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Giddings and Lewis CNC Horizontal Boring-Jig Mill Retrofits and Control systems.
CNC Retrofit upgrade, Replacement parts and service for: Devlieg, Giddings and Lewis (G&L), Lucas, Union, Wotan,Pratt and Whitney, Supermill, Numura, TOS, Titan, Toshiba, Mitsubishi, Cincinnati Gilbert, Scharmann Horizontal Milling Machines

Giddings and Lewis Horizontal Boring Mill CNC retrofit

Giddings and Lewis 5" 350T Horizontal Boring Mill CNC retrofit upgrade.

This G&L 5" 350T boring mill belongs to KD Machine in New Castle, PA. The shop purchased it used for $125,000 in 2013 and had it retrofitted by Bill Myers of CNC Services East, Monaca, PA, who installed a new Centroid M400 CNC control along with new axis servo motors. Kenny, owner of KD Machine says the boring mill has already paid for itself and "its so easy to run even I can do it" Featured in Modern Machine Shop Magazine..click here to read the article..

The 350T G&L is the newest addition to the Horizontal line up at KD Machine. This machine is one of five horizontals equipped with Centroid M400 CNC controls. The first one is about 6 years old. Kenny says he keeps coming back to Centroid since the control makes it easy to get the work thru the shop and out the door.
KD Machine specializes in large parts and serves the railroad and oil industries.

  G&L Horizontal boring mill machining a part
G&L operators use Centroid's Intercon Conversational Programming to program parts
Easy part programming right at the machine. Easy to verify your work, see graphics of the toolpath as you program. "Fill in the blank" Canned Cycles.
CNC Horizontal Milling machine part programming with conversational
Jig mill boring a hole with Centroid CNC control.
   
Floor Type G&L CNC Retrofit with Centroid M400 CNC control
G&L Floot Type Horizontal CNC Boring Mill retrofit
7" G&L Floor type Horizontal Milling machine. 30 ft. X travel and 10 ft. Y travel. Previously retrofitted with a Allen Bradley control, this machine was upgraded to a Centroid M400 CNC control to fix reliability problems with the old system. This machine is located in Astoria, OR, owned by A.F Dick Manufacturing and was retrofitted by Marc Leonard, CNC Services Northwest and Jerry Kohler of Advanced Machinery Resources.
 
G&L 5" Horizontal Table Mill CNC Upgrade. 12 ft. (X) by 54" (Y) Travel
Giddings and Lewis 5" Table Mill CNC retrofit photo Also located at A.F. Dick Manufacturing this 5" Giddings and Lewis Table Mill has 12 feet of X travel and 54" of Y travel. This machine has been running with the Centroid M400 since 2010 and was upgraded to solve reliability problems with the old control system and to make programming easier. New AC Brushless servo motors were installed on all axes during the Centroid CNC installation.
CNC programming a G&L 5" Table Mill
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