SX-38 Type B

June 30, 2020
SX-38 Type B Swiss-Type Lathe for Large-Diameter Machining

Expand machining capabilities and maximize productivity. Star CNC Machine Tool Co. introduces their SX-38 Type B, a twelve-axis, compact Swiss-style machine with slantbed construction built for difficult to machine materials up to 42mm diameter.  The capability to keep eighty tools resident with high horsepower motors means heavy metal removal and flexibility. B-axis surfacing with up to 135 travel handles up to ½” diameter tooling.  Software technologies increase effectiveness including Star CNC’s HFT (High Frequency Turning) software handle chip control in tough materials, Star CNC Motion Control System optimizes your program to reduce cycle time, and the Star Monitoring and Operator Support System (SMOOSS-i) allows remote monitoring with real-time efficiency reporting and operator intervention predictability. This new, high-functioning, large-diameter model with both gang-type and turret type tool posts serves the precision machining requirements demanded by the medical, automotive and aviation-related industries.

Related Glossary Terms

  • computer numerical control ( CNC)

    computer numerical control ( CNC)

    Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.

  • precision machining ( precision measurement)

    precision machining ( precision measurement)

    Machining and measuring to exacting standards. Four basic considerations are: dimensions, or geometrical characteristics such as lengths, angles and diameters of which the sizes are numerically specified; limits, or the maximum and minimum sizes permissible for a specified dimension; tolerances, or the total permissible variations in size; and allowances, or the prescribed differences in dimensions between mating parts.

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