CNC Technology

We set a precedent in CNC development with the introduction of our MAZATROL programming language in 1981. And, over the last three decades, we’ve continued to improve upon this programming language to easily put infinite part production capabilities under your control.

MAZATROL makes it possible to run our machines using conversational or EIA/ISO programming. Available on all of our CNC systems, this proprietary programming language brings versatility and ease of use to your production floor.


MAZATROL SmoothAi

AI-POWERED PROGRAMMING FOR THE MOST COMPLEX PARTS

The next generation of MAZATROL Smooth CNC technology, the MAZATROL SmoothAi control and associated software packages deliver powerful digital enhancements that add efficiency and value throughout the machining process with the power of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning and advanced data management technology.

The control incorporates a wide variety of advanced programming functions that allow it to offer complete ease of use and ensure high-speed, high-accuracy machining performance.

Functions Include:

  • Solid MAZATROL utilizes 3D CAD data and AI-enhanced machining process selection to provide optimized MAZATROL programs.
  • SMOOTH Ai Spindle leverages AI technology to optimize cutting conditions and surface finishes through automatic spindle vibration detection.
  • Ai Thermal Shield ensures stable machining accuracy through machine-learning-enhanced heat displacement compensation.
  • MAZATROL TWINS provides complete machine simulations to give programmers the ability to access virtual machines in their offices.
  • SMOOTH CAM Ai gives operators the ability to simulate and analyze data for multiple machines and optimize machining parameters in real time.
  • SMOOTH Robot Cell Controller simplifies programming and using robots with dedicated management software for high-mix/low-volume production.
  • SMOOTH Project Manager allows users to synchronize the data associated with machining programs across an entire manufacturing facility, including to virtual machines created with MAZATROL TWINS.
  • SMOOTH Machining Configuration (SMC) enables real-time process optimization with slider switches that allow operators to vary a wide range of cutting parameters.
  • SMC Plus serves as an optional software module that assists operators in correcting tool contact points in EIA programs using 3D part models for improved accuracy and part quality.

Ergonomics also play an important role in the functionality of this control. A large 19" display presents all of the critical machine data on a single page, while the tilt control panel allows for optimal positioning based on operator height. For additional functionality, an optional second screen can provide data from SMOOTH Ai Spindle, SMOOTH PMC and SMOOTH RCC. An intuitive multi-touch screen enables fast and smooth programming operations. An SD card allows the CNC to store up to 32GB of data.

MAZATROL SmoothX

Revolutionary Programming for Highly Complex Part Production

As the fastest, most progressive CNC on the market, the MAZATROL SmoothX brings extreme productivity advantages to the most demanding machining operations. It ensures the shortest possible machining cycle times, especially in fine increment programs for simultaneous 5-axis operations and free-form die-mold machining.

The control incorporates a wide variety of advanced programming functions that allow it to offer complete ease of use and ensure high-speed, high-accuracy machining performance.

Functions Include:

  • Super High-Speed Mode helps provide maximum interpolation capabilities.
  • High Gain Feed Forward Control boosts machining speed and accuracy.
  • Fast Rotary Axis Speeds optimize gear skiving and rotary axis threading.
  • Variable Acceleration Control calculates optimal acceleration for a combination of axes.
  • Intelligent Pocket Milling engages a high-efficiency toolpath when milling part cavities.
  • Smooth Corner Control makes cutter path adjustments to help shorten cycle times.
  • Orbit Machining allows a machining center with a C-axis to turn complex features on parts.
  • Position Controlled Hobbing provides fast, convenient hobbing and skiving operations.
  • Real Time Tuning ensures optimal machining balance as workpiece weight changes.

Ergonomics also play an important role in the functionality of this control. A large 19" display presents all of the critical machine data on a single page, while the tilt control panel allows for optimal positioning based on operator height. An intuitive multi-touch screen enables fast and smooth programming operations. An SD card allows the CNC to store up to 32GB of data.

MAZATROL SmoothG

Highly Optimized Programming for Complex Part Production

The MAZATROL SmoothG makes it easy to generate programs for processing complex parts through off-centerline machining as well as angled drilling, milling and tapping.

The control incorporates a wide variety of advanced programming functions that allow it to offer complete ease of use and ensure high-speed, high-accuracy machining performance.

Functions Include:

  • High Gain Feed Forward Control boosts machining speed and accuracy.
  • Fast Rotary Axis Speeds optimize gear skiving and rotary axis threading.
  • Variable Acceleration Control calculates optimal acceleration for a combination of axes.
  • Intelligent Pocket Milling engages a high-efficiency toolpath when milling part cavities.
  • Smooth Corner Control makes cutter path adjustments to help shorten cycle times.
  • Orbit Machining allows a machining center with a C-axis to turn complex features on parts.
  • Position Controlled Hobbing provides fast, convenient hobbing and skiving operations.
  • Real Time Tuning ensures optimal machining balance as workpiece weight changes.

Ergonomics also play an important role in the functionality of this control. A large 19" display presents all of the critical machine data on a single page, while the tilt control panel allows for optimal positioning based on operator height. An intuitive multi-touch screen enables fast and smooth programming operations. An SD card allows the CNC to store up to 32GB of data.

MAZATROL SmoothC

Advanced Programming for Complex Part Production

Mazak’s latest MAZATROL SmoothC technology is simple but innovative. It has both new and improved features that enhance cutting capabilities. The MAZATROL SmoothC makes it easy for operators to generate programs for basic turning, milling, drilling and tapping operations.

The control incorporates a wide variety of advanced programming functions that allow it to offer complete ease of use and ensure high-speed, high-accuracy machining performance.

Functions Include:

  • Rapid Overlap uses arcing motion between programmed stopping points to shorten cycle times.
  • Smooth CAM RS simulates SMOOTH controls on a remote PC.
  • High Gain Feed Forward Control boosts machining speed and accuracy.
  • Variable Acceleration Control calculates optimal acceleration for a combination of axes.
  • Intelligent Pocket Milling engages a high-efficiency toolpath when milling part cavities.
  • Smooth Corner Control makes cutter path adjustments to help shorten cycle times.
  • Orbit Machining allows a machining center with a C-axis to turn complex features on parts.
  • Position Controlled Hobbing provides fast, convenient hobbing and skiving operations.
  • Real Time Tuning ensures optimal machining balance as workpiece weight changes.

MATRIX 2

Advanced Programming for highly complex workpiece geometries

The MATRIX 2 CNC makes it easy to generate programs for multi-tasking and simultaneous 5-axis operations as well as automated processes. It features advanced hardware and software functions that ensure fast processing speeds, excellent cornering and superior surface finish in highly complex part production. The CNC accommodates up to nine axes and stores up to 20GB of program data. It also features an extended card for connection to field networks.

MATRIX NEXUS 2

Optimized Programming for Complex Workpiece Geometries

The MATRIX NEXUS 2 CNC makes it easy to generate programs for angled drilling, milling or tapping operations. It features advanced hardware and software functions that help ensure high productivity and performance in complex part production. The CNC can simultaneously control up to three axes, handle the continuous control of second spindles and save up to 20GB of program data.

SMART

Quick, Easy Programming for Semi-Complex Part Production

The SMART CNC makes it easy to generate programs for basic turning, milling, drilling and tapping operations. Its conversational programming enables entry-level operators to quickly program jobs at the machine, which contributes to fast setup times. The CNC accommodates up to four axes and two spindles and can save as many as 512 programs.