The three-machine series of Johnford SV and VMC twin spindle vertical machining centers are box-way, geared-head, C-frame machines that feature solid heavily-ribbed Meehanite cast iron construction to eliminate vibration and ensure excellent surface finishes and long cutting tool life. The machines offer X-Y-Z travel of 45″ x 21″ x 25″ (1125 mm x 525 mm x 626 mm) to 51″x 34″ x 28″ (1275 mm x 850 mm x 700 mm). Table sizes range from 48″ x 20″ (1220 mm x 500 mm) to 59″ x 28″ (1500 mm x 710 mm)
Two machines in the series have 20 hp spindles fitted with 40 taper toolholding systems, while largest machine has a 35 hp, 50 taper spindle. Distance between the spindles is 17″ (425 mm) on the smallest machine and 25″ (635 mm) on the others. Every machine has a 24-tool capacity automatic tool changer, with 32, 40, 60, 80 and 120 tools optional.
Other options include 4 th and 5 th axis rotary tables, automatic pallet changer, through-coolant spindle, and high speed machining capabilities.