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Constructed from oversized linear guideways ideal for high speed, high precision, smooth machining applications.

Introducing a new generation of CNC vertical milling machines offering exceptional machining performance and outstanding value for money.

The Storm VL Series range combines a high-speed spindle with precise linear guideways, ensuring outstanding efficiency, accuracy and value throughout its lifetime. Through exceptional design, process control and build quality ensures that versatility and rigidity are integrated as standard, leading to superior component finish, performed smoothly and easily.

Combined with Colchester's unrivalled heritage and trusted after sales support makes the Storm VMC the ideal machine tool for all engineering and manufacturing businesses.

Why Storm?

• Shorter cycle times due to higher acceleration rates and higher axes traverse rates
• Ergonomic design
• Conversational programming (no requirements for complex ISO programming)
• Longevity with total customer support
• Spare parts support
• Rapid support
• Service and parts, parts stocked on-site for quick delivery
• Customisation available
• Turnkey solutions

Standard Features

• Choice of Siemens, FANUC or Heidenhain CNC control systems with integrated safety
• Coolant wash down & air clean down gun
• LED status lights integrated into front guards
• Easy access to work zone (ergonomics)
• Small footprint with large machining envelope
• Touch screen control
• Industry 4.0 ready
• Easy installation

Optional Features

• Tool setting and component probing
• Through spindle coolant
• 4th and 5th axis rotary / tilting table
• Mist extraction
• Oil skimmer
• Swarf conveyor
• Advanced training

Min travel (XYZ) (mm) 550 x 410 x 460
Max travel (XYZ) (mm) 2,000 x 900 x 850
Table size (mm) 600 x 320 up to 2,200 x 850
Table load (kgs) 350 up to 2,000
Spindle speed (rpm) 10,000 up to 15,000
Machine weight (kgs) 2,800 up to 17,390

For more information on all models within the Storm VL series, download the Storm VL series info sheet above, click the 'Request a Quote' button above, or call us on 01924 415 000.