Compact, fast & precise

As multifaceted as your manufacturing tasks

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  • Reliably high productivity
  • Highest precision
  • Minimum floor space requirements
  • Fast set-up
  • Simple operation
  • High stability
  • High dynamics
  • Easy maintenance

A machining center of the CHIRON 08 Series is among the most versatile machine tools in the compact class.

All models are high-performance centers, which can be set up quickly and are easy to operate, very stable, highly dynamic and low-maintenance. Thanks to the modular structure, there are numerous configuration possibilities. This allows us to customize any 08 Series basic machine to your needs to achieve a perfect individual solution for you.

CNC cutting with low unit costs
A machining center of the 08 Series can be configured with a single spindle, with two spindles, as a MillTurn variant for simultaneous turning and milling and as an MP version for processing profiles.

Your benefit in a compact space: CNC cutting at low unit costs at high processing quality and unique speed.

All information available for download BR08_GB_TD_112016.pdf (5.82 MB)

Technical data

All the details at a glance

Strong performance in filigree work: Key facts of the CHIRON 08 Series:

Travel X-Y-Z
450-270-360 mm
Power, max.
18 kW
Spindle clearance
200 mm
Spindle speed, max. up to
54000 min-1
Chip-to-chip time from
from 2,10 s
Axis acceleration, max. X-Y-Z
10-13-12 m/s2
Rapid feed, max.
75 m/min
Number of tools, max.
96
Tool taper
HSK A-32 / HSK A-40
Tool weight, max.
1,20 kg
Tool diameter, max.
100 mm
Tool length, max.
200 mm
Automatic workpiece change from
2,00 s

Machine concept and variants

Machine concept

Perfectly matched high-tech modules

meeting the highest demands and customized production application

Highly flexible – due to the modular building block principle:

  • Vertical moving column principle
  • Compact installation area from width x depth 1260 x 1990 mm
  • Steel mineral cast machine bed
  • High rigidity and thermal stability
  • Motor spindles with water cooling
  • Precision glass scales on all axes
  • Dynamic direct drives and precision guides
  • Robust CHIRON rotary axes
  • Fully enclosed work area; stainless steel covers
  • Smooth, steep walls for ideal chip flow directly into the chip conveyor
  • Ergonomic operating and loading concept
  • Service-friendly access to all units
  • Low-maintenance and long-lasting

Machine variants

The right machine for each part

Variants and extension options

Spindles & spindle systems Automatic tool changer Table options Further information
FZ08 S
FZ08 FX
FZ08 W
FZ08 MT
FZ08 MP
DZ08 S
DZ08 FX
DZ08 W
FZ08 S
FZ08 MT

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Fixed table with plenty of space for devices and NC rotary table assemblies for multi-sided machining in one set-up
2-axis tilt rotary table in BC kinematics with a face plate (diameter: 245 mm). The face plate provides the option of hydraulic or pneumatic workpiece clamping. 2-axis tilt rotary table with AC kinematics and one or two face plates (diameter: 195 mm) for single or double-spindle multi-sided machining.
Workpiece changing device with table loading capacity of up to 200 kg per side and large clamping surfaces (2 x 660 x 350 mm), borehole pattern, central distributor for energy supplies.
The fastest 6-sided complete machining with swivel head and turning spindle for milling and turning from the bar.
Multifunctional machining center for the complete machining of workpieces with different lengths from extruded profiles.Whether milling, tapping, countersinking, reaming or cutting – everything is possible.
Proven single-spindle machining centers in the vertical traveling column design.
Highly productive double-spindle machining centers with a spindle clearance of 200 mm.
Machining centers with NC swivel head with infinitely programmable positioning in the range of -20° to +115°. Very robust, opposing pre-tensioned backlash-free precision gear with direct measuring system.
Automatic tool change with the pick-up method (as fast 0.8 s) in single or double version for the provision of up to 80 tools (HSK 32 or HSK 40).
Automatic tool change with the pick-up method (as fast 0.8 s) in single or double version for the provision of up to 80 tools (HSK 32 or HSK 40).
Automatic tool change with the pick-up method (as fast 0.8 s) in single or double version for the provision of up to 80 tools (HSK 32 or HSK 40).
FZ08 FX
FZ08 FX
FZ08 MP
DZ08 FX
DZ08 W

Applications

Applications

Processing examples & video clips

Uncompromising quality

Processing example

12-hole-air-head

Material
Non-ferrous metal
Time per piece
47 s
Number of tools
5
Processing example

Bend

Material
Non-ferrous metal
Time per piece
600 s
Number of tools
37
Processing example

Cam Gear Exhaust

Material
Steel
Time per piece
40 s
Number of tools
6
Processing example

Drilling Head Housing

Material
Non-ferrous metal
Time per piece
493 s
Number of tools
15
Processing example

Impeller

Material
Aluminium
Time per piece
250 s
Number of tools
3
Processing example

Reflector Carrier

Material
Aluminium
Time per piece
215 s
Number of tools
13
Processing example

Shaft

Material
Steel
Time per piece
89 s
Number of tools
8
Processing example

Stringer

Material
Aluminium
Time per piece
327 s
Number of tools
3
Processing example

Terminal Housing

Material
Aluminium
Time per piece
65 s
Number of tools
9

Impeller

Material
Aluminium
Time per piece
100 s
Number of tools
2

Implant

Material
Plastics
Time per piece
145 s
Number of tools
9

Ring

Material
Non-ferrous metal
Time per piece
70 s
Number of tools
8

Options

Equipment options

Even more options

Varied equipment options:

CNC High Speed Manufacturing with High Speed Packages
Technology package for milling and turning off the bar
Various NC rotary table versions
Tool measurement and tool management
CHIRON Laser Control
Various 3D touch probes
Direct path measuring system
Suctioning unit for the work area
Connection for central suctioning unit
Oil package (options for cutting oil processing)
Machining with minimal lubrication
Pneumatics and hydraulics for clamping devices
Automatic doors
Central lubrication system
Various built-in or customized automation solutions ( Variocell UNO, Variocell SYSTEM)

Innovation

Innovation FZ08 MT with Precision+

Precision+ for more precision

High-precision 6-sided complete machining on less than 3,1 m²

CHIRON MT: The fastest 6-sided complete machining with swivel head, turning spindle and opposed spindle for milling and turning from bars. The modular design of the FZ08 MT allows a customized configuration for various applications in numerous industries. The MT machining center is equipped with the new CHIRON swivel head with a torque drive for higher precision and surface accuracy.

Footprint of only 3,1 m²

Your advantage - compact, highly-precise, efficient, flexible

  • Highest precision and excellent precision surfaces
  • Direct torque drive for optimal swivel head kinematics
  • Multi-functional machining in a single machine (Milling, turning, drilling, threading, etc.)
  • Fully-fledged rotation function by turning spindle (up to 8,000 rpm / IT5)
  • Counter spindle for reverse-turning and 5-axis simultaneous milling
  • Optimized use of the working area through ingenious placement of the counter spindle
  • Reduce processing times with complete 6-sided machining from bar (up to 42 mm Ø)
  • Wear-free, highly dynamic linear direct drive axes in X, Y and Z
  • Direct measuring system in all axes
  • Very compact footprint (3.1 m²)
  • Automatic tool changing with pick-up method
  • Individual material supply solutions (bar loader / bar loading magazine / Variocell UNO/SYSTEM)
  • Integrated precast removal (slide, drawer)
  • Service friendly access to all auxiliary units (FluidTower)
  • Tool construction „Designed and Made in Germany“

1) Main spindle with swivel head

2) Turning spindle

3) Counter spindle

FZ08 FX Precision+

Low-piece-cost production with the greatest precision, surface accuracy and excellent dynamics

For uncompromising quality down to the smallest detail

Your advantage – compact, highly precise, efficient, flexible and up to 50% more productive than the previous FZ08

  • Highest precision and excellent precision surfaces
  • A highly dynamic milling spindles with 40,000 rpm and short start-up times of 1.9 sec
  • A/C kinematics with torque drives
  • Wear-free, highly dynamic linear direct drive axes in X, Y and Z
  • Direct measuring system in all axes
  • Very compact footprint (3.1 m²)
  • Automatic tool changing with pick-up method
  • Service friendly access to all auxiliary units (FluidTower)
  • Easy to upgrade with VARIOCELL UNO
  • Thermostable machine design thanks to water-cooled drives in the X, Y, Z and A & C axes and the milling spindle
  • Loading and unloading of the tool magazine during machining time
  • Mechanical tool breakage checking nearly parallel to machining time (option)
  • Machine tool construction „Designed and Made in Germany“

Technical data

Travel X-Y-Z
210-270-360 mm
Power, max.
14 kW (25% ED)
Spindle speed, max. up to
40.000 min-1
Chip-to-chip time from
ca. 2,3 sec
Torque, max.
7 Nm
Rapid feed, max.
75 / 75 / 100 m/min
Axis acceleration, max. X-Y-Z
10 / 20 /20 m/s²
Automatic workpiece change from
0,8 s
Number of tools, max.
40 / 64 / 96
Tool taper
HSK-A 40 (E 40)
Tool length, max.
200 mm
Tool weight, max.
1,2 kg
Control
Siemens 840 D sl

CHIRON sees customers for the cost-effective precision manufacturing on only 3,1 m2 within the automotive industry as well as the medical and precision technology industry

Manufacturing of a boneplate

DZ08 FX Precision+

Very fast and compact double-spindle machining center for efficient complete machining with five simultaneously controlled axes

Double productivity in a small space

Your advantage – compact, highly precise, efficient, flexible and up to 50% more productive than the previous DZ08

  • Highest precision and excellent precision surfaces
  • Two highly dynamic milling spindles with 40,000 rpm and short start-up times of 1.9 sec
  • A/C kinematics with torque drives
  • Wear-free, highly dynamic linear direct drive axes in X, Y and Z
  • Direct measuring system in all axes
  • Very compact footprint (3.1 m²)
  • Automatic tool changing with pick-up method
  • Service friendly access to all auxiliary units (FluidTower)
  • Easy to upgrade with VARIOCELL UNO
  • Thermostable machine design thanks to water-cooled drives in the X, Y, Z and A & C axes and the milling spindle
  • Loading and unloading of the tool magazine during machining time
  • Mechanical tool breakage checking nearly parallel to machining time (option)
  • Machine tool construction „Designed and Made in Germany“

Technical data

Travel X-Y-Z
210-270-360 mm
Spindle clearance
200 mm
Power, max.
14 kW (25% ED)
Spindle speed, max. up to
40.000 min-1
Chip-to-chip time from
ca. 3,0 sec
Torque, max.
7 Nm
Rapid feed, max.
75 / 75 / 100 m/min
Axis acceleration, max. X-Y-Z
10 / 17 /20 m/s²
Automatic workpiece change from
0,8 s
Number of tools, max.
2x20 / 2x32 / 2x48
Tool taper
HSK-A 40 (E 40)
Tool length, max.
200 mm
Tool weight, max.
1,2 kg
Control
Siemens 840 D sl

The new machining center DZ08 FX Precision+ achieves up to 50% more productivity in the production of impellers.

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