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Elliot Scientific

We were initially asked by Elliot Scientific, one of the world's leading suppliers of scientific instruments, to manufacture some small individual components for a high precision adjuster for use in manipulation equipment.

Plant List

CNC MULTI-AXIS MILL-TURN

Doosan MX2100ST Mill-Turn Centre
Ø200.0mm Chucks (Main and Sub Spindle), Ø65mm Bar Capacity, Max Swing 750mm,
Max Turning Dia. B-Axis Upper Turret 540mm,
Max Turning Dia. Lower Turret 300mm, Max Turning Length 1020mm.
X1=565mm, Z1=1050MM, Y-Axis=170mm(+/- 85mm)
X2=187mm, Z2=1050mm, A-Axis 1050mm.
40 Tool Automatic Tool Changer Upper Turret (B-Axis), 12 Station Lower Turret with Driven tooling.
Renishaw Tool Setting probe, Renishaw PMP600 Touch Probe (Part Probe). Swarf Management System.
High Pressure Coolant, 12,000rpm Milling Spindle, 5,000rpm Right Hand Lathe Spindle,
5,000 Left Hand Lathe Spindle(sub spindle)
Thermal Conpensation System with oil cooling, Servo Driven Tailstock, Programmable Automatic Parts Conveyor.

CNC TURNING

Citizen L20-VII 10 Axis CNC Sliding Head Lathe with Sub Spindle and Iemca Bar Loader.
Max Ø20.0mm, max length 200mm, C- axis, 4 driven tools on 3 axis, rigid tapping on 3 axis.

Hardinge Conquest GT CNC Super Precision Fixed Head Gang Tooling Lathe with Hydrafeed Bar Feed.
Max Ø27.0mm bar fed (Ø50.8mm in step chuck), 2 driven tools on 2 axis.

Hardinge Conquest GT CNC Super Precision Fixed Head Gang Tooling Lathe for 2nd operation work.
Max Ø27.0mm in collets (Ø50.8mm in step chuck), 2 driven tools on 2 axis.

Puma 280M CNC Slant Bed Lathe with programmable tail stock.
Max Ø76mm bar, Ø250mm Hydraulic Chuck, max machining length 658mm, max turn dia 420mm. 10 station turret with driven tooling, C-axis and rigid tapping

Puma 2600M CNC Slant Bed Lathe with programmable tail stock.
Max Ø76mm bar, Ø250mm Hydraulic Chuck, max machining length 760mm, max turn dia 460mm. 12 station turret with driven tooling, C-axis and rigid tapping

Lynx 220LM Slant CNC Bed Lathe with tail stock.
Max Ø51mm bar, Ø200mm Hydraulic Chuck, max machining length 510mm, max turn dia 250mm. 12 (24 index) station turret with driven tooling, C-axis and rigid tapping

 Lynx 220LM Slant CNC Bed Lathe with tail stock.
Max Ø51mm bar, Ø200mm Hydraulic Chuck, max machining length 510mm, max turn dia 250mm. 12 (24 index) station turret with driven tooling, C-axis and rigid tapping

 Lynx 220LM Slant CNC Bed Lathe with tail stock.
Max Ø51mm bar, Ø200mm Hydraulic Chuck, max machining length 510mm, max turn dia 250mm. 12 (24 index) station turret with driven tooling, C-axis and rigid tapping

Lynx 220LSYA CNC Conpact Sub Spindle Turning Centre with Y-Axis
Max Ø51mm bar, Ø150mm Hydraulic Chuck Main Spindle, Ø125mm Hydraulic Chuck Sub Spindle, max machining length 510mm, max turn dia 300mm. Y-Axis 105mm (+/- 52.5mm,) 12 (24 index) station turret with driven tooling, C-axis, rigid tapping and programmable parts conveyor.

Lynx 220LSYA CNC Conpact Sub Spindle Turning Centre with Y-Axis
Max Ø51mm bar, Ø150mm Hydraulic Chuck Main Spindle, Ø125mm Hydraulic Chuck Sub Spindle, max machining length 510mm, max turn dia 300mm. Y-Axis 105mm (+/- 52.5mm,) 12 (24 index) station turret with driven tooling, C-axis, rigid tapping and programmable parts conveyor.

 

CNC MILLING 


Bridgeport VMC760XP3 CNC Machining Centre with 4th Axis rotary unit.
Swarf management system, through spindle coolant and 4 second tool change.
X=760mm Y=610mm Z=610mm, 30 station tool changer with pre-setter, 12000rpm spindle.

 

Doosan DNM650 Vertical Machining Centre with Nikken fully simultaneous 5th axis rotary unit. Swarf management system, high pressure through spindle coolant, 12000rpm spindle, rigid tapping. X=1270mm Y=670mm Z=625mm, 30 station tool changer, digital part measurement / tool setting probes.

 

Doosan DNM650 Vertical Machining Centre with Nikken fully simultaneous 5th axis rotary unit. Swarf management system, high pressure through spindle coolant, 12000rpm spindle, rigid tapping. X=1270mm Y=670mm Z=625mm, 30 station tool changer, digital part measurement / tool setting probes.

 

Doosan DNM500 Vertical Machining Centre with Nikken 4th axis rotary unit. Swarf management system, high pressure through spindle coolant, 12000rpm spindle, rigid tapping. X=1020mm Y=540mm Z=510mm, 30 station tool changer, digital part measurement / tool setting probes.

 

MANUAL MACHINES, DEBURRING & CLEANING

3 Schaublin Precision Toolmakers Lathes for 2nd Operation work with "dead length"
headstocks. Max collet Ø13.0mm

Sixis Precision Manual Milling Machine.
Horizontal and Vertical Heads, 6000rpm spindle, Table size 300mm x 100mm.

Henri Hauser Jig Borer. Table size 250mm x 150mm. DRO

High Speed Drilling Machine with infinitely variable electronic motor up to 20,000rpm.

Delapena Bench Hone

Shen Jang Bar Saw 250mm x 450mm.

Vibro Deburr Rumbler. Max component size 150mm x 150mm x 150mm

Vibro Deburr Rumbler. Max component size 25mm x 25mm x 25mm

Kerry Ultrasonic Cleaning Bath. Max component size 150mm x 75mm x 25mm

Camlab Ultrasonic Cleaning Bath. Max component size 50mm dia x 75 mm (2 / load)

2 x Centrifugal Spinners

Polishing Tumbler

Various Microscopes (10x and 20x)

Various Air/Electrical Powered Hand Deburring Equipment

INSPECTION EQUIPMENT

Mitutoyo CNC CMM Crysta-Apex S 574 Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine

Mitutoyo CMM QM – Measure 333 Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine

Mitutoyo CMM QM – Measure 333 (2012) Co-Ordinate Measuring Machine

Mitutoyo PJ 300 Profile Projector

Mitutoyo PJA 3000 Profile Projector

Mitutoyo PJA 3000 (2014) Profile Projector

Trimos Vertical 600

Tessa Hite 400

Mitutoyo Surftest 211

Mitutoyo Surftest SJ301 surface roughness / profile tester

Mitutoyo Surftest SJ301 (2014) surface roughness / profile tester

Mitutoyo Surftest SJ410 (2015) surface roughness / profile tester

Diatest Bore Gauging

Hawkeye Pro Rigid Precision Borescope

Millitron

Air Gauging

Digi-Lite 230X Magnification Polarizing Digital Microscope with PC output

Various Optical Inspection Micoscopes (10X, 20X and 40X)

ASSEMBLY EQUIPMENT

Auto Collimator

Binocular Microscopes

Various Bench Presses

XGRIP R50S Pneumatic Rivet Gun

Size Range Ø 2.4 - 5.0mm Rivets