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    Machining

    Upgraded machines raise performance

    • By MTDCNC
    • July 13, 2021
    • 2 minute read

    Heller has now introduced the fourth generation of its H-Series 4-axis, twin-pallet-change, horizontal-spindle machining centres. The four smaller models, H2000, H4000, H5000 and H6000 have been extensively upgraded in terms of both hardware and software to increase productivity.

    A website for this product launch www.heller.biz/performance/en has been designed to guide visitors around the new features of the machines. The introduction of faster tool changes and sequencing, nine new spindles, more structural stability to maximise metal cutting capability throughout the entire working volume and a Heller graphical user interface for the FANUC control option have all been developed.

    The new Gen4 models offer the same machining volumes as the previous versions – 630, 800mm and 1m cube. The smallest model has a maximum table load of 800kg, while the larger machines support 1.4 tonnes. The full H-series range extends through four more machines to the H16000 with axis travels of 2.4 x 1.6 x 1.6m.

    The rotary table, with a milling torque of up to 2,900Nm in the two larger machines, has been FEM-optimised and reinforced with a YRT-C bearing for rigidity as well as rapid positioning and clamping. Improved robustness and symmetry allow parts to be machined at the extremes of the X and Y axis strokes.

    For tool storage, seven chain-type magazines with up to 240 pockets are available as well as three rack-type magazines with up to 425 positions. The standard lifting and swivelling pallet changer with hydraulic clamping exchanges pallets with standardised alignment elements for rapid mounting of fixtures. An integrated, five-point media interface to activate hydraulic or pneumatic fixtures and feed data back to the control is optional throughout the range, while the two larger machines may be equipped with a seven-point media interface with 80 bar or 200 bar hydraulic pressure.

    https://cdn.mtdcnc.global/cnc/wp-content/uploads/2021/07/08122130/Heller-1039-2-640x360.jpg

    Upgraded machines raise performance

    Heller has now introduced the fourth generation of its H-Series 4-axis, twin-pallet-change, horizontal-spindle machining centres. The four smaller models, H2000, H4000, H5000 and H6000 have been extensively upgraded in terms of both hardware and software to increase productivity.

    A website for this product launch www.heller.biz/performance/en has been designed to guide visitors around the new features of the machines. The introduction of faster tool changes and sequencing, nine new spindles, more structural stability to maximise metal cutting capability throughout the entire working volume and a Heller graphical user interface for the FANUC control option have all been developed.

    The new Gen4 models offer the same machining volumes as the previous versions – 630, 800mm and 1m cube. The smallest model has a maximum table load of 800kg, while the larger machines support 1.4 tonnes. The full H-series range extends through four more machines to the H16000 with axis travels of 2.4 x 1.6 x 1.6m.

    The rotary table, with a milling torque of up to 2,900Nm in the two larger machines, has been FEM-optimised and reinforced with a YRT-C bearing for rigidity as well as rapid positioning and clamping. Improved robustness and symmetry allow parts to be machined at the extremes of the X and Y axis strokes.

    For tool storage, seven chain-type magazines with up to 240 pockets are available as well as three rack-type magazines with up to 425 positions. The standard lifting and swivelling pallet changer with hydraulic clamping exchanges pallets with standardised alignment elements for rapid mounting of fixtures. An integrated, five-point media interface to activate hydraulic or pneumatic fixtures and feed data back to the control is optional throughout the range, while the two larger machines may be equipped with a seven-point media interface with 80 bar or 200 bar hydraulic pressure.