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Flexible Machining Systems continue to invest in plant and equipment as we expand our extensive range of engineering services to meet customer demand.

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Machined parts ready for quality inspection
Machined parts ready for quality inspection

 

Machining Centres

MATSUURA MAM72-35V

Fanuc Control with 5 axis multi pallet machining capability.

32 pallets and up to 200 tools with 15,000 rpm spindle speed providing simultaneous production of components weighing up to 60kg in the Ø350 x H300 range.

Matsuura MAM72-35 5-axis machining centre
Matsuura MAM72-35V 5-axis machining centre

MAZAK VARIAXIS 730-5X

Mazatrol PC-Matrix with full 5 axis simultaneous machining.

  • 120 tool magazine
  • Renishaw laser probing and spindle probing
  • Heat displacement controlled
  • Through spindle coolant
  • Swarf management
  • Spindle speed 0-10,000 rpm
  • Rapid 42m/min
  • Capacity: (X) 730mm (Y) 850mm (Z) 560mm.
Mazak Variaxis 730-5X
Mazak Variaxis 730-5X
 

MAZAK VTC300C II with 4th axis interface

Mazatrol PC-Fusion CNC 640M control with Mazak 3D high speed software.

  • 48 tool magazine
  • Renishaw spindle probing and tool sensor probe, 1 machine with laser probing
  • Through spindle coolant
  • Swarf management system
  • Spindle speed 40-12,000 rpm
  • Rapid 30m/min
  • Capacity: (X) 1740mm (Y) 760mm (Z) 660mm.
Mazak VTC 300C II
Mazak VTC 300C II

MAZAK VTC 200B

Mazatrol PC- Fusion CNC 640M control with Mazak 2D high speed software.

  • 24 tool magazine
  • Renishaw spindle and tool sensor probing
  • Through spindle coolant
  • Spindle speed 40–10,000 rpm
  • Rapid 30m/min
  • Capacity: (X) 1120mm (Y) 510mm (Z) 510mm.
Matsuura MAM72-35 5-axis machining centre
Mazak VTC 200B
 

MAZAK VTC30 with 4th axis interface

Mazatrol M Plus control with Mazak 3D high speed software.

  • 2 x 24 tool magazines
  • Renishaw spindle and tool sensor probing
  • Through spindle coolant
  • Ethernet interface
  • Swarf management system
  • Spindle speed 40–10,000 rpm
  • Rapid 24m/min
  • Capacity: (X) 1660mm (Y) 760mm (Z) 660mm

 

Mazak VTC 30 C
Mazak VTC 30 C

MAZAK VTC200C with 4th axis interface

Mazatrol PC Fusion CNC 640M control. 30 tool magazine.

Renishaw spindle probing and tool sensor probe. Through spindle coolant. Swarf management system.

Spindle speed 40-12,000 rpm. Rapid 36m/min. Capacity (X) 1660mm (Y) 510mm (Z) 510mm.

Mazak VTC 200C
Mazak VTC 200C
 

MAZAK VTC200C-2 with 4th axis interface

Mazatrol PC Fusion CNC 640M control. 30 tool magazine.

Renishaw laser probing and tool sensor probe. Through spindle coolant. Swarf management system.

Spindle speed 40-12,000 rpm. Rapid 36m/min. Capacity (X) 1660mm (Y) 510mm (Z) 510mm

Mazak VTC 200C  II
Mazak VTC 200C

Turn Mill

Mazak Quick Turn 350 MY

3-Axis CNC turning centre with 1250 mm bed length, providing the ability to accommodate longer, larger parts.

Equipped with the SmoothG CNC that features MAZATROL conversational programming and EIA-ISO programming.

Fully automated operation for maximised productivity.

 

Mazak Quick Turn 350 MY
Mazak Quick Turn 350 MY

MAZAK NEXUS SQT 200-II MY

C axis indexing increment 0.001° & Y axis travel +/- 50mm from centre line.16 station turret.

Mazatrol Matrix control. 200mm maximum turning diameter with 65 mm bar capacity

Mazak Nexus SQT 200-ii MY
MAZAK NEXUS SQT 200-II MY

MAZAK SQT 250MY

C axis indexing increment 0.001° & Y axis travel +/- 50mm from centre line.16 station turret.

Mazatrol Fusion 640T control. 200mm maximum turning diameter with 49mm bar capacity.

Mazak SQT 250MY
MAZAK SQT 250MY

MAZAK NEXUS SQT 200MY

C axis indexing increment 0.001° & Y axis travel +/- 50mm from centre line .16 station turret.

Mazatrol Fusion 640T control. 200mm maximum turning diameter with 65 mm bar capacity.

Mazak Nexus SQT 200 M
MAZAK NEXUS SQT 200MY

MAZAK SQT 200M

C axis indexing increment 0.001° 12 station turret. Multifeed 1.5 metre bar feed.

Mazatrol Fusion 640T control. 200mm maximum turning diameter with 51 mm bar capacity.

Mazak SQT 200M
MAZAK SQT 200M

CNC Turning

YANG CK3B with 8 station turret

88.9mm bar capacity and 380mm maximum turning diameter.

Fanuc O-T control. RS232 linked.

Matsuura MAM72-35 5-axis machining centre
YANG CK3B with 8 station turret

CNC Accessories

Haimer UNO

Autofocus & automatic drive tool preparation/pre-setter and Haimer Power Clamp tool shrink fit machine.

Haimer UNO
Haimer UNO

Haimer Shrink Fit Power Clamps

Inductive shrink technology for tool holders. Coordinated assembly groups and electronic components ensure only the clamping area of the chuck is heated in the shrinking process, reducing shrinking and cooling cycle to a minimum.

Haimer - Shrink Fit Power Clamp
Haimer Shrink Fit Power Clamps

CAD/CAM System

CAD – Solidworks Solid Machining Systems

Including Part and Assembly Modelling.

Solidworks can import a variety of formats including Step, STL, Parasolid, ProE, Catia Graphics and IGES.

Software: Solidworks (CAD system)
Software: Solidworks (CAD system)

CAM – Open Mind Hypermill

Full 5 axis simultaneous system with collision avoidance, which is fully integrated to operate within Solidworks & Vericut environments.

Hypermill is fully integrated to operate within Solidworks environment to offer the most advanced CAM solutions possible.

Software: Open Mind Hypermill (CAM system)
Software: Open Mind Hypermill (CAM system)

CAD-CAM - Alphacam Advanced Mill

2D & 3D CAD for programming horizontal or vertical machining centres, with 3 axis plus 2 positioning axes.

Advanced Lathe – 2D Cad for programming turning and turn/mill with C & Y axis Machining Program Verification.

Software: Alphacam (CAD/CAM system)
Software: Alphacam (CAD/CAM system)

CAD/CAM – Vericut (Version 9)

Vericut (Version 9) is a CNC machine tooling simulator that is fully integrated with leading CAM systems.

Software: Vericut (CAD/CAM simulation)
Software: Vericut (CAD/CAM simulation)

CMM Inspection

D.E.A Global Performance

5 axis CNC CMM – PCDMIS solid modelling software. Capacity 2200 x 1200 x 1000 mm installed in a purpose-built temperature-controlled environment.

Matsuura MAM72-35 5-axis machining centre
D.E.A. Global Performance CMM inspection

Etalon Derby 454

3 axis manual shop-floor based co-ordinate measuring machine.

Etalon Derby 454
Elaton Derby 4-5-4