The Moldmaker's High Speed VMC

Johnford’s Super Hi-Net SHV-1000 has the speed, rigidity and precision for high-speed mold machining.

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Johnford’s Super Hi-Net SHV-1000 has the speed, rigidity and precision for high-speed mold machining. Available from Absolute Machine Tools (Lorain, OH), the VMC sports standard features including roller type linear ways on all axes, large diameter pre-tensioned ballscrews and an integral spindle. Heavy Meehanite castings provide the strength and vibration dampening for excellent surface finishes and long tool life. Large diameter, pretensioned ballscrews and powerful servo motors ensure accurate positioning. Rapid rates are 944”/min in all axes. A standard 24,000-rpm HSK-63A spindle delivers 31hp (53 ft/lb torque) for medium roughing/fine finishing. An 18,000-rpm HSK-63A spindle provides more cutting torque.