SWISS-TYPES

Video: See a Bone Screw Made on a Swiss-Type Lathe

This almost three minute video shows the process of machining a bone screw on a Swiss-type lathe. 

Parts Cleaning Conference: Bringing Cleaning To Machining

Learn from cleaning industry companies about how to clean and protect metal parts safely and provide solutions and support to your shop.

Precision Machining Technology Moving Shops Forward

New equipment and software continue to be developed to support the needs of production machine shops like yours. Here’s a sample of technology now on the market that can help you grow your operation and become more efficient.

MCC Lathes Improve Productivity, Operating Convenience

MCC’s M532 VIII and L12X have added capabilities to improve productivity.

Platinum Tooling's Tool Program for Automatic Lathes

The company offers a new line of live and static tools for Swiss-Type CNC automatic lathes.

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.

Burr-Free Micro Thread Whirling

Threading is usually the last operation when machining components, which is why the process needs to be reliable and highly precise. DC Swiss has developed an internal thread whirler, which leaves micro threads burr-free, even in demanding, hard-to-machine materials.
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Electric Spindles for Swiss-Type Lathes

Eastec 2019: NSK America’s iSpeed 3 electric motor spindles are deisgned to enable Swiss-type CNC machines to mill at speeds up to 80,000 rpm with a spindle accuracy of less than 1 micron TIR.

Tsugami System Combines Swiss-Style Lathe and Laser Cutter

Tsugami/Rem Sales presents the SS38MH-5AX and LaserSwiss machines. 

Tsugami B0386-III Chucker Machines Large Diameter Parts

PMTS 2019: Tsugami/Rem Sales’ 38 mm chucker, B0386-III, is a convertible Swiss-type CNC lathe.

Learn to Improve Production on Swiss-Types, Hybrids at PMTS

The PMTS 2019 schedule includes a Tech Talk about improving businesses by using the right tools on Swiss-type machines and a showfloor demo of a hybrid machine.

KSI Swiss-Type Machine Capable of Chucking

PMTS 2019: KSI Swiss’ TCM series of automatic lathes is said to include ample interior setup space and features chucking capabilities.
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Star CNC Swiss-Type Lathe Offers Multiple Tool Processing

PMTS 2019: Star CNC Machine Tool’s SV-20R Swiss-type lathe features a gang slide and an opposing turret with a 360-degree programmable B axis for front and back operations.
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Swistek's Turn-Mill Machine Eliminates Secondary Operations

PMTS 2019: Swistek’s SW528-Y2 Swiss-type turn-mill machine is said to bring precision, reliability and speed to shops.
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NexTurn SA-32PYII Lathe Built for Rigidity

PMTS 2019: The Nexturn SA-32PYII Swiss lathe’s exchangeable rotary synchronous guide enables changeover from guide bushing to non-guide bushing.

TNL20-11 Swiss-Lathe Capable of Independent Machining

PMTS 2019: Index’s TNL20-11 Swiss-type lathe applies as many as four tools simultaneously, and the lower turret is equipped with a backworking attachment capable of independent machining of the rear of a part.

Collaboration is Key When Implementing New Machine Tools

Working closely with builders can help shops ensure that new machine tools are a success.

SwissDeco Lathe Available in Range of Tooling Options

Drive technology, tooling, rigidity and modularity make Tornos' Swiss Deco line of Swiss-type lathes suitable for a range of industries.

Swiss-Type Lathe Helps Medical Shop Achieve Higher Precision

After the investment was made in a new Swiss-type lathe, not only was this company management’s expectations exceeded by the machine’s performance and efficiency, but the lathe is now included in plans for future applications.
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LaserSwiss Combines Styles

The compact, 12-mm, five-axis Swiss-type CNC lathe is the smallest LaserSwiss the company offers.

Medical Grows as Its End Market Slows

While the baby-boom generation inexorably falls apart, bone screws, plates, rods, artificial joints and less-invasive surgical fixes indicate a bright future for manufacturers of the parts needed to help keep “Humpty” together. The trick for medical-part makers is keeping up with the evolving technology needed to meet industry demands.

New Citizen Tool Program Offers Quality and Service

Heimatec’s new line of live and static tools for Swiss-type CNC automatic lathes are designed for most Citizen lathes.

WhizHold Workholding Line Sets Up Swiss-Type Lathes

WhizCut’s WhizHold line is a range of toolholding and workholding products developed for Swiss-type lathes that can set up a Swiss lathe with precision tools as collet holders, collets and revolving ends.