Fives SAS

06/13/2023 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/13/2023 06:55

Fives to supply a Giddings & Lewis VTC to PETERSEN Inc.

Fives to supply a Giddings & Lewis VTC to PETERSEN Inc.

USAMaterial Removal
13 june 2023

In April, Fives was awarded a contract from PETERSEN Inc. for a Giddings & Lewis Vertical Turning Center dedicated to precision machining.

This VTC adjustable rail vertical turning center will feature a 2,500 mm (98.43 in) table , and adjustable rail with a maximum height of 2,755mm (108.5 in). The machine offers 82 kW (110 hp) maximum power and 30,000 kg (66,000 lbs) load capacity. It will also be equipped with a Y-axis milling attachment for manufacturing part features off-center of the table axis, and a programmable B-axis milling attachment for milling and drilling off-angled part features. .

The machine will be designed and manufactured at Fives Giddings & Lewis in Fond du Lac, WI, USA before being installed in early 2024 at Petersen Inc. in Ogden, Utah, USA.

Established in 1961, PETERSEN Inc. offers complete fabrication, advanced manufacturing and machining services for nuclear, petrochemical, aerospace, mining and industrial projects, equipment and parts.

View our line-up of turning solutions here.

Congratulations to Fives Giddings & Lewis' teams, especially to Christopher Gobeli, Technical Sales Engineer, John Shaw and Micah Mullins, Regional Sales Managers.