NIDEC MACHINE TOOL is launching the MVR-Cx series of double-column machining centers as its first new product since becoming a subsidiary of Nidec Corp. and plans to expand its large machine tool business as a core business. It describes the MVR-Cx series is “simple, easy-to-use machines that efficiently perform single-item and high-mix, low-volume production in machining general large parts.
The MVR-Cx series has two variants: the MVR25Cx has a 1,500-mm wide, 3,000x4,000-mm long table, with a load capacity of 15 tons; and the MVR30Cx has a 2,000-mm wide, 4,000x5,000-mm long table, with a load capacity of 20 tons.
The MVR25Cx has a distance between columns of 2,050 mm; for the MVR30Cx, the distance is 2,550 mm.
The newly developed "Nidec Navi" operation support function, which reduces the time from receiving a job to shipping a product, comes as a standard feature. A variety of set-up interfaces are available to simplify initial machining settings, such as program creation, debugging, and centering of the workpiece before machining, which used to be time-consuming in one-product and high-mix low-volume productions.
In addition to the guidance to make the program easy to operate, an optional collision-prevention function is available, simplifying set-up and operation for those new to machine operation.
Furthermore, 3D visual guidance is projected on the operator’s screen to support each operation until recovery when machine trouble occurs. This allows the Nidec support center to access the machine remotely to monitor the machine status and provide prompt support based on the monitored information.
The maximum spindle speeds are 4,000 rpm and 6,000 rpm (optional), and the standard specification is a cylindrical attachment that can fit easily inside a can manufacturing structure. Grease is used as lubricant for the main spindle and attachments, greatly cutting energy costs by reducing air supply.
The assembly structure can be installed in small or large locations and can be carried in by a 15-ton truck or installed in a narrow space.
Since its launch in 2003, the MVR series has been well received for its high accuracy and productivity, and has been delivered for a wide range of purposes, such as molds, industrial machinery, construction machinery, and semiconductor manufacturing equipment, etc. The MVR-Cx quickly adapts to changes in the environment surrounding the manufacturing industry, being easy to operate even for those without experience which contributes to improvement in productivity.Learn more at www.nidec.com