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Ultra-Bright lathe. (In Gear).

Who: Mori Seiki (Irving, TX)

What: ASL 2400 2-axis CNC lathe

Why you should care: This machine has the capability of producing ultra-bright finishes on wheels up to a max. of 24.5 in.

Pertinent Data: The ASL 2400 features high-resolution, one-micron encoders and a precision spindle balanced to less than three grams. It has box-way construction that facilitates heavy metal removal and accuracy during interrupted cuts. Slideways are protected by a new air purge and dual sliding seal system. The servo-driven turret has a capacity for six tools and can utilize either 0.D. tools with 1 1/4 in. square shanks or I.D. tools with 2 1/2 in. diameter shanks. The 50-hp integral DDS motor produces a maximum spindle speed of 3,000 rpm with an acceleration / deceleration time of less that 3.4 seconds using a standard finger chuck, top tooling and wheel.

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Publication:Automotive Design & Production
Article Type:Brief Article
Geographic Code:1USA
Date:Apr 1, 2002
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