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G-Series

Vertical Machining Center

The G-Series is a robust gantry-style machining center capable of machining large parts in one efficient setup. The machine is dual drive and moves along oversized precision linear guideways on each axis, with a high precision helical rack and a large ball screw on the Y & Z-axis. The monobloc welded steel frame and fully equipped motion control system provide the power, stability, and durability required to deliver peak performance in a variety of machining applications.

Long bed Mill

Model: G-20-06

XYZ: 240"/72"/24"
CT50 or CT40
*Additional sizes & configurations available *

Model: G-10-06

XYZ: 120"/72"/24"
CT50 or CT40
*Additional sizes & configurations available*

Specifications

X Stroke: 10 ft up to 50 ft
Y Stroke: 6'
Z Stroke: 21"
Spindle to Table: 3" - 24"
Rapid X: Max 1200 IPM
Rapid Y: Max 1000 IPM
Rapid Z: Max 350 IPM

Repeatability Accuracy [in]

X: +/- 0.0007
Y: +/- 0.0005
Z: +/- 0.0005

Position Accuracy [in]

X: +/- 0.002
Y: +/- 0.001
Z: +/- 0.001
The GM-Series is a gantry mill designed for heavy miling. The machine is dual drive and moves along two oversized precision linear guideways on the X-axis with a high precision helical rack and a large ball screw on the Y & Z-axis. A monobloc welded steel frame, advanced motion control system, and dual opposing motors provide the strength, rigidity, and durability for long-lasting performance.

Model: GM-20-06

XYZ: 240"/72"/24"
CT50
Rigid Tapping
Double Guides X-Axis
Increased Rapids
*Additional sizes & configurations available*

Specifications

X Stroke: 10 ft up to 50 ft
Y Stroke: 6'
Z Stroke: 21"
Spindle to Table: 3" - 24"
Rapid X: Max 1800 IPM
Rapid Y: Max 1500 IPM
Rapid Z: Max 525 IPM

Repeatability Accuracy [in]

X: +/- 0.0007
Y: +/- 0.0005
Z: +/- 0.0005

Position Accuracy [in]

X: +/- 0.002
Y: +/- 0.001
Z: +/- 0.001
Purpose built

From the monoblock welded steel frame to the precision linear guideways, each FlexCNC is specially built to move accurately and effectively. Stability and durability you need when you need it the most.

Uniquely capable

Mill, Drill, Tap, and so much more with one of the industry’s most versatile vertical machining centers. Say goodbye to limited machine space. and start machining outside the box.

Next level productivity

Automate your operations with FlexCNC’s Pendulum Mode. Load and unload your parts on one side of the bed while the tool turns on the other, keeping your operations safe and the spindle moving.

The Omron FlexCNC Control + Hand Pendant

The Omron FlexCNC Control is designed and developed to allow ISO G & M-code programming for dynamic machining and is comparable to standard commercially available controllers like the Fanuc 31i. It includes the capability of integrating an optional 4th axis. An infinite read-ahead capacity allows the machine to flawlessly and smoothly machine 3D tool paths, smooth helices, and ramping tool paths. 

The AMI5000 Remote Pendant is used as a Human Machine Interface (HMI). It uses EtherCAT communications technology to interface with the ANCA Motion Control System Software, allowing fast and flexible access for real-time control.

"The machine paid for itself in the first job, and put $30,000 in our pocket."

-SBS Precision Sheet Metal

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Standard Features

  • Hand Pendant
  • 22″ Touch Screen Monitor
  • Omron FlexCNC Controller
  • Mobile Control Panel
  • Through Spindle Coolant 
  • Auto Tool Changer 
  • Flood Coolant
HP
Max RPM
FT/LBS
Series

18

4000

92

C-20-02 / C-10-02

18

6000

61

C-20-02 / C-10-02

33

12000

61

CM-20-02

Auto Stand-Off – This is currently defined to be surface stand-off and not to be confused with vector stand-off in 5-axis mode. The current auto stand-off is based on a changing surface and will adjust vertically based on the angle of the “A” Axis, so there is five (5) axis taken into account during the calculations, but this is not the same as the tool vector stand-off. There is the ability to do the vector stand-off change while the machine is running manually with buttons on the screen.

Z-Reader Probe – The Z-Reader is a device for mapping the location of the surface. It can be controlled manually & programmatically. The option is NOT active while cutting & is retracted out of harm’s way. It can be triggered to verify the surface at every pierce before the cutting process starts, or it could be used to drive surface mapping of the whole part before cutting starts. It begins with initialization or zeroing of the device to the surface at the beginning of a program and then accumulates or tracks the difference from that zeroing effort.

Automatic Edge Finder – The edge finder is or can be utilized manually (Jogging Method & Screen Buttons), programmatically (M & G codes), or fully automatic routine (dedicated program). This option sets offsets & program rotation to match the orientation & location on the cutting table.

AC Unit Installed on Electrical Cabinet – The unit is mounted on the cabinet’s High Power (480v) side. It is close to the location where the drives are mounted. This option keeps the cabinet temperature stable and allows heat dissipation faster. The servo drives for all axes are the most significant contributors to heat inside the electrical cabinet.

5-Axis Renishaw CalibrationThe calibration unit is a Renishaw model APCA45 with a modified spherical stylus. The device has a retractable cover and air purge to clear debris & dust during the activation process. It mounts to a swing arm controlled by a pneumatic rotary, so it is out of the way during regular operation and swings into the calibration position for calibration only. 

HP
Max RPM
FT/LBS
Series

18

4000

92

G-20-06 / G-10-06

18

6000

61

G-20-06 / -10-06

40

4000

217

GM-20-06 / G-20-06 / G-10-06

40

6000

145

G-20-06 / G-20-06 / G-10-06