10k cm 3
per minute aluminium
Accurate, affordable airframe parts
For OEMs in the aerospace industry accuracy is crucial, but not at any price. The Unipent 4000-aero is a powerful, compact machining centre that offers an affordable solution for volume production of precision parts. Its very high stability and freely positioned turn-tilt table deliver dependable accuracy. And features like high feed rates and strong milling performance make this vertical machining centre the ideal configuration for aero structures production.
- High output at reduced cost
- Capacity and speed
- Easy to access, safe to operate
High output at reduced cost
Produce aerospace parts accurately and in volume at lower cost. It’s really possible with this powerful, affordable and compact machining centre. The 5-axis capability and features like high-speed spindles help to boost productivity from this optimised machine concept. And with an optional pallet changer system, unmanned production can go on through the night to keep your facility operating profitably.
Capacity and speed
With a capacity for milling components in excess of 10.000 cm3 aluminium per minute, high feed rates and strong milling performance the Unipent 4000-aero is a production workhorse in a small footprint. For high speed cutting the machine is equipped with a 25.000 rpm motor spindle, with a power output of up to 100 kW. The integrated rotating and tilting table enables 5-axes machining and positioning of complex components, boosting productivity considerably.
Easy to access, safe to operate
Although fully enclosed, with a fume extraction unit built in and electronic safety locks on the operator doors, the machine is very accessible. A pneumatically activated slide-way system can be used to open the rooftop and enable safe loading via overhead crane though the topside of the machine.
The Unipent 4000-aero is a portal machine configuration; the portal bridge is a lightweight and very rigid construction. It has a two-sided synchronised drive system in the Y-axis – for the movable bridge – and a moving spindle carrier with ram in the X-axis.
- Work area
Distance spindle nose to table60-660 mm
Table size800 x 800
Swing circle1.000 mm
Motor spindle100 kW
Number of pockets# 61 / 124 / 187
Tool change time5 sec
Rapid traverse60.000 mm/min
Feed Rate5-60.000 mm/min
Tool measuring and tool break
Radiographic measuring probeo
Requiring one of the highest chip removal rates in the market, the aerospace industry needs high dynamic machines. The Unipent4000 and Unipro5000 for example are ideal for volume production in this demanding environment and can remove 10 litres per minute of aluminium while maintaining the highest accuracy. For extra large parts or engine components, the Uniport6000-HV, Uniport7000, Unicom6000 and Unicom7000 machines offer the best solutions.
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