Leadwell LTC-20D installed

Leadwell LTC-20D installed

Published on Mar 14, 2022

WD Hearn rencently installed a Leadwell Heavy Duty LTC-20D Turning Center with Fanuc control


- Heavy Duty Turret - The T/LTC series turret features a robust casting and a large coupling face adding extra rigidity to the machine
- BOX WAY Cast Iron Construction
- Cartridge Type Spindle
- LEADWELL uses only premium quality preloaded double-nut ball screws
- The heavy-duty tailstock is attached to the lower guide of the machine base. The heavy casting, large diameter quill and precision Morse taper center provide outstanding rigidity
- High Speed Linear Motion Guides - All servo motor driven axes are mounted on precision linear bearings, which ride on hardened steel ways. These precision guideways require no adjustment, and the servo motors consume less power
- The automatic tool setter is an option on T/LTC series machines
- LEADWELL unique parts catcher improves productivity with bar feeder option. It automatically rotates into to position under the finished part and transfers it outside the operator door.
- LEADWELL offers two options that turn their CNC lathes into make a multi-process turning center. These options provide the benefits of a lathe, plus extra versatility of a machining center.
- Sub-Spindle Option
- Live Tooling Option
- C-Axis Option



Max. swin 500mm
Max. turning diameter 380mm
Max. turning length 500mm 
Bar capacity 65mm
X-Axis travel 190+20mm
Z-Axis travel 540mm
Spindle speed 4000rpm
Chuck sizemm 203mm
Spindle nose A2-6
Number of tool stations 12
Z-Axis rapid traverse 20/20m/min

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