Gantry Milling Machine Sized to Tackle Challenging Molds
Waldrich-Coburg introduces the Taurus-Gemini, a gantry variant of the company’s award-winning Taurus 25/30 vertical bridge type milling machine.
Waldrich-Coburg introduces the Taurus-Gemini, a gantry variant of the company’s award-winning Taurus 25/30 vertical bridge type milling machine. The Gemini is sized to tackle the most challenging molds. The company also offers the Taurus 25/30 as moving table machines. The Taurus series are available with either Heidenhain TNC 640 or Siemens 840D sl controls. Basic machines include ATC with 100 tool pockets and four locations for automatic spindle unit changes. Options are also available.
The company also provides direct machine support including spare parts, service tech, programming support, training and installation.
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