E5 Dental Mill

Premium dental milling made easy

Introducing the vhf E5 dental milling machine - the ultimate solution for efficient and precise dental restoration production. With vhf's state-of-the-art technology, the E5 boasts a unique patent-pending AIRTOOL that generates a powerful airflow without the need for compressed air or an integrated compressor. The E5's intuitive interface and simple operation ensure a smooth and hassle-free experience for dental technicians of all levels. With its compact design and powerful performance, the E5 is the perfect addition to any dental laboratory looking to maximize efficiency and productivity. Trust the vhf E5 to deliver outstanding results with every restoration job.

Plug & Mill: Unpack, Connect, Start Milling!

vhf’s E5 was designed for maximum flexibility and ease of operation. With no compressed air required, installation can happen almost anywhere, with minimal operational costs. E5’s open system architecture makes it possible for you to produce dental restorations quickly and easily, all while integrating into your current digital workflows.

E5. Five stars dental mill:


one disc

6 blocks 

17 tools

An integrated CAM software

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  • No compressed air is used with the patent-pending AIRTOOL
  • Machine design optimized for minimal weight
  • C-holder for 90° machining of anterior teeth (work-in-progress)
  • Modular machine design to optimize servicing and maintenance


  • 100% developed and manufactured in Germany
  • Optimum manufacturing results and high durability with only premium quality industrial components
  • 24-month guarantee

Materials Flexibility

Mills almost all materials up to CoCr sintered metals in a 98.5 mm disc format, holders available for 110 mm discs and blocks.

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Fast & Precise

  • 800 W/60,000 rpm spindle
  • 3 μm repeat accuracy
  • Cast aluminum body for low vibration in operation

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Maximum Indication Versatility

Rotating angle of ±35° in the 5th axis and blanks with a thickness of up to 40 mm.


Integrated CAM software

DENTALCAM-software with an open interface to all scanners and materials

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Cost Effective

Fast and cost-effective entry into CAM production in the laboratory environment

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  • Sustainable operation with no compressed air
  • Environmentally-friendly shipping due to the low weight of the machine

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Simply EASY.

Premium 5-axis dry milling technology with simple operation.

Integrated CAM, no compressed air requirement, a generous working area, and a well-thought-out design make the VHF E5 a plug & mill solution.


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Creating Perfection by vhf

First-class results with impressive machining times.

The VHF E5 has been engineered from the ground up to be uncompromisingly high-quality. Using premium industrial components, the team at VHF compressed a highly capable system into a small compact footprint with a 43 kg weight. 


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AIRTOOL. High Frequency Spindle

No compressed air needed.

With E5, you can say goodbye to the hassle of external air connections and integrated compressors. Thanks to vhf’s patent-pending AIRTOOL technology, E5 doesn’t require compressed air at all! Instead, the turbine blades on the AIRTOOL utilize the high-frequency spindle to generate a powerful air flow that keeps your workpiece clean and free from dust and chippings. And the best part? E5 effortlessly removes these pesky particles with suction. Experience the convenience and power of E5 for yourself!


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Maximum Freedom

Up to 6 blocks of different sizes

E5 allows you to machine discs and use the appropriate holder to process up to 6 blocks of different sizes with minimal effort.


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Automatic Tool Changer

16 standard tools plus an AIRTOOL

Although E5 has a compact design, it offers a generous working chamber with plenty of space to clamp the workpieces or load the automatic tool changer.


Discs, Blocks, or Abutments.

Material freedom.


PMMA & Wax


CoCr sintering materials


The tools that create perfect restorations.

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Technical Specifications


Operating Instructions

Machine bed made of solid cast aluminum body
White high-gloss lacquer finish - upward opening lift door to the workroom
Number of Axes
Number of Axes
5 (five)
Linear Axes X-/Y-/Z-axis
Linear Axes X-/Y-/Z-axis
  • Precision ball screws
  • Motors with resolution < 1 μm
  • Ground precision guides made of high-alloyed steel
  • Repetition accuracy ± 0.003 mm
Rotary Axis B-axis
Rotary Axis B-axis
Backlash-free tension shaft gear with highest angular accuracy · rotation angle: 360°, infinite
Control Unit
Control Unit
  • 5-axis simultaneous control electronics with continuous path progression and dynamic pre-calculation
  • Hardware based real-time operating system with standardized instruction set
  • FPGA-integrated processor
  • Updateable hardware
  • Real-time path and ramp calculation via dedicated hardware engines in the FPGA
  • Four-quadrant control of the motors for particularly smooth running
  • Multiple digital I/Os for controlling the peripherals
  • Integrated inverter for synchronous and asynchronous motors, electronic gate detection
  • Ethernet and USB interface
RGB LED lightining with status indication
Spindle Speed
Spindle Speed
Up to 60,000 rpm
  • Peak power (Pmax): 800 watts
  • Nominal power (S6): 400 watts
  • Continuous power (S1): 300 watts
2-fold hybrid ceramic ball bearing
For tools with 3 mm shank diameter and max. 40 mm total length
Tool Change
Tool Change
  • Tool magazine for 16 tools plus one AIRTOOL
  • Length measurement and tool breakage monitoring via precision measuring key
  • Access via front-door, safety-locked
Processing Modes
Processing Modes
  • Compressed air-free operation through use of AIRTOOLs
  • Hose connection for external suction unit on the back of the housing
  • 24 V switch output for controlling suction units
Connection Requirements
Connection Requirements
Compressed air - Not required
Power Supply: 100 - 240 volts; 50/60 Hz, 500 watts
Extraction System: Extraction filter class M, 2,500 l/min extraction capacity at 200 hPa
Data: 10/100/1000 MBit/s BaseT port (auto-sensing) Ethernet via RJ-45 socket
Operating Temperature
Operating Temperature
Between 10°C and 35°C
Air Moisture: Max 80% (relative), non-condensing