TensileMill CNC XL – Flat Specimen Preparation

General


TensileMill CNC XL - Flat Specimen Preparation is a powerful and dynamic addition to any manufacturing floor. High powered spindle and servos increase material removal rates. Mach4 based CNC control and substantial memory make large, complex programs easy to load and execute. For smaller jobs, wizards make on machine programming fast and easy. Quickly create pockets, hole patterns, text engraving and more.

TensileMill CNC XL - Flat Specimen Preparation is the upgrade from our classic TensileMill CNC. This machine is designed with larger table dimensions, travel distance, tooling options, and servo power to accommodate your high quantity, tougher material tensile sample preparation needs.

Major Specifications


  1. Travels (X/Y/Z): 15.7”/9.1”/15.7” (400mm/230mm/400mm)
  2. Table Dimensions: 31.5” x 9.4” (800mm x 240mm)
  3. Load Capacity: 330 lb (150 kg)
  4. Spindle Speed: 10,000 RPM
  5. Spindle Power: 5 hp (3.7 kW) Peak
  6. Number of Tools: 10
  7. Tool Shank: BT30
  8. Max Feed: 1000 ipm (25.4 m/min)

TensileSoft showing ASTM E8 Flat Tensile Sample Preparation Drawing
ASTM E8 Flat Specimens on TensileSoft
TensileSoft showing ASTM E370 Tensile Sample Preparation Drawing
ASTM A370 Flat Specimens on TensileSoft

Controller


Our easy to use touch screen controller is equipped with our complete Carbon software. Our control systems include 64 Gb of storage, 4 Gb of RAM, WiFi, Ethernet, USB ports, macro B programming, 254 tool offsets, 126 work offsets, helical interpolation, drilling canned cycles, scaling and mirroring, advanced trajectory planning, cutting edge dual mode cutter compensation, and more. Along with the tensile milling software interface, Carbon also allows the operator to access the MACH4 Industrial CNC Software used for professional CNC Control functions. Our Carbon software is constantly having new features developed, and every TensileMill CNC XL system includes updates at no additional cost.

Features

  1. Rugged cast iron frame and linear guide ways provide a stable foundation for high speed machining.
  2. Large 20 mm ball screws on X and Y, 25 mm on Z.
  3. Belt driven 5 horsepower 10,000 RPM servo spindle with BT30 taper provides the power for high material removal rates.
  4. Servo spindle with full synchronous position control. Disc spring tool clamping with collet style gripper. Air over hydraulic tool release.
  5. 10 station umbrella style automatic tool changer. Assign any tool to any position.
  6. 30 Taper CNC Machining Center
  7. Clean and simple control panel with large format touch screen, MPG and integrated status light.
  8. Mach4 control software is powerful and flexible. Integrated wizards for on machine programming. Fanuc G code compatible, Fanuc Macro B included
  9. Industrial PC loaded with a 64 GB solid state hard drive and 4 GB of RAM.
  10. Wireless and Bluetooth standard
  11. 5th generation 64 bit Broadwell processor

Technical Specifications

Dimensions
Dimensions
(D x W x H)
66.1 x 75.79 x 86.54 in
Table Size
31.5 x 10.24 in
Load Capacity
330 lb
T-Slot Size
.63 in
Weight
2976 lb
Working Travel X
15.75 in
Y
9.1 in
Z
15.75 in
Spindle
Speed
10,000 RPM
Power
5 hp
Torque
10.8 lb-ft
Lubrication
High speed grease
Bearings
Angular contact ball
Auto Tool Changer
Taper
BT30
Pull Stud
MAS P30T-1
Max Tool Diameter
3.14 in
Max Tool Weight
13.2 lb
Tool Change Type
Umbrella
Tool Numbering
Random pot assignments
Tool Change Time
6sec
Servos
Servo Power
1.75 hp
Servo Torque
1175.4/3299.6 oz-in
Max Feedrate
1000 ipm
Ball Screws
PMI double nut, 20 mm on X and Y, 25 mm on Z
Power
Input Voltage
220 3 phase
Additional Features
Position Repeatability Accuracy
0.01mm
Motor Drive
Servo
Drive Mechanism
Precision Ballscrew
Frame
Cast iron
Connection Requirements
Pneumatic (optional)
Control
Type
PC based Mach4 control
Processor
64 bit 5th generation Intel Broadwell
Program storage
64 GB SSD, unlimited number of programs
Memory
4 GB standard (upgradable)
Display
Full color multi-touch (glove compatible)
Modes
Auto/MDI/Jog, auto switching
Wizards
On machine programming with graphic wizards.
Units
Inch/Metric
Overrides
Feed (0%-150%), Spindle(50%-150%), Rapid(0%, 25%, 50%, 100%), all user configurable
G code
Fanuc compatible, Mach3 compatible
Custom Macro
Fanuc Macro B compatible
External Communication
TCP Modbus
M-Codes
Unlimited user defined M codes, 5 inputs and 5 outputs available (upgradeable)

What extra steps can I take to prolong the life of my tensile sample preparation machine?

Following the basic preventative maintenance procedures is the general rule for most all quality control equipment. A special recommendation is to keep your unit clean and keep the lube tank full. Contact us should you have any further questions.

What makes the TensileMill CNC XL better than the other tensile sample manufacturers?

The robust and powerful TensileMill CNC XL flat tensile sample preparation is the number one in high volume tensile sample preparation. The remarkable design of this tensile specimen preparation machine combined with the perceptive and intuitive Tensile software exclusive to TensileMill CNC Inc. makes tensile sample preparation super easy. THis tensile sample preparation unit is manufactured with 5 HP, 10,000 RPM servo spindle with BT30 taper tool. When it comes to its power, efficiency, and quality output of tensile sample preparation, the XL is the answer. Contact us to learn more.

What volumes of tensile sample preparation can the TensileMill XL handle on daily basis while maintaining maximum machine life longevity?

TensileMill CNC XL is a robust tensile sample preparation machine. The unit is designed to run 24-7 with only the consumables being a thing of attention. Just like any machine, preventative maintenance is an essential part of prolonging the unit's lifespan. Be sure to read the manuals and follow instructions accurately to get the maximum use out of the equipment for many years to come. Contact our engineering team today should you have any questions.

What separates TensileMill CNC XL from other tensile sample preparation manufacturers?

TenisleMill CNC XL - robust flat tensile sample preparation is the leader in high volume tensile sample preparation. The superior design of this tensile specimen preparation machine combined with the intuitive Tensile software exclusive to TensileMIll CNC Inc. makes tensile sample preparation a breeze. This tensile sample preparation unit is manufactured with a 5 HP, 10,000 RPM servo spindle with BT30 taper tool. When it comes to power, efficiency and quality output of tensile sample preparation, the XL is the answer. Contact us today to learn more.

What are the main differences between the MINI and the XL models?

The main difference between our two best selling systems are as follows:

  • TensileMill CNC XL is able to prepare specimens of up to 1" thick, while the MINI can prepare 0.5"
  • TensileMill CNC XL is a large industrial size CNC machine, while the MINI is a much smaller CNC machine more frequently used to accommodate smaller quality control labs for tensile sample preparation needs.
  • TensileMIll CNC XL has as 5 hp (3.7kW) motor, but on the other hand the MINI has a 2 hp (2.2kW) motor
  • TensileMIll CNC XL comes standard with a ISO 20 - Auto Tool Changer offering 5 tool positions for effective CNC milling automation but the MINI comes standard with a single tool spindle and can also be upgraded at an additional cost.
  • TensileMill CNC XL has a robust build combining cast iron and fabricated metal frame for maximum longevity, while the MINI is built from cast iron alone.

You may contact us today to request a comparison document of the two systems if you would like. One of our qualified technicians will be more than happy to provide any of the specific differences between the models as of how they would apply to your facility.

What is the maximum hardness value of tensile specimens that can be prepared on TensileMill CNC XL?

Depending on the tooling and material in question, specimens with hardness value up to 40 HRC can be milled with a no-frills package. Once the hardness value moves up to 45-50 HRC certain upgrades are required. These upgrades include special tooling and programming. It goes without say that the thickness of the tensile samples plays a large role in this. Contact our CNC consultants today to provide all of your technical requirements to receive an accurate quotation.

Where can I acquire additional spare parts and consumables for my tensile specimen preparation machine?

TensileMill CNC XL will be supplied with all your necessary end-mills and tooling fixtures for long term operation. Additional end-mills and fixtures can be easily acquired from TensileMIll CNC requesting a quote today.

Though the tooling fixtures are designed to last a lifetime with proper maintenance, additional fixtures can also be purchased down the road.

When using the TensileMill CNC XL what is the maximum hardness value of the tensile specimens that can be prepared?

When using the TensileMill CNC XL the maximum hardness value of tensile specimens that can be prepared really just depends on the tooling material in question. Specimens with hardness value up to 40 HRC can be milled with a no-frills package. Once the hardness value moves up to 45050 HRC there are certain upgrades that are required. These upgrades include special tooling and programming. It goes without saying that the thickness of the tensile samples plays a big role in this. Contact our CNC consultants today to provide you with all of your technical requirements to receive an accurate quotation.

What amounts of tensile samples can the TensileMill XL control and operate on a daily basis while also maintaining maximum machine life longevity?

The TensileMill CNC XL tensile sample preparation is robust and powerful. The unit is designed to run 24-7 with only the consumables being the thing of attention.

Just like any machine, preventative maintenance is a very big part of lengthening the unit's longevity. You should be sure to read the manuals and follow all of the instructions correctly and accurately to get the maximum use out of the equipment so that it can last longer. Don't hesitate to contact our engineering team today if you have any more questions.

What requirements can be programmed into the TensileMill CNC XL flat tensile preparation?

The user-friendly, convenient software that comes standard with TensileMill CNC XL gives the operator the opportunity to use the machine as both a tensile sample preparation and a standard automatic CNC machine. Common ASTM, ISO, DIN, and JIS standards are pre-programmed into the software before dispatch. The user may add additional parameters using the convenient 21" LCD touch screen with just a simple picture at any time. All you need to do is to simply enter the correct measurements near the correct part of the tensile specimen and the machine will then take over and do the rest. THe tensile parameter will then be saved for future access with just one click of a button. To learn more about TensileMill CNC XL contact our qualified CNC consultants today.

What standards can be programmed into the TensileMill CNC XL flat tensile preparation?

The user-friendly, intuitive software that comes standard with TensileMill CNC XL allows the operator to use the machine as both a tensile sample preparation and a standard automatic CNC machine. Common ASTM, ISO, DIN, and JIS standards are pre-programmed into the software prior to dispatch. At any time the user may add additional parameters using the convenient 21" LCD touch screen with a sample picture. Simply enter the correct measurements near the correct part of the tensile specimen and the machine will do the rest. The tensile parameters will be saved for future use and can be accessed with a single click of a button. Learn more about TensileMIll CNC XL by contacting our qualified CNC consultants today.

How many tensile specimens can I prepare at any one time?

In order to pinpoint the quantity of specimens that can be prepared in one cycle, we advise that you speak with our Product Consultants to further discuss your application. Flat tensile milling quantity of samples and the time it takes to complete the machining process will depend greatly on the material type, the hardness and thickness of your material. Submit your request or call us today for additional details!

What comes standard with TensileMill CNC XL sample preparation machine?

The XL a specialty unit that can be customized to your specific needs. The base price of the machine includes the turnkey solution based on your technical specifications. Base fixtures, clamping fixtures, ER collets, End Mills, ISO 20 Spindle Upgrade and more are a part of this upgraded version of our Classic unit.

What are the primary differences between the MINI and the XL models?

The primary differences between our two best selling systems are as follows:

  • TensileMill CNC XL can prepare specimens of up to 1" thick, while the MINI can prepare 0.5".
  • TensileMill CNC XL is a large, industrial size CNC machine, while the MINI is a smaller CNC machine more frequently used to accommodate smaller quality control labs for tensile sample preparation needs.
  • TensileMIll CNC XL has as 5 hp (3.7kW) motor, while the MINI has a 2 hp (2.2kW) motor
  • TensileMIll CNC XL comes standard with an ISO 20 - Auto Tool Changer offering 5 tool positions for effective CNC milling automation, while the MINI comes standard with a single tool spindle and can be upgraded at an additional cost.
  • TensileMill CNC XL has a robust build combining cast iron and fabricated metal frame for maximum longevity, while the MINI is build from cast iron alone.

You may contact us today to request a comparison document of the two systems. One of our qualified CNC technicians will be happy to provide you the specific differences between the models as they apply to your facility.

What are my clamping fixtures options for TensileMill CNC XL?

The XL model is a versatile machine offering the best of the two worlds of tensile specimen preparation and general purpose CNC machining. The unit can be equipped with few options for tensile clamping fixtures:

Double Clamping Fixture (Standard)
TensileMill CNC XL comes standard with a double clamping fixture.

Technical Details:
This option offers you the ability to prepare 2 stacks of specimens of up to 12? long, 2? wide and up to 1? thick (depending on the material).

Triple Clamping Fixture (Upgrade)
The triple fixture is an upgrade option that is commonly used for higher volume, regular and/or sub-size specimen preparations.

Technical Details:
This options offers you the ability to prepared 3 stacks of specimens of up to 12? long, 1? wide and up to 1? thick (depending on the material). The side fixtures can be removed to prepare a thicker specimen in the middle fixture. This offers added versatility to the end user.

Custom Clamping Fixture
Sheet metal fixtures, tube fixtures and others are available based on your specific technical requirements. TensileMill CNC Inc. is capable of designing a specialty fixture based on your unique needs.

What are some of the unique advantage of the TesileMill CNC XL relative to the TensileMill CNC Classic and the MINI models?

The capacity offered by TensileMill CNC XL is superior to both the Classic and the MINI. The machine offers a bigger and badder frame capable of handling tougher and larger samples. The standard tool changer allows for automation of tensile sample preparation needs. The unit can be programmed for tensile sample prepration and for advanced CNC machining requirements with the state of the art software that comes standard with the unit.

Where can I acquire additional spare parts and consumables for my tensile specimen preparation machine?

What is the longest tensile specimen that you can prepare with your TensileMill XL?

The longest tensile specimen that can be fit into the TensileMill XL is in accordance with the working travel distance of (X by Y by Z) 15.75 by 15.75 by 9.1. This machine is ideal for efficient tensile sample preparation capabilities. The unit can handle large stacking volume of various material hardness with ease. If you have a laboratory which requires a high volume of tense preparation, the XL is the perfect fit for you. Request quote today to learn more.