Turning Centers

Under the Hood: Automotive Machining

New powertrain components. More sensors and electronics parts. Increasing part complexity. Difficult to cut materials. Faster delivery. How do automotive suppliers navigate to profitability through this stormy sea of lightweighting and driverless cars? 
Turning Centers: Articles

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Turning Centers: Industry News

Multitasking Takes Center Stage

During the event, Methods Machine Tools displayed the latest Nakamura-Tome multitasking turning centers and strategies for machining precision parts, including the NTMX ATC machine, the world's first Twin ATC Multitasking B-Axis lathe. It offers easy access and set up approach via two front ATC locations and can change inserts without stopping the machine.
A wide range of Nakamura-Tome multitasking turning centers and strategies for machining precision parts was recently displayed by Methods Machine Tools.

Murata Machinery USA Celebrates 40 Years

The machine tool and automation supplier has grown into four divisions involved in turning, fabrication, logistics and automation, clean factory automation and textiles.

Romi Appoints Jones Machinery as New Distributor

The new dealer for Kentucky, southern Indiana, and southern Ohio will offer Romi sales and service including application assistance, training, repair and spare parts.


Turning Centers: Products

Economical Multi-Tasking Turning Center

The Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S is a high performance multi-tasking turning center from Methods Machine Tools featuring a long bed with sub spindle that increases machining options to ensure accurate, finished parts and eliminate deburring, milling, drilling and re-positioning of fixtures.
The Nakamura-Tome AS-200LMY-S sub spindle machine from Methods Machine Tools combines a powerful milling drive with a high speed, high accuracy C-Axis and 82 mm stroke Y-Axis to finish parts and eliminate deburring, milling, drilling and repositioning of fixtures.

Gearmaking for Powertrains

Rasoma machining centers from GMTA include vertical turning centers, 4-axis shaft turning centers, end machining, double spindle and various special purpose machining centers with full automation that are ideal for gearmaking in automotive powertrain applications.
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GMTA offers a full line of Rasoma gear machines in a variety of configurations with full automation for milling, hobbing and shaping applications.

Machining Suspension Brackets, Engine Parts, Gears

The VCU-500A/5X vertical machining center from Mazak can productively process complex parts up to 19.68 in diameter and 12 in high. The machine’s trunnion-style rotary/tilt table and new Mazatrol SmoothX CNC allow for the cost-effective production of shifter knobs.
Mazak offers a diverse selection of machine tools for machining basic suspension brackets or processing complex engine parts, ready for any shop requirement and reducing cycle time to boost productivity.