Okuma America (Charlotte, NC) offers their 5-axis, GENOS M460V-5AX vertical machining center, which combines 5-axis simultaneous control with cast iron, double-column construction and a high-speed spindle. These features give the machine the ability to cut more complex parts and exotic metals. According to the company, additional features include:
- The spindle motor design produces less vibration and power loss at the tool tip.
- High precision ball screws generate smoother linear guide movement in allowing for better control of the machining process.
- A hypoid gear drive helps improve accuracy, rigidity and table rotation speed.
- An open architecture machine control is PC-based and allows for customization.