Milling

We offer on-site electrical control repair on milling machines!

Galco's expert field service technicians can service and repair electrical control commponents that control your mill fast. Our technicians have long time experience with all kinds of industrial machinery, and are factory trained with quality solutions. Our fast response time minimizes your downtime. We also offer emergency support with a 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year dispatch available. Our technicians also have a parts advantage with access to Galco's millions of in stock parts!


What we'll do:

  • Contact you: We'll contact you to schedule your field service appointment at a time that is best for you.
  • Get your Approval: We'll ask for your approval to proceed.
  • Dispatch the Technician to Your Location: The technician will then be dispatched to your location to service your application.
  • Troubleshoot your Machine: Upon arrival the technician will troubleshoot your application.
  • Offer a Solution: After troubleshooting we will work for a solution to your problem. The technician will atempt repairing your application or we can offer you new control units.*
  • Quality Follow-up: Once service on your application is complete you will receive a follow-up phone call for a quality check.
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What is a Mill?

What is a mill
Milling machines are tools that are used to cut, trim, shave, carve and shape material such as metal, wood, or plastics. Some mills are manual operated by a user but they can also be CNC operated as well. Mills can be horizontally or vertically oriented to help transform the material to the desired design in the most efficient and effective way.
Types of Mills
  • Vertical mill: Vertical mills have the ram, which is the over head arm holding the quill or blade, positioned vertically above the material. types of mills Along with the vertical moving ram, the work is position on the table below that allows movement in all directions.
  • Horizontal mill: Horizontal mills operate similarly to a vertical mill however the cut is made at a horizontal angle.
  • Fixed bed mill: Fixed bed mills have larger beds then usual mills and are only capable of moving horizontally.
  • Bridge type mill: These milling machines are larger than others and form a bridge over the table allowing larger cuts and larger quantities of materials.
Manufacturers
Some mill manufacturers include:
  • Jurristi
  • Lazzati
  • Rafamet
  • HNK Machine Tool Co.
  • Comau
  • Doosan
  • Varnsoorf
  • HNK Machine Tool Co.
  • Mazak
  • HAAS Automation
  • Makino
  • DMG
  • Bridgeport
  • Trimill
  • Arcardini
  • Biesse
mill manufacturers
Industries
Mills are commonly utilized in these industries:
  • Machining
  • Fabrication
  • Metal Processing
  • Paper
  • Printing
vertical mill
Products Used in Milling Applications
These products can be found controlling mills:
  • AC Drives
  • DC Drives
  • Servo Drives
  • PLC's
  • Monitors
  • HMIs
  • Power supplies
  • Light Curtains
Galco offers repair on all of these products!
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Common Problems & Failures
Common points of failure:
  • Fusing
  • Connections and wiring
  • Power supplies
  • Drives
  • Phase control
  • Switches and push buttons
  • Proximity and limit switches
  • Feedback devices
  • Overloads
  • Relays and contactors
  • PLCs
mill problems and failures
*Based on circumstance, not all machines can be repaired under our capabilities and warranties are not offered.