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Kitamura 3XiG

Kitamura 3XiG Sparkchanger – Pallet Change Vertical Machining Center with 20,000 RPM Geared Spindle, 180 Degree Pallet Changer and more.

Specifications
Table Size: 16.1” x 34.0” (410 x 864mm)
Travel (X, Y, Z): 30” x 18” x 18.1” (760 x 455 x 460mm)
Spindle Taper: NST No. 40
Spindle Speed: 20~20,000rpm,  Gear Drive, 4-Step
Tool Storage Capacity: 30Pcs.
Tool Change Time (T-T/C-C): 1.6 Sec. /3.3 Sec.
Rapid Feed (X, Y, Z): 1,969ipm (50m/min) X/Y x 1,417ipm (36m/min) Z
Power Requirement: 30KVA
Features

• Enhanced control capability with Kitamura’s feature packed Arumatik-Mi control

• Ideal for heavy duty cutting of molds to the high-speed accuracy cutting for high precision parts

• Positioning Accuracy: ±0.000078” Full Stroke, Repeatability: ±0.000039”

• Rigid Meehanite cast iron construction with solid box ways

• Versatile 15HP AC, 15,000rpm direct drive, dual contact spindle

• Plumbed and ready for coolant thru the spindle – can be added in field

• 2,800 block/sec processing speeds for smoother and faster machining of complex work pieces

• Flexibility with the ability to add 4th/5th axis in the field

Kitamura 4xiD

Specifications
Table Size: 19.7” x 44.1” (500 x 1,120mm)
Travel (X, Y, Z): 40.2” x 20.1” x 20.1”
(1,020 x 510 x 510mm)
Spindle Taper: NST No. 40
Spindle Speed: 12,000rpm, NRG Belt Drive
Tool Storage Capacity: 40 Pcs.
Tool Change Time (T-T/C-C): 3.0 Sec. /6.0 Sec.
Rapid Feed (X, Y x Z): 1,889ipm (48m/min) X/Y x 1,654ipm (42m/min) Z
Power Requirement: 25KVA
Features

• 40 Tool Standard ATC

• Large work envelope within a uniquely compact design

• Heavily ribbed stiff cast Meehanite C-Frame construction

• #40, 35HP, 12,000rpm NRG belt driven spindle offers power that exceeds industry standards

• Standard scraper type chip conveyor can be installed on either the right or left-hand side of the machine

• Operator friendly Kitamura Arumatik-Jr. CNC Controller offers up to 16x faster processing speeds!

Kitamura 3XD

kitamura 3xd

Specifications
Table Size: 19.7” x 33.9” (500 x 860mm)
Travel (X, Y, Z): 30” x 20.1” x 20.1”
(760 x 510 x 510mm)
Spindle Taper: NST No. 40
Spindle Speed: 12,000rpm, NRG Belt Drive
Tool Storage Capacity: 24 Pcs.
Tool Change Time (T-T/C-C): 2.3 Sec. /6.0 Sec.
Rapid Feed (X, Y x Z): 1,889ipm (48m/min) X/Y x 1,654ipm (42m/min) Z
Power Requirement: 25KVA
Features

• Ideal for machining small to medium sized work pieces

• Large work envelope within a uniquely compact design

• Heavily ribbed stiff cast Meehanite C-Frame construction

• #40, 35HP, 12,000rpm NRG belt driven spindle offers power that exceeds industry standards

• Standard scraper type chip conveyor can be installed on either the right or left-hand side of the machine

• Operator friendly Kitamura Arumatik-Jr. CNC Controller offers up to 16x faster processing speeds!

Lunch & Learn – February 22, 2018 B3 – Bots, Beer & Brisket

Come on out to our upcoming Lunch & Learn on February 22nd from 10am to 5pm and see some (Co) Bots, grab a Beer, and eat some Brisket!

We are hosting the following Lunch & Learn sessions:

Sign up today with the form below or call (734) 293-0660 to reserve your spot!

11AM

Universal Robots – Come see your new employee UR10.  This is a collaborative robot (Cobot) that is designed to work alongside your people without expensive and restrictive guarding.   We will have a UR10 cobot on hand loading a Kitamura CNC vertical machining center to demonstrate its functionality and easy programming capabilities.

1PM

Industry 4.0 introduction –  Scott Phillips from Connected Factory Global will give a quick introductory discussion on what is Industry 4.0.  What is it, why should you care, and how this can improve your bottom line?

In addition we will have another cobot available for demonstration as well as two other machining centers on hand from Kitamura.  We will have a Kitamura HX-300G which is a compact 40 Taper horizontal machining center as well as a heavy duty boxway geared head Kitamura HX-630G horizontal machining with 903 Ft-lbs. of Torque.

 

Please register for the lunch & learn sessions as we have limited space!

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End of Year Specials on In Stock CNC Machines

Give us a call if you are in the market for a CNC as we have several brands and styles available.  CNC Vertical Machining Centers, Horizontal Machining Centers, CNC Bridge Mills, CNC Boring Mills, 5 Axis Mills, Trunnion Style VMC’s, CNC Lathes, Vertical Lathes, Swiss Lathes, Multi Axis Lathes, Mill Turn Lathes, and more.

 

Open House – May 11, 2016 – 10am – 5pm

Come on out on May 11th to our Open House and be sure to check out our two seminars.

Chipblaster will demonstrate advanced hole drilling with 1000 psi coolant through the spindle on the Kitamura 3XD Vertical Machining Center.

Cam Tool will be holding an informational seminar on the advantages of their CAM system for cutting 3D surfaces.  Automatic Crash Protection, Delete air cutting automatically when using smaller endmills, software remember feeds & speeds for particular material, hardness, depth of tool, diameter of tools and more.

Click on this link for more information on our Open House.

Open House 5-2016

 

Open House – October 22, 2015 – 10am – 5pm

Methods & Equipment will be having an Oktoberfest themed Open House on October 22, 2015 from 10am to 5pm. Come on by to see some new machines and have some German style food and drink. First 50 to attend will receive a German Beer Stein with our M & E Logo. We will be giving away door prizes for gift cards to Gander Mountain, Dicks Sporting Goods, or Cabela’s.

Rick Steinard from Iscar will be hosting a short tooling seminar from 11am to noon, please call 734-293-0660 to register.

Machines on display:

  • Kitamura 3XD Vertical Machining Center
  • Kitamura HX-630G Horizontal Machining Center (630mm, 50 Taper)
  • Sharp SV-4328SX – Vertical Machining Center
  • Cubic GT Mini – Small Gang Style CNC Lathe
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