At IMTS 2012, Toshiba Machine will be featuring their BTH-130.R24 Horizontal Boring & Milling Machine. With a large work envelope and the ability to hold workpieces up to 20 metric tons (44,000 lbs.), the BTH-130.R24 is ideal for a variety of large machining applications including turbine components & casings, jet engine & rocket components, natural gas fracturing (fracking) components and oilfield and construction equipment.
The BTH-130.R24 embraces Toshiba Machines H3 design philosophy: high-rigidity, high accuracy and high-speed. The extra-wide step-type column guideways are built to withstand heavy cutting forces during aggressive machining. The spindle’s extremely rigid, long-span type bearings and automatic spindle end clamp provide high rigidity and accuracy during deep hole boring.
To accommodate large components, the BTH-130.R24 boasts a table size of 2000mm by 2400mm (78.7” x 94.4”), and a maximum swing diameter of 3200mm (126.0”). The patent pending double-pinion type B-axis drive mechanism provides stabilized precision table indexing for high speed, high precision machining of even the largest parts.
The machine comes standard with Toshiba’s latest version of their TOSNUC 999 control. Four 50 taper spindle options are available, with a maximum of 4,000 RPM and 60 horsepower. Additional options include an automatic pallet changer, high rigidity angle head attachment and a long nose type spindle extension.
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