Grob's G550 universal machining centreClick image to enlargeGROB Systems’ new G550 5-axis universal machining centre features a new milling concept and extremely stable and precise cutting.

The G550’s unique machine concept includes a horizontal spindle position that permits the longest possible Z-travel path and optimum chip fall. The arrangement of the three linear axes boosts stability by minimizing the distance between the guides and the machining point (TCP). The G550’s tunnel concept allows the largest components to be swiveled and machined within the work area without collision – even with extremely long tools.

Three linear and two rotary axes permit five-sided machining and five axis simultaneous interpolation, with a swivel range of 230 degrees in the A-axis and 360 degrees in the B-axis.

Its GROB4Pilot machine control panel is a multi-functional user interface that digitally maps the entire production process, from the CAD model through to the NC simulation.

The G550 is available with a variety of tilting rotary table versions with the latest torque motor technology and optimized dynamics. Users can choose between models with T-slots arranged in parallel (standard) or an optional pallet clamping system.

A broad range of spindles are offered, ranging from 6,000 to 30,000 (rpm) and 47 to 575 (Nm). The GROB motorized spindle with cross-feed allows complex internal and external contours to be manufactured with controllable tools.

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