Okuma Introduces New Bridge Mill CNC Machine

New MB-80V Combines Robust Features of Vertical & Double Column Machining Centers

The management team of Okuma America Corporation is pleased to announce an expansion to its robust line of CNC metal cutting machines with the debut of a new bridge-style machining center - the MB-80V. This new product offers extreme machining flexibility due to its uniquely-combined vertical and double-column machining capabilities.

The sophisticated design of the MB-80V is based on Okuma’s industry-leading double-column machining center platform, complete with moving table functionality. With this durable platform as a foundation, the Okuma product development team added an integrated vertical spindle to the design, making the MB-80V one of the industry’s few true bridge mill machines. Other design features of the impressive MB-80V include:

  • A large working table size to accommodate larger work pieces – 63” x 41”
  • Compact footprint commands less floor space than similar models
  • Two integrated spindle options: CAT40 BIG-PLUS® /HSK63 or CAT50 BIG-PLUS®
  • Thermal controls throughout the entire machining process
  • Cyclonic filtration system
  • Smart ergonomic design allows for easy table and spindle access

These features afford a series of machining benefits including: minimized cycle times due to a combination of cutting capabilities within one bridge mill machine; easy access to key machining areas by the operator for quicker set-up times; and maximum production capabilities due to the performance of trusted Okuma machine spindle performance.

The MB-80V was designed in response to the market need for a high-performance, highly versatile CNC machine for applications most commonly found in die-mold, automotive, aerospace, and semiconductor industries. For more information on Okuma’s new bridge mill machining center – the MB-80V – visit https://www.okuma.com/products/mb-80v. Welcome to open possibilities.

About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools. The company was founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan, and is the industry’s only single-source provider of CNC machines, drives, motors, encoders, and spindles, all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs its own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC network of enhanced manufacturing technologies, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantages through the open possibilities of machine tools today and into the future. For more information, visit https://www.okuma.com/ or follow us on Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn and Twitter.

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