First V432Click image to enlargeHeinman Machinery’s newest five axis machining centre is offered in two models: the V700 and V43.

The V700 is a high speed, compact machine with large operating space and X, Y and Z axis travels of 700 x 400 x 600 mm (28 x 16 x 24 in.) respectively, a direct drive motor and 160 mm diameter fourth plus fifth axis (removable) tilting rotary table.

Its box type headstock construction handles high performance cutting and features three axis high rigidity precision roller guideways.

The larger V43 is designed with X, Y and Z axis travels of 1,100 x 600 x 600 mm (43 x 24 x 24 in.) and also features a direct drive motor with a 250 mm diameter fourth plus fifth axis (removable) tilting rotary table.

It features three axes equipped with preloaded oversized ballscrews for feed accuracy and a rigid head structure with six blocks on the Z axis linear way to handle more cutting force.

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