Continuous developments at Victor Taichung’s new Smart factory in Taiwan have kept the Victor CNC machines at the forefront of technology and enabled them to keep up with the increasing demand from world markets.
Last year the new horizontal turning lathe model S26 was launched and is now the most popular of the standard machines. A recent offering is the new G 135 heavy-duty vertical machining center.
For manufacturers looking for a heavy-duty machining center that offers a stable platform for high material removal rates and that is capable of cutting particularly challenging materials, Victor has now introduced the Vcenter G135 vertical machining center.
Victor Fortune has introduced the Victor Vcenter G135 vertical machining center
Like all machine tools manufactured by Victor, build quality and rigidity is assured. Confirming its credentials beyond that of its competitors in the mid-sized VMC market segment is the meehanite casting with a wide base A-Frame design, a wide span column, four boxways and screw removers with a boxway width of 145mm and an overall machine weight of 11 500kg.
Upon this foundation of unparalleled stability is 1 400mm by 700mm table that can accommodate parts up to 2 200kg. With unfathomable rigidity and performance, the compact design provides a machine that is built to perform and built to last.
The 3-axis workhorse offers XYZ travels of 1 350mm by 700mm by 700mm with a BT50 spindle taper for maximum material removal rates. The powerful gearhead spindle design generates a power output of 18.5kW with an impressive torque level of 498Nm. Developed, manufactured and built in-house by Victor, the 6 000rpm spindle has a gearhead design that retains maximum torque levels throughout the speed range.
Last year the new CNC horizontal turning lathe model S26 was launched by Victor Fortune and is now the most popular of the standard machines
This makes the Vcenter G135 the perfect choice for machining hard materials and exotic alloys with material removal rates that far exceed that of any other machine in its class. Furthermore, this power and stability enhance precision levels with a platform that also generates surface finishes and industry-leading component quality.
The Victor Vcenter G135 vertical machining center has an automatic tool change unit with 24 tool capacity that can accommodate tools with a maximum tool weight of up to 15kg. The axis feed motor on the Vcenter G135 generates 3kW of power on all axes with a rapid feed rate of 20m/min and axis acceleration of 0.28G, which is driven through extremely large 50mm diameter ballscrews to further enhance stability.
As standard, the Victor Vcenter G135 is supplied with the latest Fanuc CNC control unit, fully enclosed splash guarding, spindle oil cooler, screw-type chip removal, bottom guarding for coolant flushing, rigid tapping, 3 step warning lights, auto power off and levelling pads.
The Victor Vturn-S26 has been re-engineered to provide a host of features that include the option of a servo-powered C-axis to offer driven tooling stations
The Vcenter G135 is available with a host of options to meet the exact requirements of the end-user. Options on the Vcenter G135 include a 4th and 5th axis interface for increased flexibility, 32 or 40 tool ATC, the industry leading Big Plus spindle interface, probing for automatic tool and component measuring.
Additional options include through spindle coolant, chip conveyor with cart, air conditioning for the electrical cabinets and linear scales for enhanced precision levels. Customers can also select a table shower, oil skimmer, automatic doors, air and coolant guns and much more.
Quality is built into the DNA of the Victor brand of machine tools; with customers the world over being filled with the confidence that this brand is built to last. The build quality, longevity and performance of Victor machines is unparalleled. The combination of Victor quality and unwavering commitment to customer service and support gives manufacturers the confidence that their spindles will always achieve maximum uptime.
The Victor Vturn-S26 (CM) CNC turning center
The Victor Vturn-S26 has been re-engineered to provide a host of features that include the option of a servo-powered C-axis to offer driven tooling stations. As with all Victor CNC machine tools, the foundation for the Vturn-S26 is a large, sturdy single-piece slant-bed. The single-piece design eliminates the possibility of coolant leakage, while the 30° design lowers the centre of gravity to enhance rigidity and performance. In addition, the new configuration provides a large swing diameter that enables end users to load larger billets.
When using the Victor Vcenter-AX380 vertical machining center for processing multi-sided and complex parts you can expect reduced setups and improved accuracy. The Vcenter-AX380 5-axis machining center effectively upgrades the cutting performance with higher accuracy and efficiency, a tool change of only six seconds, a twin arm type ATC with bi-directional random selection for 30 tool magazine offers quick tool change and optimal reliability, an upgraded SK-40/BBT-40 tooling system linked with the stronger tool pull stud, XYZ travels of 700mm by 500mm by 540mm, a table size 380mm and a maximum table load 200kg
The performance of the Vturn-S26 is encapsulated in its 18/24m/min rapid feed rates, a 12-station live tooling turret, a BMT-65 turret that has an indexing time of just 0.8 seconds, while the 4.5kW motor delivers live tooling speeds of 4 000rpm with high levels of torque, rigidity and repeatability generated from Victor Taichung’s own turret configuration.
Despite its nimble and productive performance, the Vturn-S26 offers a spindle output of 22kW with 574Nm of torque, which permits heavy-duty cutting.
The Victor Vturn-S26 has an increased swing over the bed of 600mm compared to the 520mm on previous Vturn-26HD models, which increases the maximum turning diameter from 410mm to 430mm.
The latest Fanuc 0iTF+ CNC control with 10.4” colour screen display and intuitive manual guide is fitted and a Kitagawa hydraulic chuck, programmable tailstock, chip conveyor, hand wheel, toolholders, coolant flush on Z-axis cover and a three-step warning light also feature.
The larger Victor Fortune Vcenter-AX630 5-axis machining center is highly flexible, incorporating a B- and C-axis rotary table to facilitate the 5-axis machining of large parts up to 700mm diameter by 500mm
Victor Fortune can also offer optional accessories that include a manual or auto tool pre-setter, part catcher, high-pressure coolant, barfeed interface, auto-door, tailstock center and, of course, C-axis.
Victor Vcenter-AX380 (5-axis machining)
When using the Victor Vcenter-AX380 vertical machining center for processing multi-sided and complex parts you can expect reduced setup times and improved accuracy. With an extremely rigid and tough column, the C-framed Vcenter-AX380 presents a high feed rate 48 m/min and high Z-axis acceleration 0.75G to minimise spindle non-cutting time. Coupled with a powerful 12 000 rpm spindle and trunnion type tilting table (A+C axes) with innovative non-backlash rollercam mechanism it offers an excellent solution for small part machining. The Vcenter-AX380 5-axis machining center effectively upgrades the cutting performance with higher accuracy and efficiency, a tool change of only six seconds, a twin arm type ATC with bi-directional random selection for 30 tool magazine offers quick tool change and optimal reliability, an upgraded SK-40/BBT-40 tooling system linked with the stronger tool pull stud, XYZ travels of 700mm by 500mm by 540mm, a table size 380mm and a maximum table load 200kg.
For further details contact Victor Fortune on TEL: 011 392 3800 or visit www.victor.co.za