A590 Machining Center

January 29, 2018
A590 Machining Center

The A590 is a 23,000-lb. cylinder head porting and block machining center for big billet and diesel work. Whether you need to port long V12 or diesel cylinder heads, have a large production volume of heads to port, or have a specialty application requiring extreme angles, the CENTROID A590 is suitable.

A heavy-duty, articulating 5th axis provides rigidity and speed. The A590 is big and heavy in every way, which enables the XL to handle big heads, steel heads, cast iron heads and serious production machining capabilities. Included in the A590 turnkey package is a starter tooling package, expert training, and customer service and support.

A590 Turnkey Engine Machining Package Includes:

  • Patented 5-axis CNC machine, 180 degree B-axis
  • M400 5-axis CNC
  • Mastercam 5-axis CNC software with Port Expert
  • Personalized CNC porting training
  • Digitizing probe and software
  • Starter Tooling package
  • Auto tool length setter
  • Cylinder head fixture plate
  • Toolholders
  • MPG electronic handwheel

    The A590 can port cylinder heads from a wide range of engine configurations: V12,V10, V8 heads, V6, Inline 6, 5 and 4 cylinders, import, motorcycle, gas and diesel engines. The A590 has the capacity to CNC port long cylinder heads such as inline 6 cylinder gas and diesel heads. CENTROID has simplified the porting process, now you can digitize a head in the morning and be cutting perfect copies in the afternoon.

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • fixture


    Device, often made in-house, that holds a specific workpiece. See jig; modular fixturing.

  • machining center

    machining center

    CNC machine tool capable of drilling, reaming, tapping, milling and boring. Normally comes with an automatic toolchanger. See automatic toolchanger.