Okuma's New V760EX Vertical Lathe Provides Stable, High-Precision Cutting in a Small Footprint

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Vertical lathe from Okuma is an excellent platform for machining thin and odd-shaped workpieces.

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Okuma V760EX

Okuma introduced its new V760EX vertical lathe, an update to the popular V60R model at IMTS 2014. This new version provides a larger work envelope in the same footprint, allowing for an additional 110mm in workpiece height and an additional 150mm maximum turning diameter. It provides stable, high-precision cutting in a small footprint and is an excellent platform for machining thin and odd-shaped work pieces, and is well suited for the oil and gas and aerospace industries.

The V760EX vertical lathe has powerful cutting capabilities, a class leading working range, and excellent ergonomics. The box way system and rock solid base and column provide a highly dependable, highly rigid structure. The headstock has flange construction including precision, hand-scraped mounting surfaces. This minimizes the effects of thermal deformation and vibration, ensuring stable, accurate cutting.

This machine’s ergonomic design includes easy access to the chuck and a front-skirt operation panel, providing convenience for up-close jobs.

Key Specs of the V760EX Vertical Lathe
Max Turning Diameter, mm (in) Ø 760 (Ø )
Spindle Nose Type, JIS A2-11
Speed Range, min⁻¹ 20~2,000
Power 30 min, kW (hp) 30 (40)
Power cont., kW (hp) 22 (30)
Rapid Traverse (X/Z), m/min (ipm)     24/24 (945/945)

For more information on Okuma’s V760EX visit http://www.okuma.com/v760ex.

About Okuma America Corporation
Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

About Partners in THINC
Partners in THINC is a collaboration network of more than 40 industry leaders who come together to solve problems and explore new productivity ideas for real-world manufacturers. With the open architecture, PC-based THINC®-OSP control as its nucleus, Partners in THINC brings specialized equipment, expertise and a commitment to provide the best possible integrated solutions to the end-user. For more information, visit http://www.okuma.com/partners-in-thinc.

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