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ENGINE SHOP CNC Machining Center: CNC Cylinder Head Porting and CNC Block Blueprinting and Machining

Unmatched Precision, Superior CNC Porting with consistent results, User friendly Block Blueprinting and Machining.

CNC port Cylinder Heads and machine Engine Blocks with the same machine!
Now you can have the best of both! The A560 and the A590 are available with both Cylinder Head and Block machining fixtures! Port heads in the morning and Blueprint Blocks in the afternoon. Save space, save money, you can do it all with a CENTROID.

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A complete turn-key system, the CENTROID A560 and A560XL ENGINE SHOP CNC Machining Centers overcome many limitations of other cnc porting machines with its unique and patented technology while providing our customers with expert training and support. With CENTROID's advanced technology you can machine cylinder heads and engine blocks to incredible tolerances while maintaining amazing surface finishes all with one machine. This combination of accuracy, repeatability, training and support allows our customers to produce the most powerful race winnings engines on the market.

Brodix cnc port
CNC Intake Ports, Edelbrock Cirle track ports

Perfect port matching!
No other machine matches the accuracy of the the CENTROID porting system. Our superior combustion chamber side to manifold side matching guarantees that your design is being machined right where its supposed to be.

Digitize and Cut on the same Machine.
Automatic Digitizing copies your original hand ported head, CENTROID's DP4 Digitizer runs on the CNC machine so no need for an extra digitizing machine.

CNC Combustion Chamber on a Dart 360 head

Versatile CNC Machine. Multi use machine: Port Cylinder heads and intake manifolds, machine combustion chambers, engrave letters, numbers and symbols, add o-ring grooves and more. V8 heads, V6 and 4 cylinders,Harley Davidson heads and all types of motorcycle cylinder heads, cast iron or aluminum, 4 valve, 5 valve, all types of Import cylinder heads.

Patented Ballscrew design.
CENTROID's CNC articulating head was designed specifically for CNC Cylinder head porting. Made in the USA of rigid cast iron the A560 B axis provides 30 degrees of tilt in each direction (60 degrees total) so the tool can cut even the most radical ports. Where others have tried CENTROID has succeeded with this ingenious robust design which produces fantastic ports even better than machines costing twice as much!

CNC Porting software, Mastercam X2 screen shot showing CNC intake ports.

Mastercam Port Expert software.
The latest Multi Axis Mastercam software with a one year maintenance agreement is included with every machine. We teach you how to use Mastercam to create perfect CNC ports every time. This powerful package opens your digitizing data and creates the program to port the head, also allows you to tweak hand ported designs if necessary. The CENTROID/Mastercam CNC porting system has significant advantages both in cost and effectiveness while at the same time is the easiest to learn and the best supported porting package on the market.

Add CNC Block blueprinting and machining capabilities to the A560 with the Block option!

CNC Blueprint and Machine blocks with the A560 or A590! Quick Cylinder head to Block changeover times. Advanced CENTROID technology yields precision results on both cylinder heads and blocks using the same machine to do the work. Three machines in one: CNC cylinder head, CNC engine block and all around CNC machining center. The Block option is turn key and all the specialized tooling needed to start machining blocks is included along with onsite training. Blueprinting, Boring, Surfacing, 4 bolt main conversions, block lightening, engraving, lifter bore/counter bore, crank/rod clarence, drilling, rigid tapping, 24 pocket automatic tool changer.

CENTROID 5 axis CNC control, digitize and cut on the same machine.

State of the Art CNC control.
Touch Screen, Windows10 OS,Touch screen, Quad core, SSD, USB and wifi standard. Made in the USA the CENTROID M400 comes from a long history of tough industrial CNC controls. The CENTROID CNC is known for its user friendly operator interface combined with powerful features which produce superior cuts and finishes with less work on your part. Simple setup menus guide you thru the process. Advanced CNC features like: Unlimited file size with accell/decell look ahead provides smooth continuous tool motion. USB 2.0 ports and Ethernet for easy file transfer. Stop and restart at any point. Program tool path graphics. The CENTROID is a fast PC based CNC with updateable software so you are always using the latest technology. Operator friendly floor stand is convenient and comfortable to use.

CNC cylinder head digitizing is automatic.

Integrated Automatic 5-axis Digitizing!
Digitize and Cut using the same machine and the same control software. No extra software to learn, no extra CMM machine necessary to digitize a head. The same setup menus used to cut are used to digitize. Real 5-axis Digitizing method is a CENTROID exclusive time saving feature that produces better results than the competition. No comparison to the 3 axis patch method the CENTROID 5-axis intake and exhaust port digitizing is fast and accurate. No other system can beat it!

Designed for Cylinder Head Digitizing.
CENTROID's DP-4 probe and software is specifically designed for digitizing cylinder head intake, exhaust ports and combustion chambers. This patented probe has special features just for cylinder head copying. Simple for users to specify copy resolution for the most accurate and best results.

Automatic Head Setup.
Not only is the probe used to copy your custom shapes, the same probe automatically sets the Head zero locations on the fixture. Quick, Accurate, Automatic part setup saves you time and makes setup simple.

Ultra accurate, Stainless steel construction,advanced patented circuitry, interchangeable styli, Made in USA.