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Charlotte, NC, United States, 2012/04/27 - The MW50GT’s twin-spindle, twin-gantry construction is engineered to provide exceptional rigidity, high-precision processing and high productivity - Muratec-USA.com.
With its twin-spindle, twin-gantry automation, Muratec USA’s MW50GT turning machine increases productivity and accuracy while reducing cycle time in a compact footprint. A subsidiary of Murata Machinery Ltd., based in Kyoto, Japan, Murata Machinery USA, Inc.’s machine tool division produces a variety of high-productivity machines for the metal-cutting industry.
“The MW50GT’s twin-spindle, twin-gantry construction is engineered to provide exceptional rigidity, high-precision processing and high productivity,” explained Steve Landrum, North American Sales Manager of Murata Machinery USA’s Turning Division. “With its compact, energy-saving design, the MW50GT is ideal for compact line operation, flexibility and versatility in manufacturing, and easy set-up change.”
The super-compact MW50GT is an automated CNC turning center targeting parts that are 50 mm (2") x 50 mm (2") and features twin horizontal spindles and twin four-station tool blocks. Its twin three-axis CNC gantry loader offers greater versatility in automation, high productivity with minimum production time, and drastically reduces cycle time. This intelligent three-axis CNC gantry loader allows for quicker loading and unloading at stocker systems, conveyors, post-process gauges and post-process systems. Compared to single-spindle machines, the MW50GT’s compact design also saves space in production set up for more efficient line planning.
Murata Machinery USA, Inc. is a world leader in manufacturing automated material-handling systems, machine-tool technology and textile machinery. The Machine Tool Turning Division supplies twin- and single-spindle automated turning centers that provide innovative technology and compact designs for high productivity with intelligent gantry-loader material handling.
Users of Muratec’s automated CNC turning lathes include aerospace manufacturing, automotive engineering and other industries that depend on precision, high-speed turning machines. All Muratec turning machines incorporate environmentally friendly, semi-dry cutting features to reduce dust, oil mist and odor for a safer work environment.
For more information on Murata Machinery or its products, visit muratec-usa.com or call 800-428-8469.