Watch a Thermwood 3 Axis High-Performance Heavy-Duty Model 45 Machine an Aluminum Pyramid

Posted by Duane Marrett on Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Tags: Thermwood, aluminum, High Performance, Model 45, Video, Heavy Duty

dual_spindle_m45_lg.jpgThe Thermwood Multi-Purpose 45 is a heavy-duty, high-performance three axis CNC router designed for real-world production.

Available in either single or dual spindles (with optional rotary axis), the Model 45 is used in the machining of composites, tooling boards, plastic sheets, aluminum, cabinets, solid wood, millwork, phenolic, display fixtures, nested based panels and much more.  

This versatile machine is available in a variety of table sizes and has enough standard features and options to get the job done.

The Details

This part was programmed in MasterCam 2019 and had over 50,000 lines of code.  The roughing pass used a dynamic Optirough tool and was ran at 17,000 RPM and 600 Inches Per Minute.

Click below to watch a Thermwood 3 Axis High-Performance Heavy-Duty Model 45 5'x 10' machine a pyramid out of aluminum. 

Video

Features of the Model 45:

  • 12 HP HSD Spindle (3,000-24,000 RPM). Optional 18 HP Spindle
  • 4 Position Bar Style Automatic Tool Changer. Optional 7 Position
  • Optional Rotary Axis (accepts stock from 8" (200mm) in diameter and up to 56" (1.4m) in length)
  • Fixed Steel High Flow Table with Moving Gantry (sizes from 5'x5' to 7'x12')
  • Multi-Function Table (pod system capable) (Optional)
  • At the Head Automatic Tool Changer (Optional)
  • Extended Z Clearance and Stroke (Optional)
  • Optional Pod System Available
  • Optional Pause Mats Available
  • Automatic Lubrication (optional)
  • Automatic Tool Length Measurement (Optional)
  • Three-Dimensional Laser Compensated Axis Alignment
  • Control Nesting
  • Siemens Intelligent Servo Drives Throughout
  • QCore SuperControl
  • Machine Training and Installation
  • Free Lifetime Phone/Forum Support

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Thermwood Model 90 Machining an Impeller Out of Aluminum

Posted by Duane Marrett on Thu, Aug 22, 2019

Tags: Thermwood, CNC, aluminum, CNC Routers, 5 Axis, Model 90, Video

Video

Thermwood Model 90 Dual Table 5'x'5 CNC router machining machining an impeller out of aluminum.

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Details

The impeller was machined out of 6061 grade aluminum.  The tool path was completed in MasterCAM 2019, and had over 15 million lines of code.   


About the Thermwood Model 90

Thermwood Model 90 Dual Table 5'x5'

The Thermwood Multi-Purpose 90 is a heavy-duty five-axis designed for high-speed trimming and pattern machining, available in either single or dual moving aluminum tables.  It is capable of full five axis simultaneous motions with extremely fast accelerations.

This robust system offers a variety of options and features to tackle a multitude of different applications, and is laser calibrated to assure the most accurate absolute positioning and repeatability.

Thermwood Model 90 Gantry

Thermwood Model 90 Spindle

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Thermwood 5 axis CNC for trimming, patterns, molds, aerospace, composites and more

Posted by Duane Marrett on Wed, Feb 28, 2018

Tags: Thermwood, Composites, aluminum, Woodworking, 5 Axis, aerospace, molds, patterns, plastic trimming, 5 axis plastics, defense

The Thermwood Multi-Purpose Five Axis Series are designed for trimming formed parts, patterns or molds using five-axis simultaneous motions.  

Whether you are interested in a moving table for high-speed plastic trimming, a fixed table for large aerospace/aviation applications or a machine for other applications ranging from patterns and molds/plugs to trimming & machining production products for various industries such as composites using large/heavy fixtures, aluminum and non-ferrous metalswoodworking, automotive, or the defense industries, we have a solution for you.


Multi-Purpose 67

The Multi-Purpose 67 is a versatile five axis CNC router available with a variety of either single or dual moving aluminum table sizes.

Thermwood Model 67 7x10 CNC Router

Model 67 7x10 Single Moving Table

Thermwood Model 67 10x5 CNC Router

Model 67 5x10 Dual Moving Tables


Videos

Thermwood Model 67 Large Sculptures at John Cox's Creature Workshop

 

Thermwood Model 67 5 Axis CNC Trimming Plastic


Multi-Purpose 90

The Multi-Purpose 90 is a heavy-duty, high-speed five-axis CNC router designed for trimming and pattern machining, available in single or dual moving aluminum tables.

Thermwood Model 90 5x12 Dual Table CNC Router

Model 90 5x12 Dual Moving Tables

Thermwood Model 90 10x5 CNC Router

Model 90 10x5 Single Moving Table


Videos

Thermwood Mastercam Solidworks Walkthrough Machining Aluminum Shield on 5 Axis Model 90

 

Thermwood Model 90 Machining Bust in Low-Density Foam

 

Model 90 5'x5' 5 Axis CNC Router Machining Carbon Fiber Prosthetic Component

 

Model 90 5'x5' 5 Axis CNC Router Machining Medium Density Foam Tray


Multi-Purpose 77

The Multi-Purpose 77 is a heavy-duty, high-speed contained system for the machining of large materials (various sizes available). 

Thermwood Model 77 10x10 with canopy shown

Videos

Thermwood Model 77 10'x10' CNC Machining

 

Thermwood Model 77 5 Axis Pattern/Modeling RenShape

 

Thermwood Model 77 10'x10' CNC Machinine Carbon Fiber


Multi-Purpose 70

The Multi-Purpose 70 is a heavy-duty CNC router designed for applications utilizing large/heavy fixtures (various sizes available).

Thermwood Model 70 10x20 CNC Router

Model 70 10x20 Fixed Table

Thermwood Model 70 10x10 CNC Router

Model 70 10x10 Fixed Table


Video

Thermwood Model 70 10 Position Rotary Automatic Tool Changer

 

Thermwood Model 70 Continuous C-Axis Rotation Modeling

 

Thermwood Model 70 5 Axis Demonstrations


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Thermwood Model 63 5'x45' CNC Router Machining Aluminum Video

Posted by Duane Marrett on Tue, May 10, 2016

Tags: Thermwood, aluminum, Video, Model 63

The Thermwood Multi-Purpose Three Axis Series are highly flexible, making them ideal for a variety of manufacturing applications. 

Multi-Purpose 63

Thermwood Model 63 5'x45' Machining Aluminum VideoThe Multi-Purpose 63 is a large bed three-axis CNC router with a moving bridge and stationary table. Primarily designed for two dimensional machining of large composite parts, it is also highly recommended for the machining of three dimensional patterns.

Features of the Model 63:

  • Dual 12HP (3,000-24,000 RPM) HSD Spindle
  • Fixed Solid Aluminum Table
  • Longer table sizes available
  • Moving Gantry
  • Optional Aggregate Tooling
  • Siemens Intelligent Servo Drives
  • 3D Laser Compensated Axis Alignment
  • 4 Position Bar Style Tool Changer
  • Optional Automatic Lubrication
  • Optional 5 Position At the Head AutomaticTool Changer 
  • Optional Drill Bank
  • QCore SuperControl
  • Optional Saw Aggregate
  • Optional 10 Position Rotary Automatic Tool Changer
  • Optional Probe System
  • Machine Training and Installation
  • Free Lifetime Phone/Forum Support  


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Model 63 5'x45' CNC Router Video - Machining Aluminum

Posted by Duane Marrett on Fri, Sep 05, 2014

Tags: Thermwood, aluminum, CNC Router, Video, Model 63

Below is a new video showing a Thermwood Model 63 5'x45' CNC router machining aluminum. 

This machine features an optional 10-position rotary automatic tool changer, optional saw aggregate and optional Renishaw probe system.


Video


About the Model 63

 

Thermwood Model 63 CNC Router

The Thermwood Model 63 is a large bed three-axis CNC router with moving bridge and stationary table. Primarily designed for two dimensional machining of large composite parts, and is also highly recommended for the machining of three dimensional patterns (various table sizes up to 60' are available).


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NEW Thermwood Online Store

Posted by Jason Susnjara on Mon, Apr 13, 2009

Tags: Thermwood, Composites, plastics, aluminum, CNC Routers, tooling, vacuum, online store, wood

The NEW Thermwood Online Store now sells collets/covernuts, grease, filters and other accessories for CNC Routers and vacuum pumps.  The Thermwood Store also carries a wide variety of tooling for different industries such as wood, fiberglass, plastics, and composites from different vendors like Vortex, Southeast Tool, CMT and more.  Please visit the Thermwood Online Store to purchase your CNC Router accessories and tooling needs. 

 

Thermwood's new "CNC Routers by Application" section

Posted by Jason Susnjara on Mon, Mar 16, 2009

Tags: Thermwood, Composites, plastics, aluminum, Nested Base, 3 Axis, 5 Axis, aerospace, edgebander, trimming, solid surface, wood carving, molds

Thermwood has added a "CNC Routers by Application" section on their home page.  By selecting the different applications, you can view examples, videos and the machines related to each application.  We will continue to add more pictures and videos to each application.