Mazak Canada to Spotlight Total Manufacturing Solutions at CMTS

Mazak Canada will showcase the latest, most advanced machine tools for a wide variety of industries and applications at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 in Mississauga, Ontario.

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Mazak Canada will showcase the latest, most advanced machine tools for a wide variety of industries and applications at the Canadian Manufacturing Technology Show (CMTS), taking place Sept. 30 – Oct. 3 in Mississauga, Ontario. From Multi-Tasking machines that produce small and large complex parts in single setups to heavy-duty turning technology for processing large, long shaft workpieces, visitors to Booth 4638 will find everything they need to operate a highly productive, quality-driven manufacturing business.     

CMTS attendees will experience real-world metalworking demonstrations on the HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II horizontal machining center, INTEGREX i-200 Multi-Tasking machine, INTEGREX i-630V Multi-Tasking machine, QUICK TURN NEXUS 250-II MY turning center with a robot and auto gauge system, SLANT TURN NEXUS 600 big-bore turning center and the VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400 vertical machining center platform.

Additionally, Mazak applications experts will be available to provide attendees with technical advice on how to best implement the latest manufacturing technologies and processes to boost efficiency as well as gain the most productivity and profitability. An extension of its Discover Technology education series, the company will also host on-site training sessions that will provide specific insight on a wide range of technical topics.   

HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II
The HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II horizontal machining center features an advanced headstock design and high-speed, high-accuracy positioning to provide unsurpassed part-processing flexibility and significant reductions in non-cut time.

The machine’s 30 kW (40 hp), 40-taper spindle with an optional 18,000-rpm top speed (12,000 rpm standard) utilizes an advanced compact integral spindle/motor design for low vibration and low-heat generation while providing a maximum torque rate of 221 Nm (159 ft-lbs) and spindle acceleration of 1.8 seconds.

Mazak offers horizontal machining centers in pallet sizes ranging from 400 sq-mm (15.8 sq-in) to 1,250 sq-mm (49.2 sq-in). The HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II, in particular, is equipped with a 500 sq-mm (19.7 sq-in) pallet that accommodates workpiece sizes of up to 800 mm (31.5") in diameter, 1,000 mm (39.4”) high and 698 kg (1,540 lbs).

The HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II provides fast, precise axis positioning, even at high feedrates. Machine travels are 730 mm (28.7") in X and Y and 740 mm (29.1") in Z, and rapid traverse rates are 60 m/min (2,362 ipm) per axis at 0.8 G (optional 1.0 G) acceleration. Smooth high-gain servo and high power AC servomotors allow for such fast, vibration free acceleration/deceleration rates.

The machine’s NC rotary table rotates 90 degrees in 1.5 seconds and provides precise four-axis indexing and machining. The table incorporates a 360-degee-position coupling and accommodates workpiece sizes up to 630 mm (24.8") in diameter and 1,000 mm (39.37") high.

The MATRIX NEXUS 2 CNC control on the HORIZONTAL CENTER NEXUS 5000-II simplifies Multi-Tasking operations for parts requiring off-center-line machining and angled drilling, milling or tapping. Featuring innovative conversational and EIA/ISO part programming, the control increases the machine’s productivity through high-speed, high-accuracy part processing and ease of operation.  

INTEGREX i-200
The small-footprint INTEGREX i-200 Multi-Tasking machine, with simultaneous 5-axis capabilities, brings maximum versatility, high precision and throughput to complex part applications. The machine combines the abilities of a high-powered turning center and full-function machining center to produce medium- and large-sized workpieces in single setups.

The machine employs a headstock with a 203 mm (8") chuck and 76 mm (3") diameter bore mounted on a 22 kW (30 hp), 5,000-rpm integrated spindle motor for handling a wide range of applications, from heavy-duty cutting at low speed to high-speed cutting of nonferrous materials.

A vertically mounted milling spindle provides 22 kW (30 hp), 12,000 rpm and a rotating B-axis range of -30-degrees to +240-degrees. A unique roller cam drive for the B-axis ensures higher accuracy and rigidity, while providing zero backlash. A 36-tool (72-tool optional) magazine allows for fast tool changes and provides ample tooling for continuous part processing.

The INTEGREX i-200 provides a Y-axis travel of 249 mm (9.8") and vertical X-axis of 615 mm (24.2"), with 125 mm (4.92") below centerline. The machine accommodates parts up to 657.8 mm (25.9") in diameter.

The MATRIX 2 CNC control on the INTEGREX i-200 uses the latest technology to provide extremely fast processing speed, excellent cornering, superior part surface finishes and reduced cycle times. Furthermore, the control allows the machine to achieve high accuracy and increased productivity in complex applications requiring Multi-Tasking operations, simultaneous 5-axis machining and automation.

INTEGREX i-630V
The INTEGREX i-630V Multi-Tasking machine brings together extreme versatility, speed, accuracy and ease of operation for manufacturers of medium- and large-sized complex components. The machine is a fusion of a turning center and a machining center for full 5-axis machining and Done-In-One® processing with powerful turning capability. Such a configuration works to eliminate multiple setups, fixtures, tools, handling and non-cut time.

With the INTEGREX i-630V, shops can select either square or round pallet shapes for the machine’s standard two-pallet changer to handle workpieces up to 1,050 mm (41.3") in diameter and 1,000 mm (39.3") high. Square pallets measure 630 mm x 630 mm (24.8" x 24.8"), while round pallets are 800 mm (31.5") in diameter. The pallet changer moves pallets in and onto the machine’s NC direct-drive motor table within 11 seconds.
The INTEGREX i-630V provides B-axis and C-axis capabilities for turning and milling. And for meeting all different material requirements, Mazak offers three versions of milling spindles for the machine – a standard 50-taper 10,000-rpm, a high-torque version with 5,000 rpm and 387 ft-lbs of torque and a 15,000-rpm high-speed version.

The rigid milling spindles are mounted in the machine’s compact B-axis head that swings from   -30 to +120 degrees in minimum increments of 0.0001 degrees and is roller gear cam driven. A standard 43-tool automatic tool changer supplies milling spindles with tooling, and optional 80-, 120- and 160-tool capacity versions are available.
The MATRIX 2 CNC control on the INTEGREX i-630V uses the latest technology to provide extremely fast processing speed, excellent cornering, superior part surface finishes and reduced cycle times. Furthermore, the control allows the machine to achieve unbeatable accuracy and increased productivity in highly complex applications requiring Multi-Tasking operations, simultaneous 5-axis machining and automation.

QUICK TURN NEXUS 250-II MY
Ideal for contract manufacturing and mass production, the Multi-Tasking QUICK TURN NEXUS 250-II MY turning center brings uncompromised performance, productivity and value to job shops of all sizes. As an “MY” configuration, the machine features milling capability and Y-axis functionality as well as turning to process parts in single setups.

The machine’s headstock features a 254 mm (10") chuck, mounted on a 26 kW (35 hp), 4,000-rpm integrated motor main turning spindle for heavy-duty metal removal. The spindle also acts as a C-axis, capable of indexing in 0.0001-degree increments to accurately position parts for square facing and slotting cuts and precisely drilled holes. The C-axis spindle is a full-function CNC controlled axis for milling.

A fully programmable NC servo-driven tailstock enables automated processes, driving the W-axis on its own AC servomotor and ball screw. Through the part program, the tailstock will retract to a known position and its center makes contact with the part with consistent holding pressure. Further, because of its positive independent drive system, the tailstock will drill holes on a shaft centerline.

The MATRIX NEXUS 2 CNC control on the QUICK TURN NEXUS 250-II MY simplifies Multi-Tasking operations for parts requiring off-center-line machining and angled drilling, milling or tapping. Featuring innovative conversational and EIA/ISO part programming, the control increases the turning center’s productivity through high-speed, high-accuracy machining and ease of operation.  

A variety of automation strategies can be integrated with the QTN 250-II MY, from an automatic bar feeder to full robotic integration of either pedestal-mount or overhead-mount robot arms, driving required labor costs down and productivity up.

SLANT TURN NEXUS 600
Ideal for the aerospace and energy industries, the big-bore SLANT TURN NEXUS 600 turning center efficiently tackles the heavy-duty machining of large, long shaft workpieces, such as oil field pipes, turbine wheels, aircraft parts and power-generating components.

The SLANT TURN NEXUS 600 employs a headstock with a 533 mm (21") chuck and 375 mm (14.76") diameter bore mounted on a 45 kW (60 hp) 500-rpm integrated spindle motor that generates up to 7,000 Nm (5,162 ft-lbs) of torque for heavy-duty cutting. The spindle also acts as a C-axis, capable of indexing in 0.0001-degree increments to accurately position parts for slotting cuts and precisely drilled holes.

A 12-position, bolt-on type drum turret enables the machine to offer convenient tool management and rapid tool indexing of 0.5s/1step. Tool shank height is 32 mm (1.25") and boring bar shank diameter is 50mm (2.5"). A high-index coupling rigidly clamps the turret for high-performance machining, including intermittent cutting.

The maximum size steady rest for this machine is 410 mm (16") in diameter. A fully programmable NC servo-driven tailstock enables automated processes, driving the W-axis on its own AC servomotor and ball screw. Through the part program, the tailstock will retract to a known position and its center makes contact with the part with consistent holding pressure. Further, because of its positive independent drive system, the tailstock will drill holes on a shaft centerline.

The MATRIX NEXUS 2 CNC control on the SLANT TURN NEXUS 600 simplifies Multi-Tasking operations for parts requiring off-center-line machining and angled drilling, milling or tapping. Featuring innovative conversational and EIA/ISO part programming, the control increases the turning center’s productivity through high-speed, high-accuracy machining and ease of operation.  

VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400
The new small-footprint VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400 brings advanced technology and production value to high-precision small-parts machining for a broad range of industries, including aerospace, automotive, electronics and medical. Based on a modular design platform, the VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400 is available in three different table configurations to productively and efficiently process a variety of workpiece sizes and shapes.

With a 3-axis fixed table, the VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400 is a 3X model that offers effective part processing with quick, simple setups. Manufacturers can also pair an NC rotary table with the 3-axis fixed table to allow for 4-axis machining of parts in single machine setups. The VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400-5X model features a rotary/tilt table that provides cost-effective simultaneous 5-axis machining of complex workpieces.

The VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400-3X and 5X each come standard with a powerful and rigid 10,000-rpm, 40-taper spindle that delivers unbeatable metal removal capabilities for all common materials, including steel, aluminum and cast iron. Optional 12,000-rpm spindles are available for both models. The machines are able to increase spindle utilization when paired with an optional two-pallet changer that facilitates continuous uninterrupted production.

The SMART CNC control on the VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400-3X makes it possible for inexperienced operators to quickly and easily develop machining programs as well as provide them with fast job set up functionality. In fact, its programming time is 75 percent faster when compared with machines using EIA/ISO systems, which is especially effective when machining less complex workpieces requiring simple turning, milling, drilling and tapping operations.

The MATRIX 2 CNC control on the VERTICAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 400-5X machines uses the latest technology to provide extremely fast processing speed, excellent cornering, superior part surface finishes and reduced cycle times. Furthermore, the control allows the machine to achieve unbeatable accuracy and increased productivity in highly complex applications requiring Multi-Tasking operations, simultaneous 5-axis machining and automation.