New VISION WIDE Double Column Machining Center Purchased by Royal Machine & Tool

Berlin, CT – Royal Machine & Tool has announced the installation of a new VISION WIDE Machining Center which will provide the machining and weight capacities required in meeting their customers’ ever-increasing needs for the machining of large workpieces …as well as the Aerospace and Defense Industry’s demands for large specially designed fixtures.

The New Vision Wide Machining Center with its programmable, semi-automatic right angle head permits the complete finishing of vertical and horizontal operations in the same setup…and now allows Royal Machine & Tool to expand their product line of chucks up to a 72” diameter. In addition, the reductions in setup and handling will combine cost savings in labor with the faster completion/delivery of orders allowing Royal to offer more competitive pricing to its customers.

Specifications for the VF-2000 Machining Center are:

  • axis dimensions: “X”– 86.6 inches, “Y” – 90.5 inches,
    “Z” – 36 inches.
  • 6,000 rpm gear driven spindle … and 20,000 pounds weight capacity.

In making the announcement, Richard Ruscio, President, stated, “Purchasing the new Vision Wide will allow us to enter into new markets which were previously unattainable due to capacity limitations. In addition, it will greatly compliment our existing 35 cnc lathes and machining centers as well as the five new machines acquired during 2006. The purchase of the Vision Wide is part of the successful formula that has made Royal a quality workholding manufacturer and recognized contract provider through our continually identifying critical areas for equipment improvements. ”

Royal Machine & Tool Corporation is ISO9001:2000 & AS9100 Rev. “B” Certified and serves the world’s leading industries by designing and building custom and standard workholding devices from simple manual fixtures to sophisticated hydraulic fixtures with multiple faces. In addition, Royal provides custom and standard chucks of all types for rotating and non-rotating applications…as well as a complete range of Contract Machining options and services from single prototype machining to high volume production requirements.