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CNC Vertical Machining Centre 5-Axis Double Column


Accuracy results from Dah Lih's care to every detail. The DMX-500 is suitable for complex die, mold and precision parts machining.

  • Double column construction exhibits exceptional stability in high speed machining.
  • Choice of 12000 or 15000rpm direct-drive spindle.
  • X, Y and Z-Axes are all mounted with roller type linear motion guides featuring outstanding heavy load capacity.
  • Innovative thermal compensation function for spindle.

Specifications: DAH LIH - DMX-500

Table diameter ø500 mm ø19.68"
Max workpiece size ø500 x 420 mm ø19.68 x 16.53"
T-slot number (width) 4 (14 mm H7) 4 (0.55" H7)
A-Axis (tilting table)
Angle +30° to -120° +30° to -120°
Motor α22i Servo 8.2kW α22i Servo 11hp
Max speed 11.1 rpm 11.1 rpm
Max table load - horizontal 250 kg 551 lb
C-Axis (rotating table)
Angle 360° 360°
Motor α8i α8i
Max speed 16.6 rpm 16.6 rpm
Max table load - vertical 300 kg 661.38 lb
X-Axis travel 600 mm 23.62"
Y-Axis travel 900 mm 35.43"
Z-Axis travel 560 mm 22.04"
Distance spindle nose to table 30 - 590 mm 1.18 - 23.22"
Distance between columns 1040 mm 40.94"
Guideway type X-Axis linear roller linear roller
Guideway type Y-Axis linear roller linear roller
Guideway type Z-Axis linear roller linear roller
Rapid traverse X-Axis 30 M/min 1181.09"/min
Rapid traverse Y-Axis 30 M/min 1181.09"/min
Rapid traverse Z-Axis 30 M/min 1181.09"/min
Cutting feedrate 1 - 20 M/min 0.04 - 787"/min
Min input increment 0.001 mm 0.0001"
Drive system direct drive direct drive
Spindle motor (30 min rating) upgrade 11kW (15kW) upgrade 15hp (22.5hp)
Taper BBT40, Big Plus BBT40, Big Plus
Speed 12000 rpm 12000 rpm
Tool magazine capacity 24 tools (*40/60) 24 tools (*40/60)
Max tool weight 7 kg 15.43 lb
Max tool length 300 mm 11.81"
Max tool diameter ø75 mm ø2.95"
Max tool diameter (adjacent empty) ø150 mm ø5.90"
Tool selection random random
Tool to tool change time
Positioning accuracy
Repeatability accuracy
Electrical approval CSA SPE-1000 CSA SPE-1000
Power required 36kVA 36kVA
Voltage required 600V or 220V 600V or 220V
Air pressure required 5-7 bar 75-110 psi
Coolant tank capacity 300 L 79.25 US gal
The manufacturer reserves the right to modify the design, specifications and/or colour of the machine without prior notice.

Standard Accessories

  • 24-tool CAM type ATC
  • Automatic lubrication equipment
  • Enclosed splash guard
  • Coolant and air gun
  • Coolant around spindle
  • Spindle oil chiller
  • Chip flush/wash system
  • Chip conveyor-spiral (screw) type + chip wagon
  • Removable MPG manual pulse generator
  • Automatic power off
  • Linear scale for rotary & tilting axes
  • Electric cabinet heat exchanger
  • Call light (3-color)
  • Work light
  • Door inter-lock safety switch
  • Levelling bolts, nuts and pads
  • Tool kit

Included Accessories

  • Set of pull studs
  • Coolant through spindle (50 bar)
  • Powerful coolant pump (6 bar)
  • Air through spindle system
  • External air blast
  • Oil skimmer system
  • 5th axis control with 4-axis simultaneous function
  • Alarm buzzer
  • Transformer

Optional Accessories

  • 40-tool CAM type ATC
  • 60-tool CAM type ATC
  • BBT40 15000 rpm direct drive spindle 25hp
  • BBT 20000 rpm built-in type spindle
  • BBT 24000 rpm built-in type spindle
  • Coolant through ball screw on 3 axes
  • Oil mist collection system
  • Chip conveyor-flat type + chip wagon
  • Graphite filtering system
  • 5th axis control with 5-axis simultaneous function
  • Automatic centering device
  • Automatic tool measuring device
  • Automatic workpiece measuring device
  • Tool breakage detection device
  • Linear scale for X, Y & Z axes
  • Electric cabinet air conditioner