Vertical Machining Centres

WD Hearn Machine Tools offer a variety of Vertical Machining Centers catering for every application and every budget, every configuration of machine, and we support a large variety of CNC Motion Control Systems, with emphasis and special skills on Siemens and Mitsubishi. Our core business is FFG Leadwell from Taiwan, selling since 1987 with over 1000 Leadwell macines being installed throughout Southern Africa. Leadwell offer a variety of Linear and Box way machines. In the premium sector, we offer Kitamura from Japan, the ultimate in machine accuracy. 


Small to medium size workpieces

15000rpm Direct Drive Spindle

Mycenter-3XG Spark Changer

Mycenter-3XG Spark Changer

Ideal for heavy duty cutting

15000rpm Direct Drive Spindle

Mycenter-2XD Sparkchanger

Flexibility in high volume production

12000rpm 35 HP AC spindle system


Ideal for heavier cutting loads

Excellent for Die/Mold applications


Horizontal configuration allows flexibility for single set-up, unmanned machining

Mycenter-4XV Vertical Machining Center

40 Tool Standard ATC

Large work envelope, compact design


Large 600kg Table Load

2.2 second tool change time


The Allrounder:

Great price, High speed and power


Leadwell's Flagship Vertical Machining Center


Roller Linear Guideways

Coolant through Spindle


X/Y/Z Axis Travels 1524/762/711mm

8000rpm Spindle


X/Y/Z Axis Travels 2032/1016/711mm

8000rpm Spindle


Heavy-Duty Box Ways

X/Y/Z Axis Travels1300/635/610mm


Heavy Duty Box Ways

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 1520/100/720mm


Heavy-Duty Box Ways

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 2040/1000/720mm

GSM 800S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 800/400/450mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

GSM 1000S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 1000/500/520mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

GSM 1500S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 1500/650/620mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

GSM 2000S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 2000/850/710mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

GSM 2500S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 2500/850/710mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

GSM 3000S

X/Y/Z Axis Travels 3000/900/750mm

Heavy duty Meehanite cast iron

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