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With twin pallets of 1,000 mm by 1,000 mm complemented by an optional 360° B axis and X, Y and Z axes travels of 2,100 mm by 1,350 mm by 1,400 mm, the new Hyundai-Kia KH-1000 horizontal machining centre offers an extnensive range of flexible machining solutions for the high quality but cost-effective production of multi-loaded workpieces.

A wide range of prismatic parts can be mounted via a variety of fixturing systems on each pallet, which are of shuttle-type and can accommodate loads of up to 3,000 kgs each. And with 8,000 revs/min available via the 22/26 kW spindle plus rapid traverse rates of 20 m/min in all axes as well as cutting feed rates of 5,000 mm/min, endless options are available for multiple batch processing.

As standard, 60 tools of up to 245 mm diameter and 600 mm long can be used in the automatic toolchanger - tool-to-tool and chip-to-chip times are just 9 and 13 secs, respectively with ATC capacity options available for 90 and 120 tools.

The standard control system is Fanuc 18iMB with Manual Guide-i programming. Reliable, accurate and stable machining can easily be achieved by courtesy of the machine's large capacity, design and build quality, oil cooling system and rigid one-piece bed cast iron construction. Linear scales, full B-Axis NC rotary table and up to 70 Bar through spindle coolant is available within some of the machine options available.