CNC Machining Center

X.mill 1300 • 1500

Travel X-axis
For machining of large, heavy parts, with extra-wide rectangular guides

  • Tool magazine for 24 tools, with quick double-arm gripper = tool changing time: 3.8 s
  • Machine bed and vertical guide system feature very wide, hardened and ground rectangular guides
  • Hydraulic weight balancing system ensures high dynamics, long life and maximum accuracy of the Z axis drive
  • 4-guideway system in the machine bed for high table load capacity
  • Large precision preloaded ball screws, direct servo-motor drive to ensure maximum reliability and precision
  • Automatic central lubrication for low-maintenance operation
  • Pneumatic tool clamping for easy and quick tool changes
  • Reinforced enclosure for reduced vibrations

X.mill 1300 SI
Table dimensions 55x28 in
Table load capacity 2,200 lbs
Number of T-slots 5 positions
T-slots, width 0.7 in
T-slots, spacing 6 in
Spindle nose-to-table surface distance 6 - 31 in
Throat 31 in
Travel X-axis 51.2 in
Travel Y-axis 28 in
Travel Z-axis 26 in
Speed range 60 - 8,000 rpm
Spindle mount BT 50
Rapid Feed X-axis 944.88 in/min
Rapid Feed Y-axis 944.88 in/min
Rapid Feed Z-axis 944.88 in/min
Work feed 0 - 197 in/min
Number of tool stations 24 positions
Tool-changing time chip/chip 10 sec
Tool-change time tool/tool 3.8 sec
Positioning accuracy ± 0,005 in
Repeatability ± 0,004 in
Motor rating main drive 27.5 Hp
Main drive, continuous load 20.11 Hp
Overall dimensions (length x width x height) 140.157x137.008x120.866 in
Weight 24,200 lbs
Part No. 170092
X.mill 1500 SI
67x31 in
3,300 lbs
5 positions
0.9 in
5.3 in
7 - 34 in
31 in
59.1 in
31 in
28 in
60 - 8,000 rpm
BT 50
944.88 in/min
944.88 in/min
944.88 in/min
0 - 197 in/min
24 positions
10 sec
3.8 sec
± 0,01 in
± 0,005 in
27.5 Hp
20.11 Hp
168.11x134.252x120.866 in
30,800 lbs

The top specialist for demanding milling operations


  • compact, robust, maintenance-free control panel-based CNC
  • comfortable program and parameter input via QWERTY keyboard
  • maximum machining precision
  • intelligent kinematic transformations for machining of cylindrical parts, and for angled workpiece levels
  • SINUMERIK MDynamics with the new Advanced Surface feature: for perfect part surfaces and shortest machining times in mold making applications
  • ShopMill: shortest programming time for single parts and small batch productions
  • programGUIDE: fastest machining time and maximum flexibility for large series productions
  • 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 package with Advanced Surface for 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

  • technology cycles for programGUIDE and ShopMill work step programming are available
  • 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 control
  • 24-station tool changer with dual-arm
  • chain-type chip conveyor
  • electronic hand-wheel
  • servo drive for all axes
  • pneumatic tool clamping
  • air conditioning
  • work lamp
  • totally enclosed work space
  • RS-232 interface
  • USB interface
  • automatic central lubrication
  • operating tools
  • operator manual