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Genos Lathe

Mill and Turn all in one

Our awesome new Okuma lathe isn't just a lathe! This machine can turn round parts but can also mill perpendicular and parallel to the part.  Here is a video of us making weld flanges for piping assemblies.  The entire part is done in one process instead of turning the part in a lathe and then sending to a mill to put the bolt pattern in. 

The CAD drawing for the part shows the blind, tapped holes. 

The CAD drawing for the part shows the blind, tapped holes. 

 

 

New turning center!

We have a commitment to staying at the leading edge of manufacturing technology.  Our newest addition is at the forefront of CNC turning.  The Okuma Genos 300-MW is a full CNC lathe with tool changing, live tooling for milling, and a second spindle to finish the backside of a part all in one operation.

Here is a view inside the machine.  On the left is the main 10" spindle, center is the tool turret, and the right is a 7" sub-spindle.

Here is a view inside the machine.  On the left is the main 10" spindle, center is the tool turret, and the right is a 7" sub-spindle.

The 2nd day into training and we are already getting good parts off!  These parts previously would have required a flip in a conventional machine to finish the backside edge.  Now the operator can open the door to a finished part.

The 2nd day into training and we are already getting good parts off!  These parts previously would have required a flip in a conventional machine to finish the backside edge.  Now the operator can open the door to a finished part.