Kitmondo is your go-to marketplace for premium used industrial machinery. In our Metal Machine Tools category, we proudly showcase a range of traveling column milling machines. Each machine is meticulously maintained, ensuring an outstanding combination of precision, versatility, and value.

Our traveling column milling machines are designed to offer remarkable flexibility and efficiency, making them perfect for machining large and intricate workpieces. Ideal for industries like aerospace, automotive, and heavy machinery manufacturing, these machines excel in performing tasks such as contouring, drilling, and slotting with exceptional precision. Their innovative design allows easy access to the workpiece, making the machining of large components more efficient.

Each traveling column milling machine in our inventory undergoes a comprehensive vetting process to guarantee superior quality and performance. Our machinery is highly cost-effective, providing substantial savings compared to new equipment while maintaining top-notch efficiency. We feature trusted brands like Zayer, Soraluce, and FPT, known for their reliability and advanced technology. Prices range from €70,000 to €600,000, fitting a variety of budget needs.

For more detailed information or to request a quote, please contact our dedicated team, who are ready to assist with your specific requirements. At Kitmondo, we are dedicated to enhancing your business growth by offering high-quality, affordable machinery. Trust Kitmondo for your industrial equipment needs and elevate your productivity today.

FPT Industrie S.p.a AREA travelling column milling machine

Year: 2000

X Axis 10500 mm
Z Axis 1500 mm
Max. spindle speed 4000 rpm
Y Axis 1250 mm
CNC type -
Spindle taper ISO 50

OERLIKON ITALIANA 004360 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1985

X Axis 4000 mm
Z Axis 2550 mm
Max. spindle speed 2500 rpm
Y Axis 1000 mm
CNC type -
Table length 2400 mm

FPT Industrie S.p.A AREA travelling column milling machine Low working hours

Year: 2001

X Axis 7000 mm
Z Axis 2500 mm
Max. spindle speed 4000 rpm
Y Axis 1200 mm
CNC type HEIDENHAIN TNC430M
Spindle taper ISO 50

OERLIKON ITALIANA S.I.P.A 85693 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1985

X Axis 5000 mm
Z Axis 1000 mm
Max. spindle speed 3000 rpm
Y Axis 2200 mm
CNC type FIDIA C10
Table width 1500 mm

Kekeisen VBF3000/8 travelling column milling machine

Year: 2001

X Axis 3000 mm
Z Axis 800 mm
Max. spindle speed 7300 rpm
Y Axis 650 mm
CNC type Heidenhain 426/430
Table length 3500 mm

Mecof PERFORMA cnc bed type milling machine

Year: 2001

X Axis 2000 mm
Z Axis 1200 mm
Max. spindle speed 19000 rpm
Y Axis 1000 mm
CNC type CNC HEIDENHAIN TNC 430M
Table length 2200 mm


FIL FCM 1500 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1999

X Axis 16000 mm
Z Axis 1200 mm
Max. spindle speed 3000 rpm
Y Axis 2500 mm
CNC type HEIDENHAIN TNC 430
Table length 3000 mm

Used GOGLIO MX 40 travelling column milling machine

Year: 2003

X Axis 4000 mm
Z Axis 2000 mm
Max. spindle speed 4000 rpm
Y Axis 1100 mm
CNC type Selca 3045
Table length 4500 mm

SACHMAN MP212HS travelling column milling machine

Year: 2006

X Axis 8000 mm
Z Axis 1400 mm
Max. spindle speed 5000 rpm
Y Axis 2500 mm
CNC type Heidenhain TNC530
Table length 10000 mm

AXA VHC-3-M/2E travelling column milling machine

Year: 2023

X Axis 2600 mm
Z Axis 850 mm
Max. spindle speed 6000 rpm
Y Axis 700 mm
CNC type Heidenhain i-TNC-530
Table length 3060 mm

Used FIL fsm 300 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1997

X Axis 3000 mm
Z Axis 1000 mm
Max. spindle speed 4000 rpm
Y Axis 1100 mm
CNC type Heidenhain TNC430
Spindle taper ISO50 DIN69871

LAZZATI HB 5 M CNC travelling column milling machine

Year: 1980

X Axis 6000 mm
Z Axis 1000 mm
Max. spindle speed 1100 rpm
Y Axis 2000 mm
CNC type
Spindle taper ISO 50

Zayer 30 KCU 16000 AR cnc travelling column milling machine

Year: 2003

X Axis 16000 mm
Z Axis 3500 mm
Max. spindle speed 4500 rpm
Y Axis 1500 mm
CNC type Heidenhain iTNC 530
Table length 2500 mm

Tiger Compact Evo-RT travelling column milling machine

Year: 2016

X Axis 2000 mm
Z Axis 1300 mm
Max. spindle speed 12000 rpm
Y Axis 1100 mm
CNC type Heidenhain TNC 640
Table length 1000 mm

Lazzati HB 5 M CNC cnc bed type milling machine

Year: 1987

X Axis 13500 mm
Z Axis 1000 mm
Max. spindle speed 2000 rpm
Y Axis 2900 mm
CNC type CNC SELCA 3045
Spindle taper ISO50

NOMO FBT 3000 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1994

X Axis 3000 mm
Z Axis 1000 mm
Max. spindle speed 2500 rpm
Y Axis 1000 mm
CNC type
Table length 3200 mm

BERTHIEZ M 150/100 FMM 8000 travelling column milling machine

Year:

X Axis 8080 mm
Z Axis 700 mm
Max. spindle speed 2000 rpm
Y Axis 2900 mm
CNC type
Table length 2750 mm

Mandelli Thema 1500 travelling column milling machine

Year: 1988

X Axis 2800 mm
Z Axis 1250 mm
Spindle taper
Y Axis 2000 mm
CNC type
Overhauled no

SORALUCE SL 8000 travelling column milling machine

Year: 2002

X Axis 6500 mm
Z Axis 1600 mm
Max. spindle speed 3000 rpm
Y Axis 1000 mm
CNC type HEIDENHAIN iTNC 530
Table length 8000 mm


Overview of Travelling Column Milling Machines

Travelling column milling machines are sophisticated and flexible machine tools designed for high-precision, heavy-duty milling operations. Featuring a stationary worktable and a movable column that travels along the X-axis, these machines are capable of machining large and long workpieces with exceptional accuracy. They are particularly valuable in industries such as aerospace, automotive, heavy machinery, and energy, where the production of large-scale and intricate parts is common.

Varieties of Travelling Column Milling Machines

Single Column Travelling Machines

Purpose: Provides precision and flexibility for machining large workpieces.
Applications: Ideal for aerospace components, large molds, and heavy-duty parts.
Key Features: Characterized by a single movable column, high rigidity, and precise control.

Double Column Travelling Machines

Purpose: Enhances stability and support for extremely large and heavy workpieces.
Applications: Perfect for shipbuilding, power generation components, and large structural parts.
Key Features: Dual columns offer increased rigidity, a large work envelope, and high load capacity.

Gantry Travelling Column Machines

Purpose: Merges the benefits of gantry and travelling column designs for maximum flexibility and capacity.
Applications: Suitable for very large and complex parts, such as aerospace frames and large dies.
Key Features: Features a gantry structure with movable columns, extensive travel range, and multi-axis capabilities.

Essential Features and Specifications

When choosing a travelling column milling machine, several key features and specifications must be considered to ensure it meets your production needs:

  • Travel Range: The X, Y, and Z-axis travel ranges should accommodate the size of your workpieces.
  • Spindle Speed and Power: High spindle speeds and adequate power are crucial for efficient cutting and finishing.
  • Table Size and Load Capacity: The stationary table must support large and heavy workpieces with high stability.
  • Accuracy and Precision: Features like linear scales, thermal compensation, and advanced control systems ensure high precision.
  • Control System: Advanced CNC controls (e.g., FANUC, Siemens, Heidenhain) provide precise programming, ease of operation, and integration with CAD/CAM software.
  • Construction and Rigidity: High-quality materials and robust construction minimize vibrations and enhance machining accuracy.
  • Tool Changer Capacity: Large tool changer capacities allow for extended operation without manual intervention, increasing productivity.
  • Cooling and Lubrication: Efficient cooling and lubrication systems prevent overheating and ensure consistent cutting performance.

Benefits of Travelling Column Milling Machines

Investing in high-quality travelling column milling machines offers numerous benefits:

  • Enhanced Flexibility: The movable column allows for machining large and long workpieces that are difficult to handle on traditional milling machines.
  • Superior Precision: Advanced control systems and rigid construction ensure high precision and tight tolerances.
  • Increased Productivity: High-speed spindles, large tool changers, and automated features reduce setup times and increase throughput.
  • Reduced Setup Times: The stationary worktable and movable column minimize the need for repositioning workpieces, saving time and effort.
  • Scalability: Suitable for both small batch production and large-scale manufacturing projects.

Considerations for Purchasing a Travelling Column Milling Machine

To select the right travelling column milling machine for your needs, consider the following factors:

  • Application Requirements: Identify specific tasks and materials to choose a machine with suitable capacity and features.
  • Workpiece Size and Weight: Ensure the machine can accommodate the largest and heaviest workpieces you need to machine.
  • Precision Needs: Align the machine’s precision capabilities with your quality standards.
  • Budget: Balance the initial investment with long-term operational costs, including maintenance and tooling.
  • Space and Installation: Consider the space available for installation and any specific requirements for utilities and infrastructure.
  • Service and Support: Evaluate the availability of technical support, training programs, and maintenance services to ensure reliable operation.
  • Future Expansion: Assess the machine’s scalability to meet potential increases in production demand.

Leading Brands and Pricing

Several reputable brands manufacture high-quality travelling column milling machines known for their reliability and performance:

Single Column Travelling Machines

  • Matsuura: $200,000 to $800,000
  • Hurco: $150,000 to $600,000
  • Doosan: $180,000 to $700,000

Double Column Travelling Machines

  • Mazak: $400,000 to over $2 million
  • Okuma: $500,000 to over $2.5 million
  • Toshiba Machine: $450,000 to over $2 million

Gantry Travelling Column Machines

  • Zimmermann: $1 million to over $5 million
  • Fooke: $1.5 million to over $6 million
  • WaldrichSiegen: $1.2 million to over $5.5 million

Conclusion

Travelling column milling machines are crucial for machining large and complex workpieces with high precision and flexibility. With options like single column, double column, and gantry travelling column machines, selecting the right equipment depends on your specific production needs, workpiece size, and budget. Important factors to consider include travel range, spindle speed and power, table size and load capacity, accuracy, control systems, construction, tool changer capacity, and cooling and lubrication. Leading brands such as Matsuura, Hurco, Doosan, Mazak, Okuma, Toshiba Machine, Zimmermann, Fooke, and WaldrichSiegen offer a variety of high-quality travelling column milling machines to suit different applications and budgets. By carefully evaluating application requirements, workpiece size, precision needs, and budget, businesses can invest in the right travelling column milling machine to enhance their manufacturing capabilities and ensure consistent, high-quality production.