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9th September 2019

Retrofitting a 4th axis to a Hardinge VMC600II

CNC Machine Maintenance


Retrofitting a 4th axis to a 10 year old Hardinge VMC600II that's never had a 4th axis fitted.

It was a bit of a challenge, but a satisfying job. I had to dig deep into the PLC to find the option bits to allow it to run!


We keep a large range of CNC machine tool spares and genuine parts in stock for your machines and if we don’t have it, we can find it!

Please contact us using the red button at the top of this page. We can help you book a service, quote you for a repair, or help you purchase the best quality parts for your business.

Retrofittting a 4th axis to a hardinge VMC600II

Retrofittting a 4th axis
Regular Servicing and Alignment Checks

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4th August 2019

A great way to optimise your machine's performance is through regular servicing and alignment checks.

Siemens 828D and 840D controls have in-built functionality to carry out circulatory testing and drive tuning; this allows the user to check and tune and prevent mismatches between interpolation axes.

HMI Alarm Page on Siemens 840D

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17th September 2019

Our customer was experiencing intermittent PLC stop issues that were hindering production.

Unfortunately, the HMI alarm page on Siemens 840D & 810D didn't give enough information for engineers to correctly diagnose the route cause PLC stop issues. This is a common complaint that can be hard to diagnose without the right equipment.


A family business established in 2016, Control CNC Services Ltd. has over 30 years of experience in the CNC machine tool industry. 

Our engineers support all aspects of CNC applications. We provide a total breakdown solutions package; whether the fault is mechanical, electrical, electronic, software, control, or drive, our multi-disciplined engineers will resolve the problem.

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