TRX550 PRO - SMALL VERTICAL MACHINING CENTER -
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TRX550 PRO, 5 HP Servo Spindle
Extended X Axis - Full Production Capacity
Meet the new kid on the block. The TRX550 PRO is a compact, full production vertical machining center that has power, speed and performance.
The most unique feature of the TRX550 PRO is the extended length work table. This rugged, small VMC has a 40" long work table with an extended X axis travel of 21.5".
This "Super X" work envelope allows the TRX550 PRO to fit a wide range of applications. Works especially well for large work pieces - or in multiple part set-ups.
The TRX550 PRO Vertical Milling Center has a full "safety assured" machine enclosure, with customer recommended ergonomic package that is designed with all-day operation in mind.
Unique TRX550 PRO features include:
- Extended Length Work Table and X Axis: 40' long work table with 21.5" of X axis travel allows for machining larger workpieces and multiple set-ups. Maximum versatility.
- Closed Loop System/Servos: Industrial level of power, precision and performance.
- Siemens 808D CNC Control: Industrial grade CNC control with conversational programming and on-screen help guide.
- 5 HP Servo Spindle Motor: High torque, even at low RPMs - constant torque rise through speed range. Allows for rigid tapping and spindle positioning.
- 50-6000 RPM Spindle: Ramp up from lowest to highest speed at the push of a button.
- 12 Tool Automatic Tool Change System: Automated milling operations with precision BT30 10-tool ATC. Change tools by hand fast with pneumatic "push-button" tool change.
- High Quality Linear Guides and Ball Screws: Increased precision and higher speed operations. Allows for 1000 IPM feed rates.
- Full Enclosure: Full "Safety-Lock" enclosure keeps operator safe - contains coolant and chips during long production runs.
- Heavy Base and Machine Castings: Optimal vibration damping, assuring consistent precision and excellent repeatability.
Universal CNC Mill with Toolroom Accuracy
"Super X" Extended Length Work Table and X axis Travel: With a 40" work table and 21.5 inches of X axis travel, the TRX550 PRO is a universal use CNC milling center that allows for a broad range of CNC milling set-ups.
Designed and built for full-production -- its small size and footprint allows it to fit in limited space applications.
5 HP Servo spindle drive provides power to match the machine size. 50-6000 RPM spindle speed permits a wide range of milling applications.
The TRX550 PRO is built for full CNC production, but also fits well in schools, machine shops, R & D labs or "inventor shops". Provides the capabilities of larger, more expensive machines in a small but robust package.
- Siemens 808D CNC Control
- Servos/Drives on All Axes
- Closed Loop System
- Large 40" work table
- 21.5" X axis travel
- 5 HP Servo Spindle
- 50-6000 RPM Servo Spindle
- 1000 IPM Feed Rate
- BT30 Tooling System
- 12 Tool Automatic Tool Changer
- Full Safety Grade Enclosure
- Schneider Electrical Components
- PMI Ball Screws
- Auto Lube and Coolant Control
- Heavy Castings with Cast Base
- 18 Months on TRX550 PRO
- 3 Years Total (2+1) on Siemens 808D Control
|Milling Machine Features|
|Full Enclosure - Assures Safe & Clean Work Environment||Full enclosure with door safety locks. Keeps coolant and chips contained. Assures a safe environment for the operator and attendants, and helps keep a cleaner work area.|
|PMI Ball Screws||World-class standard ball screws - efficiently transmit rotary motion to linear motion, allowing for high-speed, highly accurate axis movements. Accurate ball circle diameters throughout length of ball screw assures consistent drag torque and low noise.|
|Precision Hiwin Linear Guideways with Telescoping Covers||Hiwin linear motion guideways come standard on the VMC425. Stainless steel telescoping guards provide maximum protection of guideways from chips and coolant.|
|12 Tool Automatic Tool Change System||Reduces cycle times by automatically changing tools between cuts without the need of an operator. Reduces operator set-up errors and maximizes productive operator and machine hours.|
|BT-30 Tool Holding System||Industry standard CNC tool holding system - the other being the CAT system. Tooling is cheaper with the BT system. We selected the BT system because our customers have said they want a quality standard CNC tooling system - and value pricing.|
|Large Table and Extended X Axis Travel||40" long work table with 21.5" of X axis travel. Precision ground work table and generous work cube dimensions. Big enough for real production work.|
Heavy Machine Castings, PLUS a Heavy Cast Base
|3800 lbs. heavy duty, vibration damping castings turns this small VMC into a full duty production machine. High weight-to-work cube ratio assures high rigidity and advanced accuracy. Sturdy cast stand has built-in coolant recycling tank.|
|Counter Weight Balanced Mill Head||Reduces stress on Z-axis motor and ball screw at higher RPMs. Increases accuracy and extends life of Z-axis components. A counter balanced mill head will not crash in the event of a control failure.|
|Drive System Features|
|5 HP Servo Spindle Drive||Plenty of power to match the size of machine. Servo drive on spindle adds to functionality and reliability. High torque, even at low RPMS. Constant toque rise throughout speed range - capable of rigid tapping and spindle alignment.|
|Schneider Electrical Components||One reason we can offer an 18-month machine warranty is because of the recognized quality and reliability of Schneider Electrical components. Highest reliability rating - highly efficient design reduces power usage.|
|50-6000 RPM Spindle Speed||Servo driven spindle provides rapid speed changes, from 50-6000 RPMs in a few seconds - in a single speed range. No need for changing gears or belts. Constant torque rise, even at low RPM are assured with the servo drive.|
|1000 IPM Feed Rates||Faster speeds equals higher production rates. The Siemens industrial control, axis servo drive system and linear ways provide the power and control that allows for higher speeds - many times faster than competitive systems.|
|Safety Operation Features|
|Automatic Lubrication System||Lubricates all wear points during machine operation at continuous time intervals. Benefits include reduced labor and material costs and significant extension of bearing life.|
|Programmable Coolant System||Control coolant flow at the control panel using standard M-Codes. Cycle times can be significantly reduced, while feed and cutting speeds can be significantly increased. Proper cooling extends life of cutting tools.|
|Work Light||Focused lighting elements increase operator efficiency and reduce fatigue. This light is flicker resistant, waterproof, and resistant to both cooling and lubricants. It is also resitant to impacts and vibrations.|
|Tri-Color Warning Light||Turns on when control recognizes a machining error or machine malfunction. An operator standing away from the machine is visually alerted by the activated alarm light when machining cycle is finished or mahine aerrors out.|
|Siemens 808D CNC Control Features|
|Closed Loop System||System directly monitors motor position and velocity in real time. The system then automatically makes corrections to assure correct tool positioning. High accuracy and maximum parts quality ensures a minimal rejection rate. Also assures smoother surface finishes.
|Siemens Servos and Drives||Achieves rapid acceleration and higher speeds - Maintains high torque throughout speed range. Motor is highly efficient - and it stays cool. Quiet at high speeds and stays vibration free during operation.|
|Ideal for CNC Beginners||Ideal for entry level CNC users, the innovative integrative start-GUIDE from Siemens provides an on-line digital help function on every screen. Helpful instructions are available anytime - at the push of a button.|
|Simple & Intuitive Interface||Well-designed conversational programming functions and Wizards from Siemens help streamline programming at the control panel. All Siemens 808D controls come standard with this SINUMERIK Operate BASIC functionality.|
|Compact and Robust||Industrial panel design with hardened features is ideal for harsh environments. Small compact design matches smaller machines tools like the AutoMate CNC line.|
|USB Connector - Easily Handles Large Files||This unique Siemens function allows for the streaming of large program files direct from a USB. Large files are no longer a concern - other CNC systems lack this robust level of functionality.|
|Built-In Helps||Several Siemens provided “assists” help streamline programming functions. One example would be Hot Keys. With the Hot Key function, machine operators can easily access commonly used screens using operator defined hot keys.|
|GENERAL SPECIFICATIONS - AUTOMATE CNC MILLING MACHINES|
|Model Name||MX200 Small CNC Bed Mill||TRX550 PRO Small Vertical Machining Center||VMC425 Vertical Milling Machine|
|Spindle Nose to Table - Max||18.5”||19.5”||19.5"|
|Spindle Nose - Min||2.5”||2.5”||2"|
|Spindle Center to Column||12”||12”||15"|
|TRAVELS & FEED RATES|
|X-Axis Rapids||325 IPM||600 IPM||800 IPM|
|Y-Axis Rapids||325 IPM||600 IPM||800 IPM|
|Z-Axis Rapids||325 IPM||600 IPM||800 IPM|
|Max. Cutting Speed||100 IPM||315 IPM||315 IPM|
|T-Slot Width||5/8”||0.55" (14mm)||5/8”|
|T-Slot Center Distance||2.4”||2.4”||3.3"|
|Number of T-Slots||3||3||3|
|Max Weight on Table||350 lbs||350 lbs||550 lbs|
|Spindle Power||4 HP||4 HP||7.5 HP|
|Drive System||Servo/Direct Belt||Servo/Direct Belt||Servo/Direct Belt|
|Max. Tool Diameter||N/A||4"||4”|
|Max. Tool Weight||N/A||12 Lbs||7 Lbs|
|Machine Weight||2150 Lbs||2820 Lbs||4800 Lbs|
|Machine Dimensions||71” x 52” x 82”||77” x 64” x 82”||81" x 69" x 83"|
|Shipping Weight||2310 Lbs||3040 Lbs||5120 Lbs|
|Air for Pneumatics||90 PSI||90 PSI||90 PSI|
|Coolant Capacity||3.75 Gal||35 Gal||35 Gal|
|Power (Standard)||220V 3 Phase Power||220V 3 Phase Power||220V 3 Phase Power|
|Amperage Required||30 Amp||30 Amp||40 Amp|