Milling Capacity Assisted by Turning Performance

Posted on Jan 3, 2020

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Mill turn is a lathe machine that can conduct milling tasks with additional components such as the fourth axis, power turrets, live tools, swivel bed, ATC, etc.

The thing is, as the world industry makes progresses these days, agile manufacturing becomes a must be for every manufacturers in the production lines. Accordingly, CNC turning machines are now be demanded to have some milling talents is not big news anymore.

Exclusive and powerful

For the versatile lathe machines, among all the important lathe accessories in the modern industry, power turret is a modernized and customized accessory of many CNC mill turn centers, and as one of the most important accessories to the users of CNC lathes, Taiwanese suppliers aim at this business and have developed many well-known power turret and power tool companies that supports the demands from users of turning process. Furthermore, with the power turret, a lathe machine, or say, a CNC turning center, can conduct not only turning, but also milling and multi-tasking machining tasks that were only possible on the machining centers in the old days but now it is available on the turning machines.

Power turret with servo motors

Many of these power turrets are driven by single motor with servo features, which can assure the best machining effects and save the optimal energy consumption; at the mean time, they can also provide great rigidity onto the work pieces, rendering ideal cutting capabilities.

Automatic tool changer

Furthermore, as we have discussed earlier, due to the utilization of the power turret, the integration of milling and turning are thus possible. As a result, in such mechanical design, the tool magazine would be accompanied with an automatic tool changer so that the tools are working lively. In addition to the power turret, tool magazine and the automatic too changer (ATC) are also the best sellers of Taiwanese machine tool accessory manufacturers.

Taiwan’s suppliers

Advanced tool magazines and ATC systems made by Taiwanese suppliers offer the optimal T to T (timing to customers) based on their cycle time engineering, and hence can help business owners cope with the order demands. Compared with the worldwide competitors, Taiwanese know how to provide comprehensive services to global customers with the best planning according to the users’ circumstances, so that the productions that are installed with the machine tools or accessories are actually face lifted to the latest version of their mill turn functionality that is modern to the order requests.

Lathe accessories

Turning spindles and fixing chuck and the corresponding hydraulic cylinders are also well developed in Taiwan. Together with the CNC turning center market, there are a bunch of lathe products and accessories that are widely spread in the world across different industrial sectors and applications. In the assembly plant of turning machinery, it is clear that many of these power turrets are driven by single motor with servo features, which can assure the best cutting effects and save the optimal energy consumption; at the mean time, they can also provide great rigidity onto the work pieces, rendering an ideal cutting capabilities. Besides the power turret, tool magazine and the automatic tool changer are also the best sellers of Taiwanese machine tool accessory suppliers due to their higher price performance ratios compared with the global competitors. In fact, Taiwan’s tool magazine and ATC system offers the optimal tool to tool time for customers based on their cycle time engineering planned, and can help manufacturers keep up with the customers’ demands in time as scheduled.

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