CORCOM

High-quality modular components for machine tools

    CORCOM

    High-quality modular components for machine tools

    Core Components – CORCOM is a business unit within the FFG Group with sites in Rottenburg (Germany) and Kecskemét (Hungary). This business unit delivers to a range of FFG brands, such as MAG, FFG plants, Jobs and Witzig & Frank, as well as notable external customers. It supplies high-tech components based on the modular design principle for machine tools and other industrial applications.

    The "plug & play"-enabled core components supplied by CORCOM include spindles, rotary tables, tool magazines, disc changers and fluid cabinets. The entire value chain from development and production to installation of these components is carried out for the most part internally or with competent partners. This guarantees us and you the highest quality of components and lean development and production processes.

    SITES

    Rottenburg

    Competence center for:

    • Development of modular platforms
    • Motor and gear spindles
    • Rotary tables
    • Multi-axis swivel heads
    • Adapter plates
    • Precision machining

    Kecskemét (Hungary)

    Competence center for:

    • Development of modular platforms
    • Tool magazines
    • Pallet changers
    • Fluid cabinets/fluid units
    • Chucks
    • Precision machining of large cubic parts
    • Welding of complex parts

    COMPONENTS

    Entirely individual solutions for the most demanding requirements

    The world's leading machine tool manufacturers and other industrial companies are already benefiting from our solution expertise and product diversity. All components in common: modular design along with the highest level of quality and overall efficiency.

    COMPETENCIES

    EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR HIGH-QUALITY COMPONENTS

    Highly modular, cost-effective components from CORCOM support you in your development and manufacturing process for high-precision system solutions. We seamlessly cover the entire value chain.

    SPINDLES

    ROTARY TABLES

    COMPLEX WELDED PARTS

    PALLET CHANGERS

    TOOL MAGAZINES

    Additional components available

    These motor spindles with automatic tool clamping are ideally suited for all processing tasks common to machining centers. They feature an excellent price-performance ratio. Their modular design and wide range of variants and options make them ideal for almost every requirement. Our global customers have been successfully using this spindle series for over a decade. Reliability and a long service life are particular features of this spindle.

    Areas of application

    • Universal spindles for milling, drilling, boring and reaming on machining centers


    Advantages

    • Compact design, high power density
    • Modular system with uniform interface, compatible with all common controls
    • Wide variety of options
    • Ideally suited for use in the automotive industry

    Turning spindles with a standardized tool interface are ideally suited as the main spindles for turning centers. These spindles can be installed horizontally or suspended vertically. Upright vertical installation is possible as an option. The use of synchronous motors ensures the highest power density for the drive. Spindle bearing selection enables the motor spindle to be adapted to the customer-specific performance requirements.

    Areas of application

    • Main spindles for turning centers


    Advantages

    • Compact design, large spindle bore
    • Extremely precise positioning via Heidenhain ERM measuring system
    • Great dynamics and low thermal loss due to the use of synchronous motors

    The swivel milling head for horizontal and vertical machining ensures excellent work results due to its perfectly matched drive, bearing and spindle components. The reliable production of contour surfaces is assured by a high-resolution direct measuring system and the integrated monitoring sensors on the actuators. Both high-speed machining of integral components and heavy-duty cutting with a swivel axis clamped in any position are possible.

    Advantages

    • 5-axis machining in a single setup
    • High power density for materials with difficult machining characteristics
    • A uniform interface with adapter solutions allows installation on different machine types
    • 5-axis machining of any contours

    Our gear headstocks with switchable 1:4 (1:6) transmission are true all-rounders. The spindle with automatic tool clamping is extremely robust and has been used successfully around the world for over ten years. This gear spindle is suitable both for heavy machining at low speeds with high torques as well as for lighter machining at high speeds.

    Areas of application

    • Heavy machining at low speeds in steel, cast iron, titanium and CGI
    • Lighter machining at speeds up to 10,000 rpm


    Advantages

    • Extremely robust design
    • High speeds and supreme torques due to switchable transmission stage 1 : 4 (1 : 6)
    • Extremely easy to service design, since the spindle is inserted from the front

    Horizontal rotary tables for horizontal and vertical machining centers. Their high positioning accuracy results from backlash-free drive via two tandem torque motors and a high-resolution absolute measuring system. An extremely rigid bearing and symmetrical structure ensure excellent machining results even over large distances.

    Areas of application

    • Universal rotary table for horizontal and vertical machining centers
    • Highly dynamic machining of light workpieces, such as aluminum


    Advantages

    • Superior dynamics
    • Backlash-free drive enables outstanding control accuracy
    • High flexibility due to a modular design principle

    Rotary tables for horizontal and vertical machining centers. The rigid structure and a generously dimensioned clamp enable maximum cutting performance. A backlash-free direct drive combined with a high resolution measuring system ensure high positioning accuracy and reliable manufacturing processes. These rotary tables are available in sizes Ø 400 mm up to Ø 1,000 mm. Their drive parameters can be adjusted from "highly dynamic" to "heavy duty".

    Areas of application

    • Universal rotary table for horizontal machining centers
    • Heavy workpieces with high machining forces: steel, cast iron, titanium, high-strength cast iron materials like CGI
    • Highly dynamic machining of light workpieces, such as aluminum


    Advantages

    • High dynamics or large load bearing capacity
    • Backlash-free drive enables outstanding control accuracy
    • High flexibility due to a modular design principle

    Combined horizontal and vertical rotary table. This enables 5-axis machining operations in a machining center. High positioning accuracy results from backlash-free drive via three torque motors and high-resolution absolute measuring systems. An extremely rigid bearing and symmetrical structure enable free-form surface milling.

    Areas of application

    • Mold and die making
    • Highly dynamic machining of light workpieces, such as aluminum


    Advantages

    • Backlash-free drive enables outstanding control accuracy and simultaneous machining
    • 5-axis machining in a single setup
    • Large interference diameter

    This rotary table enables the integration of turning and milling operations in a stand-alone machine, thus increasing its flexibility. Its different clamping options make it suitable for a wide range of applications. A high-resolution direct measuring system facilitates the machining of contours. An integrated clamping system even enables heavy machining operations in clamped position.

    Areas of application

    • Horizontal and vertical machining centers


    Advantages

    • Turning and milling operations in a single setup
    • 5-axis machining in a single setup
    • Machining of free-form surfaces

    Machine beds along with their columns are the structural elements that determine machine geometry. Meeting these requirements imposes high demands in terms of rigidity, vibration characteristics, attenuation, and accuracy. Economic constraints also require weight-optimized designs.

    Areas of application

    • Turning and milling machines of all sizes and machining processes
    • Gear cutting machines
    • Plastic injection molding machines
    • Measuring equipment


    Advantages

    • Welded beds offer a high degree of flexibility for short lead times
    • Welded beds feature a weight-optimized design that conserves resources
    • All beds meet the geometrical dimensions/tolerances and are delivered with corresponding quality documents

    Columns along with the machine bed are the structural elements that determine machine geometry. Meeting these requirements imposes high demands in terms of rigidity, vibration characteristics, attenuation, and accuracy. Economic constraints and requirements for machine dynamics demand weight-optimized designs.

    Areas of application

    • Milling machines of all sizes and machining processes
    • Gear cutting machines


    Advantages

    • Welded columns offer a high degree of flexibility for short lead times
    • Welded columns feature weight-optimized design with increased stiffness compared to cast iron columns
    • All columns meet the geometrical dimensions/tolerances and are delivered with corresponding quality documents

    Structural parts determining function and geometry are manufactured for different areas of machine tool construction and machinery/general engineering. These are realized as welded or cast designs and produced ready-to-install. Structural elements include the likes of H-plates, carriage or slide units, component or workpiece carriers, consoles, base frames and fixtures.

    Areas of application

    • Turning and milling machines of all sizes and machining processes
    • Gear cutting machines
    • Machines and equipment for machinery/general engineering


    Advantages

    • Specific design together with the customer with regard to cost optimization
    • Flexibility with respect to quantities for welded constructions and a short lead time
    • All elements meet the geometrical dimensions/tolerances and are delivered with corresponding quality documents

    Pallet changers move the pallet with its workpiece from the setup station into the machine tool's working area. These changers are designed as 180° hydraulic swivel changers. They are characterized by their high load capacity and secure and precise pallet positioning.
    Our pallet changers are optionally available with hydraulic workpiece clamping.

    Areas of application

    • Machining centers in the medium and larger machining range
    • Machining of parts with higher quantities and workpiece weights


    Advantages

    • Rapid loading and unloading of workpieces
    • High load capacity up to 3000 kg (pallet + workpiece)
    • Secure and precise pallet positioning

    Cost-effective tool magazines for a maximum of 40 tools. The tools are stored in special double brackets. Using the pick-up mechanism results in fast tool provision and thus a short chip-to-chip time.

    Areas of application

    • Horizontal and vertical machining centers that require short tool change times


    Advantages

    • Simple, compact and cost-effective design
    • Fast tool readiness and short chip-to-chip times
    • Optional drill breakage control for safeguarding production

    Cost-effective tool magazines for production operations requiring a maximum of 60 to 137 tools. The tools are stored in special double brackets. The drum magazine is exactly positioned by an NC drive unit. Fast tool provisioning is achieved by a linear tool handling device with NC drive. This handling device has integrated, active tool taper cleaning and it feeds the tool into the tool changer during machine operation.

    Areas of application

    • Machining centers with higher cutting performance and increased tool storage needs


    Advantages

    • Higher tool storage capacity (up to 137 tools) than with traditional disc magazines
    • Exact positioning via NC drive and thus wear-free in contrast to chain magazines (linear expansion)
    • Fast tool readiness and thus short chip-to-chip times

    Different design variants as a main magazine with short tool change time due to integrated buffer/shuttle discs, or as an extension magazine in combination with disc magazines, for example. A shuttle system with the option of integrated, active taper cleaning changes the tool into the buffer disc(s) or disc magazine during machine operation.

    Areas of application

    • Medium and large machining centers with higher cutting performance and increased tool storage needs


    Advantages

    • Higher tool storage capacity (up to 116 tools) than with traditional disc magazines
    • Very short tool change times given the use of buffer discs, resulting in short chip-to-chip times
    • Options for use in single- or multi-spindle machines due to modular design

    Rack-type magazines with cassettes are a cost-effective alternative to other tool magazine systems. The use of cassettes with a capacity of up to 50 slots can optimize setup procedures. A high storage capacity of up to 400 tools enables a larger number of workpieces to be produced without tool replacement.

    Areas of application

    • Medium and large machining centers with increased tool storage needs


    Advantages

    • Retooling with complete tool sets during the machining cycle by means of cassettes
    • High flexibility due to special cassettes for particular tools with large dimensions
    • Short access time due to high travel speed (160 m/min)
    • High process reliability with minimal retooling effort

    ENGINEERING AND CONTRACT MANUFACTURING

    FFG offers you maximum performance and efficiency

    In addition to a comprehensive range of components, you can also rely on CORCOM to benefit from its extensive know-how in the fields of engineering and contract manufacturing.

    You can thus always depend on individual solutions and components that provide maximum performance and overall efficiency.

    • Engineering and design of modular building blocks
    • Design of customer-specific solutions
    • Design of welding equipment
    • Resident engineers, renting of construction capacity
    • Design of special fixtures
    • Cost-effective manufacture based on customer drawings – from single parts up to medium batch sizes – in our modern, temperature-controlled production facilities
    • Ready-to-install delivery of all workpieces, in consultation with the customer, including 3D measurement record
    • Procurement of the raw material based on your planning
    • Available production area of 3000 m 2
    • Cranes for lifting 1, 10 and 25 t
    • Welding workstations for MIG, MAG and TIG welding processes
    • Welding setup for thin and thick plate welding
    • Part weights up to a maximum of 25 t
    • Welding technology consulting for products and customers (optimization of cost/weight)
    • Additional production capacities using external partners (e.g. aluminum welding, flame cutting, laser cutting)
    • Available production area of 2900 m 2
    • Cranes for lifting small and medium-sized mechanisms of 5 t, large mechanisms of 10/25 t
    • Machining using turning, grinding, drilling and milling processes
    • Design for production of individual parts as well as small and medium batch sizes
    • DNC networking of all CNC machines (COSCOM system)
    • Preparatory NC programming (COSCOM and TEBIS system)
    • Available assembly area of 2000 m 2
    • Cranes for lifting 5, 10 and 25 t
    • Qualified staff for mechanical assembly units
    • Specialists for conducting pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical installation work
    • Staff qualified in conducting commissioning
    • State of the art machining centers are used to provide complete machining of complex and highly precise cubic and rotationally symmetrical workpieces for the machinery/general engineering sectors

    HISTORY

    Leading machine tools competence since 1961

    • 1961
    • 1975
    • 1993
    • 1994
    • 2007
    • 2008
    • 2009
    • 2011
    • 2015
    • 2016

    1961

    Founding of Hüller Rottenburg GmbH; standard machine range: construction of milling, articulated spindle drilling, thread cutting and special machines for internal and external grinding

    1975

    Acquisition of Karl Hüller GmbH by Thyssen Industrie AG and merger with Hille Henschel; integration of Hüller Rottenburg GmbH as a plant within Hüller Hille GmbH

    1993

    Rottenburg becomes the central Hüller Hille production plant for tool changers and NBH components

    1994

    Founding of "Thyssen Production Systems Kft." as a "greenfield investment" in Kecskemét

    2007

    ThyssenKrupp Technologies sells the plant in Kecskemét to MAG Boehringer

    2008

    Founding of MAG CORCOM GmbH and integration of the Rottenburg, Kecskemét and Hebron plants into a single business unit

    2009

    CORCOM becomes a competence center for core components and develops and produces for the globally represented MAG sites (lead engineering responsibility)

    2011

    Increased activities also for external customers and expansion of the product range plus insourcing of components

    2015

    Acquisition by FFG Group

    2016

    CORCOM becomes an independent business unit and strengthens its global business activities within the enlarged group of companies

    Point of contact

    We will be happy to help you

    You are searching for high-quality modular components for machine tools or other industrial applications?
    Then we surely have the right solution to meet your needs.

    Rottenburg plant

    Alexander Föll
    Sales
    Tel. +49 7472 168 306
    alexander.foell@mag-ias.com

    Kecskemét plant

    János Gábor
    Sales
    Tel. +36 76 517 156
    janos.gabor@mag-ias.com