Photo: MDX-540 and safety cover
The MDX-540 mills even the most intricate details.
Generate smooth curves and surfaces without handwork.
The new MDX-540 features numerous upgrades including a more rugged body design, faster arithmetic processing, improved smoothing functions, a streamlined worktable and more. Nearly every part and feature have been upgraded for superior all-around performance. Curved and rounded surfaces are smoother than ever for flawless finishes every time. The MDX-540 features a combination of Digital AC Servo motors and Feed Forward Processing (DAC-FFP) commonly used in larger, more expensive NC machines. This advanced technology ensures optimum torque and speed throughout the production process for powerful, high-speed milling.
*Milling quality may vary depending on software resolution, materials used and other criteria.
Smooth surface finish
produced by the MDX-540
Finish produced by a conventional milling machine
Designed from the ground up for ease of use, the MDX-540 features a handy control panel that simplifies the setup and production processes by strategically grouping the most commonly used settings. Using a jog-dial, you can quickly and easily reposition tools and adjust spindle speeds without interrupting the milling process. For other settings, simply access the MDX-540’s on-screen operation panel featuring clear, easy-to-navigate icons.
Automatic Tool Changer (ATC)
Rotary Axis Unit
Four powerful options let you build on your MDX-540 for even greater performance and unattended operation. These include an Automatic Tool Changer (ATC), rotary axis unit, T-slot table and safety cover. The optional ATC holds up to four tools while the rotary axis unit facilitates 360 degree and multiple-surface cuts.
With the MDX-540, you can produce molds and parts for small lot production quickly and inexpensively from a wide range of materials, including chemical woods, resin, ABS and non-ferrous metals such as aluminum, brass and copper.*
* The MDX-540 cannot mill light metals with the rotary axis unit.
S models offer high quality milling for snap-fit prototypes, smooth surface finishes and other advanced applications. S models feature precision ballscrews that achieve repeat accuracy up to ±0.02 mm (±0.0008 in.) and minimize cutting marks.
Comparison results were obtained by milling acrylic cylinders with 40mm radius and 30mm height using both an MDX-540S and a conventional mill.
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