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Adaptable, Compact HMC

Methods Machine Tools, Inc. offers the MH 320A horizontal machining center (HMC).

"Combining unique features and leading industry-standard components, such as the FANUC 0iMF control, this is an ideal precision machine tool for those entering the HMC market. The MH 320A is a well-rounded 4-axis machine tool," said a company spokesperson. "Methods designed the platform to excel in any role, whether it is the versatile backbone of a job shop or manufacturing a consistent stream of parts for the medical and sporting goods industries."

The machine is equipped with a PC2 automatic pallet changer (APC), with each pallet spanning 12.6"/320 mm, lowering cycle times and increasing throughput.

"Weighing 14,550 lbs., the MH 320A packs powerful features in a small package, maximizing productivity and utilizing every inch of floor space," said the spokesperson. The work envelope measures 16.9"/430 mm in diameter by 18.7"/457 mm in height, and can handle workloads of up to 551 lbs./250 kg. This extensive work area enables users to process a diverse range of parts.

Other features include a 40-tool automatic tool changer (ATC) with functionality for big and heavy tools, improving the machine's versatility. The BIG-PLUS 40 taper direct-drive spindle helps ensure tool longevity and optimal part finish.

For more information contact:

Methods Machine Tools, Inc.

65 Union Avenue

Sudbury, MA 01776

877-MMT-4CNC (877-668-4262)

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