Renowned for the robust build quality of its machine tools, Rochdale based Victor CNC is delighted to announce the arrival of its VCenter-P106 vertical machining centre. The new VMC has been designed to optimise productivity and reduce cycle times for subcontractors serving a broad base of industry sectors.

At the heart of the 3-axis machine is an emphasis on speed, which is highlighted in a 48m/min rapid feed rate and a high speed 12,000rpm spindle. This message of speed is re-enforced with an automatic tool change time of just 2.1 seconds. Despite its impressive speed credentials, the new VCenter-P106 has a table capacity for parts over 600kg on its 1120 by 520mm table, a testament to the robust build quality that Victor is renowned for.

For the heavy duty machining of parts, the VCenter-P106 has a BBT-40 spindle or SK40  configuration with an 18.5kW spindle motor that delivers high torque levels for heavy cutting operations across its 1060mm by 600mm by 560mm (X, Y and Z) work envelope. As standard, the VCenter-P106 is supplied with a Fanuc 0i-MF CNC control with 10.4” Colour Graphic Display, Manual Guide i, AICC-2 (200 Blocks) and Victor’s unique VSS Macros. an oil cooled spindle, arm type ATC with an auto door for the magazine and LED lighting. Further standard features include a heat exchanger, enclosed rear guarding, bottom guarding flush and a screw type swarf remover.

Like all machine tools from the Victor stable, the VCenter-P106 is offered with a host of optional extras to suit the demands of each individual customer. In the case of the P106, Victor can install through spindle coolant, air through spindle, oil mist cutting (MQL), probing for automatic tool and part measurement, rotary table and linear scales for the utmost in precision. In addition, customers can specify a 15,000rpm spindle, oil skimmer, automatic doors, 4th and 5th axis interfaces, a 40 tool carousel and air conditioning for the electrical cabinet. Heidenhain TNC-620 and TNC-640 Controls are also available as options.

All this is packed into a heavy duty machine that has an overall weight of 6850kg and a compact footprint of just 3.36m by 2.8m. Within this structure is a certified Meehanite casting with a column width of 1270mm at the base. It is from this wide base and the overall construction, the P106 derives its outstanding vibration damping and rigidity characteristics. The result is yet another extremely robust and productive machining centre from Victor CNC.