Offered by Southwestern Industries, Inc., the TRAK TRL 2460SX features a 4.09" spindle through-hole and a geared head for maximizing performance at high and low speeds. Other machine features include a two-speed tailstock, P5 tapered roller bearings and digital servomotors.
The lathe is equipped with the ProtoTRAK SLX CNC. This particular CNC features a user interface that differentiates it from production-oriented counterparts, says the company. The lathe may be used manually with assists from the CNC for tapers and radii. Other SLX features include Spreadsheet Editing, informative graphics, networking capabilities and optional DXF file converters.
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Over the past decade, technology has advanced to the point that lights-out machining is more seamless than ever before, with built-in safety systems and even the ability to switch from one part to another in the middle of the night.