Automated Lathe suits high mix and high volume production.

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Useful for contract manufacturing and OEMs, TNW-4500R has 12 x 5 in. work size and performs turning, drilling, and milling operations. Live tool turret performs secondary operations, and live tool motor power is 7.5/10 hp. For built-in automation, unit features FUJI 2-axis rack and pinion swing arm robot with 44 lb capacity. Machine incorporates twin spindles, slant bed, and gantry loader as well as 10-station work stocker, chip conveyor, and Fanuc 310i-A CNC Control.

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New TNW-4500R Lathe from FUJI is for High Mix and High Volume Production

Vernon Hills, IL - (August 24, 2006) Perfect for Contract Manufacturing and OEMs, the new TNW-4500R automated lathe from Fuji offers easy change over, while providing turning, drilling and milling operations - all in one machine.

A best seller in Japan, the TNW-4500R is available for the first time in the U.S.

Twin spindles, a robot, a slant bed and a gantry loader are among the features of the TNW-4500R. A live tool turret performs secondary operations; live tool motor power is 7.5/10hp. For built-in automation, the TNW4500R features a FUJI 2-axis rack and pinion swing arm robot with a 44 lb. capacity, and dual 12 Tool Turrets.

The TNW4500R's A2-8 spindle turns with a 25/30 hp spindle motor and operates at a maximum of 2,910 rpm.

A work stocker (10 stations), chip conveyor and a set of turret holders are included as standard. For user-friendly operation, the TNW-4500R includes the new Fanuc 310i-A CNC Control. The TNW4500R is easy to set up, too - go from uncrating to production in no time.

An Intelligent Load Monitor is included as standard. Suitable for any application, this highly reliable monitor detects insert wear and breakage. No additional sensors are required. The monitor is conveniently programmable by touch screen.

The work size of the TNW4500R is 300mm (12") x 120mm (5").

FUJI turns the machining of a part into process perfection. When you contact FUJI, the part you will be machining is analyzed by engineers with vast experience in process and manufacturing engineering. With the largest install base at the major automotive manufacturers, FUJI engineers apply their experience with the FUJI machines that are built for automation from the ground up. These highly accurate machines employ built-in robotic automation, in-process auto gauging for quality control, and are engineered with the finest FUJI custom workholding, all from one source. This allows FUJI engineers to guarantee takt time, cycle time and CPK with turnkey and run-off solutions that are built for lean manufacturing. Using less manpower and more automation, FUJI machines produce the highest quality parts most efficiently and reliably. FUJI solutions are supported by factory-trained American engineers 24/7.

For more information, visit our IMTS Booth #A-8333 or log on to or contact FUJI Machine America Corporation, 171 Corporate Woods Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL 60061, Phone: 847-821-7137, Fax: 847821-7815, email:

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