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Five-Axis VMC


The Kern Micro is a new compact five-axis VMC aimed at manufacturers with ultra-precision requirements and a wide range of production needs for nanoscale to large-sized parts. The machine Five-Axis VMCtool can accommodate large workpieces up to 350 mm in diameter and 220 mm high, yet the Micro takes up little space on the shop floor. The system offers precise machining with accuracy down to ±0.5 microns, with achievable part accuracy down to ±2 microns. The VMC delivers high repeatability for reliable and productive operation. Besides a small footprint, the Micro offers all the high-end capabilities expected from Kern, including a tool cabinet with quick-change pallet for more than 200 tools. The system also includes a workpiece palletizing system that employs a System 3R Macro Magnum or Erowa Power automatic chuck as a pallet receiver. Other key features include an automatic laser tool measuring system, a workpiece probing system, and an advanced temperature control system for maintaining and ensuring the highest possible accuracies.
Kern Precision Inc.
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Published Date : 4/19/2013

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