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AUG 2018

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MMS AUGUST 2018 164 JEDD COLE | EDITOR | IMTS 2018 Turning Centers ON DISPLAY Swiss-Type Turning Centers Improve Efficiency, Accuracy Star CNC is featuring its range of Swiss-type turning centers for a variety of industrial appli- cations, emphasizing machine performance, safety and ergonomic design. The machines are designed for high operational efficiency, simple and logical operation, flexibility, rigid machine construction, B-axis versatility and Y-axis control for backworking. They can pro- duce complex parts in one operation with pre- cision and accuracy, and machine parts from difficult cutting materials. The company says its motion control system optimizes operations and reduces idle machine time as well. | Star CNC Machine Tool Corp. | South, Level 3, Booth 338874 Turning Centers Feature Y Axis, Larger Part Capacity Doosan Machine Tools' Lynx 2100LY series of compact turning centers with a Y axis features a variety of tool holders (both static and live tools), a tool setter, a parts catcher and a parts conveyor. The machines' 15-kw (20-hp) spindle rotates at a maximum of 4,500 rpm. It features a larger turning capacity than previous models while maintaining the same footprint. An additional Y axis and optional sub- spindle speed and simplify machining of parts with diverse and complex shapes, the company says. Other standard features include a 12-station, servo-driven BMT tool turret with a half index feature in 24 positions, Easy Operation Package (EOP) software and a CNC tailstock. The turning center is designed with a rigid bed structure and incorporates roller-type LM guides for all axes. It is available in a 6" and an 8" chuck sizes accommodating a turning diameter ranging to 11.8" and a turning length ranging to 20". | Doosan Machine Tools America | South, Level 3, Booth 339100

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