Shibaura Machine Talks Nano Technology with Machine Tools

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ELK GROVE VILLAGE, IL, June 1, 2021 - 

It might be high precision parts for the automotive or aerospace industries.  Or perhaps complex shaped parts required in the medical, oil & gas, or space and defense industries. Whatever the industry, when precision, accuracy and reliability are of the utmost importance many manufactures start exploring nano processing technology to support their customer needs. 

While being a well-known and respected manufacturer of “mother machines” for over a century, Shibaura Machine is also no stranger in supporting customers with nano processing technology machines. In order for our customers to meet the requirements of their most demanding applications needing nanometer level surface finishes or extremely precise freeform surfaces, the Nano Processing Technology High Precision Machining UVM series is available.

Enabling New Manufacturing Processes

Shibaura Machine’s UVM series provides high productivity through fast acceleration, feed rates, and spindle speeds up to 60,000 rpm while assuring the highest degree of precision on the part. The UVM series is a bridge style machine available in both 4 and 5 axes configurations focusing on providing solutions specifically in the manufacturing of precision molds for automotive headlight lens and other high precision components for the manufacturing of memory chips, aerospace, medical, consumer products and telecommunications industries components.  

Users can obtain the highest precision on a workpiece due to the machine's construction and dimensional accuracies in the +/- .1um range with surface finish in the 10nm Ra range, depending upon workpiece material. 

Additional performance capabilities and options include:

  • Linear motor axes drives along with DD rotary axes technology
  • Closed loop axes feedback system
  • Machine structure internal cooling system
  • Automatic tool changing system
  • Cutting tool direct chucking system
  • Fanuc control system
  • Automatic tool length measuring system
  • Automatic workpiece measuring system

Take advantage of Shibaura Machine’s 145 years of experience in machine tool development. Shibaura Machine provides a single partnership of purposefully built precision production machine tools from mother machines to nano machine technology. Contact our machine tool team to learn more at

Learn more about our NANO Tech. UVM Series.

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