CNC profile machining center | MECAL KOSMOS

The “Kosmos” represent the most sold compact CNC machining centre of Mecal’s range. It can be configured with 3 or 4 axis and features a 6 kW (8.5 kW optional) electro-spindle, 10 tools magazine and automatic clamp positioning system. The “Kosmos” has been designed to work on aluminum, alloys and light gage steel. It is an ideal solution for aluminum windows, light fixtures, automotive parts and other medium-complex aluminum extrusion processing.
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Mecal Kosmos is a vertical spindle aluminum profile CNC machining centre available either in 3 or 4 axes. The machine can work with aluminum extrusions, as well as vinyl extrusions, light alloy and light steel profiles. It comes as standard with a 6 kW, 18000 rpm electro-spindle with ISO 30 tool holder system and a 10 tool magazine even if an 8.5 kW spindle is available as optional.

The 4 axes configuration features a rotating beam equipped with a clamping system to properly hold the extrusions during the machining process.

The Mecal Kosmos allows linear and circular interpolation on 3 axes (X,Y,Z). The A axis is the beam rotation on any angle within ±125° around X-axis. This enables machining on any surface generated by the rotation of the work-piece with standard tools

Using a drill, milling bit or a tap, it is possible to work on 3 sides of the profile, also the machine can perform end-milling operations by using milling cutter.

The 2 pneumatically operated reference stops are standard and located on each end of the rotating beam.


The Kosmos aluminum profile CNC machining centre can be equipped with head driven (DPM) or self motorized (MMI) clamps. The self motorized (MMI) clamps are capable to go to calculated positions moving simultaneously, independently and rapidly.


Programming both with Mecal ISO programming or Mecal CAD3D graphic CAD/CAM software are standard. Optional STEP/IGES driver CADLink is available for companies prefer to work with a third party 3D design software.

  • Vertical spindle CNC machining centre
  • Axes drive system is consisting of a servo controller and a brushless DC servomotor. Position is tracked by an incremental encoder integrated in the drive motor
  • Work pieces clamps are mounted on a servo controlled rotating beam
  • Work piece clamps slide on precision linear guide rails
  • Working area can be divided in two zones
  • By using the disc cutter, it is possible to carry out end-milling operations on both the ends of the work piece
  • Milling operations are performed with linear and circular interpolation of the X-Y-Z axes
  • Pneumatically operated flipping reference stops
  • Automatic and fast tool changing by using a tool magazine located in the middle of the machine in an embedded compartment. It can store 10 tools for milling, threading, end-milling as well as angle aggregates. Additional tool holders available as optionals.
  • Tool cooling via Minimum Quantity Lubrication
  • All slide ways and ball screws are lubricated through an automatic central lubrication system
  • Frontal safety door with increased visibility of the machining area
  • Pre-arranged for chip collector trays

  • Max working length: 4013mm (158")
  • Oversized machining capability up to twice the max. work-piece length capacity: 8,026mm (316")
  • Spindle power: 6kW
  • Spindle rotation speed variably up to 18000 rpm
  • Tool clamping system is ISO30
  • 10 positions tool magazine
  • Standard clamp width: 250mm (9.8")
  • Optional clamp width: 300mm (11.8")
  • Number of clamps in the standard configuration: 4
  • Beam rotation axis that allows the work-piece to be rotated within 250° (±125°) around X-axis
  • Electronic NC interface with a PC running on Windows 10 OS

  • Electrospindle air cooled, ISO30, 18000 rpm, 6 kW
  • Tool magazine with 10 tools capacity
  • 4 x Pneumatic clamps
  • 2 x flipping stops, pneumatically operated
  • Drawers for chips collection
  • Startup tool kit
  • Electronic NC interface with a PC running on Windows 10 OS.
  • CAD CAM 3D Graphic software

  • Automatic Positioning Clamps (MMI). Each clamp bar is equipped with a brushless DC motor-reducer assembly. Therefore, each clamp bar becomes an independent axis controlled by CNC unit. The program will display the locations for the clamps. With the confirmation of the operator, clamps are positioned simultaneously.
  • Extra clamps (DPM or MMI)
  • Extra tool magazine for aggregate tools
  • Probe for the automatic detection of the tool length
  • Bar code reader
  • Increase of the clamps to 300mm (11.8") useful
  • Electrospindle 8,5 Kw
  • Electrospindle 8.5 Kw with Encoder
  • CAM 3D Machining simulator
  • Drawer set for the chips and scrap pieces collection
  • Belt conveyor for chips and scrap pieces removal
  • Interface drive for third party window making software
  • CADLink 3D Driver to import STEP or IGES files
  • Horizontal 2 spindle aggregate
  • Saw blade aggregate Ø 120 – 215 mm (∅ 4¾" - 8.46")