A staple in automotive job shops across the US, more auto parts are turned on Muratec twin-spindle machines than any other lathe turning tool on the market. Armed with an automatic overhead gantry, these machines are known for unbeatable speed and accuracy, with the versatility to meet low- or high-volume production requirements.

MW40 machine only


Maximum Turning Diameter: 5.3 in
Number of Turret Stations: 10 STA
Total Machine Weight: 6,834.3 lb
Spindle Drive Motor: 3.7 kW/30 min *No option
Spindle Speed Range: 8,000 RPM
Maximum Chuck Size: 5.0 in

MW120EX twin spindle machine


Maximum Turning Diameter: 9.4 in
Number of Turret Stations: 8 STA
Total Machine Weight: 9,700.3 lb
Spindle Drive Motor: 11 kW/30 min
Spindle Speed Range: 4,500 RPM
Maximum Chuck Size: 8.0 in

MW200GT machine with attachment


Maximum Turning Diameter: 13.8 in
Number of Turret Stations: 10 STA
Total Machine Weight: 15,873.3 lb
Spindle Drive Motor: 22kw/30m in
Spindle Speed Range: 3,500 RPM
Maximum Chuck Size: 10.0 in


Cost per part increases every time an operator touches the part. Increase productivity and reduce labor costs with an automated turning center that runs unattended for extended periods.

Murata Machinery offers a variety of automated CNC turning centers:

  • Single spindle
  • Dual spindle
  • Opposed spindle
  • Live tooling
  • Shaft turning machines

Engineered with automation at the core, our CNC turning centers come equipped with integrated gantry loaders and programmable designs to fit any application. Turnkey solutions and quick delivery on standard machine models are also available.

If you’re deciding between turning centers, fill out the form to access our product catalog with detailed specs on each model.

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Many industrial metal lathes for sale in today’s market are missing key elements of efficiency and cost savings. Each time an operator touches a part, cost is added to that workpiece. Murata Machinery USA stands out from other CNC machine companies because our automated turning centers are designed to complete more finished parts at lower cost, with minimal intervention.

  • Diverse lineup of base models, including single spindle, twin spindle, opposed spindle, live tooling, and specialty turning machines
  • Options to combine multiple operations on a single machine
  • Customizable to fit your facility’s footprint and pre-existing machinery
  • Quick Ship Program offers top-selling twin spindle machines with a short turnaround time

If you’re deciding between turning centers or CNC lathe solutions, we’re happy to help you consider the options and determine the machine that will drive the most value for your operation. Fill out the form to connect with a Murata Machinery pro.


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Designed for hyper-efficiency, shops with automated turning lathe machines have shown a production increase of 15% daily.


Labor Savings

When compared to operator loaded/unloaded machines, Muratec machine tools can reduce labor cost up to 80% annually.


Low Maintenance Cost

Reliable by design, the average annual maintenance costs of Muratec CNC machines is as low as $500.

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