Horizontal turning center ready for high production
Photo credit: Romi Machine Tools
The new GL 300S horizontal turning center from Romi Machine Tools is equipped with a counter spindle and a Y axis for off-center milling. According to Romi, it has a maximum cutting diameter of 11.8″ (300mm), a Z-stroke of 23.6″ (600mm) and is designed for turning, milling and drilling operations in harsh environments. high production. The GL300 S features high torque and feed force and is built with a heavy-duty one-piece base for ultimate rigidity and precision. The machine is said to weigh 11,464 pounds (5,200 kg).
The GL 300S is equipped with thermal compensation with sensors to maintain stable dimensional results even during long working periods. The use of sensors provides accurate real-time compensation as opposed to compensation based solely on predefined algorithms. According to Romi, the result is more accurate when the temperature of the machine increases over long periods.
The GL 300S features durable raceways on all axes to produce high rigidity and a 12-station BMT55 turret with driven tools and Y-axis. An integrated spindle and sub-spindle motor with built-in cooler and direct-drive servo motors produce high response speed, accuracy, less vibration, and reduced maintenance requirements. Cooling the motor increases life expectancy and produces less thermal expansion.
The CNC control comprises a FANUC 32iB with a 19″ LCD touch screen and is the latest generation of FANUC’s iHMI series. It is designed to produce faster and more precise performance for turning applications with separate zones on the CNC. he main screen for planning, machining, improvements and functions is said to be accessible with just two clicks, and it comes standard with an Ethernet interface, as well as compact flash card and USB ports.
Romi’s GL Series turning centers are all produced at Romi’s facilities, which maintain various safety and quality certifications including ISO 9001, ISO 14001, IATF 16949 and CE.
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