What is a CNC lathe?
CNC lathe is a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine.
What are Swiss machines or Swiss Screw machines?
A Swiss style machine or a Swiss Screw machine is a high precision manufacturing machine which can produce extremely small parts quickly and accurately. In this type of machine, the material/part is clamped and cutting tools are mounted and moved in various axis. (The material moves into the tool and is held by a guide bushing).
What is a Mill Turn machine?
A Mill Turn machine is a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine that combines milling and turning capabilities into one. They are also known as CNC turning machines, mill turn centers or chuck style lathes.
What are Live Tools in machines?
Live tools are cutting tools attached by a LIVE TOOL UNIT mounted to the turret of a Mill Turn, or cartridge style in a swiss machine. Swiss machines come standard built with live tooling, in which the tooling is held in place by ER collets. Live Tool machines have the capability to run multiple operations such as milling, whirling, tapping, slotting, sawing ect…