Cutting Tool Engineering

December 2012 / IMTS 2012 Roundup


Okuma debuts largest 5-axis CNC HMC
Cutting Tool Engineering
Okuma’s new MU 10000 H HMC, the largest of the MU range.

The MU-10000H is the largest of the Okuma MU range of 5-axis HMCs. The machine has a large trunnion table with a 1m-square pallet and has a maximum workpiece weight capacity of 5,500 lbs. and workpiece size capacity of 59.05" in diameter by 44.29" high.

The machine delivers high torque and high-speed machining. The MU-10000H machine is equipped with the THINC-OSP P200MA control. The THINC-OSP P200MA provides a seamless, integrated 5-axis system with all the advantages of the THINC control, including advanced high-speed contouring with Okuma’s Super NURBS, according to the company. Okuma’s Collision Avoidance System (CAS) is also available as an option. The IMTS unit was shown with a standard pallet changer.

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