C-Frame Vertical Machining Centers


Compact milling and machining solution including extensive equipment for streamlined, cost-effective series production
Part No. 470560
Try-out Machine: Ex Wasbek Warehouse – provided with CE certificate and 12 months warranty

Working Area
Table dimensions22x43 in
Table load capacity1,650 lbs
Spindle nose-to-table surface distance7 - 30 in
Spindle center-to-stand distance24 in
Number of T-slots5 positions
T-slot (width x spacing)0.71x3.94 in
Tool weight max.15 lbs
Travel X-axis39.4 in
Travel Y-axis22 in
Travel Z-axis22 in
Spindle speed10,000 rpm
Spindle mountBT 40
Spindle diameter6 in
Rapid Feed
X-axis rapid feed78.48 fpm
Y-axis rapid feed78.48 fpm
Z-axis rapid feed65.4 fpm
Work feed X-axis0.039 - 314.96 in/min
Work feed Y-axis0.039 - 314.96 in/min
Work feed Z-axis0.039 - 314.96 in/min
Tool Head
Number of tool stations24 positions
Tool Ø80/150 in
Tool length (max.)12 in
Positioning accuracies0.0002 in
Repeatability0.00012 in
Drive Capacity
Motor rating main drive14.8 Hp
Measures and Weights
Overall dimensions (length x width x height)107x95x107 in
Weight15,400 lbs
Part No. 470560

  • Massive cast-iron machine body integrates many years of experience and state-of-the-art technology
  • All axes move on premium, fully enclosed linear guideways and precision ball screws and are driven by dynamic servo-motors
  • High-quality spindle unit with speeds up to 10,000 rpm
  • Fast rapid feeds and rugged quick-action tool changer with dual-arm gripper allow for efficient machining with minimum down-times
  • The totally enclosed workspace features a large door and side doors for easy access, safety and cleanliness
  • The SIEMENS 828 D Basic is very user-friendly, cost-effective and known for its excellent reliability and worldwide service at a local level
  • Electronic hand-wheel simplifies machine set-up
  • The automatic central lubrication system ensures proper lubrication of all lube points

The top specialist for demanding milling operations

Siemens SINUMERIK 828D


  • unique spectrum of technology cycles - from milling contours with residual material recognition to process measurements
  • Animated Elements: unique operation and programming assistance with animated sequences
  • modern data transfer options via USB stick, CF card and network (Ethernet)
  • Easy Message: maximum machine availability due to process monitoring per texting (SMS)

CNC hardware

  • control-panel based high-performance CNC Control
  • robust front control panel made of magnesium die-casting
  • integreated full-size QWERTY keyboard
  • 10.4“ TFT color monitor
  • maintenance-free design (no buffer battery required)

CNC performance data and functions

  • SINUMERIK MDynamics with the new Advanced Surface feature: for perfect part surfaces and shortest machining times in mold making applications
  • tool changing time: ~2 ms (PPU 260/261) /~1 ms (PPU 280/281)
  • number of Look Ahead sets: 100 (PPU 260/261) / 150 (PPU 280/281)
  • Jerk-limited acceleration
  • dynamic feed-forward control
  • 4-axis simultaneous interpolation (X, Y, Z and rotary axis)
  • linear, circular and helical interpolation
  • tapping without compensating chuck, plus thread cutting
  • oriented spindle holder
  • toggle between inch and metric units
  • FRAME concept for individual coordinate transformations, rotations, scaling and mirroring
  • 100 adjustable zero offsets
  • synchronous actions and quick help function output

CNC technology cycles

  • large selection of drilling cycles
  • large selection of milling cycles for standard geometry
  • large selection of position patterns for drilling and milling operations
  • High-speed settings for mold making applications
  • geometry calculator for free contour input
  • machining cycle for contour pockets / contour spigots with isolated contours

Graphic features

  • Animated Elements: input help for machining parameters with animated sequences
  • graphical online help system, similar to PC system
  • graphical CNC simulation with level display

CNC tool management

  • display of tool and magazine data on one screen
  • tool management with plain-text tool names
  • loading/unloading feature for easy magazine assignment
  • number of tool edges: 256 (PPU 260/261) / 512 (PPU 280/281)
  • tool management with tool life monitoring

  • Siemens 828 D Basic control
  • 24-station tool changer with dual-arm
  • chain type chip conveyor + cart
  • electronic hand-wheel
  • automatic central lubrication
  • compressed air gun
  • heat exchanger
  • telescoping axis cover
  • USB port
  • CF card reader
  • totally enclosed work space
  • work lamp
  • signal lamp
  • coolant system
  • machine feet
  • operating tools
  • operator instructions