Methods Donates Machinery to Ivy Tech

Press Release
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Photo: Methods Machine Tools

Methods Machine Tools donated the Feeler VMP-580 CNC Vertical Machining Center and a Feeler HT30-Y Turning Center to Ivy Tech Community College’s Orthopedic and Advanced Manufacturing Training Center (OAMTC) in Warsaw, Ind. 

Methods is providing the new machines to Ivy Tech for instructional use in its curriculum during the 2012-13 academic year, including in its Advanced Manufacturing program and the Orthopedic Quality Standards and Technical Skills certificate program. Methods intends to replace the machines with the latest models in subsequent academic years.

The Feeler HT30-Y turning center features linear guideways on the X and Z-Axis, 30° slant bed construction and a FANUC 18i-TD Control. The HT30-Y machine offers a 3,500 rpm, 30 HP spindle with a hydraulic chuck diameter of 10" (254mm) and a bar capacity of 3" (78mm). X-Axis travel is 7" + 3.2" (178mm + 82mm), Y-Axis travel is 3.9” and +/- 2” (100mm +/- 50mm), and Z-Axis travel is 31.3" (795mm) on the HT30-Y. It also includes a 12-station turret and offers a maximum turning diameter of 14" (356mm) and a maximum turning length of 27.75" (705mm).

The Feeler VMP-580 machine features a 10,000 RPM spindle with 15 HP, linear guideways on X- and Y-axes and boxways on the Z-axis. X-axis travels range from 580-1,100 mm (23-43 inches), Y-axis travels range from 420-610 mm (16.5-24 inches) and Z-axis travels are from 510-600 mm (20-23.6 inches). The VMP-580 also provides a 24-tool automatic tool changer and a standard FANUC 0i-MD control.

www.methodsmachine.com

 

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