Turning Centers

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Centers accomplish more via Y-axis attachment.

December 16, 2014

When equipped (new or via retrofit) with Y-axis attachment that combines C-axis head with table and X- and Z-axis motions, Giddings & Lewis VTCs offer off-centerline turning, drilling, milling, and tapping capabilities. Continuous power (29 hp) attachment has 2,200 rpm max spindle speed and 645 lb-ft continuous torque and can be loaded manually or via machine's automatic toolchanger. C-axis head provides ±45° rotation, creating machining range of Y-axis features of ± VTC table radius. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Spindle CNC Lathe offers 16 second production time.

October 2, 2014

Equipped with 11 kW spindle motor providing spindle speeds up to 4,500 rpm, Model MW120GTEX delivers rigidity and high-precision processing. Machine features 8 turret stations, 2-piece turret coupling, and twin independent gantries for optimized throughput. Location of Z-axis ballscrew is centered to optimize accuracy, while X-axis box guideway gives added rigidity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin Spindle Turning Center enhances production versatility.

August 7, 2014

Designed for compact line operation, Muratec MW80GT delivers manufacturing flexibility and facilitated setup change. This 6,000 rpm dual spindle machine, engineered to produce parts that are 3.15 in. dia and 2 in. long, offers wide gang tool platform to promote versatility. Other features include twin horizontal spindles, twin 4-station tool blocks, X-axis stroke of 320 mm, and Z-axis stroke of 200 mm. Machine is available with one or 2 Muratec high-speed, 3-axis CNC gantry loaders. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Swiss-Type Turning Centers offer modular spindle construction.

July 15, 2014

Available with sub-spindle, live tooling, and bar feeder, YAMA SEIKI-GOODWAY SW Series includes Models SW-20, SW-32, and SW-42 with max machining diameters of 20, 32, and 42 mm, respectively. Spindle can be exchanged to be bush-type or bushless-type depending on different work requirements. Fully enclosed splashguards keep chips and coolant contained, while C3 class hardened and precision ground ball screws ensure accuracy, and pretension on all axes minimizes thermal distortion. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Turning Center suits medical and aerospace applications.

June 18, 2014

Designed to machine close tolerance and multi-featured parts, 8-axis XD20V CNC Swiss Turning Center comes standard with Fanuc 32i-B control, 5 cross milling tools, 2 deep hole gun drilling stations, C-Axis on main and sub spindle, and 8-position back working station with 4 live tools and Y2-Axis. Programmable B-Axis tool post with 3 front/3 back facing live tool spindles is available as option. XD20V offers 10,000 rpm main spindle and 1,600 ipm rapid traverse rate. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Machine suits high volume gearbox production.

June 12, 2014

Suitable for machining components with max length of 41 in. and max diameter of 8 in., Model VT 4-4 carries out machining in 4 axes at max speed of 4,500 rpm. Process employs 2 turrets with 12 tool stations each, equipped with turning tools or driven tools, with one station reserved for gripper. Workpiece grippers move raw parts to machining area and remove finished components. In standard model, 2 recirculating conveyors accommodate up to 28 raw parts and 28 finished components, respectively. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Big Bore Turning Centers machine large oil field components.

February 11, 2014

With through-spindle holes from 7.08–14.57 in. dia for large pipes, Hi-TECH BB & BB+ turning centers offer ASA A2-15 to A2-20 spindle noses and come in long bed versions from 84–216 in. Max cutting diameter on Hi-Tech 850BB is 36+ in. Along with 13 in. turret width, boring bar capacity to 31 in., and 20,000 kg clamping force, features include 4-speed automatic transmission system, heavily ribbed torque tube design, and Fanuc 0i control with Manual Guide i dialog-based programming system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Big-Bore Turning Centers are designed for accuracy and stability.

February 3, 2014

Models ST-25, ST-25Y (with Y-axis), ST-35, ST-35Y (with Y-axis), ST-45, and ST-45L (long-bed) offer max capacities from 12 x 21 in. to 25.5 x 80 in. Standard features include rigid tapping, 15 in. color LCD monitor, and USB connectivity. Each spindle head has symmetrical design for thermal stability and rigidity, and 45° wedge design increases tool-mounting envelope and chip flow. Options include belt-type chip conveyor, hydraulic tailstock, and automatic tool probe and parts catcher. Read More

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Prefabricated Automated Cell provides lights-out production.

January 14, 2014

In addition to 5-axis vertical machining center, Vertical Center Nexus Compact incorporates standalone Fanuc LRMate 6-axis robot and palletizer system for automated processing of up to 72 individual workpieces measuring up to 3.9 x 3.9 x 3.9 in. Three linear axes attain rapid traverse rates of 1,417 ipm and feedrates of 315 ipm, while 12,000 rpm, 25 hp, CAT 40 spindle provides aggressive performance required for tough materials, such as stainless steel, Inconel, and titanium. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Turning Center features single-spindle, single-turret design.

December 30, 2013

Featuring 5 ft, 6 in. x 5 ft, 6 in. footprint, Nakamura-Tome AS-200 Multitasking Turning Center combines milling drive, high-speed C-axis, and 82 mm stroke Y-axis to produce accurate finished parts. Standard spindle speed is 4,500 rpm. System's 7.5 hp milling motor on 6,000 rpm, 12-station turret with ½ indexing provides 24-tool capacity. Equipped with 10.4 in. LCD panel which works with Fanuc 0iTD controller, machine offers max turning diameter of 13.4 in. and max turning length of 11.8 in. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Turning Centers utilize 3D control technology.

November 13, 2013

With chuck size of 450 mm, CTX 450 ecoline provides accurate machining at spindle speeds up to 4,000 rpm, while CTX 650 ecoline, featuring 650 mm chuck and water-cooled motor, provides max torque of 2,000 Nm for heavy machining. Respective figures for Z-axis travel are 600 mm and 1,150 mm and bar capacity of lathes is optionally up to 75 mm and 110 mm. Both machines have servo-driven tool turret with 12 stations, FEM-optimized cast iron bed, large ballscrews, and linear guideways for rigidity. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Aspheric Grinding System offers 100 mm dia swing capacity.

October 28, 2013

Available in XZ or XZB configurations, Nanotech 100UPG is designed for grinding tungsten carbide and silicon carbide aspheric optical mold inserts. System can also serve as ultra-precision diamond turning system with 250 mm diameter capacity. Main work spindle consists of 10,000 rpm groove-compensated air bearing design, while air bearing grinding spindle has speed range of 5,000-45,000 rpm with less than 50 nm of radial and axial runout. Both spindles benefit from total liquid cooling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Large CNC Machining Center also offers turning functionality.

August 6, 2013

Used to produce complex components up to 8 tons, UniSpeed 6 travelling-column machine offers 3,000 x 1,300 x 1,300 mm (X/Y/Z) working volume. Mill-turn version replaces 3 x 1.6 m table with 1.6 m dia rotary table that allows parts up to 3 ton to be turned in-cycle, with constant surface speed capability, at up to 250 rpm. Direct drive to 36 kW/6,000 rpm (max) spindle reduces wear and eliminates heat generation in gears, and 50-taper tools are automatically exchanged from 48-station magazine. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Machine features single spindle design.

June 28, 2013

Employing vertical pick-up lathe, VL 2 is intended for automated, precision production processes involved with manufacture of chucked components that have 100 mm dia max and 150 mm length max. Manufacturing technologies for soft and hard machining, plus complete automation system, are standard, and pick-up spindle ensures machine loads itself. Other features include polymer concrete MINERALIT® base, 12-station tool turret, and integral conveyor belt that accommodates up to 24 workpieces.

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Machinery & Machining Tools

Multitasking Turn/Mill Center drives efficiency via features.

March 28, 2013

Reducing setup time with up to 54 tool stations for turning and 24 for milling, Nakamura-Tome NTJ-100 has 2 rigid turrets, each with Y-axis to facilitate pinch turn and pinch mill operations. Upper turret swiveling B-Axis, with 182° range, is suited for producing angular features. Machine design allows multiple tools in cut simultaneously and has max turning diameter of 6.9 in., max turning length of 26.7 in., as well as 1.6 in. standard or 2.6 in. max bar capacities. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Horizontal Turning Center provides machining flexibility.

February 7, 2013

Hi-TECH 450 features 500 mm turning diameter; 1,350 turning length; available chuck sizes of 10, 12, and 15; and through-hole diameter of up to 132 mm. Spindle with integral motor offers low-speed of 800 rpm and max speed of 3,500 rpm with respective 20 and 24 m/min feed rates for X and Z axes. Turret capacity is 12 tools, and turret indexing time to adjacent tools is 0.25 sec. Other features include 45° angle bed frame, rectangular guide surfaces, and geared transmission system. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

High-Speed Turning Center/Lathe has multiple expansion options.

December 12, 2012

SPRINT 50 offers modular options that allow machine to be supplied in various formats, from twin-turret configurations (with or without Y-axes) to triple-turret lathe with Y-axes and 2.5°  to +182.5° B-axis on lower turret. Also available, optional tailstock/counter spindle combination offers cross as well as longitudinal traverse. Machine is suited for complete, 6-sided machining of workpieces up to 51 mm dia using speeds of up to 7,000 rpm on main and counter spindles. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Superabrasive Turning Center offers 3- and 4-axis machining.

November 27, 2012

Using 50 hp, 9,000 rpm belt-driven grinding spindle and 11 hp, 3,500 rpm work spindle motor, MAX-TEK STC-300 ATC provides heavy stock removal in difficult-to-machine materials with interrupted geometry. System features 8-position automatic wheel changer and utilizes plated and vitrified CBN grinding wheels. Multiple grinding operations requiring several wheel shapes and finishing characteristics can be performed in single setup. Wheel dressing is available for profile dressing of wheel shapes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Machine operates using pendulum technology.

November 27, 2012

Featuring 2-spindle design, Model VL 2 P is capable of machining workpieces up to 100 mm in diameter. While one workpiece is being machined, second spindle automatically loads itself using pick-up method. Machine features polymer concrete body and vertical design, which ensures optimal chip flow conditions. Whether manufacturing small chuck parts or larger components, Model VL 2 P ensures accurate component geometry. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Turning Center employs 7 ½ hp milling motor for multitasking.

October 25, 2012

Featuring FANUC 0i-TD control, 12-station turret, and 2,500–4,500 rpm spindle, FEELER FT-Series optimizes rigidity during heavy-duty cutting via use of single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and robust base. Rigid Z-Axis and tailstock rail maximize support and tracking accuracy, while rigid servo turret offers clamping with curvic coupling for stable and accelerated tool changes. Bar capacity is 2.6–4.5 in., max turning diameter is 13.0–25.0 in. Max turning length is 21–60.2 in. Read More