Turning Centers

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Centers feature hydrostatic wear-free guides.

August 10, 2015

Available in 6 models with table sizes from 800–2,500 mm, V Series features hydrostatic ram that adds rigidity for heavy cutting. Infinitely adjustable cross rail is a programmable positioning axis able to handle wide range of parts. Dual scale feedback delivers precision and ensures parallelism, while hydraulic cylinder elevation adds 225,000 lb of mechanical clamping force per side. Machines come standard with through-the-tool coolant, 116 psi flood coolant, and 12-position tool storage disk. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin-Spindle, Multitasking Turning Center has built-in automation.

August 3, 2015

Able to complete parts machining in one operation, Nakamura-Tome NTRX-300 features true opposing twin spindles – 8 in. A2-6, 25 hp or 10 in. A2-8, 30 hp – as well as 25 hp tool spindle with 12,000 rpm and 5-axis capabilities. Unit has 104 ft² footprint, can machine 10 in.² on part face without C-axis rotation, and comes in 2 models with 8 in. or 10 in. chucks and respective 2.5 and 3.15 in. bar capacities. Load/unload automation system and operator recognition management software are standard. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Twin-Turret CNC Turning Center machines large workpieces.

April 29, 2015

In addition to top, 12-station, 11/7.5 kW turret with optional ±70 mm Y-axis and direct drive, NZX 4000 Features beltless, gear-driven main spindle rated at 37/30 kW (30 min/constant). Spindle bore choices are 145, 185, or 285 mm dia, and boring bars up to 1 m long may be used. X-axes of both turrets have Magnescale linear encoders (optional in other axes). Max turning diameter is 660 mm; distance between centers can be 1, 2, or 3 m; and respective rapid traverses in X and Z are 20 and 24 m/min. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Multitasking Turning Center offers long bed with sub spindle.

April 28, 2015

In addition to offering 7.5 hp milling motor on 6,000 rpm, 12-station turret with ½ indexing to provide 24-tool capacity, Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S features 82 mm stroke Y axis that eliminates fixture deburring, milling, drilling, and repositioning. Sub spindle speed is ~6,000 rpm, distance between spindle noses is 31.50 in., max turning dia is 13.39 in., and max turning length is 22.44 in. Occupying 59.4 ft², 11,023 lb unit comes with 15 in. Hi-res color LCD panel and Fanuc 0iTD controller. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling Lathe/CNC Turning Center has true Y-axis and sub-spindle.

February 27, 2015

In addition to 30 hp, 3,500 rpm, 10 in. (chuck dia) primary spindle and 20 hp, 4,500 rpm, 8 in. sub-spindle, FEELER FT-250SY features true Y-Axis with 100 mm (±50 mm) travel for maximum rigidity and robust machining environment. Single-piece structure with boxways, 45° slant bed, and base lend dampen vibration when turning in hard materials. Other features include heavy-duty, 12-station turret; 210 mm +/- 10 mm X-axis travel; 1,050 mm Z-Axis travel; and FANUC 31i-TB CNC control. Read More

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

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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

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

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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

Material Handling & Storage, Controls & Controllers, Machinery & Machining Tools, Robotics

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