The VT 2 vertical pickup turning machine can be equipped with pendulum technology for machining chucked components with 100-mm maximum workpiece diameters or with a tailstock for machining shaft-type components with 400-mm maximum lengths.
Other vertical pickup turning machines on display are the VT 5i, which can accommodate a maximum chuck diameter measuring 250 mm, and the VLC 800, which can accommodate a maximum chuck diameters of 800 mm. Also on display is the VTC 250 Duo two-spindle shaft machining center for 700-mm maximum workpiece lengths.
Editor PickFilling Bins While the Building is Empty
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.