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Machining demonstration on a Mazak HCN-8800 with a Mazak Palletech System

Enjoy this machining demonstration from Mazak Europe featuring a Mazak HCN-8800 horizontal machining center and a Mazak Palletech System.

The Mazak HCN-8800 CNC brings world-class technology and value to the manufacturing industry.

Unsurpassed performance, precision, reliability and production value for high-volume large heavy part operations.

The Mazak HCN-8800 combines advanced technology and outstanding value with high performance and high productivity for achieving maximum performance when working with virtually any type of material. The machine features spacious work envelope and pallet size as well as a fast rapid traverse speed and rigid, reliable spindles.

With three available integral motor spindle types – standard, high-speed and high-torque – the Mazak HCN-8800 allows users to match spindle performance to their specific machining requirements with the proper speeds and power. The machine provides fast, efficient and versatile machining of a wide variety of materials from steels to nonferrous metals.

The machine is also available with a Hard Metal (HM) package specifically for heavy duty machining of tough-to-cut materials such as titanium and Inconel.

The Palletech System is exclusive to Mazak and brings advanced, pre-engineered automation to today's machining environments.

The Palletech System is a Mazak Multi-Tasking solution for any manufacturing or volume requirement, and is compatible with all Mazak horizontal machining centers and most of Mazak vertical and 5-axis machining centers.

The Palletech System is designed with the flexibility required for shorter product life cycles, reduced in-process inventory, just-in-time production and other demands of today's manufacturing.

Mazak offers the Palletech Manufacturing Cell (single level) and Palletech High Rise System (2 or 3 levels) according to production needs. Furthermore, the Palletech System is designed to allow for convenient system expansion after the initial installation to easily respond to increased production requirements in the future.

Mazak’s Palletech Manufacturing Cell controller software over standard PCs and networks, shop management can monitor operations, view and change schedules on-the-fly, manage part program files from anywhere on the network, track tool life/breakage and issue instructions to the shop floor. Users are able to interrupt a planned machining queue and produce an emergency part with no cost penalty.