Our German-manufactured ranges of 4-axis CNC milling machines are precision-engineered for high-quality performance and reliability, flexible configuration and ease of use.
Kingsbury has the knowledge and expertise to help you decide whether 4-axis is the right choice for you. We can recommend the best machine and provide a turnkey service for installation, set-up and programming.
How do 4-axis milling machines work?
Hermle 4-axis CNC milling machines are based on the same models from Hermle that make up the 3-axis range, with the addition of a rotary table to enable 4-axis machining. As with all Hermle milling centres, the user has a choice between Siemens or Heidenhain controls.More about Hermle
BURKHARDT+WEBER’S heavy machine based machining centres feature high torque spindles with pre-loaded precision ball screws or a high-accuracy rack and pinion drive on all axes. Spindle drives with 4-step automatic gear units up to 80 kW and 3.600 Nm permit effective machining of even difficult materials.
Equipment options include automatic loading via pallet changer for significantly cut set-up times. Each BURKHARDT+WEBER 4-axis machine is supplied with Siemens machine controls.Discover BURKHARDT+WEBER
Applications for 4-axis milling machines
4-axis milling is useful when holes and cut-outs need to be made in the side of a piece or around a cylinder. It can simultaneously perform milling, boring, drilling, turning, reaming, reaming, tapping and other processes on the same machine. Furthermore, most or all of the machining can be completed in a single setup which not only heightens its accuracy, but also improves overall efficiency.
For precision machining, 4-axis can work according to computer numerical inputs which provides quick and efficient machining.
Benefits of 4-axis machining:
- High level of automation.
- High speed milling.
- High security.
- Simple process.
- Multiple functions.
- Automatic tool management.