LNS America, Inc.

4621 E Tech Drive

Cincinnati, OH US

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LNS, Your "One-Stop-Shop" FOR MACHINE TOOL PERIPHERALS

With over 40 years of experience and proven performance, LNS is your single source supplier for engineered solutions supported by over 800 employees worldwide who stand behind everything we sell.

Only LNS gives you this range of products along with the industry's most experienced applications and technical service staff.  And only LNS can integrate and support all of these to maximize your productivity and ROI.
 

BARFEEDING SYSTEMS

With over 100,000 units installed worldwide, LNS bar feeders are universally recognized for their exceptional bar guiding technique Hydrobar®.

In the most varied applications, the LNS bar feeders ensure maximum productivity on all types of fixed or sliding headstock lathes. In addition LNS bar feeders offer record reliability and flexibility and the fastest diameter changeover in the world.

CHIP MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

The machining of parts by milling or turning requires an effective and continuous evacuation of chips to prevent production slowdown or stops and therefore increase machine uptime.

LNS offers a complete range of chip conveyors covering all material types and chip shapes. In addition based on the filtration requirements LNS chip conveyors can be equipped with up to 50 microns filtration systems.
 

COOLANT MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS

Machine tool  productivity is a constant concern.  LNS offers a complete range of high pressure coolant systems and tramp oil removal systems that guarantee optimal lubrication allowing a considerable increase of machining speeds.  Additional benefits are improved surface finish of the parts,  increased lifespan of the cutting tools and the machine tool.
 

AIR FILTRATION SYSTEMS

Pollution created by metal cutting machine tools working with all kinds of coolant can be eliminated with LNS' mist collection series.
 

WORKHOLDING SYSTEMS

From precision chucks to automatic steady rest systems, that are custom engineered for specific applications to provide better stability, speed and product quality.

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Company Profile

LNS America, Inc. is the North American marketing and manufacturing presence of Orvin, Switzerland based LNS Group.

As Seen In Modern Machine Shop

Unloading this soft brass part after machining is challenge

In Lights-Out Machining, Part Loading Is Not the Problem — Here is How This Shop Handles Unloading
Correct unloading of the parts affects part quality as well as the capacity of the unattended machining system. Here is more of the experience from our “168” shop.

bar-fed multitasking CNC lathes and bar-fed five-axis machining centers

Running Unattended at Night Lets Machine Shop Serve New Customers During Day
Precision Tool Technologies found capacity for diversification not by adding machines, people or space, but by freeing up time. Running unattended—running so it can machine through all 168 hours in the week—has enabled this shop to use hours when staff is present to deliver work that lands outside its established specialty. To achieve unattended machining, some of the biggest challenges have related to basic details such as chips and coolant.

machining cell with LNS Quick Load Servo 80 S2

Die Manufacturer Embraces IIoT to Move to Shorter-Run Production
As a punch and die supplier’s customers implemented leaner strategies, it needed to shift to shorter-run manufacturing. An ethernet communications system enabled machine CNCs to communicate with bar feeders to automatically switch part programs without operator intervention.

LNS America GT 112-E automatic magazine bar feeder

Magazine Bar Feeder Eases Unattended, Lights Out Production
IMTS 2018: LNS America’s GT 112-E automatic magazine bar feeder has been designed for applications like sliding headstock machines running unattended.

Smart MFG Experience main stage.

Using Data to Do Better in Manufacturing
Although the Smart Manufacturing Experience 2018 event in Boston may not have provided a simple, clear definition of “smart manufacturing,” it did provide a broad experience of what smart manufacturing can be like.

Cyclonic coolant filtration kit

Coolant Filtration Kit Applicable to Chip Conveyors
LNS America’s cyclonic coolant filtration kit is designed to extend coolant life and reduce disposal costs by removing fine chips from the fluid before returning it to the machine tool tank.

LNS GT 326-E

Bar Feeder Designed for Fast and Easy Change-Overs
LNS America’s GT 326-E automatic magazine bar feeder for sliding headstock machines loads 12-ft.-long barstock in diameters ranging from 3 to 20 mm (26 mm with bar prep).

LNS Names CEO for North America
Formerly president and CEO of Century Inc., Jeffrey McMullen is now CEO of LNS’s North American business.

a Swiss-type's sliding headstock design

New to Swiss-Type Turning
What are some nuances to training a person to effectively operate a Swiss-type lathe? This shop offers some suggestions.

Machine Tool Peripherals Optimize CNC Performance & Productivity
The company will display its “One-Stop-Shop” approach to peripherals that enable machine tools to operate at peak performance by integrating a Quick Load Servo 80 S2 all-electric, short magazine bar feeder, a Turbo MH Series filtering chip conveyor, an oil mist collector, a steady rest work support system, and a Phasep waste oil removal system with a replica turning center.

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Spray Cabin Filters Out Contaminants
The SC500 spray cabin from LNS America provides a compact, mobile enclosure for blowing oil, dust and debris off of machined workpieces.

LNS Celebrates 40 Years by Giving Back
LNS business units are participating in service projects in honor of the company’s 40 years in business.

Oil Mist Collection Improves Employee Health, Safety
Using Fox oil mist collectors from LNS America, Staub Machine was able to improve air quality and reduce downtime needed to complete maintenance tasks.

LNS Alpha 552

Bar Feeder Enables Faster Changeovers
The Alpha 552 bar feeder from LNS America is designed for fixed headstock machines.

LNS America PowerStream VP

PowerStream VP High-Pressure Coolant System
PowerStream VP from LNS America is a high-pressure coolant system that enables users to program variable pressure outlets to deliver up to 2,000 psi of filtered coolant.

Castle Metal’s facility

Moving in with a Customer
Shop owner Chris Nachtmann has established a close relationship with one of his biggest customers. In fact, he moved his operation inside that customer’s facility a couple years ago. Now, he’s making greater strides to invest in and grow his business.

Five-axis Integrex i-200S from Mazak Corp.

Making the Move to Multitasking
Implementing a done-in-one approach to production has to be managed carefully. This shop seems to have made all the right moves in what has turned out to be a truly transformative experience.

LNS Expands in Asia
The LNS Group (Orvin, Switzerland), a manufacturer of coolant and conveyor systems, has acquired Yoshida Tekko KK, a manufacturer of chip conveyors, coolant systems and filtration systems in Nomi City, Japan.

An Unexpected Payoff
An Ethernet communications system purchased to improve productivity on one part family ended up having a broader impact on this printing press manufacturer’s business.

Nilpeter’s Okuma LT 300-MY turning center

Making Lean Connections
When Nilpeter embarked on a lean initiative 14 months ago, no one at the printing press manufacturer had any inkling that they had already taken an important first step.

Bar Feeder Offers Increased Flexibility
The latest, redesigned version of the Express 332 bar feeder combines elements of the Sprint and Express series to offer improved rigidity and flexibility, the company says.

Product Categories of LNS America, Inc.

All Other Workpiece Handling, Loading and Feeding Equipment not specified
Bar Feed Mechanisms
Chamfering Tools
Chip & Sludge Dragouts
Chip Conveyors
Chucks, Collet Type (for Workholding)
Chucks, Self-Contained
Coolant Delivery Systems
Coolant Reclamation Equipment
Dust Collectors & Air Filtration
Steady Rests
Workholding, Custom

Trade Names

Alpha
Blaze Air
Eco Load
Hydrobar Express
Hydrobar Sprint
L N S
LNS America, Inc.
LNS Fox
Microfine
MicroScraper
Phasep
PowerStream BF
Quick Load Servo
Quick Six
Standard Hydrobar THB
Super Hydrobar HYS-HS
Tryton
Turbo