Leadwell T-6iL Installed

Leadwell T-6iL Installed

Published on Jun 17, 2022

WD Hearn recently installed a Leadwell T-6iL Flat Bed Turning Center.

- Most popular size compact Linear Way Turning Center, available with Siemens 808D (or Fanuc Type 5) 
- Most economic Leadwell model available from WD Hearn
- A2-5 / 52mm Bar Capacity with 6" or 8" chuck
- True One Piece Cast Iron Construction
- 36m/min Rapid Traverse 
- Cartridge Type Spindle for easy servicing 
- 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 series machines
- Hydraulic or Servo Type Turret available with 20 x 20mm Tooling 
- 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
- C-axis with Live Tooling Option
- Generally available ex-stock (Subject to Prior Sale)


Max swing 500mm
Bar capacity 51mm
X axis 190+20mm
Z axis 460mm, 460mm
Spindle speeds range 6000rpm
Chuck size 152in




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