Kitamura’s Medcenter-5AX Perfect for The Medical Industry

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Kitamura is a renowned company and has been in the machine tools sector since 1933, family owned and operated, offering VMC’s, HMC’s, Bridgecentres and 5-axis machining centres.

The newest machine released by Kitamura, the Medcenter-5AX, was exhibited at this years’ IMTS in Chicago, showing a fresh approach to machining and automating small, intricate part processes. Don't let the name fool you, built mainly to machine small medical parts, this highly accurate VMC can aggressively machine a wide variety of materials in a single set-up and is ideal for a wide range of complex intricate parts and micromachining applications. The Medcenter-5AX has been designed to save space, taking up only 2M x 1.2M of floor area, perfect if space is limited within your manufacturing facility. With a maximum spindle speed 30,000rpm and 40 tool ATC, the machine is especially perfect for the medical industry and can accommodate a maximum workpiece size Ø 180 x 175mm, with a maximum weight of 20kg.

To enhance manufacturer’s needs, Kitamura have launched an IoT platform partnership called ANYWHERE-REMOTE®. Kitamura manufacture high quality machine tools such as horizontal, vertical and 5-axis machining centres, and the IoT platform will help new and existing customers by remotely monitoring their machine tool performance and production.

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