We recently discovered that the Bergische University of Wuppertal has an old CNC Machine which still works using one of our older softwares. So we decided to pay a visit.
There we saw a Boehringer VDT DUC 560 lathe built in 1996, and the best thing about it is that it still works! This is achieved by using the former KELLER software CNCplus, which makes the tools turn.
We also made some videos during our visit. In this video you can see Mr.Cavallaro, the Workshop Manager of the Physics Mechanical Workshop at the university, happily taking control of this 25 year old machine:
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