CNC Lathe for General Purpose

Regarding the lathe machine classifications, the CNC lathe for general purposes is a common and popular type of turning model which is the traditional and conservative category that can deal with most of the turning tasks with the modest modifications made for onsite operators as well as business owners. This type of lathe models can be applied in the widest range in the industrial field. Therefore, there is neither standard nor restriction on this model regarding the design and specifications. Either horizontal or vertical is okay for the general purpose while the former is more welcomed in the industry. Speaking of the categorization of the general turning machines, it is just like the case of the CNC turning machines, and there are mainly two primary types in this category. That is, one of them the vertical lathe, and the another one is the horizontal counterparts. For the former one, the work piece is fixed vertically and the cutting tool is thus installed the same direction so that the machining is conducted vertically. In this arrangement, the clamping mechanism is much more rigid and fixed due to the gravity effect compared to the horizontal methodology and manufacturers of vertical turning machines usually made their vertical turning machines into great manufacturing facilities for users in a variety of industrial sectors.

Manufacturers

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You Ji

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CNC Vertical Lathe Machine / VTL1600ATC-2R Series

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Hang Wei

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Vertical Lathe / HW-800

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Goushin

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Turning and Milling CNC Lathes / TC30-MY

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Chiah Chyun

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CNC Turning & Milling Lathes / SY2-42E

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CNC-Takang

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CNC Lathe for Heavy Duty / Flat Bed / LD45

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Ming Yang

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CNC Gong Tools Turning Center / MY-TURN DY42 / DY52

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Shye Towen

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CNC Lathe / CNC-STM 42C3/60C3

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Young Tech

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CNC 45 Degrees Slant Bed Lathe / YL-92L12/YL-74L12

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Roundtop

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Flat Bed CNC Lathes / CNC Screw Cutting Machines / LC-40

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Polygim

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Swiss Type CNC Lathe / CSB II Machining

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Automatic Lathe

Shye Towen

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Auto Lathe / STM-1525

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Bench Lathe

CNC Horizontal Lathe

You Ji

CNC Horizontal Lathe

CNC Horizontal Lathe Machine / YH15 Series

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Roundtop

CNC Horizontal Lathe

Flat Bed CNC Lathes / CNC Screw Cutting Machines / LC-40

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Polygim

CNC Horizontal Lathe

CNC Lathe / Mini-88

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CNC Lathe

Chiah Chyun

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CNC Lathe / CDS-42

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Shye Towen

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CNC Lathe / CNC-STM 42C3/60C3

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YCM

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High Efficiency CNC Turning Center / NTC Series

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Roundtop

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Flat Bed CNC Lathes / CNC Screw Cutting Machines / LC-40

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Goushin

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Turning and Milling CNC Lathes / TC30-MY

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Polygim

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CNC Lathe / PLG-42

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CNC-Takang

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CNC Lathe / TNC-460N

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CNC Lathe for General Purpose

Polygim

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CNC Lathe / Multi 25

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CNC-Takang

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CNC Lathe for General Purpose / PC-32

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CNC Lathe for Heavy Duty

CNC-Takang

CNC Lathe for Heavy Duty

CNC Lathe for Heavy Duty / Flat Bed / LD45

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CNC Lathe for Performance Purpose

Polygim

CNC Lathe for Performance Purpose

CNC Lathe / Super CSL

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CNC Vertical Lathe

You Ji

CNC Vertical Lathe

CNC Vertical Lathe Machine / VTL1600ATC-2R Series

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Hang Wei

CNC Vertical Lathe

Vertical Lathe / HW-500

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CNC-Takang

CNC Vertical Lathe

CNC Vertical Lathe / Heavy Duty / TKV-760

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Slant Bed CNC Lathe

Young Tech

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CNC 45 Degrees Slant Bed Lathe / YL-92L12/YL-74L12

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Roundtop

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Slant-Bed CNC Super Lathes / SL-50

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High Speed Lathe

CNC-Takang

High Speed Lathe

High Speed Lathe / Single Spindle / Twin Turret / TNC-210DT

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Conventional Lathe

Goushin

Conventional Lathe

Horizontal CNC Turning Lathes / TC - 20, 25, 30, 35, 40, 50

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CNC-Takang

Conventional Lathe

Conventional Lathe / Heavy Duty / TK960

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Swiss Type Lathe

Chiah Chyun

Swiss Type Lathe

CNC Turning & Milling Lathes / SY2-52

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Polygim

Swiss Type Lathe

Swiss Type CNC Lathe / CSL 25/32/42

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CNC-Takang

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Swiss Type Lathe / S20

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Turn and Mill Machine

Chiah Chyun

Turn and Mill Machine

CNC Turning & Milling Lathes / SY2-42E

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Polygim

Turn and Mill Machine

Swiss Type CNC Lathe / CSL 25/32/42

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Bors Technology

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Mill Turn Complex Machine / S5-C

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Roundtop

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High Quality Turning Centers / HT-30-2SD

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Ming Yang

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CNC Gong Tools Turning Center / MY-TURN DY42 / DY52

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Accuway

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Compact CNC Lathe for Automatic Machining / GX Series, GX-100

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Goushin

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Turning and Milling CNC Lathes / TC30-MY

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You Ji

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CNC Double Sided Milling Machine / DSM480 Series

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Turn Mill

Accuway

Turn Mill

Compact CNC Lathe for Automatic Machining / GX Series, GX-100

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Turret Type Mill Turn Center

Chiah Chyun

Turret Type Mill Turn Center

Turrets Type Turning & Milling Center / WTS-52Y2M

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Types of CNC Lathe for General Purpose

In the lathe machine classifications, the CNC lathe for general purposes is a common and popular type of turning model which is the traditional and conservative category that can deal with most of the turning tasks with the modest modifications made for onsite operators as well as business onwers. It can be applied in the widest range in the industrial field. Therefore, there is neither standard nor restriction on this model regarding the design and specifications. Either horizontal or vertical is okay for the general purpose while the former is more welcomed in the industry.

Regarding the classification of the general turning machines, it is just like the case of the CNC turning machines, and there are mainly two primary types in this category. That is, one of them the vertical lathe, and the another one is the horizontal counterparts. For the former one, the work piece is fixed vertically and the cutting tool is thus installed the same direction so that the machining is conducted vertically. In this arrangement, the clamping mechanism is much more rigid and fixed due to the gravity effect compared to the horizontal methodology and manufacturers of vertical turning machines usually made their vertical turning machines into great manufacturing facilities for users in a variety of industrial sectors that pursue for high precision, such as automotive industry, aerospace sector, sport equipment application, and other fields with larger size work pieces.

Simplicity is the best policy: In addition, vertical clamping mechanism may be achieved with the belt-driven way, and some may be other types of driving mechanisms, while either way works well to the gravity effects. Like other milling machines and machine centers, turning lathes can also be equipped with power tools driven by servo motors or simply conventional motors as well as tool magazines to boost its machining functionality and versatility, granting wider processing possibility to the onsite users in the manufacturing plant. Power turret is a modern and standard accessory of many CNC turning machines, 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 form lathe users all over the world market. To modern machining, power turret is one of the most important key to turning machine. 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 an ideal cutting capabilities. Besides, tool magazine and the automatic too changer (ATC) are also the best sellers of Taiwanese machine tool accessory suppliers. Taiwan’s tool magazine and ATC system offers the optimal tool to tool time to customers based on their cycle time engineering, and can help manufacturers keep up with the order demands.

The definition of general purpose?

In compared with the global competitors, Taiwanese know how to provide comprehensive custom services to global customers with the best planning according to the local circumstances, hence the productions that are equipped with the machine tools or accessories are actually face lifted to the latest version that is modern to the order demands.

By making the general purpose lathe machines, manufacturers must know what the meaning of general to the users is and they even have to know the expectations of their users’ customers. Speaking of the heart of the machine, the Spindles, which works with the chuck and the corresponding hydraulic cylinders are also well developed in Taiwan. Together with the CNC turning machine market, there are a bunch of lathe products and accessories that are widely spread in the world across different industrial sectors and applications. At the same time, the CNC horizontal lathes belong to conventional design that has been developed and massively applied for over a century.

Horizontal lathe 

The horizontal turning model is the oldest one and has been applied the widest in the industrial field. The horizontal nature makes the turning machine easy to be used and maintained, and are used even wider in a lot of industries due to their convenience and structure. Therefore, there is no standard answer to either horizontal or vertical is better for users, but only about the application sectors. The development of power turret, live tools, automatic pallet changer, and the 4th axis are the current trendy objects that attract people’s eyes due to their versatility once installed onto the lathe machines. For these accessories to be exploited well, the turning machines are given the milling functionality and thus the turning could be changed to turning center, or say, the turn-mill center, which is greatly different from a common turning machine at many aspects.

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