Methods Machine Tools Inc.’s Nakamura-Tome AS-200 multitasking turning center features a single-spindle single-turret in a compact machine and contains a powerful milling drive, together with a high-speed C axis and 82-mm stroke Y axis, the company says.
Standard spindle speed is 4,500 rpm, a 7.5-hp milling motor on a 6,000 rpm, a 12-station turret with ½ indexing provides 24-tool capacity. Maximum turning diameter is 13.4” (340 mm) and maximum turning length is 11.8” (300 mm). The turning tool is 1.0” (25 mm), and the inside boring shank is 1.25” (32 mm). The Y axis enables turning, drilling and milling off-center on the multitasking center.
Providing high rigidity, the machine is a heavy weight machine at 7,055 lbs (3,200 kg). At the same time, it is a compact machine at 1,650 mm × 1,600 mm.
The machine features a 10.4" high-resolution LCD panel, which works in conjunction with the Fanuc 0iTD controller.
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This machine can run for a long time without any operator intervention, and users can machine finished parts from slug stock or cast blanks while achieving the same high productivity as if they were machining from barstock, the company says.