Fehlmann AG is at Hannover to unveil the VERSA 645 linear, the very first milling center to feature a unique development in coordinate grinding, which stands for state-of-the-art technology, the best surface qualities and dimensional accuracies combined with high precision and productivity. It is also showcasing a five-axis production cell with a two-machine automation solution that combines the two five-axis machining centers VERSA 645 linear and VERSA 825 with a multi-level EROWA Robot Leonardo and the Milling Center Manager (MCM) host computer system.
According to Fehlmann, this two-level handling system with multi-level magazines for the optimum five-axis machining of challenging workpieces is perfect for producing individual parts and small batch sizes in particular. The company is also unveiling the PICOMAX 75, complete with ERC 80 pallet changer, to demonstrate how complex individual components and series can be manufactured on ultra-compact machinery at exceptional levels of productivity. Among this concept's advantages are its high spindle speeds and torque, on the one hand, and its fast tool changers, which can be loaded with up to 80 tools, on the other.
Fehlmann continues to use the PICOMAX 56 TOP for the production of individual parts and small series, and for training purposes. This system is now also available with a chip conveyor since the launch of the L version (800 mm X travel distance, 1400 × 480 mm clamping surface). The Fehlmann TOP (Touch or Program) functions are designed to support both manual operation using a drilling lever and hand wheels and CNC operation with all the advantages of a three-/four-axis CNC machine. Users can switch between manual and CNC operation with the simple push of a button.
The company is also bringing the PICOMAX 21-M, complete with feed table, to Hannover. This solution is said to be ideal for training staff and producing individual parts and small batches. It supports ultra-rapid and precise positioning for bolt hole circles, dot patterns and rectangular pockets both manually and automatically.