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Portal-Style 5-axis Milling Center



"The large Powermill machining center from Mecof, part of EMCO Group, provides users precision, high dynamics, operational flexibility and cost-effectiveness in a massive traveling gantry 5-axis milling center," said a company spokesperson. Powermill, with its moving bridge structure, permits loading of large, heavy workpieces on the stationary work table from overhead or from either end of the machine, making it suitable for handling aerospace components. "Simple overall design makes possible easy positioning, set-up, and clamping of huge workpieces of practically unlimited weight," said the spokesperson.

Users may specify travel in X/Y/Z: basically unlimited longitudinal, X-axis travel, and from 4, 5, 6 or 7 meters of Y-axis stroke with vertical ram stroke from 1.5 to 2.5 m plus several milling head options. Automatic head exchange systems are available to create a suitable solution for a wide range of large parts. Available options include double CNC platforms on each column with vertical adjustment, 120-pocket or more tool changer, laser checking of tool and workpiece to assure precise set-up, high pressure tool cooling system, volumetric compensation and more. Axes feedrate is 30 m/min.

The mechanical universal milling head provides 6,000 RPM, 38 kW (S1), 1,000 Nm (S1), or users can choose a milling head with a straight head or with high-speed motorized spindles, or indexed or full 5-axis contouring milling heads, to suit the material being machined and the geometric shape.

"The Mecof machines are popular for aerospace machining as they are designed for the accurate production of assembly and lay-up tooling, long structural parts such as stringers, larger bulkheads and aircraft engine components such as discs and casings (through the application of rotary turning tables in front of or under the machine axes," said the spokesperson. Also, with the EMCO turning machines, the company can offer a wide range of aerospace machining solutions from hydraulic components, actuators and even landing gear.

The box-in-box structure of Mecof machines helps assure machine structure rigidity, supporting high precision work over long axis travels. "The massive structure combined with agility allows flexible, productive machining of many different types of parts," said the spokesperson.

Other large vertical milling centers from Mecof include the Linearmill, Dynamill and Megamill.

For more information contact:

EMCO Corporation

46850 Magellan Drive, Unit 160

Novi, MI 48377-2448

248-313-2700

info@emco-usa.com

www.emco-world.com

SOUTHWEST

S. TX

Matt Damale

MDI Machine Tools

2215 Spring Leaf Drive

Carrollton, TX 75006

214-796-2472  

matt@mdimachinetools.com

OK

Dirk Gage

Gage Machine Tools

10668 Widmer

Lenexa, KS 66215

913-894-1223

dgage@gagemachinetool.com

LA

Scott Eddins

H&S Machine Tools

1941 Industrial Blvd

Harvey, LA 70058

504-347-5707

Scott.eddins@hsmachinetools.com

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NC, SC, VA

Chris Miller

Crotts & Saunders

2709 Boulder Park Court

Winston-Salem, NC 27101

336-765-7250

cmiller@crottsandsaunders.com

AL, FL, GA

Skip Thompson

Applied Machine Solutions

2200 Industrial Drive

Ste 300

Ball Ground, GA 30107

678-880-0893

sthompson@appliedmachine.com

MS

Scott Eddins

H&S Machine Tools

1941 Industrial Blvd

Harvey, LA 70058

504-347-5707

Scott.eddins@hsmachinetools.com

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Andrew Creed

Realm Machine Co.

17 Westwood Ct

West Hartford, CT 06117

860-670-0417

acreed@realmmachine.com

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Willie Eichele

Motch & Eichele

297 Ascot Parkway

Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

330-564-8820

weichele@mande.com

NY

Dick Holley

Machine Tool Network

Eastwood Station

Syracuse, NY 13206

607-656-9913

dickholley@windstream.net

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Jeffrey Mayer

Jones Kinden Co.

829 Lincoln Ave.

West Chester, PA 19380

610-429-4280

jmayer@joneskinden.com

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Willie Eichele

Motch & Eichele

297 Ascot Parkway

Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223

330-564-8820

weichele@mande.com

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John Pirkl

Graduate Sales

1658 N. Milwaukee Ave

Chicago, IL 60647

773-294-8189

John.pirkl@@graduate-sales.com

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A. J. Schweda

Premier Machine Tool

P.O. Box 102

Hartland, WI 53029

414-254-5150

aj@pmtmidwest.com

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Brian Feggestad

Matrix Machine Tool

10433 Hidden Oaks Lane

Camplin, MN 55316

320-267-5808

bfeggestad@mmet-cnc.com

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Dirk Gage

Gage Machine Tools

10668 Widmer

Lenexa, KS 66215

913-894-1223

dgage@gagemachinetool.com

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Karl Cordas

Tornquist Machinery Co.

320 N. Palm Street, #D

Brea, CA 92821

714-572-6830

karl@tornquist.com

www.tornquist.com

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