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Ferry designs 5-axis CNC Speedmill

By: Bill Bregar

August 28, 2012

STOW, OHIO (Aug. 28, 11 a.m. ET)  — Ferry Industries Inc. has introduced the Quintax E5 Speedmill Series of five-axis computer numerically controlled machining centers.

The E5 Speedmill equipment is designed for plastics, composites and non-ferrous metals. Ferry said the series is ideal for high- to low-volume production trimming and machining of rotomolded and thermoformed plastic parts, precision composites machining, aluminum mold manufacturing and model/pattern production.

Ferry makes the machines at its headquarters plant in Stow.

Quintax E5 Speedmill centers are available in four sizes, with a machining area ranging from 5 feet by 5 feet by 48 inches up to 6 feet by 15 feet by 48 inches.

The machines are fully enclosed for operator safety, improved chip and dust containment. Features include liquid- cooled, high-speed spindles, a travel rate of up to 3,000 inches per minute, volumetric compensation, absolute encoding, harmonic drives on the B and C axis and digital part probe systems.