What is a Multitasking CNC machine?
A multi-tasking front twin spindle CNC turning center is a type of machine tool that is used for precision machining of metal parts. It is designed to perform multiple operations simultaneously, such as turning, drilling, tapping, and milling.
The front twin spindle CNC turning center has two spindles, one on the left and one on the right. Each spindle is equipped with its own turret, which can hold multiple cutting tools. This allows the machine to perform multiple operations on both sides of the workpiece simultaneously.
The CNC (Computer Numerical Control) system controls the movement of the cutting tools and the rotation of the spindles, allowing for precise and efficient machining of the workpiece. The operator can program the CNC system to perform a specific sequence of operations, and the machine will execute the program automatically.
When is it best used?
A Multi-tasking Front Twin Spindle CNC Turning Center is best used when you need to perform multiple machining operations simultaneously, such as turning, drilling, tapping, and milling, on both ends of the workpiece. It can improve production efficiency, reduce cycle time, and eliminate the need for secondary operations. This type of machine is ideal for high-volume production of complex and precision parts with tight tolerances, such as automotive components, aerospace parts, and medical implants.
A multi-tasking front twin spindle lathe is best used when you need to complete multiple operations on the same part in a single setup. This type of lathe is ideal for complex parts that require multiple machining operations, such as turning, milling, drilling, and tapping. It is also useful for parts that require multiple operations to be completed in a small footprint.
The multi-tasking capabilities of the front twin spindle CNC turning center make it ideal for high-volume production of complex parts with tight tolerances. It can also reduce setup time and increase productivity by performing multiple operations in a single setup. Additionally, the machine can be programmed to perform different operations on each spindle, allowing for even more versatility and flexibility in manufacturing processes.
This series also include Y-axis stroke of +/- 60mm, direct drive with no gearboxes for less power loss, and 8,000 rpm live tooling in all stations.
Key features of the MWR120
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.