TURNING MACHINES

Turning Machines

Slant-Bed Lathe Provides Rigidity, Stability, Precision

IMTS 2018: Racer Machinery International is displaying its Standard Modern CNC S-22 slant-bed lath, developed using hand-scraped surfaces, a built-in slant that offers more rigidity, thermal stability and precision.

Turning Machines

Automated, Twin-Spindle Lathe Designed for Cellular Integration

IMTS 2018: Fuji Machine’s ANW-3500 fully-automated twin-spindle lathe accommodates heavy workloads and large machine envelopes. 

Turning Machines

Buying a Lathe: Slant-Beds and Multitasking Configurations

What are some variations on the basic lathe configuration? This can be helpful to review when considering the purchase of a new turning machine. 

Turning Machines

Turning Center Reduces Setup Time

IMTS 2018: Hwacheon’s C2 multi-process turning center with Y- and C-axis control can manufacture parts with complicated shapes in a single chucking operation.

Turning Machines

CNC Lathe Designed for Heavy Materials

IMTS 2018: Kingston Machine’s CNC CX lathe is designed for cutting long and heavy workpieces for the energy, mining, textile, paper and transportation industries.

Turning Machines

Swiss-Type Lathe Can Also Operate as a Chucker

IMTS 2018: Tsugami/Rem Sales will feature the SS38MH-5AX, a 38-mm chucker-convertible, B-axis sliding headstock lathe that performs full five-axis simultaneous machining.

Turning Machines

Vertical Lathe's Hydrostatic Rams Contribute to Better Finishes

IMTS 2018: Fives Giddings & Lewis is displaying the V 1600, a mid-range 1,600-mm table vertical lathe from the V series product line.

Turning Machines

Buying a Lathe: Spindles and Tailstocks

A key consideration when buying a new turning machine involves its spindle. Here’s an overview of what you need to know. 

Turning Machines

What Is Single-Lobe Peeling?

A manufacturer of large turn-mill machines has developed a bar-peeling process to complete large, progressive cavity pump rotors in one setup.
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Turning Machines

Single-Spindle Lathe Series Offers Intuitive Programming

IMTS 2018: Tornos is displaying its SwissDeco multitasking single-spindle lathe for the automotive, medical, dental, electronics and aerospace industries.