Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Knuth’s Servoturn 410 NC Lathe has Programmable NC control

Conventional lathe offers extensive functions that take its operation to near CNC level.


Helpful, Free CAD Model for Those Who Machine DOM Tubing

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.

Automation & Robots

Automated Hard Turning, Grinding on One Platform

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.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Romi's CNC Teach Lathes Can Operate Manually, Automatically

The lathe is as simple to use as a manual lathe, but has the added capability and productivity of a CNC lathe.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Ellison Technologies TT1800SY Machine Designed for Accuracy

PMTS 2019: Ellison Technologies’ Puma TT1800SY multi-turret horizontal turning center is designed for long-term accuracy.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

ABB Robots Help Shops Meet Production Challenges

The robots are ideal for both low- and high-volume production, tending vertical lathes, horizontal and vertical machining centers, five-axis machines, and grinders. 

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Programming Self-Loading Vertical Turning Centers

This article looks at some programming considerations for a self-loading VTC to help get the most efficient production from these machine tools.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Puma 2600 SY II Y-Axis Horizontal Turning Center Built for Accuracy

Doosan Machine Tools welcomes the Puma 2600 SY II to its lineup of high productivity turning centers.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Puma V8300 Heavy-Duty Vertical Turning Center Features ATC

Doosan Machine Tools’s Puma V8300 15” class vertical turning center has an automatic toolchanger (ATC), a larger workzone, increased rigidity and enhanced user convenience and is available in right- or left-hand versions.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Moving Vertical Turning Up

There is always room for improvement, and transitioning from vertical turning to inverted vertical turning can be one way to improve your shop’s efficiency. The benefits of inverted vertical turning include a smaller machine footprint relative to horizontal turning centers of similar capacity; multitasking capabilities; and maybe the biggest benefit—chips fall away from the spindle into a conveyor in the machine base and out of the workzone.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

EHC125300 CNC Horizontal Lathe Handles Large Parts

SMTCL’s EHC125300 is a high precision CNC horizontal lathe featuring swing over the bed of 1250 mm or 49” that can handle parts up to 3 m in length or 118 inches.

Horizontal & Vertical Lathes

Adding Value, Reducing Cost with Inverted Vertical Turning Centers

Inverted vertical turning centers find a home in an automotive stamping house.