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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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