Low-cost European-built CNC lathes

Posted on 09 Jan 2014 and read 3419 times
Low-cost European-built CNC lathes A new range of European-built CNC lathes is now available from Lymington-based Ajax Machine Tools International Ltd (www.ajax-mach.co.uk). The Ajax Evolution 3 series comprises six machine capacities.

Included in the specification is an automatic eight-station turret, tailstock, automatic speed range change and Fanuc drives to match the Fanuc OiTD Mate touch-screen control with Turnmate i software; the control also offers full ISO programming and an RS 232 communication port. Moreover, the machine can be used in manual cycle mode via an electronic hand-wheel.

The machine range is built on heavy-duty beds, each with hardened and ground ways. It spans centre heights from 180mm on the Evolution 3 AJEV 180 to 500mm on the largest AJEV 500. Bed widths and lengths range from 250 x 750mm to 500 x 5,000mm. The largest machine in the series weighs 10 tonnes.

Main-drive motors are rated from 7.5kW 4,000rev/min for the AJEV 180 to 22kW 1,400rev/min on the AJEV 500; constant surface speed is standard. Spindle bores go from 42 to 130mm; tailstock diameter/strokes go from 58 x 180mm to 120 x 300mm.

There is a large range of options, including BOB CAD DNC Windows communication software and CAM, travelling and fixed steadies, a range of high-quality chucks,
and tooling sets.

Be seen in all the right places!

Metalex 2019 Machine Tool Indonesia 2019 Steelfab 2020 Expo Manufactura 2020 Southern Manufacturing 2020 WIN Eurasia 2020 Shenzhen International Machinery Manufacturing MACH 2020 ITM Industry Europe 2020