DATRONs were designed for high-speed plastic machining.
It goes beyond machine capabilities with a DATRON. Everything from the machine construction to the vacuum workholding and tool design was developed to provide manufacturers with an efficient and effective CNC mill for precision acrylic machining.
Plastics are not easy to work with. Too much heat softens the material, and that impacts the cut quality. So, you need fast feed rates and a high RPM spindle to efficiently mill plastics. DATRONs reach spindle speeds up to 60,000 RPM. The hot chips must be removed from the cutting tool path quickly, so the cooling system has to be efficient. DATRONs use a minimum-quantity lubricant system with pressurized air that blasts chips out of the way.
Avoid cracks and chipping with DATRON's polished tools
DATRON’s line of carbide end mills include polished and balanced cutters. There are even tools specifically designed for acrylic machining. Combined with a high-speed spindle, the small tooling creates intricate details with ease and leaves burr-free finishes.
If you’re making acrylic parts that require precise details and a smooth surface finish, you need a rigid milling machine instead of a desktop CNC mill. DATRONs are built for precision machining with their rigid construction, high RPM spindles, and micro tooling. The smart control software and touch probe compensate for workholding disparities and any irregularities in your acrylic stock. So your parts stay consistently accurate.
Our DATRON experts help many customers bring manufacturing in-house. Reach out to our team to see which machine and accessories are the right fit for your parts.