Explorer 1

Standard Features & Equipment:

  • 3-Axis CNC Vertical Drilling Center
  • Capable of Drilling, Slotting, Milling, and Tapping
  • Y-Axis and Z-Axis Positioning is Servo Controlled with a Ball Screw
  • X-Axis Positioning is Servo Controlled with FMB’s Rotary Automatic Material Indexing System
    • Allows for pieces up to 98ft to be
      indexed in a single movement
    • Work up to 98ft long pieces from End to End
  • 15″ Color Touchscreen Control is very Intuitive so Machine Programming is easy and simple
  • Material Table – Easy Selection of Part Dimensions
  • Tool Table – Create and Save Tools
  • Part Measurement System
    • When a part is loaded into the Explorer 1, it uses a laser
      to find the incoming edge of the part.
    • It then measures the height and width of the loaded piece to confirm
      the actual part dimensions match the programmed dimensions.
  • Mist Lubrication System includes through tool coolant
  • Remote/Offline Programming is Available

Technical Specifications:

Max Incoming Part Length – X-Axis 98ft
Y-Axis Travel 16-1/2″
Z-Axis Travel 25-1/2″
Max Part Width 17-3/4″
Min Part Width 1-1/2″
Max Part Height 11-7/8″
Min Part Height 3/8″
Max Drilling Diameter 1-1/4″
Min Drilling Diameter 1/5″
X-Axis and Y-Axis Positioning Speed 30 ft/min
X-Axis (material indexing speed) 18 ft/min
Max Spindle Speed 3,000 RPM
Spindle Power 8.25 HP
Tool Holder ISO 40

FMB Explorer 1 Spec Sheet Download FMB Explorer 1 – Spec Sheet