Turning Machines & Accessories

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

Material Handling & Storage, Machinery & Machining Tools

Collet Chucks offer multiple usage options.

September 25, 2013

Interchangeable with Northfield 4 or 6 in. chucks, air actuated 5C Collet Chuck uses Northfield standard air feed tubes (wet or dry) and can run at speeds in excess of 8,000 rpm. All components are hardened and ground to 58/63 RC, and all diameters are ground within 1/10,000 TIR. While this chuck uses standard 5C collets, it can also accept 5C expanding collets. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Carbide Inserts suit cast iron turning applications.

September 23, 2013

While AC405K grade offers wear and deformation resistance for finishing grey cast iron at continuous high speeds, general-purpose AC415K grade provides stable turning in range of grey and ductile cast iron applications. When performing interrupted or unstable turning, AC420K grade features fracture resistance that promotes stability. Each grade in AC400K Series utilizes EGZ chipbreaker for general-purpose grooving, and Super FF Coating and surface treatment strengthens fine Alumina layer. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Fasteners & Hardware

Insert Geometry is optimized for grooving and groove turning.

September 4, 2013

Walter Cut UD4 features multifunctional chip breaker design with double geometry that optimizes chip control. While silver surface facilitates wear detection, 0° primary chamfer strengthens cutting edge. Tiger•tec® Silver PVD Al2O3 coating minimizes friction and promotes wear resistance, while design promotes full usage of cutting edges. Applications include radial grooving and groove turning on forged materials such as transmission components, gears, and shafts. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Manual 3-Jaw Scroll Chuck features 20 in. diameter.

August 9, 2013

Designed with forged steel body to provide precision gripping, 20 in. self-centering ATSC Scroll Chuck meets demand for larger chucking options. Ajust-Tru™ design, with integral clearance between chuck body and mounting adapter, allows use of adjusting screws for fine-tuning concentricity of chuck to machine tool's spindle, providing ±.0005 in. TIR repeatability. To optimize performance, scroll plate, jaws, and pinions are hardened and ground. 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, Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Machining Centers enable remote monitoring.

May 23, 2013

With pre-installed MTConnect V1.1 Adapters, DMG/MORI SEIKI machines equipped with MAPPS control will offer plug-and-play solution that allows real-time monitoring of machines from anywhere, at any time. Users get information such as current machine operating status, overrides, alarm conditions, and work count with exact time stamp. Remote monitoring capability is enabled with MTConnect open Web protocol, which allows interconnectivity between manufacturing equipment, peripherals, and software. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Precision Machining System is configurable from 2-4 axes.

May 22, 2013

With Nanoform® X Multi-Axis Ultra Precision Machining System, users can maximize productivity in diamond turning, milling, and grinding of optical lenses, mold inserts, mirrors, and precision mechanical components. Machine can produce spherical, aspherical, and freeform surfaces up to 440 mm in diameter. Fully opening upper enclosure provides access to inner surfaces, while sloped sides on upper enclosure and stainless steel tray over granite base contribute to swarf containment. Read More