CNC Router

High-Z / T-series


High precision CNC Router with ball screws


For more precision and real high-speed!

The CNC Router Type High-Z/T with ball screws for quick and precise 2D and 3D milling, drilling, cutting and engraving.

Special feature: Open frame construction for machining big workpieces, for example, big 3D objects, guitars and control cabinets.

from 2.745,38 €

(excl. 19% German VAT)

CNC Steuerung inklusive

CNC Router of the High-Z T-Series


Our bestseller for high precision milling

The CNC Router High-Z of the T-Series is always a good choice, no matter if you are looking for an industrial machine, which is taking 8-hour-shifts or if you need a machine for any private purposes.

With the T-model of the milling machine, you obtain well-tried technology. The High-Z Router has been designed for more accuracy (repeat accuracy approx. 0,01 mm) and speed for bulk production when every second of time-saving counts with regards to the individual production.

Robust construction with special high-quality aluminium profiles

The frame is built of aluminium profiles with four times internal bars. This basic construction gives the CNC Router more stability which is necessary for milling solid materials like hardwood, aluminium and steel. For precise milling work, each axis including its components resist the milling forces effortlessly without swinging up.

High accuracy due to hand work

Our mechanics make any necessary adjustments during the machine assembly to provide a milling process without vibration for top 3D and 2D results. The additional stability is well processed and gives the CNC Router more speed and power.

Open frame for unlimited machining opportunities

Due to the open frame, you can also machine large workpieces with the High-Z, for example, guitars or control cabinets. The downward open construction is also beneficial when you use the CNC Router as a plasma cutter because you can place the machine directly on the steel sheet to cut any shape out of it.

Unlimited free live-support for all CNC Router customers

The purchase of a High-Z Router always includes unlimited free live-support. The entire CNC Router Machine is made in Germany. At CNC-STEP customer care comes in the first place.

Our support starts when you first contact us and ends when you sell the purchased CNC machine. And even then the free support continues because it does not matter who is the current owner of the milling machine.

Including 4 axis CNC control

The price of all High-Z Routers includes a 5 channel 4 axis CNC control which is GERMAN TÜV certified.

Machining stainless steel


Machining plastic


Machining wood


Model overview High-Z T-Series


CNC router High-Z S-400T
High-Z S-400/T 400x300mm
CNC Router with ballscrews
High-Z S-720/T 720x420mm
xyz table
High-Z S-1000/T 1000x600mm
CNC Fräsmaschine High-Z S-1400 T
High-Z S-1400/T 1400x800mm
cnc router machine

Features High-Z T-Series


  • Drive system: 4 brushless 2 phases stepping motors with 4,2 ampere each
  • 2 motors for constant tension and compression during milling operation on X-Axis
  • Feed through of long workpieces possible, because there’s no belt drive at the end of the X-axle
  • Ball bearings at both sides of ball screws on X and Y axis
  • Working speed around 8000 mm/min max.
  • Traverse speed of rapid feed: max. 12.000 mm/min
  • Technical resolution : 0,00635 mm ( 1/10 Step )
  • Reversal error max.: +/- 10µm ( 0,01mm )
  • Reference- and limit switch on all axes
  • Double safety emergency stop button
  • Energy chain for clean cabling
  • Milling Motor anchorage: Euroneck Ø43mm
  • Optional high performance software KinetiC-NC
  • incl. Software ConstruCAM-3D limited ( recommended sell price full version 1902.81 EUR)
    To use the software CAD CAM ConstruCAM in full screen, you need the milling software version WIN PCNC Economy upward or KinetiC-NC
  • Modular frame for universal application
  • An approx. 30-minute long introduction during pick up and an unlimted telephone support via Team Viewer Software are also included.
  • An approx. 2 hours long introduction and an installation of software on your brought note book/ PC as well as a explanation of fundamental terms of Corel Draw, KinetiC-NC etc. possible, too.

Digital CNC controller included


Technical data of the CNC controller:cnc router machine controller

  • 5-Channel Stepper motor – CNC-Controller with actual SMD-Technology
  • Main voltage 115 – 240 Volt / 47 – 63 Hz.
  • Motor current 5 x 3,5 Ampere
  • Microstep controller Resolution 1/10-Step / 2000 Steps/Rev.
  • 5 Connections for 5 brushless Motor / Stepper motor
  • Connection with parallel port and Software WIN PCNC Light, Economy or USB with WIN PCNC USB or Profi version. ( Also possible:MACH3, USBCNC, NC-Easy LINUX EMC and LINUX CNC and much other stepper driver software.)
  • “Sleep-Function” for controlling current down
  • Oszillation motor-Connection 24 Volt by PWM controllable ( for example: Tangential knife ) or  24 Volt constant for motor Break by ST-plug
  • 2 relais for maximum 1200 Watt by Software switchable (up from WIN PCNC Light), 230 Volt, max. 6,0 A / Plug (for example Air compressor, cooling, exhaust, dust extraction).
  • 0 – 10 Volt for connecting a HF converter for an high frequency spindle
  • 12 Status-LEDs for monitoring all important function (Power, Toggle, Move, X, Y, Z, C; Overheat, Emergency stop, Relais: Spindle / Cooling, Short Circuit)
  • Connection possibility of 4 end- or. Reference switches and one Emergency Stop switch
  • Motor connection by D-Sub 9-pin. (C-Axis: 15-pin.)
  • Emergency-Stop Switch
  • Overheating protection
  • Short circuit protection

Functions, accessory and prices


Technical data High-Z CNC Routers with ball screwsS400 TS720 TS1000 TS1400 TS1400 T/105
Article Number100110100120100130100140100160
X Axis Travel400 mm720 mm1000 mm1400 mm1400 mm
Y Axis Travel300 mm420 mm600 mm800 mm1050 mm
Z Axis Travel110 mm110 mm110 mm110 mm110 mm
Clearance height (Top edge machine frame up to bottom
edge bridge)
103 mm103 mm103 mm104 mm104 mm
Maximum height of the workpieceAny height! The machine frame is open downwards. For example, the operator can place the machine over a workpiece with a height of 5 meters performing milling work or making engravings at this position.Any height! The machine frame is open downwards. For example, the operator can place the machine over a workpiece with a height of 5 meters performing milling work or making engravings at this position.Any height! The machine frame is open downwards. For example, the operator can place the machine over a workpiece with a height of 5 meters performing milling work or making engravings at this position.Any height! The machine frame is open downwards. For example, the operator can place the machine over a workpiece with a height of 5 meters performing milling work or making engravings at this position.Any height! The machine frame is open downwards. For example, the operator can place the machine over a workpiece with a height of 5 meters performing milling work or making engravings at this position.
Clamping Area X790 mm1110 mm1390 mm1790 mm1790 mm
Clamping Area Y390 mm510 mm690 mm890 mm1170 mm
Weight32,5 kg39,5 kg45 kg82 kg89 kg
Length over all X796 mm1116 mm1396 mm1796 mm1796 mm
Width over all Y570 mm690 mm870 mm1070 mm1350 mm
Height over all Z575 mm575 mm575 mm575 mm575 mm
Linear Guides Diameter X/Y Ø22/22 mm22/22 mm22/22 mm22/30 mm22/30 mm
Linear Guides Diameter Z Ø16 mm16 mm16 mm16 mm16 mm
Add. Ball Linear Guides X-Axis / HIWIN– / optional
Steps per Revolution 1/10 Micro-Step20002000200020002000
Ø Ball Screws / Spindles DiameterX/Y/Z10/10 mm10/10 mm10/10 mm12,7/12,7 mm12,7/12,7 mm
Slope10 mm10 mm10 mm12,7 mm12,7 mm
Programmable Resolution0,005 mm0,005 mm0,005 mm0,00635 mm0,00635 mm
Backlash+/- 0,015 mm+/- 0,015 mm+/- 0,015 mm+/- 0,015 mm+/- 0,015 mm
Repeat Accuracy0,01 mm0,01 mm0,01 mm0,01 mm0,01 mm
Max. Rapid Speed X + Y12000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
34000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
34000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
30000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
30000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
30000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC
Max. Cutting Speed8000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC

Data depend on the shape and material!

8000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC or Mach3
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC

Data depend on the shape and material!

8000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC oder Mach3
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC

Data depend on the shape and material!

8000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC oder Mach3
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC

Data depend on the shape and material!

8000 mm/min with CAM-Software WinPC-NC oder Mach3
12000 mm/min with CAM-Software Kinetic-NC

Data depend on the shape and material!

Digital CNC Controller Zero3 / 5-Channel
Operating System with Software
WINPC-NC, MACH3, EMC, Linux CNC:
Windows / Linux
incl. Full Version 3D-Software CADCAM
ConstruCam-3D with
Postprocessor for Win PCNC and MACH3
Price in EUR (incl. 19 % German VAT)3.267,003.823,004.373,007.767,008.095,00
Operating instructions
Quick-start guide for High-Z Series CNC RoutersDEEN
High-Z T-Series operating manualDEEN
High-Z S 1400-T operating manualDEEN

CNC Router – advantages, opportunities, applications


In as many sectors as of the mostly metal- or wood-processing industry, the so-called CNC Router is very popular. But what is it and what materials can be processed with these types of machines? And above all: How does such a machine work ? In the following all these questions are answered.

What is a CNC Router?


To understand what exactly a CNC Router is, it is important to know what the word CNC means. CNC is an abbreviation of the English description “computerized numerical control“, and refers to an electronic method for controlling machine tools. Consequently, a CNC Router Machine is nothing more than a machine tool, which is numerically driven with computer assistance to process a variety of materials, such as Metals, wood, granite and much more.

A CNC router can mill complex shapes and fine contours in different materials by moving a high-quality tool through the clamped workpiece on a least three axis. The bridge itself is the X-axis and its back- and forward-movement symbolises the Y-axis. The up- and down-movement of the milling tool stands for the Z-axis. The bridge looks like a portal, and this is why a CNC Router is also well-known as a portal milling machine.

How does a CNC controlled router work?


As already mentioned, CNC routers are operated by a computer. The required controlling commands, the so-called G-code, are successively listed in a CNC program. Each G-code-command starts with the letter „G“ followed by an instruction of numbers an types telling the machine in which direction it is supposed to move the milling cutter through the material. The computer transfers the G-code-commands to the control unit which implements them into machine movements.

Formerly the operator had to write the G-code by hand which required programming skills and was very time-consuming. Today there is no need to do this anymore. There are many CAD-CAM software solutions which turn the drawing directly into G-Code.

As the rotating milling tool penetrates the clamped workpiece, it executes a cutting movement. It depends on the tool cutting geometry on how the material is chipped. The moving direction itself is determined by the G-Code-commands. Both the G-code-commands and the tool cutting geometry ensure the desired shape.

What materials can a CNC Router process?


A CNC router can machine a lot of different materials.

Here listed just a few materials that can be machined 2D or 3D:

  • Metals / Non-ferrous metals
  • Brass
  • aluminium
  • titanium
  • Noble metals such as silver, gold
  • Steel and cast steel
  • Wood
  • multiplex
  • plastics
  • acrylic glass
  • Granite and marble

Is important to note that some materials like Aluminum, require cooling during the actual milling operation. The heat generation means that chips can clog or glue the flutes of the milling machine and the milling tool breaks. Suitable coolants and lubricants can be found in the range of most CNC milling machine manufacturers.

What criteria are decisive when buying a CNC Router?


If you have decided to buy a CNC Mill to facilitate some work or to make special work possible, immediately one question comes to mind: “What do I have to consider when buying a CNC Router?”

  • The size
    Before I search for a suitable manufacturer, I should have a good idea of in which size I want to edit the desired material. Because the maximum travel dictates the maximum size of my workpiece. Do I perhaps prefer to process larger workpieces? Then I should observe the maximum travel of the selected machine.
  • The motor and its performance
    Furthermore is crucial which materials I would like to process because this depends on the required performance of the milling spindle. Soft materials such as wood consume significantly less drive power than hard metals such as steel or cast steel. Here a competent milling machine manufacturers will be happy to advise you.
  • Hardness and toughness of the material
    Also concerning the torsional rigidity of the machine, the material to be processed is crucial. Soft materials will demand the milling machine other than hard materials, such as aluminium and steel. The harder a material is, the stiffer the CNC Router should be built. Only in this way a high accuracy in hard materials, especially metals, are guaranteed.
  • Precision
    A CNC Router Machine should be as well adapted to the material to be machined as possible. Someone who workes mainly wood should get a one-on tailored CNC machine. The more accurately the machine fits the demands of the material, the more accurate the milling results.

With these four questions I quickly find out which CNC Router is suitable for my needs:

  1. What size are my workpieces to be processed?
  2. What engine power do I need for my hard / soft material?
  3. How hard are the materials to be processed concerning the required torsional stiffness of the machine?
  4. How exactly is the selected CNC Router adapted to my desired materials / workpieces?