KH-55 Horizontal Machining Centers

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KIWA KH-55 is a heavy duty 500mm APC horizontal machining center. The machine features heavy duty construction with a standard two pallet APC and a hefty 1650 lb workpiece capacity makes the KH-55 ideal for large productions.

Features & Benefits
  • (4) Simultaneously Controlled Axes
  • Provision for Coolant Through Spindle
  • Spindle Oil Cooler
  • Ballscrew Cooling
  • Pallet and Chip Wash
  • Chip Conveyor – LNS-Turbo MH500
  • Tool Life Management
  • AICC1
  • 1280 Meter / 512 kB Memory
  • Helical Interpolation
  • 200 Tool Off Sets
  • Macro Programming
Options
  • 24” x 24” (630mm) Pallets
  • 6 Pallet APC or Single Pallet
  • 40 Taper and 15,000 rpm
  • X, Y, and Z Scales
  • 200 Bar Overhead Hydraulic Arm Including an Eight (8) Port Rotary Joint at the Center and 2 Four (4) Port Rotary Joints for Each Pallet (without hydraulic unit)
  • Automatic Tool Length Measurement and Breakage Detection
  • High Pressure Coolant Through Spindle
Travel
X-Axis Travel
31.5 (800) in (mm)
Y-Axis Travel
31.5 (800) in (mm)
Z-Axis Travel
31.5 (800) in (mm)
4th Axis Travel (Rotary Table)
0 to 360 degrees
Pallet
Pallet Surface to Spindle Center
3.9-35.4 (100-900) in (mm)
Pallet Center to Spindle Nose
3.9-35.4 (100-900) in (mm)
Pallet Size
19.7x19.7 (500x500) in (mm)
Pallet Load Capacity
1650 (750) lbs (kg)
Max. Workpiece Size
ø 35.4x39.4 (900x1000) in (mm)
Pallet change Time
16 sec
Feed Rate
X-Axis Rapid Traverse
2362(60) in/min (m/min)
Y-Axis Rapid Traverse
2362(60) in/min (m/min)
Z-Axis Rapid Traverse
2362(60) in/min (m/min)
4Th Axis
41.6 rpm
Cutting Feed (X/Y/Z)
1181 (30) in/min (m/min)
Spindle
Spindle Power
60 (47) HP
Spindle Speed
10000 built-in (6000 built-in) rpm (opt)
Spindle Taper
7/24 Taper NT No.50
Tools
Standard Number of Tools
60 (120/240) std (opt)
Maximum Tool Weight
44 (20) lbs (kg)
Maximum Tool Length
19.7 (500) in (mm)
Maximum Tool Diameter
ø 4.9/9.8 (125/250)(adjacent pots full/empty) in (mm)
Tool Changing Time- Tool to Tool
1.8 sec
General
Coolant Tank Capacity
132.1 (500) gal (L)
Machine Weight
2APC+40ATC: 30800 (14000) lbs (kg)
Machine Control
FANUC 31i-B

Specifications subject to change without notice.

Kiwa KH-55: 240 Tool CAT50 ATC

Magazine movement demonstration of the 240 Tool CAT50 ATC on the Kiwa KH-55

Kiwa KH-55 Face Milling

Kiwa KH-55 Face Milling

Kiwa KH-55 APC

Kiwa KH-55 APC

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