SINUMERIK 828D: the compact CNC for standardized machine concepts

SINUMERIK 828 CNCs are optimally suited for standardized machines that are produced in high unit quantities with a low degree of modularity.


  • Operator-panel CNC with dedicated system software variants for turning, milling and grinding technologies
  • Proximity/clearance sensor for smart display control
  • Operator panel variants for horizontal (PPU 271.4) or vertical (PPU 270.4/PPU 290.4) operator panel housings
  • Integrated QWERTY full CNC keyboard with short-stroke keys
  • CompactFlash card, USB and Ethernet interfaces on the operator panel front
  • Additional Ethernet interface at the rear of the CNC for connection to factory network
  • Additional USB interface at the rear of the CNC for machine control panel
  • Integrated PLC based on the SIMATIC S7-200 command set with ladder logic programming
  • I/O interface based on PROFINET for the connection of PLC I/O devices and a machine control panel
  • Connection of a GSM/GPRS modem: Easy Message (option)
  • Integrated PLC editor in SINUMERIK Operate makes it possible to edit the PLC program quickly without any additional PC tools
  • CNC options subject to license
  • Up to 6 axes/spindles
  • Up to 8 axes/spindles with SINAMICS NX10.3
  • Up to 10 axes/spindles with SINAMICS NX15.3
  • 1 analog spindle
  • 1 machining channel,
    2 machining channels with SW 28x
  • 1 mode group,
    2 mode groups with SW 28x for turning and G-Tech
  • EES function – unlimited expansion of CNC memory
  • Integrated tool management with tool life monitoring
  • Graphical machining step programming ShopTurn/ShopMill (option)
  • Top Surface
  • User interface SINUMERIK Operate – same look and feel as SINUMERIK 840D sl
  • Configurable user screens with SINUMERIK Run MyScreens (Easy Screen)
  • SINUMERIK Run MyRobot /EasyConnect for simple interfacing of robots and handling systems
  • Integrated data archiving procedure for simple data updates


Benefits for the machine operator
  • High-quality, rugged, magnesium die-cast operator panels with degree of protection IP65
  • Maintenance-free operator panel front, e.g. no fan, battery or hard disk
  • Extremely user-friendly operation through integrated QWERTY keyboard with short-stroke keys
  • Easy data exchange thanks to USB and Ethernet interfaces on the operator panel front
  • Simple operation using ShopTurn and ShopMill software
  • Advanced Surface and Top Surface: Innovative, high-performance CNC functions provide top quality of workpiece surface with minimum machining times
  • Unique spectrum of technology cycles - ranging from the machining of any turning and milling contour with residual material detection to in-process measurements and balance cutting
  • G-Tech is a grinding package with an extensive scope of CNC functions ranging from the low-cost entry-level model up to highly productive machines
  • Animated Elements: Optimum operator guidance thanks to CNC input screens with animated elements
  • Easy input via CNC direct keys on the CNC keyboard
  • SINUMERIK Access MyMachine /Ethernet permits remote diagnostics from anywhere in the world
  • Easy Message: Integrated mobile radio modem for optimum process monitoring and maximum machine availability via text messages (SMS)
  • Easy Extend: Flexible handling of machine aggregates, e.g. an A axis/parts machine
  • Maintenance scheduler: Signaling of pending maintenance tasks in accordance with specified maintenance intervals
Benefits for the machine manufacturer
  • High system quality through reduction in hardware interfaces
  • Drive-based Safety Integrated for compliance with the machinery directive
  • Less complex system thanks to technology-specific system software
  • Faster, easier commissioning thanks to preset system parameters
  • Automatic system configuration by means of single PLC I/Os
  • Service Planner: Integrated planner for machine maintenance intervals
  • Easy Archive: Integrated archiving procedure for optimum handling of commissioning updates
  • Easy Extend: Integrated wizard for optional machine units
  • Simple PLC programming with symbols and comments on the CNC
  • No outlay required by dealers and machine manufacturers thanks to free PLC programming tool
  • Faults will be remedied for a period of 24 months following 2nd commissioning for all system components in accordance with the OSS service description for 36 months