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5-axis machining

Tecnovimec specializes in precision mechanical machining through milling

Milling machines are divided into three categories based on the operations they perform:

Horizontal mill: mainly used for creating recesses, slots, and pockets;
Vertical mill: equipped with 4, 5, or more axes, it can perform drilling and boring operations;
Universal mill: in addition to the above features, it also includes a plate that rotates around the vertical axis and a dividing head, allowing for a large number of machining operations.

5-axis Milling: what does it involve?

The milling machine has a rather powerful motor to which a tool equipped with blades is attached via a spindle. 5-axis milling is based on cutting on the side of the tool rather than the tip, thus drilling into the material. Consequently, the tool moves over the surface of the workpiece following the axes of the motorized head, while the worktable remains stationary.

For the production and machining of parts, we use vertical CNC milling stations and 5-axis stations. The milling machine can have 3, 4, or 5 axes, moving along the x, y, and z axes. To this movement, the tilting or rotation of the integrated tilting-rotary table and the spindle to the table plane are added.

These machines are ideal for creating any type of part, especially those with high production complexity. Thanks to the higher number of controlled axes, 4 or 5-axis milling can achieve greater precision compared to other types of milling.