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5 axis CNC Machining

On 18th December 2014 we installed our new Spinner 5 axis U620 machining center. This machine will enable us to process the most complex components with great efficiency and accuracy. In most cases this increased flexibility reduces the need for expensive fixtures, clamping devices which means we can save you some money, now that’s a good thing.


The company’s directors, realised that a move into five-axis machining would soon be required to increase output and productivity. In the past, they had encountered problems when integrating another CNC machine into the business.
These problems stemmed primarily from having independent suppliers of machine, cutting tools and CAM system, and the difficulty of coordinating them in a way that provided an acceptable time frame from order to operation.

An extensive review of five-axis machine tools resulted in the selection of a Spinner U620 with Siemens 820D controller.
However, before WGD would place the order for the machine, iCNC had to undertake to provide a total package including machine tool, cutting tools and CAM system. Spinner NZ formed a partnership with Iscar Tools and Delcam sales partner WorthyCAM to meet the challenge.


Some of the Spinner U620 key attributes:
  • Glass scale axis slide measurement. 0.001mm repeatable accuracy.
  • 12,000 RPM spindle speed (plus high speed head to 30,000rpm)
  • Through spindle coolant & coolant filtration.
  • Machining envelope: X620, Y600, Z500.

WGD Lead The Way

WGD have invested in LANG Work holding equipment manufactured in Germany.
LANG is the best in the world when it comes to workpiece holding. WGD has minimised the setup and transfer times of each job.

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WGD of New Zealand Install Delcam FeatureCAM

Accredited aeronautical and defence machinists Winston & Gordon Davies of Auckland, New Zealand, are renowned for their ultra-precision work which includes telescope components.

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New 5 Axis Machining On Site

On 18th December 2014 we installed our new Spinner 5 axis U620 machining center. This machine will enable us to process the most complex components with great efficiency and accuracy. In most cases this increased flexibility reduces the need for expensive fixtures, clamping devices which means we can save you some money, now that’s a good thing.

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