CNC Machining Center

X.mill 700 HS (SI)

World-class machining center features mineral casting frame
Part No. 181261
delivery time given on request

  • KNUTH machining centers with mineral casting frames for high-precision production and maximum productivity
  • Excellent damping properties
  • High rigidity
  • Excellent thermal stability
  • Superior mechanical properties of the total component package ensure longer tool life
  • High-speed advance and rapid feed for a significantly increased machine efficiency
  • Accessibe work table for easy setup and tooling
  • 1. X.mill 700 HS, 2362in/min. Rapid feed with 1 g axis acceleration
  • Preloaded ball screws feature internal cooling to prevent excessive heat build-up during high-speed machine operation
  • 2. The cutter spindle features closed-circuit cooling to ensure a constant optimum temperature range (X.mill M 700)
  • 3. The milling motor bearing is integrated into the cooling circuit to prevent any heat transfer from the motor to the cutter head

Working Area
Table dimensions30x18 in
Table load capacity880 lbs
Number of T-slots5 positions
T-slots, width0.6 in
T-slots, spacing3.1 in
Spindle nose-to-table surface distance3 - 22 in
Throat21 in
Travel X-axis28 in
Travel Y-axis20 in
Travel Z-axis20 in
Spindle speed15,000 rpm
Spindle drive methodHybrid
Spindle mountTaper 40
Work feed X-axis0 - 472 in/min
Work feed Y-axis0 - 472 in/min
Work feed Z-axis0 - 472 in/min
Tool head
Number of tool stations24 positions
Tool Ø3 (5) in
Tool length (max.)10 in
Tool weight max.18 lbs
Tool-changing time chip/chip6 s
Tool-change time tool/tool2.8 s
Positioning accuracies0 in
Repeatabilities0 in
Rapid Feed
Rapid Feed X-axis2,362 in/min
Rapid Feed Y-axis2,362 in/min
Rapid Feed Z-axis2,362 in/min
Drive Capacity
Motor rating main drive20.1 Hp
Main drive, continuous load16.09 Hp
Measures and Weights
Overall dimensions (length x width x height)106.3x94.49x106.3 in
Weight13,200 lbs
Part No. 181261

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

  • Control Siemens 828D with Shopmill
  • 24-station tool changer with dual-arm
  • electronic hand-wheel
  • spiral chip conveyor
  • enclosed work space
  • work lamp with program end
  • cooling system for milling spindle
  • cooling system for preloaded ball screw
  • spindle oil cooler
  • control cabinet with A/C
  • automatic central lubrication
  • coolant system
  • compressed air gun
  • Manual coolant spray gun
  • operating tools
  • operating manual and programming instructions