On the Heavy Side.

The FZ42 CNC portal milling machine has a modular design which allows the combination of different operating ranges, travel distances, milling heads and CNC controls. The gantry construction makes it possible to machine components of all kinds. The machine table of the FZ42 is firmly anchored to the machine base, which means that workpieces do not have to be moved. The milling process is highly precise, regardless of weight and size.

The the structurally rigid portal, the cross- and Z-slides and the dynamic VH60 milling head, facilitate a consistent, efficient milling process. Thanks to its combination of high stability and rigidity this machine is able to meet all the requirements of model making, tool and mold construction, including the demands of the aerospace and automotive industries. It is also suitable for machining of workpieces in shipbuilding and the alternative energy industry. 

Suitable Milling Heads

Maximum precision at highest temperature stability

This design ensures outstanding temperature stability and possesses integrated oscillation and vibration damping for even greater milling precision. The A-axis is powered by a zero-play torque drive package, and the C-axis is powered directly by a torque motor. A liquid cooling system dissipates the heat from simultaneous machining. Both heads are suitable for milling aluminum, composites, steel and cast iron. 

Highest temperature stability thanks to mono block design made of cast iron

The integrated vibration and vibration damping ensures maximum surface quality and cutting performance. Due to the backlash-free drive, the 2-axis milling head achieves precise positioning and repeat accuracy. Suitable for HSC machining of aluminium, CFRP and GRP, achieves a maximum performance in volume cutting.

Powerful and flexible – for the really difficult milling tasks

The drives, which incorporate zero-play torque motors, ensure outstanding dynamic behavior and maximum material removal rates in the machining of different materials. This extremely efficient milling head features a flexible MuST® spindle change system for precise execution of complex milling jobs. Roughing and finishing of various workpieces can be carried out without reclamping, which considerably reduces setup times.

Working Ranges  
X-axis 3.000 - 40.000mm (118" – 1.575")
Y-axis 2.500 - 6.000mm (98" – 236")
Z-axis 1.000 - 3.000mm (39" – 118")
Table Size  
Length 3.000 - 40.000mm (118" – 1575")
Width 2.500 - 6.000mm (98" – 236")
Heigth 250mm (10")
Table load max. 15.000kg/m2
T-Slots (longitudinal) 18H12
Pitch of T-Slots 250mm (10")
Drives - Linear Axes    
Feed Rate X, Y-, Z-axes up to 60m/min (2.362ipm)
Acceleration X-, Y-, Z-axes up to 4m/s2
    157,4in/s2
Dimensions    
Required Space (without peripherals) Length 7.800 - 47.800mm (307"–1882")
  Width 6.650 - 10.150mm (262"–400")
  Heigth 5.610 - 9.110mm (221"–359")
Accuracy  
Standard Accuracy in accordance to VDI/DGQ 3441 or ISO 230-2
Special Accuracy on request

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