A View from the Top Reveals Craftsmanship from the Ground Up

Originally titled 'IMTS: A View from the Top Reveals Machine Craftsmanship from the Ground Up'

From atop the YCM Americas Inc. double-deck booth visitors can sit and enjoy a beverage and snack while taking in the 14 machines on display this year that showcase the latest vertical, horizontal and five-axis machining technology as well as the company’s unique strengths in manufacturing machines from the ground up.

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Five of the 14 machines at YCM Americas' double-deck booth (Tustin, CA; Booth S-8450)  focus on the company’s exclusive five axis machining technology and range from small trunion to larger double column bridge designs.  Also on display are YCM’s high torque horizontal machining centers for heavy duty horizontal machining to high speed horizontal machining. Its high performance vertical machining centers for use in job shops as well as the aerospace, automotive, medical and die/mold industries are also on the floor. Another highlight are YCM’s larger machines, such as the NH 800B HMC, DCV 2018A-5AX double column machine and TCV 3000A-5AX traveling column machine.

All of this technology is evidence that YCM pays very close attention to industry trends and requirements, including horizontal and five-axis machine tool technology that enables customers to eliminate multiple setups in their machining processes, saving time and costs.

Top attractions at the booth include:

The DCV 2018A-5AX double column VMC for complex five-axis applications. Equipped with powerful, 18,000-rpm, 90-hp HSK-A63 taper, built-in motorized spindle, Heidenhain i-TNC530 with a 15.1-inch color TFT LCD screen and a five-axis simultaneous control. X axis travel: 86.65”, Y axis travel: 94.53”, Z axis travel: 30”; B axis +/- 105 degrees, C axis +/- 360 degrees.

The NXV 1680A VMC for general-purpose machining. Equipped with 12,000-rpm spindle speed, a 40-hp (205NM) IDD spindle BBT-40, MXP 200FA with manual guide. X axis travel: 64.0”; Y axis travel: 30.1” and Z axis travel: 27.6”.

The NH 450A for various types of horizontal machining, from job shops to automotive. Equipped with 15,000-rpm, 30-hp (Big-Plus spindle) BBT-40 taper spindle that delivers 148ft/lbs. [200NM] of torque. MXP 200FA with manual guide. X axis travel: 25.2”; Y axis travel: 24.0” and Z axis travel: 26.8”.

 

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