St. Paul, MN (October 3, 2018, 2018) — Exhibits at Matsuura’s booth at AMB IN Stuttgart included the company’s latest high-quality machining centers including: the MX-330 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center; the H.Plus-504 Horizontal Machining Center; and the LF-160 Linear Motor Machine.

Highlighting the MX-series, Matsuura showcased the MX-330 5-Axis Vertical Machining Center. The MX-330 has a compact frame, yet provides sufficient machining area for handling workpieces up to a maximum size of D420 mm x H320 mm.

In addition to featuring the fundamental concept of the MX-series, the MX-330 has introduced a new concept – simple automation. This concept follows the motto: The smaller the workpiece, the shorter the machine time. And, for the first time, an MX-machine comes with a package option consisting of a PC10 (floor pallet system) and a 90-tool magazine, all available for a good price, making it the option for manufacturers considering 5-axis machining with automation.

Matsuura also exhibited the H.Plus-504 Horizontal Machining Center, the latest addition of the H.Plus-series. It employs the newly developed Fanuc operating system iHMi, which improves operability, reduces non-cutting time and facilitates set-up, operation and maintenance whilst saving labor and energy. The machine is equipped with a tool storage capacity of 160 tools (matrix-type magazine). In addition, Matsuura’s dynamic clamp system and automatic acceleration and deceleration control contribute intelligently to a shorter cycle/indexing time and higher productivity.

The LF-160, the third machine at the show, is designed for machining with high speed and high precision. In comparison to conventional models, cutting time is reduced up to 60%. The spindle employs a unique balancing method to enable a high spindle speed of 46,000/min, while featuring low noise and low vibration. The machine can handle workpieces with sizes of up to D160mm x H230mm and 20kg.

AMB, International Exhibition for Metal Working, has become established as a top event in even years. It occupies a leading position among the exhibitions in the industry and ranks among the world’s top five events. All the world market and technology leaders come together on a total exhibition area of more than 120,000 square meters to present technologies for future production.

Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc., located in St. Paul, MN is the U.S. subsidiary of Matsuura Machinery Corporation in Japan. Since 1935, Matsuura has delivered unmatched excellence in high speed and high precision CNC machine tools. From full 5-axis, vertical, horizontal, linear motor or multi-tasking CNC machine tools, Matsuura has been the forerunner in designing innovative technology and manufacturing solutions to a variety of industries around the globe. Matsuura Machinery USA, Inc. provides the service, applications, and technical field support that have always been the Matsuura standard for business.

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