Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Highly Operable & Accurate New CNC Series – MITSUBISHI CNC E70 Series –

  Mitsubishi Electric to Launch Highly Operable & Accurate New CNC Series –
  MITSUBISHI CNC E70 Series –

JIMTOF 2012

Business Wire

TOKYO -- October 30, 2012

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) announced today the launch of a
new line of computerized numerical controllers (CNC), the MITSUBISHI CNC E70
Series, which extends the company’s tradition of extra-operable and accurate
high-end CNCs for industrial production. Sales will begin on December 3, 2012
and prices will be available by quotation. The company expects to produce
3,000 units per month.

The E70 Series, which offers world-class ease of use, high speed and accuracy,
and reduced takt time, will be showcased at the 26th Japan International
Machine Tool Fair (JIMTOF 2012) at Tokyo Big Sight in Japan from November 1–6.

Precise mass production of automobiles and electronics requires machine tools
that achieve exceptional accuracy and productivity, including through the
incorporation of highly operable CNCs capable of high-capacity operation. The
rising use of factory automation, particularly in China, Korea, Taiwan and
emerging countries such as Brazil and India, has triggered increased demand
for CNC machine tools.

Main Features

Simple operability for stress-free operations

- Employs the same simplified screen configuration employed popularly in the
M700V and M70V series

- Wide array of support tools, including parameter editor tool to reduce
initial setup time

- Features attachment and wiring of higher-end models for simplified machine
design and assembly

- Ethernet interface enables connection with PCs for data input/output

High-accuracy, nanometer-increment position interpolation

- Achieves exceptionally smooth cutting surfaces thanks to position
interpolation in 1nm increments

- Analog output enables use of inverters for spindles

Specifications

Specifications                                  Lathe system  Milling system
              Max. number of axes (NC axes +    6              6
               spindles + PLC axes)
               Max. number of NC axes (in        3              3
Control axes   total, across all part systems)
               Max. number of spindles           2              1
               Max. number of PLC axes           2              2
              Number of simultaneous contour    3              3
               control axes
Max. number of part systems                      1             1
Least command increment                          0.1μm
Least control increment                          1nm
Max. program capacity                            230kB (600m)
Max. PLC program capacity                        8,000 steps
Display                                          8.4-inch color TFT display
HMI Customization function                       NC Designer
Connection to MITSUBISHI CNC machine operation   Available
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About Mitsubishi Electric

With over 90 years of experience in providing reliable, high-quality products,
Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO: 6503) is a recognized world leader in
the manufacture, marketing and sales of electrical and electronic equipment
used in information processing and communications, space development and
satellite communications, consumer electronics, industrial technology, energy,
transportation and building equipment. Embracing the spirit of its corporate
statement, Changes for the Better, and its environmental statement, Eco
Changes, Mitsubishi Electric endeavors to be a global, leading green company,
enriching society with technology. The company recorded consolidated group
sales of 3,639.4 billion yen (US$ 44.4 billion*) in the fiscal year ended
March 31, 2012. For more information visit http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com
*At an exchange rate of 82 yen to the US dollar, the rate given by the Tokyo
Foreign Exchange Market on March 31, 2012

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Contact:

Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Customer Inquiries:
Factory Automation Systems
http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com/products/industry/
or
Media Contact:
Katsunobu Muroi, +81-3-3218-2346
Public Relations Division
prd.gnews@nk.MitsubishiElectric.co.jp
http://www.MitsubishiElectric.com/news/
 
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