Absolute Machine Tools, Inc.

Phone: 440-960-6911
Toll-Free: 800-852-7825
Fax: 440-960-6918

A Special Message from Absolute Machine Tools, Inc.

25+ Years of Excellence

Absolute Machine Tools has been providing advanced metalworking solutions and comprehensive services for CNC machine tools, Wire EDM, Swiss Turning, Deep Hole Drilling and Finishing. 



YOU JI VTL Series (Turning Heights up to 28')


35 years building the best VTL in the industry

VTL Series ( VTL1000-4000ATC)

  • Table size 8" - 315"
  • Turning Heights up to 28'
  • Cross roller and hydrostatic bearings
  • Spindle motors up to 200 HP
  • Table loads up to 250,000 lbs.
  • ATC's up to 120 tools
  • C-axis and live tools to 35 HP
  • Dual rams available
  • Pallet changers available

Watch You Ji Company Intro. Video here .


Johnford ST-60CX Heavy-Duty Turning Center
Johnford ST-60CX Heavy-Duty Turning Center

Johnford DMC Series (DMC900 - SDMC8000)

This big 60 degree slant bed lathe tackles large parts and heavy-duty cutting with ease! It's a great workhorse for industries such as oil-field, energy, and construction. 

ST Series (ST40-160)

  • Swing diameter 31" - 47"
  • Bed length 40" - 240"
  • Heavy duty spindles 4" - 21" hole
  • Heavy duty 4-speed gearbox driven spindles deliver high torque at low RPM
  • 12-Station Bi-directional turret or optional BMT live turret provides .5 seconds indexing
  • 60 degree slant bed torque tube design - Ergonomic Design
  • Optional C-axis with live tools - Optional Y-axis


Watch Johnford Company Company Intro. video here .


Tongtai HB-630
Tongtai HB-630

Tongtai Horizontal Machining Centers (HA400-500 / HB630-800 / HG800-1250)

Everything you want in a Horizontal! 

Japanese Quality & Performance...


Fraction of the Cost!

As the taiwanese OEM for Hitachi Seiki for many yearsm Tongtai knows how to build state-of-the-art horizontal machining centers. These machines are the latest generation of high performance machining centers. they will exceed the demands of any manufacturer with high volume, high precision machinig needs. The rigid, heavy cast iron construction combined with blazing speed delivers more parts per hour than competitive machines costing thousands more.

Outstanding STANDARD Features:

  • Full B-axis
  • 60 tool ATC'S ( up to 240 opt.)
  • 1.6 second tool changes ( 40 taper)
  • 2.1 second tool changes ( 50 taper)
  • deluxe chip management system
  • 1,000 PSI coolant through spindle
  • Hydraulic fixture interface / flex arm package
  • 2,000 IPM rapids in all axes
  • 40 HP, 10,000 RPM integral spindles ( 50 taper)
  • 33.5 HP, 12,000 RPM integral spindles ( 40 taper)
  • Fast rotary pallet changers
  • HG series heavy duty boxway machines available

Watch Tongtai's Corporate Video here .

Company Profile

Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. provides advanced metalworking solutions and comprehensive services for production machining, mold / die machining, and production turing. A leading importer and distributor of high-performance CNC machining and turning equipment, our company helps machine shops and manufacturing facilities improve their production processes to be more competitive in a tough global environment. Our corporation has a second division, AccuteX EDM. We have built our reputation on exemplary applications engineering, service, customer support, comprehensive training, and effective preventive-maintenance programs. We have offices in Lorain, Ohio; Mason, Ohio; Livonia, Michigan. 


Our Partners Include:

  • Johnford - Heavy-duty CNC lathe & Machining Centers
  • You Ji - High Precision VTLs & HMCs
  • Tongtai - High Precision and Mass Production Machining Centers
  • APEC - 5-Axis Gantry Type Machining Center
  • QuickTech - Multi-axis & Small Complex Parts Turning and Milling Centers
  • Ecoca - Cost Effective Turning Centers
  • AccuteX - Wire EDM, Die Sinker, and Small Hole EDM



Absolute's Applications and Engineering and Support:

Benefit from our highly trained applications engineering support and service department

  • Preventive Maintenance Programs
  • Comprehensive Training
  • ISO Certified Inspection Reports
  • Pitch Error Compensation Reports
  • Servo Turning and Backlash Reports
  • Machine Squaring and Leveling
  • Accuracy Maps


Product Categories of Absolute Machine Tools, Inc.

  • Automated System & Cells for Material Removal
  • Boring Machines
  • Broaching Machines, Continuous
  • Broaching Machines, Horizontal
  • Broaching Machines, Internal
  • Broaching Machines, Vertical
  • Burnishing Tools (Roller)
  • Burnishing, Honing & Lapping Tools
  • Centrifugal Barrel & Disc Finishing Machines
  • Chamfering Tools
  • CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • CNC Multi-Spindle Screw Machines - Used Equipment
  • CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • CNC Single-Spindle Screw Machines - Used Equipment
  • CNC Swiss Screw Machines - New Equipment
  • CNC Swiss Screw Machines - Used Equipment
  • Coolant Delivery Systems
  • Coolant Reclamation Equipment
  • Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
  • Drilling Machines, Deep Hole (Gundrilling)
  • Drilling Machines, Multi-Spindle
  • Drilling Machines, Radial Arm
  • Dust Collectors, Air Filtration & Treatment Equipment
  • EDM Filtration Equipment & Supplies
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
  • EDM, Small Hole
  • EDM, Wire Type
  • Electrode Materials, EDM Wire, & Supplies
  • Gantry Loaders
  • Gundrills
  • Honing & Lapping Tools
  • Honing Machines, Horizontal Spindle
  • Honing Machines, Multiple Spindles
  • Honing Machines, Vertical Spindle
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
  • Indexers & Rotary Tables
  • Jig Boring Machines
  • Lapping Machines, External Cylindrical
  • Lapping Machines, Flat Surface/Special Purpose
  • Lathes, Manual
  • Leasing & Financing Services
  • Machining Cells & FMS
  • Milling Machines, Bed-Type
  • Milling Machines, Graphite
  • Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
  • Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
  • Milling Machines, Universal
  • Nano & Micro Machining Equipment
  • Pallet Changers - Automatic
  • Pallet Changers/Shuttles and Programmable Transfer Devices
  • Pumps, Coolant
  • Robots, Industrial
  • Super (Micro) Finishing Machines
  • Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
  • Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
  • Ultrasonic Machining Equipment
  • Universal Machining Centers
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

  • AccuteX EDM
  • Johnford
  • Nexturn
  • Precihole
  • Tongtai
  • You Ji

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Product Announcements Provided By Absolute Machine Tools, Inc.

What it Takes to do Unattended Wire EDM Machining

As seen in MMS

Vertical Turning Center Features Integrated APC
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, the You Ji CY-550-H vertical turning center (VTC) is a high-production, heavy-duty machine suitable for automotive production environments.

Micro-Drilling for Medical: I Know a Guy
On display at Absolute Machine Tools’ Booth S-8536 is a new deep-hole drilling machine for the small holes found in medical applications. Two models of the Precihole machine demonstrate small and larger gundrilling.

Compact Gang-Type Lathe for Fast Production
Absolute Machine Tools will display the Tongtai Q5 gang-type CNC lathe, engineered for fast production of small workpieces.

Gundrilling Machine Suits Medical Implants
Precihole (exhibiting with Absolute Machine Tools) offers its Micro gundrilling machine with capabilities engineered to suit production of precision medical implants.

HMC Enables High-Speed Change-Overs
Tongtai's HA-400II horizontal machining center, available from Absolute Machine Tools, features a rigid, FEA-tested design with a cast iron machine frame and three-point leveling system.

Swiss-Type Lathe Features B-axis Action
The Nexturn SA32XII Swiss-type lathe from Absolute Machine Tools features a 32-mm bar diameter capacity on the main and subspindle, and is available with or without a rotary synchronous guide bushing.

Deep Holes with a Difference
Upgrading its deep-hole drilling capability with a Precihole three-axis machine from Absolute Machine Tools made a positive difference in this shop’s part processing, business strategy and customer service.

Die-Sinker EDM Features Synchronized Pulse Generator
Absolute Machine Tools will exhibit the Accutex DS-550CMAX die-sinker EDM featuring a dual, digital synchronized pulse generator to achieve optimal cutting conditions.

EDM Driven by Linear Shaft Motor
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, the Accutex AL56SA wire EDM features a high-speed linear shaft motor designed for precise linear and circular interpolation.

Deep-Hole Drilling Machine Features Twin Spindles
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, the Precihole GVN25C gundrilling machine is capable of drilling 0.20" to 1.00"-diameter holes ranging to 40" in depth.

Process Management System Monitors Cells or Line
Tongtai Integrated Monitoring Systems (TIMS) software for processes and machine tool management was developed by Tongtai Machine Tools and FANUC, and is available from Absolute Machine Tools.

April 2014 Product Spotlight: Turning
Click through this month’s product slideshow featuring lathes and turning centers.

Absolute to Host Midwest Discovery Day
The April 9 event will include live machine demonstrations and various door prizes.

Swiss-Type Lathes Offer Guide Bushing Options
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, the Nexturn S-model range of Swiss-type lathes include “e” and “P” series, each consisting of four models capable of handling 20-, 26-, 32- or 36-mm barstock.

Combined Skiving/Roller Burnishing Alternative to Honing
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, the Precihole SBN300/1-600 skiving and roller burnishing machine is well-suited for ID finishing operations for hydraulic tubes ranging from 1.37" to 16" ID and as long as 40 ft.

Gun Barrel Manufacturing Cell Combines Holemaking Operations
Precihole Machine Tools has introduced a dedicated manufacturing cell consisting of holemaking equipment to perform all necessary operations on the ID to convert a bar of metal to an assembly-ready gun barrel.

VMC Equipped with Automatic Pallet Changer
Available from Absolute Machine Tools, Tongtai’s QMV-610AII+APC vertical machining center with automatic pallet changer is an upgraded version of the previous QVM-610A+APC.

New Sights at Absolute
An Oktoberfest celebration at Absolute’s Mason, Ohio technical center featured new product lines from Precihole and Nexturn, as well as an automated cell demonstrating the company’s capabilities as a FANUC Authorized Integrator.

Absolute Appointed Exclusive Importer of Nexturn
The supplier now offers Nexturn Swiss-type turning machines.

Absolute and AccuteX EDM to Host Oktoberfest
The company will highlight new machine tool offerings with a Bavarian-themed open house.