Chevalier Machinery Inc.

Phone: 562-903-1929
Toll-Free: 800-243-8253
Fax: 562-903-3959

Please visit: Chevalier Machinery Inc.

Mailing Address:
9925 Tabor Pl.
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 US

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A Special Message from Chevalier Machinery Inc.


FSG-4080DC Double-Column Fixed Beam Grinder
FSG-4080DC Double-Column Fixed Beam Grinder

FSG Series Double-Column Fixed Beam Grinder


Chevalier customers in a wide range of industries like what they see in the FSG-4080DC series double-column fixed beam grinders. They say the grinders are easy to set-up, program and operate and exceed the most rigorous demands for rigidity, accuracy and speed. All while providing an enormous grinding area. 

“With the options in the market within our target group of machines, the Chevalier FSG series stood out as the choice product,” said Brian Young, general manager of Erie Precision Grinding in Pennsylvania. “It provides an easy to use interface, full CNC control system, total workpiece capacity and the rigidity and accuracy of the dual column design.” Young said his high expectations for the FSG Series has been meet. 

“Now that we have completed a number of workpieces, I am truly impressed by its performance,” he added. “By meeting my expectations, it has exceeded what I thought was possible over such a large platform.  The operator interface, intuitive programming and speed are all working together to provide an exceptional piece of equipment capable of servicing our customers effectively and efficiently.

The user-friendly conversational programming features:

  • Smart-III CNC PC based control and Microsoft Win CE platform
  • Patented designed table stroke can be adjusted from screen
  • Conversational graphic program for grinding and dressing
  • Standard can cycles: step surface, slice and crisscross cycles
  • Switch between manual, semi-automatic, fully automatic or CNC
  • Automatic wheel dressing can be done while machining or at the end of a cycle
  • Simplified data transfer using Ethernet/intranet data saving and transfer, USB port and CF card port

For more information, contact: Johnson Lan, of Chevalier Machinery Inc., at (562) 903-1929 or email: or visit us on the web at

FVM Double Column VMC
FVM Double Column VMC

Chevalier FVM Double Column Bridge Machines

For Large Part Machining, the 104"x200" model can machine a 193"x98"x35" workpiece weighing 33,000lbs. Available with up to 61" spindle nose to table distance. 25HP CT50 spindle, 394/394/471ipm rapids, FANUC Oi control, 80mm ballscrews w/ coolant circulation. Opt 35HP 8000rpm spindle & 60 tool ATC.

Standard Features:  Fanuc OiMD control w/ AI Nano, Data Server, Manual Guide Oi conversational programming, 30HP motor, ZF gearbox, chip flushing system, 40 tool ATC, air purged spindle, spindle chiller, 4th axis and 1000psi coolant thru-spindle preps, semi-enclosed splash guard, remote MPG, high speed rigid tapping, twin chip augers and lift up chip conveyor


FBL-Series Big Bore Lathe
FBL-Series Big Bore Lathe

Chevalier Big Bore Lathes

The slant bed lathes are stable, highly accurate machines that can handle rough- and fine-turning operations for large workpieces. Its structure, capacity, power and accessories underscore the machine’s ability to expertly and ruggedly handle various operations in an efficient, productive manner.

The FANUC 0i-TD control with FANUC digital servo drive and motor are standard features with the FBL-530.

Here are vital specs about the FBL-530:

Structure: Heat treated to Rockwell 55 degree and stress relieved. Features a 45 degree slant-bed design, comprised of single-piece Meehanite cast iron with wide-span, ribbed box structure. Four oversized box ways, 130-mm wide and 80-mm high, provide strong stability and support.

Capacity: Spindle bore diameter ranges in size up to 12.5", which suits most oil industry applications. Maximum swing diameter is 40.5"; cutting diameter is 37". Three sizes offered: 80", 120" and 160".  Special Z-axis, ball screw support maintains high precision and stability. Dual-chuck, easy access design
provides convenience of loading and unloading longer parts.

Power: Powerful 60 HP Spindle motor that features a four-stage gearbox and generates 7,118 NM torque would satisfy most cutting condition of large-diameter work pieces or tough material applications.

Turret: Massive, 200-mm-thick disk and hydraulic clamping of its curvic-coupling design ensure cutting
stability during rough turning environments.

Accessories: Standard equipment of programmable tailstock has a built-in MT-6 rotary quill that provides better part’s weight support than a normal live-center type of quill. Standard link-type chip conveyor is also a standard accessory.


Company Profile

About Chevalier Machinery

Established more than 30 years ago, Chevalier Machinery USA is a leading manufacturer of grinding, turning and milling machining centers. Our machines are assembled in our own 9001-certified facilities that include departments for R&D, cast part processing, sheet metal production and electronics. We provide superior solutions to our clients in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, construction, defense, wind turbine, gas and oil products, medical, printing and semiconductor. And with our extensive network of well-qualified dealers, Chevalier offers on-time delivery, fast service and competitive pricing.

Chevalier Machinery is the United States branch company of Falcon Machine Tools, a Taiwanese-based machine tool manufacturer with branches and agents in Europe, the Middle East, Mainland China, South America and the U.S. Established in 1978, Falcon is a publicly traded company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Chevalier’s impressive showroom, main parts, warehousing, distribution and training/tech-support center is in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Fe Springs.

Chevalier's Research and Development

Our state-of-the-art R&D division includes design, prototype development, applications, electrical and electronics. The CAD division uses 3-D/Pro-E software that enables design engineers to achieve finite element analysis and dynamic simulation through all phases of the design process.

Quality Control

Chevalier follows the most-stringent quality control process, from casting to final assembly. We have been a quality control leader since our inception, garnering almost every QC award in the world. All of our machines after assembly are measured and calibrated by state-of-the-art laser calibration equipment. This ensures precise verification and compensation of our machines, resulting in increased accuracy and repeatability. Machines are given a ball-bar test, a series of circular moves. The encoder data from the bar is fed into a computer that outputs a chart for machine accuracy. Engineers, who oversee inspection stations, design our machines to ensure that all aspects of the manufacturing process meet the designer’s specific requirements.

Sales, Sevice and Parts

Customer satisfaction is always the highest priority at Chevalier. Our knowledgeable service engineers, technicians and sales representatives travel around the world to provide assistance to our dealers and end-users. Our after-sales service fleet is available to our service engineers and technicians. Chevalier’s expert network of dealers in more than 80 countries is thoroughly trained to adhere to Chevalier’s superior customer service standards. Our modern warehouse facility in the Los Angeles area maintains a comprehensive inventory of parts for all machines sold in the United States.





Product Categories of Chevalier Machinery Inc.

  • Bar Feed Mechanisms
  • Boring Machines
  • Drilling & Tapping Units, Fixtured
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
  • EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
  • EDM, Small Hole
  • Encoders/Resolvers
  • End Turning Machines
  • Grinding Machines, Abrasive Belt
  • Grinding Machines, Centerless
  • Grinding Machines, Creep Feed
  • Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
  • Grinding Machines, Disc, Single or Double
  • Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
  • Grinding Machines, Jig
  • Grinding Machines, Profile
  • Grinding Machines, Surface, Reciprocal Table
  • Grinding Machines, Surface, Rotary Table
  • Grinding Machines, Thread
  • Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
  • Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
  • Jig Boring Machines
  • Lathes, Cut-Off
  • Lathes, Cycle-Controlled (Semi-CNC or "Teachable")
  • Lathes, Manual
  • Milling Machines, Bed-Type
  • Milling Machines, Graphite
  • Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
  • Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
  • Milling Machines, Universal
  • Super (Micro) Finishing Machines
  • Superabrasive Machining Systems
  • Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
  • Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
  • Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
  • Universal Machining Centers
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
  • Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

Trade Names

  • ADII
  • LathePlus
  • SMART Conversational Control
  • SMART Grinder
  • SMART Mini Mill

Deep Links

CHEVALIER Product Guide PDF for 2011

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CHEVALIER Virtual Machine Tool Expo Videos

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Vertical Machining Centers Model Listings

A VMC for every shop's needs: Grinders, Mills, and Lathes

CNC Lathes - Complete Model Listing

Flat Bed, Slant Bed (Box or Linear Ways)and Vertical Turning Lathes

Grinders-Complete Model Listing

Manual, Automatic, CNC and special purpose grinders

Product Announcements Provided By Chevalier Machinery Inc.

Chevalier’s FSG Series Double-Column Grinders:


QP-3572 Vertical Machining Center


As seen in MMS

Boxway Turning Center Provides Stability for Heavy Machining
Intended for mixed-volume, short-run or dedicated high-volume applications, the FBL-200 turning center from Chevalier features a 45-degree, rigid, slant-bed boxway structure.

Surface Grinder Enables Full Automation of Grinding Process
Chevalier Machinery’s FSG-1224ADIII auto-precision surface grinding machine is said to provide improved accuracy, high quality and ease of operation.

April 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Turning
View turning centers, lathes, controls and more in this month’s product slideshow.

CNC Slant-Bed Lathe Accommodates High-Volume Applications
Chevalier’s FBL-360B MC CNC lathe with programmable tailstock features a ribbed Meehanite cast iron mono-block casting and high rigidity box way to resist deflection and vibration during heavy machining.

March 2015 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Machining Centers
Click through this slideshow for HMCs, VMCs, multitasking centers and more.

VMC Series Speeds Interpolation
Chevalier’s EM series includes three VMC models: the EM1620L, EM2033L and EM2040L.

Horizontal Lathe Hands Rough and Fine Turning
Chevalier’s FBL-520D heavy-duty horizontal turning lathe is capable of machining heavy parts and large pipe threading for applications in the energy and aerospace industries.

High-Torque Horizontal Boring Mill Cuts Tough Materials
Chevalier's FBB-110L series T-type horizontal boring mill suits heavy-duty, high-precision applications with a 120" × 83" × 80" (XYZ) machining work zone.

Profile Grinder for Intricate Mold Components
The FSG-C1224CNC profile grinder from Chevalier is designed to meet the grinding requirements of intricate profile and mold component applications.

Double-Column VMC Designed for Rigidity
Chevalier’s range of FVM double-column vertical machining centers features oversized columns; wide boxway spacing on a slanted Y axis; and a close, symmetrical Z-axis design for a rigid, stable structure.

Horizontal Boring and Milling Machine Equipped with Rotary Table
Chevalier Machinery offers its FBB series 110 and 130 horizontal boring and milling machines equipped with a rotary table.

Slant-Bed Lathe Resists Vibration
Chevalier’s FBL-360L slant-bed lathe is said to provide a flexible, accurate solution for mixed-volume, short-run or dedicated high-volume applications.

Large-Bore Lathe Handles Rough and Fine Turning
Chevalier’s FB-510MC slant-bed lathe is designed for pipe-threading applications required by gas, oil and related industries.

A Preview of Houstex 2013
This slideshow provides a sneak peek at some of the technologies that will be on display at Houstex 2013.

Heavy-Duty Lathe Offers Production Versatility
Chevalier Machinery’s FBL-460 vertical turning center features a 45-degree slant bed, rigid boxways and programmable tailstock.

Vertical Turning Lathe for Heavy-Duty Turning Applications
Chevalier will display its newly redesigned FVL series vertical lathe at IMTS 2012. The lathe is designed for heavy-duty turning applications.

Automatic-Precision, Surface-Grinding Machine
Chevalier Machinery will highlight its FSG-ADIII series surface-grinding machine at IMTS 2012.

Automatic-Precision, Surface-Grinding Machine
 Chevalier Machinery will be exhibiting six machines, highlighting its FSG-ADIII series, an automatic-precision, surface-grinding machine that is said to offer improved accuracy, quality and ease of operation.  

Machining Cell Helps Bolster Local Industry
A two-machine cell consisting of a turn-mill and surface grinder from Chevalier Machinery, both serviced by an industrial robot from ABB Robotics, play a key role in a San Antonio research and education institution’s mission to strengthen the local manufacturing sector.

Vertical Turning Lathe for Heavy-Duty Turning, Multitasking
Chevalier’s FVL series single-spindle VTC is designed for heavy-duty turning applications on large-diameter parts that require a 78" chuck.