for a variety of applications in industries such as aerospace, automotive, medical and hydraulics.

KIHEUNG CNC BED TYPE UNIVERSAL MILLING MACHNES

Founded in 1968, Kiheung Machinery Co specialises in advanced CNC bed type milling machines and double column vertical machining centres featuring precision universal swivelling and rotating milling heads. With headquarters and main manufacturing plant based in Taejon , South Korea , Kiheung have long established themselves as the number one builder of CNC universal milling machines in South East Asia .

KIHEUNG KNCU1000-3100 BED TYPE UNIVERSAL MILLING MACHINE (NEW AT MACH)

Shown for the first time at a MACH show the U1000 has become one of the Kiheung's most popular sized CNC bed mills.

In common with all Kiheung models, high quality, heavy duty Meehanite castings are used on bed, column, saddle and ram components and all models feature industry standard ZF twin range gear boxes enhancing the cutting capabilities of this powerful performer.

The U1000-3100 has axis travels of X=3100mm, Y= 1250mm and Z=1050mm, a powerful 38kw main drive motor and Heidenhain high precision linear scales on all axes and is fitted with an automatic positioning universal head and high pressure through spindle coolant system.

CNC system is the Heidenhain iTNC530 and options of auto tool changer, auto multi angle heads extended axis travels are available on all Kiheung CNC bed milling machines.

For more information please contact Ward Hi Tech Limited on
0114-256-0333 or email: sales@wardhitech.co.uk

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