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A highly efficient micro-milling machine for clean smartfactories

June 2019
Gallery Micro5 1
Gallery Micro5 1


The Micro5 is a 5-axis micro-milling machine that consumes 60 times less energy that can be used in small and clean smartfactories.

The Micro5 is based on a 5-axis milling machine as it is one of the most common machines used in the manufacturing industry. The machine can produce anything that fits in a bloc of material of 50 mm3, perfect for any watch components for example. It takes little space in the production facilities, it is silent, consumes sixty times less energy without losing any milling speed or precision. One of the main advantages of Micro5 is that it does not heat up as it uses ambient cool down. This is in great contrast to other milling machines that can heat up to dangerous levels.

Label Date June 20, 2019
From Switzerland
Maturity stage Initial market commercialization
Looking For Market expansion, visibility, partners

The environmental benefits

  • Consumes 0.4kWh when in use.
  • No loss in speed or precision.

The Financial benefits

  • Uses microlubrication which amounts to less than 3 liters per year thus saving in operational costs.

Activity Region

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North america

United States,

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

CHIRON Swiss SA - Factory5

Factory5 is the first step towards an open Smartfactory, a gathering place with applicable solutions for manufacturing.

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Headquarters 1914 Isérables, Switzerland

Networking Partner


As an expert for the innovation scene in energy and environmental technologies, CleantechAlps (Sion, Switzerland) is a hub for the cleantech ecosystem, connecting its stakeholders with relevant partners.

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