Angle Head Line Accommodates All Machine Tool and CNC Machining Centers
Angle head line from Heimatec offers standard and custom styles for all tapers, including HSK and BT30.
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Heimatec announces the availability of its line of standard and custom angle heads, obtainable in a range of sizes and styles to accommodate machine tools and CNC machining center builders. Heimatec products are offered in North America by Platinum Tooling Technologies Inc.
Designed for heavy milling, deep drilling and tapping operations, Heimatec angle heads are made from high-tensile-strength aluminum. They feature twin or double-twin sets of matched angular contact bearings, plus a rear radial support bearing, ensuring maximum stability in use. All gears have inclined teeth made from high-resistance gear steel and have been hardened, ground and lapped in sets to provide smooth transmission output. High-precision spindle bearings maintain optimal spindle concentricity.
The angle head line additionally offers full 360º body rotation with positive compression locking, 90º incremental repositioning without indicating, maximum torque to 150 Nm and gear ratio 1:1 standard with others available. Spindle speeds up to 18,000 rpm and interchangeable torque arms are other standard features.
CAT 40, BT 40, BT 30, HSK 63A, CAT 50, BT 50 and HSK 100A taper styles are available, as well as custom modifications such at 18” extension shafts. Offset, Slim, Dual and Adjustable are other style options. Heimatec offers a full one-year warranty on all parts and labor.
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