Turning center offers automatic part loading/unloading as option

July 3, 2014

The new Tongtai HS-22 high-speed, high-precision, slant-bed turning center, distributed by Absolute Machine Tools, can be equipped with an optional automatic part loading/unloading system. It functions from the end of the machine rather than a gantry system that operates from the top of the machine. Swap time is 4.8 sec., and a 14-pallet work stocker enables unattended machining.

The turning center offers a swing-over-bed diameter and standard turning diameter of 8.66 in. Maximum cross-travel is 6.1 in. (X axis), and maximum longitudinal travel is 8.66 in. (Z axis). Maximum turning length is 7.87 in.

Precision box ways and large servomotors provide a rigid, compact structure. The headstock, tailstock, turret, and saddle all are mounted on a one-piece, 30-degree slant bed to help ensure precision and thermal stability. The coolant tank is separate from the machine base to prevent heat transfer from the coolant to the machine casting.



Related Companies

More in Machining from TheFabricator.com

comments powered by Disqus