Wheel Turning Machines by Femco

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WHEEL TURNING MACHINES

Femco Machines USA

Femco’s wheel turning machines are equipped with advanced features and technologies that enable them to perform various operations with high precision and efficiency.

Femco’s wheel turning machines are widely used in the automotive industry for machining wheels for cars, trucks, and buses.

They are also used in the aerospace industry for machining aircraft wheels and in the heavy machinery industry for machining wheels for cranes, excavators, and other heavy equipment.

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Femco Machines USA

Femco’s wheel turning machines are equipped with advanced features and technologies that enable them to perform various operations with high precision and efficiency.

Femco’s wheel turning machines are widely used in the automotive industry for machining wheels for cars, trucks, and buses.

They are also used in the aerospace industry for machining aircraft wheels and in the heavy machinery industry for machining wheels for cranes, excavators, and other heavy equipment.

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Key Features of Femco’s Wheel Turning Machine

High precision

Femco’s wheel turning machines are built with high-precision components, including precision ball screws and linear guides, that ensure accuracy and repeatability of the machining process.

Versatility

These machines can handle various types of wheels, including steel, aluminum, and composite wheels. They can also perform a range of operations, including turning, milling, drilling, and threading.

Automation

Femco’s wheel turning machines are equipped with advanced automation technologies, such as CNC controls and robotics, that enable unmanned operation and reduce downtime.

Safety

These machines are built with safety features, such as emergency stop buttons, safety interlocks, and guards, that ensure operator safety and prevent accidents.
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Femco’s Wheel turning machines have established a strong reputation for their reliability, performance, and precision.

FEMCO’S MACHINES BY SERIES

WHL-55

Specification and Features

  • Max swing over bed : 0727mm.
  • Max turning diameter : 0620mm.
  • X-axis travel : 340mm.
  • Rapid X-axis traverse : 16m/min.
  • Z-axis travel : 700mm.
  • Rapid Z-axis traverse : 20m/min.
  • FANUC a30i spindle motor .
  • Powerful, high rigidity servo turret, precision positioning, quick tool switching, tool switching time: 12-tool (standard)
  • 0.09 seconds, 8-tool (optional) 0.13 seconds.
  • One-piece MEEHANITE cast iron base and square
  • structure, thermal treated machine bed, reduced
  • internal force, deformation testing, and grinding process etc.
  • Casted X-slideway and machine body, high frequency thermal treatment, improved strength and resistance to wear for the slider, higher turning performance.
  • Grooved belt (Poly V) for low vibrations, low noise, high loads, and improved lifespan.
  • Main spindle specifically designed for wheels, improved stability unmatched by generic CNC machining spindles.
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WHL-55SP

Specification and Features

  • C1 class ball screw for greatly improved precision.
  • Built-in spindle motor eliminates noise and vibrations from a belt.
  • Optional granite headstock to better absorb vibrations from the spindle and improve stability
  • Powerful, high strength servo turret, precision positioning, fast tool switching; turret spins left and right to switch to the nearest tool.
  • One-piece MEEHANITE cast iron base and square structure, thermal treated machine bed, reduced internal force, deformation testing, and grinding process etc.
  • Casted X-slideway and machine body, high frequency thermal treatment, improved strength and resistance to wear for the slider, higher turning performance.
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WVL-F24

Specification and Features

  • Max wheel turning : 26″.
  • Max swing over bed : 0850mm.
  • Max turning diameter : 0660mm.
  • Max turning height: 335mm.
  • Spindle is close to the operator that shortens the loading/ unloading distance for a more ergonomic design.
  • Lower chuck position for easy loading/unloading that reduces stress from prolonged operator shifts.
  • Works with different finger chuck for turning 13″-26″ wheels. (optional)
  • Rapid X/Z-axis traverse: industry record of 36m/min.
  • Servo motor turret for fast tool switching, short down time, and greatly improved efficiency.
  • High horsepower spindle motor for improved efficiency and reduced working.
  • Absolute coordinates for the control system that does not need to return to zero point.
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WVL-F24A

Specification and Features

  • Max wheel turning: 26″.
  • Max swing over bed: 0830mm.
  • Max turning diameter: 0660mm.
  • High horsepower Z-axis servo motor, balancing device is not required for simple design and easy maintenance.
  • Test run function controlled from the outside and the next piece can be calibrated for improved efficiency; wheels can be properly positioned to guarantee safety and prevent accidents.
  • Patented wheel chuck with electrical controlled mechanism, safety detection system and mechanical headstock locking to eliminate possible hazardous situations during power off, e.g. chuck coming loose from pressure loss.
  • APC switching system under 7 seconds fastest in the industry.
  • Innovative chuck air-blow device to prevent chip pileup and improve work efficiency.
  • Absolute coordinates for the control system that does not need to return to zero point.
  • Smart control interface for easier loading/unloading by the operator and improved work efficiency.
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WVD-24C/24x

Specification and Features

  • Max wheel size: 26″
  • Rapid X/Y/Z-axis traverse: 48 m/min.
  • All size wheels chucking device is available, can be adjust without purchasing an additional overturn fixture/ jig.
  • Fourth axis design is available for drilling tire pressure inspection hole and backside machining.
  • Coolant through spindle, supplies powerful coolant flushing capability, sufficiently lubricating and cooling the tools, reduce the possibility of wear and tear. (Optional)
  • Occupy floor space is relatively small among the similar model. That brings convenience for production line arrangement.
  • Magazine using wheel arrangement design, it is fast for tool switching and easy for maintenance.
  • Optional machining fixture for motorbike wheel.
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Femco’s Wheel turning are built with a robust and rigid structure to ensure stability during machining operations. This construction enhances accuracy, reduces vibrations, and provides excellent support for heavy workpieces.

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