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KERN Micro 5-Axis Machining Centres

Rainford Precision are the UK’s only supplier of 5-axis machining centres from KERN Microtechnik. KERN machines have an unbeatable reputation for performance, reliability and ultra-precision machining.


Launching in the UK at the MACH2018 Exhibition, this new 5 axis model includes a 90 position tool magazine and a 30 position integrated workpiece changer (option) all in a compact footprint of 1.51 x 3.11 m. The spindle is an HSK40 with a speed range up to 42,000 rpm.


The KERN MICRO VARIO 5-axis machining centre has options on spindle speeds of 42,000 or 50,000 rpm and in HSK25 or HSK40 size. With a working envelope of:

X travel: 350 mm

Y travel: 280 mm

Z travel: 250 mm

Accuracy on the workpiece +/- 2 µm

Maximum workpiece size is 350 mm diameter by 220 mm tall with a weight of 50 Kgs.

The KERN Micro range features a unique tool cabinet capable of rapid changing of over 200 tools. Up to 9 tools are held on a quick change pallet, so tools can be easily loaded or stored until the next time the job is required. Being one of KERN’s latest machines, it also pushes the envelope on innovation, with four patents pending on its ground-breaking technology.

For more information on this machine, contact the Rainford team today.