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FRYER VB Large Machining Center

Vertical Machining Centers

Extra Large Machining Centers

  • X travel to 160″
  • Simple Set-Up & Programming
  • Easy Loading of Large Parts
  • Excellent value
VB-60

60″ x 30″ x 28″

VB-80

80″ x 35″ (40″) x 26″ (34″)

VB-100

100″ x 35″ (40″) x 26″ (34″)

VB-120

120″ x 40″ (50″) x 40″

VB-160

160″ x 40″ (50″) x 40″

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Designed as a high performance machining center without an enclosure, the Fryer VB Series offers versatility and value. Ideal for production and job shop applications, the VB open design and rugged construction allows for easy loading of large parts. Extremely simple set-up and programming make this machine highly efficient for even short run parts. The VB series is also equipped with an impressive set of standard features unmatched by any machine in its class.
Features
  • Box way construction with Turcite B liners
  • Extra large travel to 160″ x 50″
  • Rugged 40 and 50 taper spindle
  • Automatic tool changer
  • Rigid tapping with peck feature
  • High volume flood coolant system
Productivity
  • Fast conversational programming
  • Fast set-up keys
  • Absolute encoders
  • Regenerative drive technology
  • Available full guarding
  • Coolant thru spindle


The Fryer – Siemens Touch 2200 CNC provides world class technology and ultra-advanced features in an intuitive user interface. This state of the art platform provides the ultimate for 5 axis, high speed machining, horizontal machine and turning applications alike. Fast set-up cycles, one button hot keys and built in probe cycles speed the set-up process. Shop floor programming, G code programming, large program storage and Ethernet connectivity speed the programming process. 3D solid model graphic verification, handwheel run and easy interrupt speed the first article process.

FEATURES

  • One touch set-up cycles
  • Shop floor programming system
  • G code programming editor
  • Advanced graphic simulation

TECHNOLOGY

  • Advanced Digital Control System
  • Regenerative drive technology (saves 40% electric)
  • Absolute encoders – no homing needed
  • High accuracy contouring and surfacing

Tool Management
The tool management page stores your tool information in a graphical format. In addition, tools can be given tool numbers or actual names like .500 drill or .375 CBD end mill. Each tool can be managed for wear and switched automatically when the tool run time is reached.

Probe Cycles
The standard part probe cycles use a simple GUI to make part set-up simple. The cycles include edge find, part skew, pocket, boss and many more. The cycles can also be used to measure the part and display dimensions on the screen, much like a CMM.

High Speed Machining Options
The High-Speed Machining option lets you select 3 settings for the velocity, accuracy or surface quality to produce the work-piece at extremely high speed. Includes 500 block look ahead and 1 millisecond block processing.

3D Graphic Simulation
After the part is programmed it can be simulated to show the operations and tool paths. Simulation will also work with programs brought in from a CAM system that were output in G code. Cycle time is displayed also.