EPICON 7335 CNC machining center: The convincing 5-axis wonder for optimum results

Gantry 5-axis CNC machining center Epicon 7335 from HOLZHER

The EPICON 5-axis CNC machining center opens new horizons for implementing your creativity.

All drills and units achieve machining lengths of 3,680 to 7,280 mm in the X direction and edge routing dimensions up to 2,100 mm. The extreme machining height of 300 millimeters from the top of the suction cups with a generous Z stroke of 565 millimeters offers sufficient clearance even for complex workpiece. 

The design of the Gantry bridge and machine column was optimized using the finite element to ensure absolute precision and perfectly cut workpieces even with the basic model while simultaneously allowing extremely high acceleration and cutting rates. 

To this we have added our high precision direct servo-drive, wear-free couplings and covered, precision linear guides - all covered by our 10 year HOLZ-HER guarantee.

With the EPICON safety is a watchword: With SafeDetect, the unique new, proximity type safety monitoring feature with sensors, available as an option.


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The price of a HOLZHER machine is just as individual as your requirements are. Therefore, let us discuss briefly what is most important to you – you will then receive our preliminary, non-binding quote.

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Here is what the HOLZ-HER EPICON series offers

Here is what the HOLZ-HER EPICON 7335 offers

Technical Details

Powerful 5-axis cutter unit

Proven 5-axis technology - including Beckhoff drives and control

The fully interpolating 13 kW, 5-axis spindle (standard feature) runs on both sides in ceramic bearings, ensuring extremely high drive holding forces.

For extreme machining work on solid wood the optional PRO torque spindle is ideal. With an output of 18 kW and mechanical brakes on the A and C axes, this machine provides for extreme rigidity and perfect results at high feed rates with maximum chip removal.

Bluetooth Monitoring Chip

Data capture and spindle monitoring

All cutter units on the HOLZ-HER CNC machining centers can be equipped with the "ChipControl" monitoring chip beginning immediately.

All monitored data are transferred to the computer or the viaCockpit app using Bluetooth connectivity. Upon exceeding the safety parameters, an alarm providing all required information is indicated on the machine monitor and on the ViaCondition or viaCockpit display.

The new ChipControl

  • indicates vibration resulting from improperly balanced tools or cutter breakage
  • indicates minor bearing defects due to a crash, etc.
  • monitors the bearing temperature when machining at high spindle loads
  • reports spindle or bearing overheating
  • provides redundant speed monitoring
  • allows prognostic diagnostics for preventative maintenance

CAMPUS 5-axis module - 3D simulation

CAMPUS 5-axis module for simultaneous cutting

3D material removal simulation as standard feature

Even the basic versions of the EPICON  machines are equipped with our mature 3D material removal simulation feature. The CAMPUS 3D machine simulation can be ordered as an optional feature. This offers:

  • Collision monitoring
  • Three-dimensional simulation of machine motions and material removal on workpiece
  • Graphic representation of machining head, tool and tool collet, table and clamping device.
  • Upgrade is possible to the machine simulation described above with display of consoles, suction cups and clamps.

Perfectly optimized 5-axis cutting with the high speed curve performance package

For 5-axis power users, the optional high speed curve performance package offers additional advantages. This allows the first class performance of the 5-axis spindle to be used for effective high speed milling with perfect results. The high speed module is also ideal for increasing the performance in combination with CAD/CAM software from other suppliers and offers perfect spline interpolation.

CAMPUS 5-axis module for simultaneous cutting

The NC HOPS supplement module supports interpolating 5-axis machining in many areas such as:

  • 5-axis simultaneous cutting.
  • Support of 5-axis interpolation with top and bottom guide curves (simultaneous machining).
  • Two contours on defined layers are interpreted as 5-axis machining.

Integrated drilling head with 21 or 31 spindles

Integrated drilling head with 21 or 31 spindles

The EPICON is perfectly equipped with integrated drilling heads.

21 spindles

  • Drilling unit with 15 vertical spindles
  • Six horizontal spindles (can be upgraded with third additional horizontal spindle in the X direction and second horizontal spindle in the Y direction).
  • Integrated grooving saw in X direction (optional second grooving saw in Y direction)

31 spindles

  • Drilling unit with 25 vertical spindles 
  • Six horizontal spindles (can be upgraded with third additional horizontal spindle in the X direction and second horizontal spindle in the Y direction).
  • Integrated grooving saw in X direction (optional second grooving saw in Y direction)

Machining head - optimized for practice

Drilling, sawing, cutting, grooving – the PRO-MASTER machining head

Drilling, sawing, cutting, grooving – the machining head on the EPICON series is equipped for multifunctional use and is perfect for rational production of simple and complex case parts in continuous operation.

The integrated and compact design makes this machining head a paragon for dynamic action, acceleration and positioning accuracy. Even in the basic equipment, the EPICON series offers a wide machining spectrum.

Highly flexible machining tables

Standard console table
X-MOVE table
Pneumatic lifting and lowering charging aids

Standard: Console table – the workpiece support for optimum work progress

Precise machining requires exact and secure positioning of the workpieces. For this purpose, the EPICON series is equipped with a console table. It offers maximum flexibility in all areas of machining; even workpieces with complicated shapes can be clamped quickly and easily.

  • Solid consoles with single circuit vacuum system, six easily movable cross-members – with pneumatic clamping feature in X direction. Both right-handed and left-handed users can easily operate the consoles pneumatically at the touch of a button.
  • Measuring tapes in the X direction for quickly positioning consoles, laser pointers for precise position of suction cups. Other consoles and suction cups available as options.
  • 125 Millimeter high suction cups provide machining head with sufficient clearance on all sides.
  • Moving stops, eccentric in hardened guide bushings. Stops can be lowered pneumatically.
  • Four pneumatically operated charging aids can be raised and lowered to position heavy workpieces easily. Additional charging aids available as options.
  • Two large surface pushbuttons for clamping.
  • Additional processing fields for higher capacity (optional).
  • Individually switchable vacuum zones prevent vacuum losses.
  • High performance vacuum pumps – 100 m³/h.
    Optional: Vacuum pumps for 140 m³/h and 250 m³/h.

SynchroDrive machine table

State-of-the-art production technology with up to 50 servo-axes

For high speed, precise and reliable suction cup positioning on workpieces with varying sizes:

  • Optionally available with six to ten consoles and three or four suction cup assemblies per console 
  • Each console and each suction cup assembly has its own high precision servo-motor for positioning
  • Up to 50 servo-axes on the SynchroDrive table are synchronized, controlled and positioned to reduce table set-up times to an absolute minimum while simultaneously ensuring exact positioning of the consoles and suction cups on the table
  • Various suction cup sizes as well as special suction cups for solid wood and frame clamps adapt the SynchroDrive table to every application


At HOLZ-HER, VISE stands for Visual Setting, providing visual support for the machine operator when setting up the machine. The virtual workpiece positioning feature provides an optimum recommendation for the position of the consoles and suction cups. 

Naturally the tools used, as well as the passages, pockets and other machining features are taken into consideration.

The HOLZ-HER LED table with Visual Setting ensures extremely fast, error-free and reliable setup while avoiding machining errors and damage to the suction cups. 

Well-thought-through workpiece clamping

Variable system of matching workpiece clamps

CNC machining centers are becoming ever more efficient with the use of intelligent software combined with proven technology. One-piece complete production is now the measure of all things. All parts must be produced to the highest quality standards and with all conceivable processes in a single pass. The concept of "more product capability" opens new horizons. In addition, CNC machining also ensures the resurrection of traditional woodworking joints. Where earlier manual methods involved high-cost processes and large tolerances, these days it's only a matter of a few clicks of the mouse and complex joints are created to the highest levels of precision. In this way, mortised frame doors and swallow-tailed connections are being rediscovered.

Variable system of matched suction cups and workpiece clamps for surface machining including straight and curved frame parts.

Intelligent solid wood machining

Perfectly equipped for custom and highly varying machining

The EPICON series offers virtually unlimited possibilities for machining. Constructed for the most highly demanding work, the solid and well-thought-out construction of both machines represents the latest in modern and application-friendly industrial design.

The extreme machining lengths in the X direction make the console table on the CNC machining centers ideal for machining long parts such as components for stairs, winter gardens, etc. Even large door components can be machined in a highly efficient and trouble-free manner in pendular operation. With up to 1,650 mm in the Y direction as well as a Z stroke of 565 mm, the EPICON is perfectly equipped for highly variable, custom machining operations.

Plenty of space for all tools 7235/7335

Traveling disk tool changer with 12 or 18 tool positions
18 linear tool changer
Plenty of space for a wide variety of tools

The traveling disk tool changer with 18 or optional 24 tool positions ensures short changeover times and maximum productivity. A special pick-up tool changer is available for saw blades with dia. up to 350 mm.

As a supplement, a pick-up tool changer for 14 tools is available in combination with a bumper to provide a wide range of tools.

Tool-intensive applications, such as are frequently required for window construction, are also possible with an optional shuttle type tool changer with up to 40 tool positions.

Innovative changeover units

Changeover units for highly varying applications

Your advantage for high product quality

A variety of changeover units for highly varying applications is available for all machines in the EPICON series. These range from conventional multi-spindle machines, lock box and sawing units to special applications such as hollow cutting chisels and cutting units for machining foam materials, etc.

Angular slewing gears with angle display and central angle adjustment are available for precision angle cuts and holes.

In addition ball measuring sensors ensure precise measurement of the workpiece length, workpiece depth and material thickness including workpiece position correction in the machining program.

Laser pointers as standard feature

Laser pointers on left and right of machining head
Laser pointers on left and right of machining head
Laser pointers on left and right of machining head

Laser pointers for exact position of the suction cups or for tracing the workpiece contours, attached on the right and left sides of the machining head.

Contour laser – the complete positioning solution

Contour laser – the complete positioning solution
Contour laser – the complete positioning solution

Contour laser – projects entire workpiece contour and all required vacuum suction cups simultaneously as well as all console positions without limitation for number of lines to be projected.

Variable safety concepts

Operator safety has absolute priority. This is why the EPICON provides free selection between the extremely robust multiple field foot mat or proximity type light barriers.

SafeDetect - the proximity type safety monitoring feature

State-of-the-art sensor technology offers safety and freedom of motion for the operator thanks to automatic human detection with distance control. The optional SafeDetect technology ensures free access to the EPICON. Smooth and efficient pendulum operation is also guaranteed. The space above the machine table as well as the area in front of the machine is monitored for perfect all-round protection. Laser lines also show the operator the safety range for the moving machine hood. In addition a state-of-the-art guard fence prevents access to the machining center’s operating area at the side and rear.

Efficient vacuum technology

Extremely powerful and efficient vacuum pumps

Extremely high performance, efficient vacuum pumps ensure workpiece is held securely. These low maintenance, dry-running pumps are also distinguished by their low noise emissions and extremely low maintenance requirements.

Moreover, our intelligent ECO VAC vacuum control uses a software program to ensure that the required vacuum power is always present when several pumps are used.

Flexible Evacuation

Flexible evacuation – programmable for eight positions

Flexible evacuation – programmable for eight positions

Fully automatic positioning in eight positions on machining head, for perfect adaptation of hood to workpiece height. This guarantees optimum evacuation of chips.

Mobile control panel

Mobile control panel for HOLZHER CNC machining centers

Ergonomic design of your workplace is of increasingly greater importance. HOLZ-HER offers a mobile control panel as a standard feature for all EPICON models. This control panel is equipped with a 21.5”, 16:9 multi-touch screen for perfect user convenience. The attached rollers allow the control panel to be positioned for optimum support of the working process.

Technical Details

An integrated network of machines ensures production with maximum efficiency

Maximum efficiency with Holz-Her machine networking

HOLZ-HER realizes your production ideas within 20 minutes from the first mouse click to finished furniture with seamless machine networking.

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Energy savings made easy

The intelligent ECO MODE energy management for HOLZ-HER CNC machines not only helps preserve our environment - it also saves you money.

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Further information


Simple, fast and sustainable: more details in a downloadable PDF document.

EPICON Brochure (PDF, 822 KB)

Technical data

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