Machining of long rail sections for switches

Type of machine: Travelling column machining centre VHC 50


Machining of long rail sections for switches


  • Machining centre with a high-performance tilting spindle head
  • Pendulum mode: machine table diveded into two working spaces with a special clamping device in each
  • Assembly in parallel with machining

Special characteristics:

  • Special construction of hydraulic clamps and clamp jaws for rail tracks
  • Two NC rotary tables working in gantry mode ensure torsionally stiff suspension of the long clamping bridge

Traverse ranges:

X-traverse range: 9000 mm
Y-traverse range: 1000 mm
Z-traverse range: 1000 mm


Main spindle drive (with 100% DC): 82 kW
Torque (with 100% DC): 820 Nm
Speed range: 30 - 4000 1/min

Tool changing system:

XTS tool magazine with 60 tools, SK 50

NC rotary table:

2 x AXA RTA 4S (face plate 630 mm)

Tilting head:

infinitely positioning +/- 90°



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