We offer multi-axis Swiss type turning centers from Nexturn that reduce labor costs while increasing productivity. Nexturn is the industry leader in Swiss type CNC lathes. They use of top quality components combined with cutting edge technology produces a state-of-the-art lathe with industry leading performance. Nexturn Swiss lathes offer affordable models ranging from 22 to 39 tools and 12mm to 56mm bar capacity.
Tongtai (formerly Hitachi-Seiki) products can provide turning centers for the standard job shop as well as high production automated turning for high volume manufacturers. Tongtai CNC turning centers offer bar capacities from 1” to 3” with or without a bar feeder. Tongtai models can be equipped as a standard 2 axis machine or can have live tools and C axis and can also manufacture multi axis turning centers with sub-spindle, live tools and Y axis.
Tongtai also offers production CNC lathes with a gantry style loading and unloading robotic system or can also be equipped with a unique integrated robot for auto loading and unloading. This automated system operates from the end of the machine as opposed to gantry systems that load from the top. Tongtai loaders are considered the fastest in the machine tool market.
Tongtai has utilized technical cooperation with several well known Japanese machine tool manufacturers and continues to build CNC lathes of the highest high quality standard.
The Johnford Product line is considered a heavy duty CNC horizontal turning center manufacturer. Although Johnford produces a small job shop turning center with a 2” bar capacity and 8” chuck, they are primarily recognized as a leader in LARGE heavy duty BOX WAY turning centers.
Johnford lathes offer a standard 2 axis 45 degree slant bed box way, Meehanite cast iron machine for general job shop applications and can be equipped with live tools, Y axis and sub-spindle, but can offer so much more.
The SL Series 45 degree slant bed turning centers range from a 3” bar capacity and 22.8” swing with 28” centers to a 6.49” bar capacity and 27.5” swing with 124” between centers. The Johnford (Super Turn) ST Series 60 degree slant bed turning centers starts at a 4” bar capacity and 31.5” swing with 40” centers up to a massive 12” through hole and 47.2” swing with 316” between centers.
Johnford also manufacturers a Super Heavy Duty flat bed lathe models. Johnford flat bed turning centers can swing over 100” diameter part, over 200” in length, and weigh an impressive 165,000 pounds.
You Ji is a well established name in the vertical turning center market. You Ji products start at an 8” chuck vertical lathe but are most recognized as a leader for making CNC vertical lathes that manufacture part diameters 48” and larger. You Ji manufactures a twin series CNC vertical turning center ranging from 200mm to 800mm and have produced vertical turning centers capable of turning parts over 200” in diameter.
You Ji has also been featured on the cover of Modern Machine Shop Magazine for their innovative design by adding a side head for turning on their a large CNC vertical turning centers.