Horizontal machining center handles difficult-to-machine materials

June 20, 2014

Okuma America Corp. offers the MA-12500H horizontal machining center for use on aluminum alloys, cast iron, and difficult-to-machine materials.

Built on an integral bed and base and designed with reinforcing ribs for stability and load-carrying capacity, the machine incorporates the manufacturer’s Thermo-Friendly Concept to achieve thermal stability and accuracy. Equipped with a 50-taper, 6,000-RPM, 60/50-HP spindle, it also is available with either a 12,000-RPM wide-range spindle or 4,500-RPM heavy-duty spindle.

Maximum load capacity is 11,000 lbs. Rapid traverse (X, Y, Z) is 1,653 IPM. Maximum part size is 78.72 in. dia. by 62.99 in. high, 10,141 lbs.