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Double Column Vertical Machining Centers

Double Column Vertical Machining Centers
Double Column Vertical Machining Centers2020-06-11T11:04:02-08:00
KFD Double Column Vertical Machining Center

KFD/W Double Column VMC Series

Product Highlights

The Kent CNC Double Column Vertical Machining Centers combine proven machine design with advance technology in control and manufacturing.  Reliability and performance make this series a favorite among demanding CNC milling job shops and in-house productions alike. Double Column VMCs come with large working capacity options of up to 236″ x 166″ x 60″ travels and 236″ x 134″ table area. The heavy cutting spindle and rigid machine structure enable higher vertical machining efficiency with better finish and longer tool life – resulting in greater productivity and profitability all around. With over 18,000 machine tools sold worldwide since 1979, Kent CNC Double Column VMCs are proven to increase productivity, delivering reliable and profitable performance. For smaller size requirements, please see our Linear WayBox Way, and Traveling Column vertical machining centers.

  • Travels of up to 236″ x 166″ x 60″ (6000 x 4200 x 1500 mm)

  • Table sizes of up to 236″ x 134″ (6000 x 3400 mm)

  • Box-in-box unity cast-iron frame

  • Extended Y travel for auto 5F machining.

  • All linear guideways for enhanced rigidity and accuracy

  • Double layer loop frame table

  • Optimal spindle box (ram) design: 450 x 400mm²

  • Heavy duty ram size of up to 650 x 650 mm²

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KFD-14 KFD-21 KFD-32 KFD-42
Distance Between Columns 55″ 85″ 128″ 167″
Table Size 79″-118″ x 47″ 79″ – 197″ x 71″ 118″ – 236″ x 102″ 158″ – 236″ x 134″
Max. Table Load 10 lbs – 15 lbs 12 lbs – 20 lbs 18 lbs – 24 lbs 22 lbs – 26 lbs
T-Slot (L x W x No.) .8″ x 6″ x .3″ .8″ x 6″ x .4″ 1″ x 8″ x .5″ 1″ x 8″ x .6″
Travels (X, Y, Z) 87″ – 126″ x 51″ x 31″ 86″ – 205″ x 83″ x 31″ (Opt. 43″) 125″ – 205″ x 83″ x 31″ (Opt.43″) 165″ – 236″ x 165″ x 43″ (Opt. 55″ / 60″)
Spindle Nose to Table 1.2″ – 32″ 3″ – 38″ 6″ – 49″ 10″ 54″
Spindle Center to Column 17″ 17″ 17″ 19″
Spindle Taper / Speed / Power

BBT 50 – 6000 rpm – 30 hp / 35 hp + 2 stage gearbox

BBT 50 – 6000 rpm – 30 hp / 35 hp + 2 stage gearbox

BBT 50 – 6000 rpm – 30 hp / 35 hp + 2 stage gearbox

BBT 50 – 6000 rpm – 30 hp / 35 hp + 2 stage gearbox

Cutting Feedrate .4 inch/min .2 – .3 inch/min .3 inch/min .3 inch/min
X-Axis Feedrate .8 – .9 inch/min .5 – .8 inch/min .4 – .6 inch/min .4 – .5 inch/min
Y/Z-Axis Feedrate .7″ / .7″ .7 ” / .6″ .6″ / .5″ .5″ / .5″
Accuracy

Positioning ±0.015 /

Full Travel ; Repeatability ±0.003

Positioning ±0.015 /

Full Travel ; Repeatability ±0.003

Positioning ±0.015 /

Full Travel ; Repeatability ±0.003

Positioning ±0.015 /

Full Travel ; Repeatability ±0.003

ATC & Tool Magazine Capacity / Diameter

24 Tools /

Max. Dia Ø 4.3″ (Full tool)

Ø 7.9″ (Adjacent empty)

24 Tools /

Max. Dia Ø 4.3″ (Full tool)

Ø 7.9″ (Adjacent empty)

24 Tools /

Max. Dia Ø 4.3″ (Full tool)

Ø 7.9″ (Adjacent empty)

24 Tools /

Max. Dia Ø 4.3″ (Full tool)

Ø 7.9″ (Adjacent empty)

Max. Tool  Length / Weight 15″ / 40 lbs 15″ / 40 lbs 15″ / 40 lbs 15″ / 40 lbs
Tool Selection

Random Shortest Direction / M24 P3.0-45°

Random Shortest Direction / M24 P3.0-45°

Random Shortest Direction / M24 P3.0-45°

Random Shortest Direction / M24 P3.0-45°

Machine Size (L x W x H) 21 ft – 27 ft x 13 ft x  13.5 ft  21 ft – 43 ft x 16″ x 15 ft (Opt. 18 ft) 30 ft – 50 ft x 21 ft x 17 ft (Opt. 20 ft) 37 ft – 53 ft x 24 ft x 18 ft (Opt. 21 ft)
Machine Weight  40,000 lbs – 48,000 lbs 50,000 lbs – 74,000 lbs 100,000 lbs – 130,000 lbs 136,000 lbs – 156,000 lbs
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