CNC Bridge Type

Bridge type machines are heavy duty machining centers used for the production of large, very heavy components. In 2013 WD Hearn commisioned and installed two 16 meter SANCO Bridge Type machines to Transnet for the production of bogies.

Bridgecenter -6G #40

  • Ideal for parts requiring heavier cutting loads, as well as parts that require a higher level of precision and accuracy
  • Positioning Accuracy: ±0.000078” Full Stroke, Repeatability: ±0.000039”
  • Rigid Meehanite cast iron construction with solid box ways
  • #40, High Speed 15,000rpm, Dual Contact, Direct Drive Spindle
  • Double column design provides expansive work envelope and superior rigidity
  • Linear scale feedback in X, Y, Z axes
  • Space saving footprint takes up only 166 total square feet
  • 6,600Lb table capacity for heavy duty cutting of molds to high accuracy cutting of precise parts

Bridgecenter-8G#50

Features

• Ideal for parts requiring heavier cutting loads, and parts that require a higher level of precision and accuracy.  Excellent for Die/Mold applications.

• Positioning Accuracy: ±0.000078”/Full Stroke, Repeatability: ±0.000039”

• Rigid Meehanite cast iron construction with induction hardened solid box ways

• #50, High Speed, High torque 12,000rpm, Dual Contact, 4-Step Gear Driven Spindle

• Double column design with patented triangular crossbeam provides expansive work envelope and superior rigidity when compared with C-Frame style machines

• Linear scale feedback in X, Y, Z axes

• Space saving and compact, the Bridgecenter-8G measures only 137.6" x 230.9" (3,494 x 5,866mm) on your floor!

• 7,700 Lb table capacity allows for the capacity to machine larger and heavier work pieces

Bridgecenter -10G

Features

• Well suited for large part machining requiring increased rigidity and higher levels of precision and accuracy. Perfect for roughing and finishing of large cavities and cores in the die/mold industry.

• Positioning Accuracy: ±0.000078” Full Stroke, Repeatability: ±0.000039”

• Rigid Meehanite cast iron construction with induction hardened solid box ways

• #50, Gear Driven, High Speed, High Torque 12,000rpm Dual Contact Spindle

• Patented double column bridge type design provides expansive work envelope and superior rigidity

• Linear scale feedback in X, Y, Z axes

• Ultra high speed and high precision contour control for smoother and faster machining. 2,800 block/sec. processing speeds

• 13,300 Lb table capacity provides added benefits for larger, heavier, more powerful machining

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Bridgecenter-12G

Features

• 120" extended X-Axis stroke offers flexibility in large part processing that requires increased levels of rigidity and higher levels of precision and accuracy.

• Positioning Accuracy: ±0.000078” Full Stroke, Repeatability: ±0.000039”

• Rigid Meehanite cast iron construction with induction hardened solid box ways

• #50, Gear Driven, High Speed, High Torque 12,000rpm Dual Contact Spindle

• Patented double column bridge type design provides expansive work envelope and superior rigidity

• Linear scale feedback in X, Y, Z axes

• A unique optional 5-axis articulating head can be incorporated for multi angle, complex part machining made easy

• 13,300 Lb table capacity provides added benefits for larger, heavier, more powerful machining

SDM3220

Sanco manufacture a full range of ruggedly constructed SDM series double column CNC machining centres designed for large mould and mould base machining. They are constructed with extra heavy duty linear guideways on X & Y axis and are available on Z axis as an option. The Z axis is hydraulically counter balanced for exceptional stability and smoothness.

Spindle & Head Options

  • Spindle speed options: 4000, 6000, 8000, 10,000, 12,000, 15,000, 20,000rpm -
  • dependant on spindle drive & taper configuration
  • Spindle drive options: Direct drive, Direct ZF gearbox, belt driven ZF gearbox (std), inbuilt spindle motor
  • Spindle taper options: BT50 (std) BT40 or HSK63A (opt)

Optional

  • Automatic tool changer options (ATC)
  • Milling heads (several styles available)
  • Long nose spindle
  • 4th Axis rotary table
  • Thermal distortion compensation module
  • Linear scale feedback
  • Coolant through spindle (CTS)
  • Work and tool measuring
  • Control options: Fanuc/Siemens/Heidenhain

SDM5225

Sanco manufacture a full range of ruggedly constructed SDM series double column CNC machining centres designed for large mould and mould base machining. They are constructed with extra heavy duty linear guideways on X & Y axis and are available on Z axis as an option. The Z axis is hydraulically counter balanced for exceptional stability and smoothness.

Spindle & Head Options

  • Spindle speed options: 4000, 6000, 8000, 10,000, 12,000, 15,000, 20,000rpm -
  • dependant on spindle drive & taper configuration
  • Spindle drive options: Direct drive, Direct ZF gearbox, belt driven ZF gearbox (std), inbuilt spindle motor
  • Spindle taper options: BT50 (std) BT40 or HSK63A (opt)

Optional

  • Automatic tool changer options (ATC)
  • Milling heads (several styles available)
  • Long nose spindle
  • 4th Axis rotary table
  • Thermal distortion compensation module
  • Linear scale feedback
  • Coolant through spindle (CTS)
  • Work and tool measuring
  • Control options: Fanuc/Siemens/Heidenhain

SDM7232

Sanco manufacture a full range of ruggedly constructed SDM series double column CNC machining centres designed for large mould and mould base machining. They are constructed with extra heavy duty linear guideways on X & Y axis and are available on Z axis as an option. The Z axis is hydraulically counter balanced for exceptional stability and smoothness.

Spindle & Head Options

  • Spindle speed options: 4000, 6000, 8000, 10,000, 12,000, 15,000, 20,000rpm -
  • dependant on spindle drive & taper configuration
  • Spindle drive options: Direct drive, Direct ZF gearbox, belt driven ZF gearbox (std), inbuilt spindle motor
  • Spindle taper options: BT50 (std) BT40 or HSK63A (opt)

Optional

  • Automatic tool changer options (ATC)
  • Milling heads (several styles available)
  • Long nose spindle
  • 4th Axis rotary table
  • Thermal distortion compensation module
  • Linear scale feedback
  • Coolant through spindle (CTS)
  • Work and tool measuring
  • Control options: Fanuc/Siemens/Heidenhain

SDM7235W

Sanco manufacture a full range of ruggedly constructed SDM series double column CNC machining centres designed for large mould and mould base machining. They are constructed with extra heavy duty linear guideways on X & Y axis and are available on Z axis as an option. The Z axis is hydraulically counter balanced for exceptional stability and smoothness.

Spindle & Head Options

  • Spindle speed options: 4000, 6000, 8000, 10,000, 12,000, 15,000, 20,000rpm -
  • dependant on spindle drive & taper configuration
  • Spindle drive options: Direct drive, Direct ZF gearbox, belt driven ZF gearbox (std), inbuilt spindle motor
  • Spindle taper options: BT50 (std) BT40 or HSK63A (opt)

Optional

  • Automatic tool changer options (ATC)
  • Milling heads (several styles available)
  • Long nose spindle
  • 4th Axis rotary table
  • Thermal distortion compensation module
  • Linear scale feedback
  • Coolant through spindle (CTS)
  • Work and tool measuring
  • Control options: Fanuc/Siemens/Heidenhain

SVW3222

Standard Featutes & Accessories

  • Spindle speed 6000rpm
  • Spindle motor α15i ( 15/18.5kW )
  • Spindle air blast system
  • Programmable coolant system
  • Automatic lubrication system
  • M.P.G.
  • Heat exchanger in cabinet
  • Automatic power off
  • Working lamp & alarm lamp
  • Screw auger & chain type chip conveyors & cart
  • Machine & controller manuals
  • Levelling bolts & pads
  • Tools box for machine adjustment
  • RS-232C / RJ-45 terminal interface
  • AICC Ⅱ( 200Block / 30m )
  • A.T.C. 24
  • Splash guard

SDM16040MA

Sanco manufacture a full range of ruggedly constructed SDM series double column CNC machining centres designed for large mould and mould base machining. They are constructed with extra heavy duty linear guideways on X & Y axis and are available on Z axis as an option. The Z axis is hydraulically counter balanced for exceptional stability and smoothness.

Spindle & Head Options

  • Spindle speed options: 4000, 6000, 8000, 10,000, 12,000, 15,000, 20,000rpm -
  • dependant on spindle drive & taper configuration
  • Spindle drive options: Direct drive, Direct ZF gearbox, belt driven ZF gearbox (std), inbuilt spindle motor
  • Spindle taper options: BT50 (std) BT40 or HSK63A (opt)

Optional

  • Automatic tool changer options (ATC)
  • Milling heads (several styles available)
  • Long nose spindle
  • 4th Axis rotary table
  • Thermal distortion compensation module
  • Linear scale feedback
  • Coolant through spindle (CTS)
  • Work and tool measuring
  • Control options: Fanuc/Siemens/Heidenhain

About Company

Our clients range from FTSE companies, to large organisations and some small local businesses who are striving to expand.

To see a detailed list of our works and the progress please see our project page.

Cape Town Office

25 Mail Street, Western Province Park, Epping, Cape Town, 7460
+27 21 534 5351
FAX: +27 21 534 3374

Johannesburg Office

Corner of Atlas and Templehof South Road, Bonaero Park, Johannesburg
+27 11 970 7005
FAX: +27 86 678 9360