Wickman are pleased to announce that we will be showing the new and latest in Multispindle technology, the PENTA 518, at MACH 2018 on stand H17-400.

Wickman are pleased to announce that we will be showing the new and latest in Multispindle technology, the PENTA 518, at MACH 2018 on stand H17-400.

Here’s a quick recap of the features:

A full (up to 31 axis) Fanuc 31i controlled machine

• Can run bent shank tapping

• Super precision & accuracy – Hirth coupling

• 7,500kg machine • 5 spindles – 8,000 RPM, C axis

• 5 CNC cross slides – 2 x 2 axis, 2 x 3 axis and cut off slide

• 5 CNC long slides with driven capability

• Davenport or Schutte collets

• Built in bar loader up to 19mm (puller for up to 25mm)

• High-pressure coolant 70 bar, 8 bar standard coolant

• Coolant refrigeration and filtration

• Built-in fire-suppression unit

• Air filtration unit

• Minimum 1 second cycle time

• 0.5 second index time

It’s an impressive list, but the machine’s even more impressive up close.

Come and visit us in April. http://bit.ly/2ub5W1E