SX-38 Swiss-Type Automatic Lathe with Servo-Driven B Axis
Star CNC Machine Tool Corp.’s 38-mm sliding headstock lathe, the SX-38, is designed using slant-bed construction to ensure rigidity for the turret mounted tooling.
A manufacturer of race car components gets higher RPM, quicker rapids and a sophisticated control with a new lineup of turning machines.
This article discusses the use of high-speed spindles in Swiss machining applications. Sufficient rotational speed is necessary to take advantage of tooling materials in small diameter cutters.
Hard turning can be a cost effective alternative for shops looking to streamline part processing.