10/6/2014

CNC Lathe Uses Two Tools Simultaneously

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Okuma’s LU4000 EX CNC lathe uses two turrets, allowing two tools to work simultaneously, providing process flexibility, as well as high removal rates, the company says.

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Okuma’s LU4000 EX CNC lathe uses two turrets, allowing two tools to work simultaneously, providing process flexibility, as well as high removal rates, the company says. This machine is excellent for machining parts for the automotive industry.

The LU4000 EX incorporates a 45-degree “box bed” with all boxway construction, three-point bearing support for the spindle, crown gear turret coupling for both turrets, two power ranges and the Okuma THINC-OSP control, providing a foundation for a long production life. This CNC lathe is the company’s latest evolution of four-axis turning in the 10" to 15" chuck class.

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