Vertical Grinding Center

FVGC-50 ‧ FVGC-60 ‧ FVGC-U60
Vertical Grinding Center
Features
Easy Setup, Flexible and Sealed for Grinding

The FVGC Series of vertical grinding machines is another prime example of Chevalier's position as the global leader in grinding technology. The series seamlessly increases efficiency and productivity for such industries as semiconductor, punch and aerospace, as well as other sectors for which these machines can be equipped. Workpieces in these fields primarily are a composite, single crystal silicon or brittle, along with other materials that present process challenges.

Specifications

Item Description FVGC-50
Capacity Max. table load 500 kg (1,100 lbs.)
Workpiece dimensions 850 x 510 x 660 mm (33.5" x 20.1" x 26.0")
Height from the table to ground 850 mm (33.5")
Table Table size 1,000 x 510 mm (39.4" x 20.1")
Travel X-travel 850 mm (33.5")
Y-travel 510 mm (20.1")
Z-travel 510 mm (20.1")
Spindle Spindle nose to table surface 150~660 mm (5.9"~26.0")
Spindle center to column 585 mm (23.0")
Spindle taper BBT40 
Spindle speed S/A package: 15,000 rpm
P package: 10,000 rpm 
Feed rate Rapid traverse (X/Y/Z) 36 / 36 / 24 m/min, optional 36 / 36 / 30 m/min (1,417 / 1,417 / 944 ipm, optional 1,417 / 1,417 / 1,181 ipm)
Cutting feed 1~10 m/min (39.3~393 ipm)
Automatic tool changer Tool storage capacity 24+1 arm type 
Max. tool diameter with adjacent tool Ø80 mm (Ø3.1")
Max. tool diameter without adjacent tool Ø150 mm (Ø5.9")
Max. tool length 300 mm (11.8")
Max. tool weight 7 kg (15.4 lbs.)
Motors Spindle motor Fanuc: 11 / 15 kW
Chevalier: 11 kW 
Axis motors (X/Y/Z) Fanuc: 1.8 / 1.8 / 2.5 kW
Chevalier: 3.9 / 3.9 / 5.9 kW 
Rotating axis motors (A/C) — 
Machine dimensions Floor space (W x L x H) 2,430 x 3,080 x 2,963 mm (95.7” x 121.3” x 116.7”)
Net weight 5,800 kg (12,700 lbs.)

Item Description FVGC-60
Capacity Max. table load 600 kg (1,320 lbs.)
Workpiece dimensions 1,020 x 610 x 680 mm (40.2" x 24.0" x 26.8")
Height from the table to ground 870 mm (34.2")
Table Table size 1,200 x 610 mm (47.2" x 23.6")
Travel X-travel 1,020 mm (40.2")
Y-travel 590 mm (23.2")
Z-travel 550 mm (21.7")
Spindle Spindle nose to table surface 130~680 mm (5.1"~26.8")
Spindle center to column 685 mm (27.0")
Spindle taper BBT40 
Spindle speed Direct type: 15,000 rpm, Optional 12,000 rpm 
Feed rate Rapid traverse (X/Y/Z) 36 / 36 / 24 m/min, optional 36 / 36 / 30 m/min
(1,417/ 1,417 / 944 ipm, optional 1,417 / 1,417 / 1,181 ipm)
Cutting feed 1~10 m/min (39.3~393 ipm)
Automatic tool changer Tool storage capacity 24+1 arm type 
Max. tool diameter with adjacent tool Ø80 mm (Ø  3.1")
Max. tool diameter without adjacent tool Ø150 mm (Ø5.9")
Max. tool length 300 mm (11.8")
Max. tool weight 7 kg (15.4 lbs.)
Motors Spindle motor Fanuc:11 / 15 kW 
Axis motors (X/Y/Z) Fanuc: 1.8 / 1.8 / 2.5 kW 
Rotating axis motors (A/C) — 
Machine dimensions Floor space (W x L x H) 2,800 x 3,580 x 3,036 mm (110.2" x 140.9" x 119.5")
Net weight 6,700 kg (14,700 lbs.)

Item Description FVGC-U60
Capacity Max. table load 100 kg (220 lbs.)
Workpiece dimensions Ø400 × H350 mm (Ø15.0" x H13.8")
Height from the table to ground 1,170 mm (46.1")
Table Table size Ø320 mm (12.0")
Travel X-travel 750 mm (29.5")
Y-travel 610 mm (24.0")
Z-travel 550 mm (21.7")
Spindle Spindle nose to table surface 20~570 mm (0.8"~22.4")
Spindle center to column 365 mm (14.4")
Spindle taper BBT40 
Spindle speed Direct type: 15,000 rpm 
Feed rate Rapid traverse (X/Y/Z) 36 / 36 / 30 m/min (1,417 / 1,417 / 1,181 ipm)
Cutting feed 10 m/min (393 ipm)
Automatic tool changer Tool storage capacity 30 + 1 arm type 
Max. tool diameter with adjacent tool Ø76 mm (Ø3.0")
Max. tool diameter without adjacent tool Ø150 mm (Ø5.9")
Max. tool length 300 mm (11.8")
Max. tool weight 7 kg (15.4 lbs.)
Motors Spindle motor Heidenhain :10 kW
Siemens : 11 kW 
Axis motors (X/Y/Z) Heidenhain :3.1 / 3.1 / 5.1 kW
Siemens : 3.05 / 3.05 / 5.5 kW 
Rotating axis motors (A/C) Heidenhain : 2.38 / 1.67 kW
Siemens : 2.85 / 1.71 kW 
Machine dimensions Floor space (W x L x H) 2,400 x 3,337 x 3,150 mm (94.5" x 131.4" x 124.0")
Net weight 7,050 kg (15.510 lbs.)
Application