Machine of the Month



The simple but innovative HORIZONTAL CENTER UNIVERSAL 4000 machining center with a 15.75" square pallet has a price-performance ratio that’s unmatched in high-precision small parts production.

In fact, this small-footprint 4-axis machine, while basic in its design, features advanced technologies that bring maximum efficiency and value to job shops across all manufacturing industry segments.


  • Spindle speeds of 12,000 or 20,000 rpm exceed various metal removal requirements
  • Automatic tool changer significantly reduces non-cut times
  • Reliable tool monitoring maximizes production efficiency
  • Tool storage capacities of 40, 80 or 120 tools ensures continuous operations
  • NC-positioning table provides precise 4-axis machining
  • Optional NC-rotary table offers accurate simultaneous 4-axis contouring
  • Mazak MX Hybrid Roller Guide System provides unmatched rigidity, speed and accuracy 
  • Coolant-cored ball screws help maintain a constant machine temperature
  • One-piece X-axis way cover prevents chip contamination for increased reliability
  • Heavy-duty machine base and column with three-point leveling creates high stability
  • SMART CNC offers easy programming and fast job setup
  • Easily pairs with hydraulic fixtures to further increase productivity

Machine Specifications

Specification Values
Capacity Pallet Size 15.750 in / 400 mm
Maximum Workpiece Diameter 24.800 in / 630 mm
Maximum Workpiece Height 35.430 in / 900 mm
Spindle Spindle Taper 40
Maximum Speed 12000 rpm
Motor Output (30 minute rating) 14.7 hp / 11 kw
Magazine Number of Tools 40
Feed Axes Travel (X Axis) 22.05 in / 560 mm
Travel (Y Axis) 25.20 in / 640 mm
Travel (Z Axis) 25.20 in / 640 mm