Do you need to produce external threads on a very large series of pieces?
Thread rolling may be your solution. This process forms the thread by shaping the metal, without removing chips.
This is done using rollers that are the "negative" of the thread being produced. The machining times are much shorter than for thread turning, since it is done in just one round. Furthermore, the tool is very durable and the quality and physical properties of the thread are better.
This process can be carried out using any of the CMZ lathes in our series .
Polygon turning is a process through which flat planes are obtained on the piece through synchronized rotation of the spindle and the live tool. Polygon turning can be performed on our CMZ CNC lathes. It is an alternative process to milling each surface individually. It is more similar to lathing…
Gear Hobbing on a lathe
The geometry of the gear in the gear hobbing process is obtained by the synchronised movement between the spindle and the live tool. The limit to manufacture gears in a CMZ CNC lathe is around the hob tool being able to produce the required profile but for occasional machining. Bigger gears require…
Driven tool capability
Integrated motors on both turrets offer a combination of two 12-station turrets (24 live positions) and 14kW/42Nm driven tool power with spindle speeds of up to 12,000 rpm, a massive advantage for achieving quicker cycle times. Together with a generous Y-axis travel of +/-45mm available on both turrets,…
Helical Gear Hobbing
We would like to welcome helical gear hobbing in a CNC lathe and say goodbye to the dead time that occurs when you have to turn and hob on two different machines. The range of possibilities is very broad since we can hob cylindrical gears with both straight and helical teeth. Technical characteristics…
Do you need help with an application?
Our applications department can analyse in detail the process to be carried out and offer you a part study helping you to reduce cycle times.