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Micro machining center

The YASDA YMC 430 Ver. II micro machining center from Methods Machine Tools, Inc. is suitable for the ultra-precise manufacturing and high surface finishes required on small, complex features in components and dies or molds. Linear motor-driven controlled axes and a rigid machine structure offer users the highest speed, precision, and surface quality machining in its class, the company says. The system has a high-speed 40,000-rpm spindle and is available with three- or five-axis capabilities. A rigid symmetric frame design and thermal distortion stabilizing system provide consistency and repeatability. Linear positioning and circularity accuracy of less than one micron (according to ISO 230-2 1997) is achieved.

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