Chevalier Machinery, Inc.

9925 Tabor Place

Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670 US

Chevalier's FBL-360B MC Box Ways With Live Tooling

Robust CNC Slant Bed Lathe, Offers Chevalier's Legendary Value And High-Performance

The FBL-360B MC boasts a 45-degree slant bed, rigid box ways structure and programmable tailstock. It’s the best machine in the market for mixed volume, short-run or dedicated high-volume applications. The machine is engineered with ease of access and trouble-free maintenance in mind.

Here are vital specs about the FBL-360B MC:

CAPACITY: The FBL-360B MC slant bed lathe features a 15"chuck, maximum swing and maximum turning diameter of 22.4" and a maximum turning length up to 80".

STRUCTURE: The FBL-360B MC offers a flexible, accurate and efficient solution for mixed volume, short-run or dedicated high-volume applications. The ribbed Meehanite cast iron mono-block casting––with high rigidity box way––helps resist deflection and vibration during heavy machining.

The FBL-360B MC offers a flexible, accurate and efficient solution for mixed-volume, short-run or dedicated high-volume applications, delivering fast parts machining of bars up to 4.5" in diameter at speeds up to 2,500rpm, X and Z travels of 12.6" and up to 32.2" and 708ipm rapid traverse. The X- and Z-axes positioning accuracy is ±0.0002" while repeatability is ±0.0001".

SPINDLE: The lathe features up to 35HP (50HP optional) AC digital spindle motor with 2-speed gear box, spindle bar is 4.5" in diameter and speed up to 2,500rpm. It produces up to 1,901 ft.-lbs. torque at lower rpm and has a 5.3 spindle bore.

TURRET: The German made Sauter® 12-station BMT 65 live turret offers smooth and fast indexing time, while the 15HP live motor provides large torque to satisfy most milling work.

CONTROL: FANUC 0i-TD control with 10.4" LCD color screen and conversational Manual Guide i.

For more information, contact: Herbert Hou of Chevalier Machinery Inc. at (562) 903-1929 or email: or visit us on the web at

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About Chevalier Machinery Established more than 30 years ago, Chevalier Machinery USA is a leading manufacturer of grinding, turning and milling machining centers.

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Automatic-Precision, Surface-Grinding Machine
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High-Grinding Efficiency Results in High-Production Grinding
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Double Column VMC
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Product Categories of Chevalier Machinery, Inc.

Boring Machines
Drilling & Tapping Units, Fixtured
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) CNC
EDM, Ram Type (Die-Sinking) Manual
EDM, Small Hole
End Turning Machines
Grinding Machines, Abrasive Belt
Grinding Machines, Creep Feed
Grinding Machines, Cylindrical OD
Grinding Machines, Disc, Single or Double
Grinding Machines, Internal Cylindrical
Grinding Machines, Jig
Grinding Machines, Profile
Grinding Machines, Surface, Reciprocal Table
Grinding Machines, Surface, Rotary Table
Grinding Machines, Thread
Grinding Machines, Tool, Cutter & Drill Point
Grinding Machines, Universal (ID/OD)
Horizontal Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Horizontal Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis
Jig Boring Machines
Lathes, Cut-Off
Lathes, Cycle-Controlled (Semi-CNC or "Teachable")
Lathes, Manual
Machining Flex Lines
Milling Machines, Bed-Type
Milling Machines, Graphite
Milling Machines, Knee & Column, Non-ATC
Milling Machines, Planer, Gantry & Bridge Type
Milling Machines, Universal
Super (Micro) Finishing Machines
Superabrasive Machining Systems
Turn/Mill Machines, CNC
Turning Centers, Horizontal, CNC
Turning Centers, Twin-Spindle/Multi-Turret
Turning Centers, Vertical, CNC
Universal Machining Centers
Vertical Machining Centers, Five-Axis
Vertical Machining Centers, Up to Four-Axis

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