L-Type Elgamill refurbishment for Nuclear industry

Project overview

The system on this Butler L-Type Elgamill (LNC) moving column milling machine was the Siemens 8M.  With the hardware support for this system due to be discontinued, our customer sort a replacement.  This replacement was expected to be hardware supportable into the for foreseeable future.  Also the system would have to be user friendly both in terms of operator and maintenance users.

Heidenhain was chosen as the system supplier as it provided off the shelf, next day service exchange hardware for all CNC equipment whether current or no longer current.

The project was split into two planned phases.  The machine remained in situ in our customers factory inside the active area for the project.

The first phase had four general requirements;

The second phase has two requirements;

The general machine configuration

Phase I

The first phase was successfully completed in 2001, this phase included;

Phase II

The second phase was successfully completed 2002, this phase includes;


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