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Okuma VTM-200Yb

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Okuma VTM-200Yb
   

 

BIG. FAST. RELIABLE.


95" Swing   /   60" L

 

OKUMA VTM-200Yb

Complex Milling and Vertical Turning

Five-axis combination lathe/machining centres performs turning, vertical, horizontal, and angled surface machining in one operation without reorienting the part in the chuck.  The work spindle supported at two locations by large diameter roller bearings offer precision control for the production of complex parts.  
-Okuma Europe GmbH

TWO ON OUR FLOOR

2012     Installation of the first machine was completed January 2012. 

2013     Installation of the second machine was completed December 2013.


INSTALLATION #1 (2012)  



NOVEMBER

Site Prep
 

  1 Prep Outline   2 Prep Concrete Cut 1
     

Old Concrete 

Depth: 8"

 

  3 Prep Concrete Cut 2
  4 Prep Concrete Removal
         
New Concrete

Depth: 36"

  5 Prep Concrete Footer Dig
  6 Prep Footer Dig 2
         
Concrete cure time:

Approx 3 weeks
  7 Prep Concrete Rebar
  8 Prep Concrete Pour
         

 
DECEMBER

Concrete Curing


 

               In early December, company president
               Richard St John was invited to view an
               Okuma VTM-200Yb.  Big machine
               indeed.  The height of the machine
               is approx 15' with a total footprint
               of approx 21' x 27'.        

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

                Richard St John with an Okuma VTM-200Yb.   

  Rich St John with the Okuma VTM-200Yb
     
The machine arrives on several flatbeds in January    
         

 

DELIVERY PROGRESS  


On January 13, 2012 (in blizzard conditions) the first components of the OKUMA VTM-200Yb started arriving.  Delivery continued through January 16, with installation beginning January 17th.  

JANUARY

 

 

 

 It's here!

  Arrival 1   Arrival 2
         
The Okuma VTM arrives on several flatbeds and requires multiple heavy duty towmotors. 
  Arrival 3   Arrival 4
         
    Unwrapping 1 Moving 2 Moving 3
         
    Unwrapping 2
         
    Unwrapping 3   Unwrapping 4
         
    Unwrapping 6
         

 

 

  Moving 4
  Moving 5
         
 
 

 

Moving the Okuma off the flatbed and out to the shop required the awe-inspiring expertise of Brooks Rigging.  

The speed and agility with which Brooks Rigging operated in our shipping bay was impressive.

Check back soon for video.   

  Moving 6
         
The Okuma fit through our bay door with inches to spare.  
  Moving 7
         
    Moving 8
         
    Moving 9
         
An excited Rich St John, patiently waiting...
  Placement 1
  Placement 2
         
    Placement 3
  Placement 4
         
     
  Placement 5
         
    Placement 6
         
    Placement 7
         
    Placement 8
         
    Placement 9
         
    Placement 11
         
Last Updated 1/16/12
  Placement 10
         
    Installation 1
         
    Installation 2
         
    Installation 3
  Installation 5
         
    Installation 5
  Installation 6
         
Last Updated 1/18/12
  Installation 7
         

 

INSTALLATION 


 

         
    Installation 9
         
    Installation 8
  Installation 11
         
    Installation 12
         
    Installation 13
         
Last Updated 2/21/12
  Installation 14

 

 


INSTALLATION #2 (2013)    


 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

OKUMA VTM-200Yb 

 

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