American Machinist

Lathes increase output. (Spotlight: parts cleaning).

THE CTX 320/420 LINEAR UNIVERSAL lathes reportedly provide at least 10% more output because of their dynamic linear drives in the X-carriages. Also contributing to increased output is a high-speed Siemens 840D control with ShopTurn, a Windows-based shop floor software with 3D functionality; integrated spindle drives in synchronous technology; a fast turret and tailstock; and direct measuring systems in all linear axes. …

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