Inverted vertical turning centers find a home in an automotive stamping house.
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Conventional lathe offers extensive functions that take its operation to near CNC level.
This machine shop 3D prints a plastic plug that it inserts into the end of tubing to prevent chips and coolant from entering the lathe's bar feeder. It offers a free CAD model of it for other shops machining that material.
This inverted vertical turning machine can perform hard turning and grinding of chucked components such as gears while loading and unloading material and completed parts itself.
PMTS 2019: Ellison Technologies’ Puma TT1800SY multi-turret horizontal turning center is designed for long-term accuracy.
The robots are ideal for both low- and high-volume production, tending vertical lathes, horizontal and vertical machining centers, five-axis machines, and grinders.