Machining centers - Travelling column machining centers(84)

Travelling column machining centers are ideal machines for machining medium to large-sized workpieces with large capacities. The main feature, in fact, that distinguishes them from the classic vertical machining centers is represented by the fact that the work table is fixed, while to move along the axes x and y is the upright on which the head is housed with the milling tool. This particular technical characteristic essentially generates two great advantages in the machining of medium-large pieces. The first advantage relates to the load-bearing capacity of the table. As the table is fixed, it can support higher weights, which is essential for machining parts with heavy weights. The second advantage is a direct consequence of the first point. The table will not move along the x and y axes, as we have said this is fixed and supports the entire weight of the workpiece, but instead the upright on which the head is placed with the cutting tool will be moveable. Since the head does not have to bear the weight of the piece to be supported, it will be able to reach considerable positioning speeds that the classic vertical machining centres do not have at all. In the classic machining centers, in fact, the table that at the same time supports the workpiece is positioned along the x and y axes, with a consequent lower positioning capacity in a short time. The most advanced mobile column machining centers can also be equipped with 4 and 5 axes, making them real multifunctional machines. In the most complex configurations, the work area is composed of two different tables separated by a central bulkhead to allow working without downtime with loading and unloading operations carried out in masked time. This type of machining is called "pendular machining". For further information please read this article published on our blog: "How does the machining center work?"

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Used MATEC 30 L travelling column machining center

M1903463151
Visible
Good
MATEC
30 L
2005
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 800 - 30 - SR travelling column machining center

M1903446830
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 800 - 30 - SR
2009
on request
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Used NORTE VS 500 Speed travelling column machining center

M1903446080
Visible
Good
NORTE
VS 500 Speed
1999
on request
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Used Famup MMV 200 EVOLUTION travelling column machining center

M1903416080
Under Power
Good
Famup
MMV 200 EVOLUTION
2002
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 200C II travelling column machining center

M1903414442
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 200C II
2002
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 200B travelling column machining center

M1903414314
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 200B
2002
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 800 - 30 - SR travelling column machining center

M1903409123
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 800 - 30 - SR
2009
on request
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Used Eikon MV2 travelling column machining center

M1903406005
Visible
Good
Eikon
MV2
2008
on request
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Used MATEC 30 HV travelling column machining center

M1903378020
Visible
Good
MATEC
30 HV
1999
on request
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Used OMV PARPAS PERLA 1400 travelling column machining center

M1903372260
Under Power
Good
OMV PARPAS
PERLA 1400
2007
on request
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Used IBARMIA ZVL 2000 travelling column machining center

M1903371148
Under Power
Good
IBARMIA
ZVL 2000
1995
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 20 CB travelling column machining center

M1903351182
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 20 CB
1997
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 200 C MARK II travelling column machining center

M1903350878
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC 200 C MARK II
2003
on request
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Used HEDELIUS CB70 travelling column machining center

M1903341198
Visible
Excellent
HEDELIUS
CB70
2001
on request
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Used Mazak VTC20C travelling column machining center

M1903318489
Under Power
Good
Mazak
VTC20C
to be verified
on request
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Used PFG VMC 2000 travelling column machining center

M1903303410
Under Power
Good
PFG
VMC 2000
2006
on request
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Used DECKEL MAHO DMF 220 travelling column machining center

M1903302243
In production
Good
DECKEL MAHO
DMF 220
2001
on request
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Used DECKEL MAHO DMF 220 linear travelling column machining center

M1903300898
Under Power
Good
DECKEL MAHO
DMF 220 linear
2002
on request
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Used Mazak VTC 30C travelling column machining center

M1903296500
Visible
Good
Mazak
VTC 30C
1998
on request
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Used IBARMIA ZV45/L2200 travelling column machining center

M1903291529
Under Power
Good
IBARMIA
ZV45/L2200
to be verified
on request
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Travelling column machining centers are ideal machines for machining medium to large-sized workpieces with large capacities. The main feature, in fact, that distinguishes them from the classic vertical machining centers is represented by the fact that the work table is fixed, while to move along the axes x and y is the upright on which the head is housed with the milling tool. This particular technical characteristic essentially generates two great advantages in the machining of medium-large pieces. The first advantage relates to the load-bearing capacity of the table. As the table is fixed, it can support higher weights, which is essential for machining parts with heavy weights. The second advantage is a direct consequence of the first point. The table will not move along the x and y axes, as we have said this is fixed and supports the entire weight of the workpiece, but instead the upright on which the head is placed with the cutting tool will be moveable. Since the head does not have to bear the weight of the piece to be supported, it will be able to reach considerable positioning speeds that the classic vertical machining centres do not have at all. In the classic machining centers, in fact, the table that at the same time supports the workpiece is positioned along the x and y axes, with a consequent lower positioning capacity in a short time. The most advanced mobile column machining centers can also be equipped with 4 and 5 axes, making them real multifunctional machines. In the most complex configurations, the work area is composed of two different tables separated by a central bulkhead to allow working without downtime with loading and unloading operations carried out in masked time. This type of machining is called "pendular machining". For further information please read this article published on our blog: "How does the machining center work?"