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The high quality ‘Soraluce’ CNC milling machine range available from Ward CNC will be represented at MACH 2010 by the TA-35A travelling table milling centre featuring a fully programmable 2.5 x 2.5 degree automatic universal milling head, 20-station automatic tool changer and Heidenhain iTNC-530 CNC.

This high-end specification machine - which will be displayed under power is equipped with a fully programmable 2.5° by 2.5° automatic universal milling head of unique design offering high accuracy and performance via its 18.5/22 kW motor with through-spindle coolant facility and auto tool clamping.

The machine has a table size of 3,700 mm by 1,000 mm able to accommodate workpieces of 7,000 kgs, and travels of 3,500 mm by 1,250 mm by 1,000 mm with rapid traverse rates of 25 m/min. Cutting feed rate in all axes is 10,000 mm/min.

Soraluce was the first European milling machine manufacturer to obtain ISO 9001 quality certification, in 1994; in 2002 it was the first to obtain ISO14.001; and in 2003 it was the first to be awarded the Silver-Q for quality management in 2003. In 2007 Soraluce was awarded OHSAS 18.001 certification.