dmc 90 duoblock picture 2Click image to enlargePowerful technology combined with the stable duoBLOCK design make the new DMC 90 U duoBLOCK from DMG Mori an entry level alternative to start productive 5-axis simultaneous machining.

The integrated pallet changer helps the machine handle workpieces with a diameter of up to 900 x 1,450 mm and 1500 kg.

The sturdy design and cooling system ensure long-term accuracy, with inside cooling with 80 bar and temperature control available. With 20,000 rpm, 130 Nm and 35 kW, the powerful speedMASTER spindle guarantees high-performance machining. As is the case for all spindles in the MASTER series, it has a 36-month warranty with unlimited hours. Optional spindle versions with up to 430 Nm torque complete the portfolio.

The tool magazine is designed for 60 tools – up to 180 pockets are optionally available – and minimizes the setup time in day-to-day production. Furthermore, the optimally accessible pallet changer enables parallel setup, with which users can significantly increase productivity.

For more information, visit DMG Mori.

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