Okuma’s Genos L300-MY turning center features a Y axis for off-center milling, drilling and tapping capability. The turning center accommodates workpieces ranging to 11.81" (300 mm) in diameter and 17.72" (450 mm) in length. Y-axis travel measures 3.94", while the Z-axis travel measures 17.7". Spindle speeds range from 25 to 3,000 rpm, or as fast as 4,500 rpm for milling. The tailstock quill diameter measures 3.54" (90 mm), and quill travel is 11 mm. The V12 M-turret accommodates 12 tools and offers a 0.2-sec. indexing time. The machine features a 10" three-jaw chuck, a contouring C axis and a manual touch presetter. The machine can be equipped with one radial and one axial live tool.
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