Mazak Corporation

8025 Production Dr.
PO Box 970
Florence, KY 41042 US


QUICK TURN-250MSY

Mazak Gives QUICK TURN-250MSY Several New Productivity Enhancements

For those shops looking to boost productivity as well as profitability, Mazak’s QUICK TURN-250MSY Turning Center sports several new productivity-enhancing features. These include a new direct-drive turret design, higher torque main spindle, a faster more powerful milling spindle and the recently introduced MAZATROL SmoothG CNC control.

The QUICK TURN-250MSY – with Multi-Tasking functionality – has two turning spindles, a rotary tool milling spindle and Y-axis capabilities for single setup Done In One precision part processing operations. The machine’s new 12-position, direct-drive turret eliminates the use of belts for improved part surface finishes and reduced maintenance. It accepts both VDI and bolt-on tooling.

The turret’s new DIRECT DRIVE rotary tool spindle is now 10-hp, 6,000 rpm standard. The faster rotary spindle provides 52 ft-lbs of torque, essentially double of what was possible before with the previous version. And with an optional tooling package, 10,000 rpm is available. 

The machine’s headstock features a 10" main chuck mounted on a 35-hp, 4,000-rpm integrated spindle motor for heavy-duty metal removal. To effectively tackle today’s tough part materials, Mazak bumped up the torque output of the spindle by almost 30 ft-lbs. The main turning spindle also serves as a C-axis that is programmable in 0.0001-degree increments to accurately position parts for square facing and slotting cuts and precisely drilled holes. The C-axis spindle is a full-function CNC controlled axis for milling. A second turning 15-hp, 6,000-rpm spindle with a 6" chuck allows the QUICK TURN-250MSY to machine small diameter workpieces with speed and accuracy.

The QUICK TURN-250 machine models without second turning spindles feature Mazak’s new NC servo-drilling tailstocks as standard. The fully programmable tailstock drives the W-axis on its own AC servomotor and ball screw. Through the part program, the tailstock will retract to a known position and its center makes contact with the part with consistent holding pressure. Thrust settings are completely adjustable – high thrust or low thrust – without having to re-touch the part. 

Mazak’s MAZATROL SmoothC and SmoothG CNCs offer EIA/ISO programming as well as conversational programming that makes it easy to generate programs for complex drilling, milling or tapping operations. The controls also feature advanced hardware and software functions that help ensure high productivity and performance accuracy in challenging part production operations.

As a higher level control, the MAZATROL SmoothG incorporates a wide variety of advanced programming functions for ease of use and to ensure high-speed, high-accuracy machining performance. These functions include High Gain Feed Forward Control, Fast Rotary Axis Speeds, Variable Acceleration Control and Intelligent Pocket Milling.

A variety of automation strategies can be integrated with the QUICK TURN-250MSY, from an automatic bar feeder to gantry robots, for improved spindle utilization and a significant boost in productivity.

A Message from Mazak Corporation

Company Profile

Mazak Corporation is a leader in the design, manufacture and support of advanced machine tool equipment, including Multi-Tasking, 5-axis, milling, turning and automation solutions, for all metal working industry segments.

Mazak Releases Schedule for Free, Interactive Webinar Series

Mazak Corporation is dedicated to providing a range of resources to keep customers in front of the latest manufacturing advancements and to offer tips on how to best utilize technology to their advantage.

Mazak Adds Machining Power and Versatility to Kentucky Plant

Mazak Corporation has completed the installation of a new Mazak HCN-16000Q Horizontal Machining Center in the company’s North American Manufacturing Plant in Florence, Kentucky.

Mazak Appoints New Southwest Regional General Manager

Mazak Corporation drew from the ranks of its highly capable and experienced management team and promoted Christopher Papke to the position of Southwest Regional General Manager.

Mazak Hosts Precision Machining Competition for Students

In support of the local Technology & Manufacturing Association (TMA), Mazak’s Midwest Technology Center hosted the 26th annual 2017 Precision Machining Competition, which honors excellence in precision machining skills among Illinois high school students.

Mazak Develops New Smart Automation in Collaboration with Muratec

Mazak continues to provide the most advanced and highly productive manufacturing technologies available through strategic collaborations with other key OEMs.

Mazak VTC-805E Opens Doors for Shops to Take on Long, Heavy Parts Production

The new Mazak VTC-805E Vertical Traveling Column Machining Center brings high versatility and productivity to those shops that need to tackle long and/or heavy parts.

Mazak Expands in Texas with New Technical Center in Dallas

Reflective of its ardent commitment to superior localized customer service and support, Mazak has opened a new second facility in Texas.

Mazak VC-500A/5X Delivers High Accuracy, Affordable Full 5-axis Machining

Made in Kentucky, the VC-500A/5X Vertical Machining Center has a trunnion-style rotary/tilt table that allows for the accurate, cost-effective processing of small complex parts via full 5-axis machining.

Mazak QTU-200MY Makes Multi-Tasking Easy for Shops of All Sizes

As a perfect entry into Multi-Tasking technology, Mazak’s QTU-200MY Turning Center offers shops of all sizes ease of use, cost-effectiveness and unmatched productivity.

Meet the Mazak SmartBox

Developed with large production environments in mind, the Mazak SmartBox is your easy, secure entrance into the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Serving as an end-to-end platform, it allows you to collect, analyze and protect the big data sets that become available when connecting machines, software and other devices to a network environment.

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Mazak to Host Several Presentations at Discover 2019
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Mazak, Oak Ridge National Laboratory Cooperate on R&D
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robots at Mazak's EMO 2019 booth

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triboconditioning process diagram

News of Note: August 2019
A market development agreement on a new finishing process, a conference on quick-response manufacturing, new robotics training centers in the United States, and other industry news.

Mazak's Discover 2019 Technology and Education Event to Commemorate 100th Anniversary
The event will feature several learning seminars with Mazak’s partners, access to Mazak application experts, a student day for recruitment and regularly scheduled tours of the Mazak iSmart Factory.

Mazak’s VTC-300 FSW Hybrid.

Mazak's VTC-300 FSW Hybrid Applies Friction Stir Welding
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Climbing the Levels of Multi-Tasking Machining
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Yamazaki Mazak's Leadership Transitions on 100th Anniversary
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Mazak Expands Spindle Rebuild Center
The recent expansion of Mazak’s Spindle Rebuild Department further improves the company’s ability to deliver spindles and reduce customer downtime.

A plastic femur is on display at the Discover More With Mazak Northeast event May 14-16, which focused heavily on medical and aerospace machining.

Artificial Femur Demonstrates Multitasking Machining
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Makino A61 cell

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SH-4000P horizontal machining center from Tongtai

May 2019 Product Spotlight: Machining Centers
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Mazak artificial intelligence for predicting spindle life

Using AI to Predict CNC Machine Spindle Issues Before They Are Issues
A machine tool builder is using artificial intelligence technology to predict when a spindle problem might occur, so shops can better prepare for and schedule necessary maintenance.  

Mazak to Open Technical Center Serving Florida Manufacturers
With an expected third-quarter 2019 opening date, this announcement comes soon after Mazak’s new Technical Center in the San Francisco Bay/Silicon Valley area.

Shaun McAlevey

From-Scratch CNC Post Processor Lets Dual-Toolhead Mill-Turn Shine
A dual-toolhead multitasking machine made coordination of tool paths difficult, if not impossible. A new post processor for use with Mastercam Mill-Turn resulted in smooth programming of tight-tolerance tool paths using both toolheads.

Orbex rocket

Manufacturing News of Note: March 2019
Orbex contains largest single-piece rocket engine to be made with additive manufacturing, Absolute Machine Tools is owned by the employees, and other industry news. 

Mazak to Host May Technology Event in Illinois
The event will also be the site of the Technology & Manufacturing Association’s Precision Machining Competition for Illinois high school students

Stephen Nigro of HP at the 2018 Additive Manufacturing Conference

Industry News of Note: February 2019
Additive Manufacturing Conference issues call for speakers, Mazak makes big “smart factory” investment and other manufacturing industry news. 

Product Categories of Mazak Corporation

Automated Pallet Systems
Boring Machines
Computer Numerical Control (CNC) Units
Drilling & Tapping Machines, CNC
End Turning Machines
Gear Hobbing Machines
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Hybrid Additive-Manufacturing Machines
Indexers & Rotary Tables
Jig Boring Machines
Leasing & Financing Services
Machine Monitoring Systems
Machining Cells & FMS
Maintenance & Repair
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Pallet Changers/Shuttles & Programmable Transfer Devices
Polygon Turning Attachments
Replacement Parts/Repair Parts
Retrofitting, Rebuilding, Remanufacturing Services
Robots, Industrial
Software, CAD/CAM
Thread Cutting Machines
Threading & Cut-Off Machines, Pipe & Bar
Training of All Types, Including Audiovisual/Internet
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Inverted Vertical, 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

µ Series
5-Levels of Multi-Tasking
CYBERTECH TURN
Discover More With Mazak
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DUAL TURN
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HCN
HORIZONTAL CENTER UNIVERSAL
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Mazak SmartBox
Mazak SMOOTH Link
MAZATECH
MAZATROL
MEGA
MEGA TURN
MEGATURN NEXUS
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MULTIPLEX II
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MX Roller Guide System
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QUICK TURN
QUICK TURN NEXUS
QUICK TURN PRIMOS
QUICK TURN SMART
QUICK TURN UNIVERSAL
ROCK SOLID
SLANT TURN
SLANT TURN NEXUS
Smart CNC
SMOOTH Orbitturn
SMOOTH Set & Inspect
SMOOTH Technology
SmoothC CNC
SmoothG CNC
SmoothX CNC
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SUPER QUADREX
SUPER VELOCITY CENTER
TOOL EYE
TOOL HIVE
TURNING CENTER
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VERTICAL CENTER NEXUS COMPACT
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