BEX8 Machining Block Spindle

April 14,2016

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    Secures a cutting tool during a machining operation. Basic types include block, cartridge, chuck, collet, fixed, modular, quick-change and rotating.

Suhner Industrial Products Corp.,  Automation Div., introduces the BEX8, a high-speed machining block spindle capable of maintaining rigidity, precision and reliable performance at high-speed operations up to 25,000 rpm. 

The BEX8 is a smaller version of the popular Suhner BEX15, but weighs only 33 lbs. and features the ability to mount directly onto robotic arms for fully automated machining operations in high-speed, high-production departments in automotive, appliance, off-highway and other industries. 

The standard motor supplied i seither 0.37kW or 0.75kW and the standard toolholder supplied is ER20. 

This new machining spindle from Suhner adapts to the UA15 slide unit via the integral mounting supports.  

Spindle concentricity is better than 0.01mm.