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MB 450U

Introducing the All-New Methods MB 450U Simultaneous 5-Axis Bridge Type Machining Center engineered & built to strict Methods specifications and quality standards. This new product line is packed with standard features and benefits that will exceed the expectations of our customers looking for quality, reliability, accuracy and longevity at a competitive price.

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  • 15,000 RPM Big Plus, 40 Taper Spindle with Air-Oil Lubrication, Spindle Chiller
  • Direct Drive Hollow Shaft Spindle Motor with 1,000 psi CTS Prep
  • Robust Bridge Type Construction with Thermal Compensation
  • High Performance FANUC 31i-MB5 Control with 15” TFT Screen
  • Includes Tool Center Point Control, Collision Detection, 2 GB Data Server, Manual Guide I, AICC II, 600 Block Look Ahead and Ethernet
  • Large Capacity 48 Tool ATC
  • Includes Scales in All Axes & Kinematic Calibration Hardware/Software


X axis Travel
15.7" (400 mm)
Y axis Travel
13.8" (350 mm)
Z axis Travel
13.8" (350 mm)
B axis - Tilting
-50° ~ +110°
C axis - Rotary


Table Dimensions
Ø17.72 in (Ø450 mm)
Maximum Load
441 lbs (200 kg)
Spindle Nose to Table Surface
5.9” ~ 24” (150 ~ 610 mm)


Spindle Speed
15,000 rpm
Spindle Taper
Big Plus/CAT40
Spindle Power
10 hp
Spindle Torque
106 ft/lb (143.7 Nm)
Spindle Lube
Oil / Air


X-Axis Rapid Traverse
1417 in/min (36 m/min)
Y-Axis Rapid Traverse
1417 in/min (36 m/min)
Z-Axis Rapid Traverse
1417 in/min (36 m/min)
B/C Axes Rotation Speed
25 rpm


Maximum Number of Tools
Tool-to-Tool Change Time
2.5 sec
Max Diameter
3.0" (75 mm)
Max Weight
15.4 lbs (7 kg)

Dimensions/ Weight/ Capacities

13,250 lbs (6000 kg)
Coolant Tank Capacity
68.7 gal (260 L)

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