MW Series Twin Spindle Machines

Speed, reliability, accuracy, precision, repeatability & flexibility

These are all important features that describe the MW Series automated turning machines. Muratec’s MW machines have become the backbone of automotive parts supplier’s production lines, and can be found in hundreds of job shops across North America. More automotive parts are turned on Muratec MW Series machines than any other lathe platform available. With a robust and reliable design, ease of use, and adaptability, the MW machines have added flexibility to allow for running low, or high-volume production quantities in various processing configurations with both spindles. The series also includes the revolutionary EX models which leverages Murata Machinery’s extensive experience with in-line gauging and peripheral devices to achieve unmatched precision for finishing operations. As one of the most versatile series in the Muratec line-up, discover how the MW automated turning machines can help you manufacture high-quality parts more profitably than ever before.

Key features of the MWR120 series include Y-axis stroke of +/- 60mm, direct drive with no gearboxes for less power loss, and 8,000 rpm live tooling in all stations. The built-in gantry automation is also available with a choice of single or dual gantries, depending on processing needs. The MWR120 enables work processing with complex shapes by incorporating Y-axis and live tooling function. This combination accelerates its extreme multitasking of complex shapes from raw to finished parts without changeovers or the need for secondary operations.  With a design based on automation at its core, Muratec’s MWR120 series is a first-of-its-kind, front-facing, horizontal twin spindle CNC live tool chucker lathe equipped with Y-axis function.  


Our newest and most eco-friendly machine, the MW35 is an all-electric turning center that can create fasteners and other small parts in as little as three seconds! Additionally, MW35’s compact footprint provides the ultimate reduction in floorspace usage. All Electric Machine (No Hydraulics) Lightning-Fast Speeds With two spindles and a high-speed loader, the MW35 can deliver parts in 3 seconds or less. Simultaneous Operations Its twin spindles allow the MW35 to perform simultaneous operations from a single, self-contained source. Compact Size The MW35’s compact footprint allows users to replace equipment while reducing floor space.

The MW40 offers more capabilities than ever for the ultra-precise machining of smaller parts. Designed to provide minimal thermal displacement during operation, this machine is the optimal solution for exact turning requirements. The machine’s energy saving, compact size attributes to its efficiency as it allows users the capabilities they need, while reducing floor space usage. The MW40 is a flexible, versatile machine, and like all machines in the MW series, it comes equipped with two spindles allowing flexible part processing. Additionally, this machine is available with live tooling and Y-axis milling capabilities allowing for limitless production of small precise parts.  A self-contained solution, the MW40 is an example of the quality of machine that only Murata Machinery USA can deliver. Offering versatility and easy setup change, the MW40 stands apart from the competition when it comes to delivering small parts with super precision.  The Muratec MW40 is an extreme-precision compact turning center capable of repeatability in the single digit micron level. For small, high precision components in medium to large lot sizes, you can’t beat this machine’s extreme accuracy.

The compact, energy saving MW50 was developed to turn smaller parts with faster cycle times. Featuring two horizontal spindles, this machine can come equipped with one, or two of our high-speed gantry loaders. All machines in the MW Series are equipped with two spindles, which allows them to turn parts at a fast pace. Designed specifically to turn smaller parts, the MW50 reduces overall cycle time with its high-speed gantry, fast load/unload times, and reduced machine idle time.  For 50mm diameter parts, the MW50 delivers flexibility, versatility and a gang style tooling block for quick tool changes.

Based on a gang-tool platform and designed for increased productivity. The MW80 is equipped with two horizontal spindles and twin four-station tool blocks. The same lightning speed as the MW50, the MW80 can accommodate parts up to 80mm. 

Produce parts in as little as 16 seconds with the MW100. The MW100 is a twin spindle turning center that improves productivity with exceptional rigidity and high precision processing. This machine is a great fit for customers seeking to save space in production setup. Find out how the MW100 can work for you!

The MW100GT is a twin spindle turning center that improves productivity with exceptional rigidity and high precision processing. Performing dual operations on spindles can reduce cycle time by half, and with its compact design, this machine is a great fit for customers seeking to save space in production setup
The MW120 machine is designed for low to high volume production of various part types. With a twin spindle design, this machine offers unmatched part production efficiency. Unlike similar models on the market, the MW120 is entirely self-contained, allowing operators to turn highly accurate parts from a single source machine.
The MW120GII features a high-speed, lightweight gantry loader that offers significantly increased rapid traverse speeds in the X, Y, and Z axes. With this newly designed high-speed gantry loader, traverse speeds 1.5 times those of the traditional gantry loader can be achieved. The MW120GII twin spindle machine is designed for high rigidity with an enhanced headstock shape and X-axis linear guide. An improved turret shape and relocated z-axis ball screw and turret bar creates ultimate following capability. Adding to its efficiency, the MW120GII‘s newly-developed turnaround unit is half the size of conventional units reducing space requirements on the shop floor, especially when it‘s used in a cell configuration. To learn more about the MW120GII, or for a free production comparison, Reduce idle time by up to three seconds per part with our fastest-ever automated turning center. Armed with a high-speed, lightweight gantry loader, the MW120GII boasts traverse speeds 1.5 times faster than a traditional gantry loader.

The MW120EX machine goes a step beyond the standard MW120, by delivering part turning capability with super-high precision. Designed specifically to turn ultra-accurate parts, this machine offers the ability to eliminate the grinding process and perform hard turning operations with all the automation advantages offered by our MW series machines. An upgraded version of a customer favorite, the MW120EX offers higher accuracy and greater performance in a compact space. With exceptional rigidity and high-precision processing, it is equipped with twin spindles and a single, or dual gantry loader for ultimate productivity. When it comes to precision, accuracy, and speed for tight tolerance production parts, the MW120EX delivers. If you have specific part or machine requirements that aren’t listed here, we have automation services available to meet even the most unique needs.  Designed specifically to turn high precision parts, the MW120EX can eliminate the grinding process and perform hard turning operations. Paired with our automation solutions, this machine delivers ultra-precise performance with unbeatable efficiency.

If you thought the MW120GTEX was precise, wait until you see what the MW120HG can do. This twin spindle turning center delivers super high precision for hard turning applications. This machine eliminates vibration, offering a higher level of precision than ever before.  Learn more about how the MW120HG can benefit your production process!

In addition to minimum production time, this machine was designed with a twin gantry loader to reduce cycle time and improve productivity. As a self-contained machine, the MW120GT offers all of the turning capabilities you need, from a single source.  Learn more about this machine!

Equipped with a high-speed gantry that can pick up parts of different weights and sizes, the MW180 is the ideal solution for multi-part manufacturers. This self-contained machine offers optimal flexibility, and reduces cycle times for improved productivity.

The flagship model of the MW Series, you can count on the MW200 to deliver speed, flexibility, precision, and reliability in every single cycle.

Offering rapid load/unload times, this customer favorite can perform multiple processes from a single source.

For faster cycle times and exceptional rigidity on larger parts, look no further than the MW200GT. With a twin, three axis gantry loader, this machine offers versatile solutions and reduces cycle time in half with its dual operating spindles.  Take a moment to learn more about how this machine’s unique design improves productivity!

If large parts are what you turn, the MW400 is the machine for you. Featuring a single piece cast bed, the MW400 is a heavy-duty machine that will handle parts up to 16” diameter. The machine’s 40HP spindle, optional live tooling, heavy payload gantry loader and rigid column/turret bar construction provides the power you need to turn large parts with ultimate precision.  To offer higher productivity in a single source machine, the MW400 was designed to provide exceptional rigidity, as well as high-precision processing. Its rectangular slides and turret bar structure give it the capabilities you need for heavy-duty cutting, and its newly designed CNC controlled gantry loader is built with three axes to deliver high speeds and versatility for large parts. Additionally, the MW400 is readily equipped to allow for chips to be discharged more efficiently.

When it comes to high-precision processing and heavy-duty cutting of large parts, the MW400G is the machine for the job. Like all Murata Machinery, USA machines, it can be automated to meet your specific part requirements.   Delivering exceptional rigidity and high-precision processing this machine features a newly designed CNC controlled gantry for even higher speed and versatility.