Travelling column machine

In spite of individualization, thanks to different options, Stadler Keppler travelling column machines are flexible enought to solve all sorts of requirements.

A high chip volume at outstanding surface quality and machining precision. The basic requirement therefor builds the welded machine bed consisting of Neopor® which is covered with steel.

Choosing the machine table offers a high design flexibility, so you can handle or clamp big and heavy work pieces with a high process safety. With a split workspace you are also able to do pendulum machining.

To offer you the best suited machine for your needs, Stadler Keppler machine tools are build up modular. You only pay for what you really need.

The Stadler Keppler travelling column machines are available in the following versions:

Are you looking for a machine which is perfectly suited for machining your work piece, but without loosing a high value in flexibility?


To be best suited for the different needs of our customers, the FS and FSH series are available with a high number of additions (Upgrades).

  • Clamping surface extending in 500mm steps length- and crosswise
  • Rotary table with customer specific dimensions
  • Partial enclosure / full enclosure
  • Oil emulsion separator for full enclosure
  • Internal cooling through spindle - Increase to 60 bar
  • Blower through the spindle centre
  • External blower
  • Spray gun
  • Minimal quantity lubrication through spindle
  • Work piece measurement system (sensing device)
  • Tool breakage monitoring
  • Tool coding
  • Rotating viewing window
  • Track flushing
  • Manual operating module

*more options available on request

Machine table

Individuality is capitalized at Stadler Keppler machine tools. Therefor we offer our travelling column machines with different table variations / table combinations.

  • Rotary table at ∅ 1250mm
  • Clamping surface extending in 500mm steps length- and crosswise
  • Fixed-Rotary table combination


Depending on application demands, the travelling column machines can be equipped with different milling units. You can choose from:

  • 2-axis-NC-milling head (for simultaneous or positioning mode)
  • 1-axis-NC-milling head (for simultaneous or positioning mode)
  • Horizontal spindle

To control the machine you can choose between:
  • Heidenhain iTNC 530 HDCI and
  • Siemens 840 DSL

For an automatic tool change we offer you tool magazines with different capacities
40 / 60 / 80 tool pockets optional asSK 50 or HSK 100

*more options available on request