APEC GM Series 5-Axis High Speed Gantry-Style Machining Centers
The APEC GM series is a testament to APEC’s commitment to excellence. With advanced features and innovative technology, these machining centers empower manufacturers to achieve remarkable results. Whether you need to tackle complex aerospace components or precision molds, the GM series is engineered to surpass your expectations.
Experience the power of 5-axis simultaneous machining and achieve superior accuracy and efficiency in your manufacturing processes with APEC’s cutting-edge GM series. The GM series boasts a box-in-box structure design that enhances machine rigidity, providing unmatched stability and accuracy for high-speed processing. The innovative design ensures optimal force flow transmission, minimizing deflection and thermal deformation to deliver exceptional accuracy and performance. With a symmetrical force flow design, the X, Y, and Z axes of the GM series feature dual driving units and uniform force distribution at the gravity center. This ensures optimal surface quality, prolongs tool life, and guarantees exceptional machining results. The GM series achieves the lowest center of gravity in the industry, with zero distance between the gravity of the moving parts and the driving plane. This unique design enhances machine stability, improves rigidity, and delivers outstanding performance in demanding machining applications.
Experience exceptional dynamics and static rigidity with the GM series’ linear motor-driven X, Y, and Z axes. With rapid feed rates of up to 60m/min and accelerations of 0.5G to 0.7G, these linear motors provide superior performance without transmission power loss, ensuring precision and efficiency. Equipped with a casting-made saddle, ram, and base, the GM series ensures unparalleled body stability. This robust construction enhances rigidity, guaranteeing the highest level of machining accuracy. The U-shaped force flow structure further contributes to long-term precision and stability by minimizing force transmission and evenly distributing cutting forces. The GM series features a direct drive motor system for its two-axis head, delivering high torque and enabling enhanced surface finish contouring. Its compact size is perfect for machining complex curved surfaces, offering low error, high resolution, and high-speed capabilities. Equipped with a close-loop counterbalance system, the GM series minimizes motor load and compensates for gravity effects. This system ensures excellent static and dynamic rigidity, further enhancing stability and performance during machining operations. With its heightened column design, the GM series provides a larger Z-axis travel, catering to the specific needs of mold makers.
The GM series boasts exceptional precision and dynamics, thanks to its linear motor-driven X/Y axes. This cutting-edge technology provides excellent responsiveness, static rigidity, and rapid feed rates of up to 60m/min. With a simple and efficient structure, these machining centers minimize power loss, ensuring optimal performance and reduced maintenance needs. To eliminate vibrations and ensure concentricity, the Z-axis of the GM series is driven by double ball screws. This design guarantees precise motion control and improved machining accuracy. Additionally, the machines feature an innovative hollow water cooling system, enabling precise temperature control and minimizing thermal deformation for consistent performance.
The APEC GM series offers versatility to meet diverse manufacturing requirements. With various models and configurations available, you can choose the ideal specifications for your specific applications. From aerospace components to mold making, these machining centers are equipped to handle a wide range of projects with exceptional precision and efficiency.
As the trusted distributor of APEC products in North America, Absolute Machine Tools is your go-to partner for the GM series. Our team of experts is dedicated to providing exceptional service, technical support, and personalized assistance to help you optimize your machining operations. We understand the unique challenges you face and strive to deliver the right solutions to keep your business at the forefront of the industry.
Contact Absolute Machine Tools today to learn more about these high-performance CNC machining centers and how they can revolutionize your manufacturing processes. Take your productivity, precision, and profitability to new heights with the APEC Advantage.