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High productivity Mazak vertical machining center for Greg Sewell Forgings

Greg Sewell Forgings (GSF) have purchased a high productivity Mazak VCN-530C to increase the capacity and performance of their CNC machining capability.

GSF's Mazak VCN-530C

Designed to process large parts or multiple small workpieces in single machine setups, the Mazak VCN-530C vertical machining center brings advanced technology, performance and value to a wide variety of metalworking applications.

The Mazak VCN-530C is available with a wide range of spindle options giving shops what they need to achieve an effective balance of speed and torque for their particular machining needs and workpiece materials.

Also contributing to the 3-axis machine’s productivity are a fast traverse rate of 42m/min in the X, Y and Z axes and a servo-driven automatic tool changer that can be combined with a 30-tool magazine option to bring even more part processing versatility to the shop floor through fast tool exchanges and continuous cutting operation.

The user-friendly MAZATROL SmoothG CNC featured on the machine offers EIA/ISO programming as well as conversational programming that makes it easy to generate programs for angled drilling, milling or tapping operations.

Located at Campbellfield, Melbourne and established in 1933 by the Sewell family, more recently purchased by the Steven’s family. Greg Sewell Forgings is one of Australia’s largest and longest standing, forging manufacturing companies.

GSF specialises in closed-die and upset forging, threading, hot bending and CNC machining for construction, mining, energy, transport, defence, rail and agriculture.

Mazak VCN-530C unpacking at Greg Sewell Forgings

Mazak VCN-530C move in at Greg Sewell Forgings

Mazak VCN-530C for Greg Sewell Forgings