Flexibility, precision, and one-hit machining with the Willemin-Macodel 508MT2

How does the Willemin-Macodel 508MT2 let you machine complex parts without any extra equipment? Rowan Easter-Robinson of MTDCNC and David Dunn of Premier Machine Tools visit the Willemin-Macodel factory in Switzerland to find out! The 508 is a 7 to 9 axis machine that enables turning up to 6,000 RPM and milling up to 42,000 RPM with a main spindle bar capacity up to 65mm. The turret arrangement on the machine and the head with 3-axis and B-axis motion allow for various applications. Built to run with an optional bar feeder for mass production, the machine offers a tool carousel that allows for up to 200 tools and a tool change time of 0.8 seconds! Find out more about the flexibility and one-hit machining capabilities of this fantastic machine and why it’s so important to get the first part right in your manufacturing process.

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