INDIANAPOLIS—Hurco announced the addition of a
horizontal boring mill, HBMX55i, to its product line of 50 CNC machine tools. The
HBMX55i horizontal boring mill has a small footprint (18 feet 4.37 inches x 17
feet 3.28 inches) especially considering the large work envelope (55.1 x 55.7 x
43.3 inches). The HBMX55i has a W-stroke of 19 inches, a geared head spindle
with two speeds, hardened box ways, and weighs just over 21 tons (42,328
to similar universal type boring mills, the HBMX55i has more tools and includes
more peripherals that are required for boring as standard items instead of
options you have to add on. For instance the HBMX55i comes with a 4.33-inch
diameter quill that allows you to use shorter tools; a contouring 4th axis
rotary table, not just positional; linear glass scales on X, Y, and Z axes to
maintain thermal stability and increase accuracy; CTS, and a 60-tool ATC,” says
Phil Fassnacht, Hurco Marketing Director.
are all Hurco mills, the horizontal boring mill is powered by the integrated Hurco
control that supports both ISO/EIA NC and Conversational
Programming, and includes the patented Hurco motion system, UltiMotion.