CNC made for entry-level milling, turning

May 8, 2013

Siemens offers the Sinumerik 808D, a CNC for entry-level milling and turning machines. The control is designed for the high-volume 230-V, three-phase, and economy machine tool markets.

With up to 3-axis plus spindle control capability in milling or turning applications, the CNC is offered as a package with Siemens Sinamics drives and Simotics motors.

The control features an IP65 enclosure; USB port; mechanical, hot, and soft keys; clamp-mounted front panel; and a modular design that allows customizing by machine model or with out-of-the-box operation. The control panel is connected using a USB interface.

Other features include a 7.5-in. color LCD with 640 by 480 resolution, selectable-function keyboard, rotary dials for speed and spindle override, and LED tool number display.