Turrets

Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling
Turrets

Planet Products Introduces High Speed Live Tooling

Developed for applications requiring high rpm in a precision heavy duty package, Planet products offers turret lathe live tooling in 2:1 and 3.5:1 speed up ratios. These unique, patent pending tools are especially effective at running long duty cycles at high speeds due to their proprietary bearing cooling system. By keeping the precision bearings at a constant temperature, the internal...

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Lathe Tools offer maximum speed of 12,000 rpm.
Turrets

Lathe Tools offer maximum speed of 12,000 rpm.

Designed to optimize performance of Haas lathes with 4,000 rpm driven turrets, Live Tools feature 1:3 speed increasing ratio and are suited for finishing mild steels, aluminum, plastics, and reinforced resins. Low profile of 3.48 in. preserves Z-axis clearance for work-holding and parts, while 3.15 in. width will not interfere with adjacent tools in turret. Live Tools utilize square drive Gleason...

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Machine Spindles

Live Tooling for Turret Lathes

Planet live tools were designed to overcome the limitations of existing live tool technology used in our own production department. Most live tools are limited to running only a few minutes at a time, requiring duplicate tools, or stopping in the middle of the cycle to allow the tool to cool. Planet's tools have bearings that are cooled and lubricated by filtered machine coolant, allowing almost...

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Turrets

With the Industry's Only Turret with a Built-In Motor(TM), the NL Series of CNC Lathes Reaches 5000 Units Shipped

On November 1, 2006, Mori Seiki's NL Series, which was released in June 2004 and which features the only Turret with a built-in motor(TM) in the industry, passed 5000 units shipped. To reach this mark in only 2 years is an incredible achievement. By placing the motor inside the turret, the NL Series minimizes the heat and vibration which spread over a wide area from the many parts which...

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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation
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The Next Wave of Intelligent Design Automation

In the amount of time it takes to set up a meeting to discuss just one design, engineers can now explore designs exponentially. Generative design has catalyzed a paradigm shift in product development. This shift not only drastically decreases the time it takes to design a product. It also opens the door to design options that might never have been imagined by engineers on their own.

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