- 12th December 2016
A full machine refurbishment & CNC retrofit of a Heid SDM12 CNC Lathe.
The machine refurbishment included regrinding of all slideways, replacement of axis drive ballscrews & anchor bearings, full refurbishment of the Headstock & Spindle including new spindle bearings, refurbishment of the Power Chuck, ATC, Tailstock & Steadies; the hydraulic system was fully overhauled and the lubrication systems replaced with new. In addition, the machine has been fitted with a new Swarf Conveyor.
The CNC retrofit comprised fitting of a new Siemens 840D Control, new DC Spindle Drive, new Digital Axis Servo Drives, a new electrical cabinet complete with all new control gear and a complete machine re-wire.