CNC and Composites Divisions.

Capabilities and facilities available to clients.

Any enquiries to cnc@jackson.co.nz

CMS MX-5 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products.)
X Travel 10500mm
Y Travel 3800mm
Z Travel 2000m (2450mm Max part height)
Simultaneous 5-axis motion. Renishaw probe. Fanuc 31-ia high speed control. Precision machined epoxy floor with bolt down grid.
5-Axis Polystyrene hot-wire bow attachment 1240x600mm To process 6000x1200x600mm polystyrene blocks.

CMS Ares 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products.)
X Travel 6000mm
Y Travel 2600mm
Z Travel 1200m (1650mm Max part height)
Simultaneous 5-axis motion. 24000rpm spindle. Renishaw probe. Fanuc 31-ia high speed control. Vacuum spoil-board available.

3-Axis Router. (Foam rubber, Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products.)
X Travel 4300mm
Y Travel 1900mm
Z Travel 280mm
Vacuum spoil board, Additional Copy spindle.

Thermwood 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products, Production trimming)
X Travel 3000mm
Y Travel 3600mm
Z Travel 1200m
3+2 Positional 5-Axis. T-Slot grid + Vacuum spoil board available.

Thermwood 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products, Production trimming)
X Travel 3000mm
Y Travel 3200mm
Z Travel 1200m
3+2 Positional 5-Axis. T-Slot grid + Vacuum spoil board available.

Thermwood 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products Production trimming)
X Travel 3000mm
Y Travel 1500mm
Z Travel 1000m
3+2 Positional 5-Axis. T-Slot grid + Vacuum spoil board available.

Thermwood 5-Axis Machining center (Carbon and Glass Composites, Aluminium, Timber, Plastic products Production trimming)
X Travel 1500mm
Y Travel 3000mm
Z Travel 800m
3+2 Positional 5-Axis. T-Slot grid + Vacuum spoil board available.

Plotter cutter (Pre-preg, Dry fibers, Combo-mat, Fabric sheet, Paper. Vacuum hold down.)
X Travel 10000mm
Y Travel 2200mm
Max Thickness depends on material. 4mm rubber sheet approx power limit.

3-axis High-speed VMC Machining center. (Aluminium, Steels, Plastic. Through-spindle coolant 12000rpm)
X Travel 300mm
Y Travel 500mm
Z Travel 400mm
Fanuc 0i-MB with AICC.

The machining division has many pre-built precision box and truss structures to assist with fixturing your part.

Composite & Chemical processing.

Weatherometer
3x Mobile Tool temperature units. 9kw 150 degC.
Controlled Climate room. 6700mm x 7600mm Height 3000mm. (Door 6.7m x 3m tall) Operating temperature set range between 15-40 deg C.
Robot mounted sheer mixer for fast bulk catalyzing/initiating in 200L disposable headless drums.
400L Process sheer mixer with weighing scales and pump in/out.
4x RTM / LRTM Moulding pumping units.
GRP Fibreglass closed moulding production line (RTM and LRTM) Reticulated Vacuum system, Including Gelcoating facilities.
Bulk Urethane rubber processing facilities.
Resin Testing Research & Development lab
200L Drum heating.
Oven 1 – 4800mm x 2750mm Height 1900mm. Floor height loading. Max Temp 100 Deg C. Workpiece mounted thermocouples.
Oven 2 – 1400mm x 1000mm Height 1000mm. Max Temp 300 Deg C. Workpiece mounted thermocouples. Logging system.
Large product setout and assembly areas.
Putty epoxy spray equipment for high temperature hard-facing of tooling built from various substrates.
Large box-bagging equipment & experience for lamination of multiple cubic meter material stacks & bolding of polystyrene blocks.
Large sheet handling and storage facilities.
15,000L Resin, Catalyst, Acetone etc Bulk storage.
Manual composite trimming bays with extraction.

Software licences

Solidworks (Current version)
Mastercam (Current version)
Fusion 360.
Prosail.
V-Carve Suite.

Additional accepted file types.
Parasolids .X_T .X_B .XMT_TXT
Rhino .3DM
AutoCAD .DWG .DXF .DWF .DWFx
STEP .STP .STEP
Stereolithography .STL
ACIS .SAB .SAT
Autodesk Inventor .IPT .IAM .IDW
Cadkey .CDL
CATIA .MODEL .EXP .CATPart .CATProduct
EPS .AI .EPS
Geomagic Design .AD_PRT .AD_SMP
IGES .IGS
KeyCreator .CKD
Pro/E / Creo .PRT .ASM
Solid Edge .PAR .PSM .ASM
SpaceClaim .SCDOC
Unigraphics .PRT
VDA .VDA

General fabrication and engineering workshop facilities to assist with your project.

Colchester Lathe.
Knee Mill.
Mig, Tig, Arc welding & Plasma cutting equipment.
Cold cutting & Band saw.
Digital pipe bending.
Table saw.

Any enquiries to cnc@jackson.co.nz