Dugard to launch X5-800 at open house

Dugard has announced that it will launch the new X5-800 five-axis vertical machining centre at the company’s open house in Hove next month (18-19 October). The X5-800 is described as a “fusion of German technology and Taiwanese competitiveness”, and features an 18,000 rpm, 25/35 kW built-in Kessler spindle. The torque motor driven rotary table is also made by Kessler and boasts a 1300 kg capacity.

Two torque motors drive the A axis, with up to 80 rpm available, while the C axis is driven by a single torque motor delivering a rotary table speed up to 100 rpm. Although 32 tools are standard, there is an option for another 32 tools in the second magazine. Furthermore, the double-driven, four linear guideway Y-axis design is said to reduce vibration during high-speed machining, increasing rigidity and ensuring exact positioning.
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