Turning Machines & Accessories

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving and Cut-Off Tool features single-sided design.

October 19, 2015

Available in multiple grades for dozens of applications, Beyond Evolution™ offers tight indexing tolerances. Triple V design, with top, bottom, and backside V-shaped seating in holder pocket, creates pull-in effect for maximum stability for deep grooving, face grooving, side turning, and profiling applications. Plunge and turn geometries are also available, and coolant is directed precisely to cutting edges underneath chip to dissipate heat and extend tool life. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Insert Grades cover all cast iron turning operations.

September 28, 2015

Insert grades GC3225 and GC3210 cover cast iron turning operations for both grey and nodular cast iron materials. While GC3225 provides secure, trouble-free machining in difficult conditions, flank wear-resistant GC3210 is suitable for turning in good to average machining conditions. Both provide requisite edge-line security and wear resistance for optimal performance via CVD coating combined with fine-grained hard substrate. Optimized micro-geometries facilitate light cutting action. 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

Stainless Steel Turning Grades are constructed for extended life.

June 12, 2015

As turning grades suited for machining stainless steels, AC6030M and AC6040M feature Absotech™ grade coating that promotes resistance to wear, adhesion, and fracture for extended tool life. While AC6030M possesses TiB2 surface layer that creates adhesion and chipping resistance, AC6040M has Ti and Al composition for optimized flank and notch wear resistance. Chipbreaker lineup, highlighted by EEM breaker, provides maximized chip control when roughing. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Cutting Inserts maximize parts-per-edge use, wear identification.

May 15, 2015

Designed to promote tool life and edge utilization, Beyond™ Drive™ cutting inserts come in various grades and geometries to facilitate selection and use across work materials and turning conditions. Bronze titanium oxy-carbonitride (TiOCN) outer coating increases wear resistance and acts as wear indicator. Along with dry running capabilities, products offer reduction of notch wear in demanding applications as well as reduction of crater wear in difficult materials. 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, Materials & Material Processing

Machining Center combines turning and grinding.

April 17, 2015

Combining vertical turning technology with finish grinding, Model VLC 100 GT is suitable for chucked components up to 100 mm in diameter, such as gears, single cams and cam rings, pump rings, or sprockets. Main spindle provides max speed of 6,000 rpm and power rating of 19.5/12.5 kW at 40%/100% duty cycle. Equipped with integrated measuring technology, machine utilizes pick-up concept where main spindle is used to load and unload workpieces from integrated conveyor belt or shuttle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steadyline(TM) Turning Bars perform static and rotating operations.

December 23, 2014

Steadyline™ Turning Bars feature GL connection that has polylobe taper interface with two 180° positions which orient tool cutting edges face up or down for effective chip control. Also, connection also offers locking capability via integrated clamping ring that draws in tool head for secure, stable taper-face contact. Accomplished via dynamic passive system inside holder body, rigidity and stability reduce unwanted vibrations during cutting. Coolant supply channels enhance chip evacuation.
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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, Materials & Material Processing

Optical Manufacturing Systems feature impact-resistant spindle.

October 20, 2014

Comprising ultra-precision diamond turning, micro-grinding, and micro-milling systems, V-Series provides 8 pm feedback resolution for all linear axes. Impact Resistant Porous Graphite air bearing work spindle offers radial and axial runout of less than 12.5 nm throughout 10,000 rpm range. NanoSMART™ HMI, featuring touch/swipe gesture interactive display, is coupled with 64-bit Delta Tau 1 GHz Power PMAC Motion Controller with up to 40,000 block lookahead for advanced trajectory calculations. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Steel Turning Grades optimize transmission manufacturing.

October 10, 2014

Offering high wear resistance, GC4315 and GC4325 with Inveio™ are designed for automotive industry. GC4315 supports soft stage turning in stable conditions, while tougher steel turning grade GC4325 manages interrupted cuts and uneven depths of cut at high speeds. If spindle speed limit prevents full use of their capacity, maximum productivity can be achieved by applying higher feed rates. Both are suitable choices for outer-diameter turning, copying, and profiling. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Shaft Turning Machine handles parts up to 22.4 in. long.

September 10, 2014

Equipped with MT5 tailstock center, Model ML400L provides automated turning of shaft parts up to 7.9 in. in diameter. Twin upper and lower turrets with roller support enable machine to reduce cycle times by pinch turning. Offering Live Tool option for small secondary holes, Model ML400L is also available with 1 or 2 turrets and Muratec high-speed 3-axis CNC gantry loader. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Milling and Turning Machines optimize productivity.

June 27, 2014

Offering X, Y, Z travels of 31 x 19 x 20 in., BRIO BM850T Vertical Machining Center comes equipped with 8,000 rpm spindle, Siemens 808D conversational control, remote pulse generator, and USB input for loading programs. Machine also includes chip auger, coolant tank, and automatic tool changer. Featuring 6-position tool turret and 16.5 in. swing over bed, BRIO Turner 4 Horizontal Turning Center comes equipped with Siemens 808d conversational control, 3-jaw hydraulic chuck, and hydraulic tailstock. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Vertical Turning Lathe offers feed rates up to 2,000 mm/min.

June 24, 2014

With 40 in. table diameter, Model TUE-100 is designed for high-speed, heavy-duty cutting with max load up to 4,400 lb. Ram cross section supports railhead for maximum precision, while two types of bearings support both radial and axial loads of table. Measuring 200 x 138 x 174 in., lathe is equipped with cast iron bed for efficient chip removal. Wide range of table speeds allows for optimized surface finish on variety of materials. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware, Services

Turning Inserts offer smooth cutting and wear resistance.

March 19, 2014

Available in 6 grades for turning stainless as well as grades for steels and cast irons, Beyond™ MR (medium roughing) inserts feature smooth cutting action and stable edge performance that accelerate cycle times and extend tool life. Geometry maximizes smooth cutting and chip flow while minimizing stress, and positive rake angle helps control degree of cutting forces and promotes cutting edge strength. Rake profile, without points of load concentration, results in stable insert body. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Steel Turning, Cast Iron Milling Insert Grades are wear resistant.

March 12, 2014

Enabling secure, unmanned production, insert grades GC4315 and GC3330 feature Inveio™, which optimizes wear resistance and endurance to promote predictability and tool life in machining processes. Performance is made possible via Inveio uni-directional crystal orientation; tightly-packed crystals create strong barrier towards cutting zone and chip. While GC4315 suits steel turning operations with high speeds and extended time in cut, GC3330 is used for milling in cast iron materials. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Medium Roughing Inserts cut stainless steels.

February 20, 2014

Suitable for wide range of workpiece materials, but optimized for stainless steels, Beyond™ MR Inserts feature unique geometry that maximizes smooth cutting and chip flow. Geometry of chip step is designed in continuous curve so that alternating stresses are reduced and uniform chip forming occurs. High positive rake angle works with smoothly curved cutting edge to reduce cutting forces. In addition, inserts have formed-in coolant channels that efficiently deliver flood coolant to cutting edge. 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

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