Leadwell Turning Center Installed in the Eastern Cape

Leadwell Turning Center Installed in the Eastern Cape

Published on Jun 23, 2023

During May 2023 WD Hearn installed a Leadwell T-7A CNC Turning Center at an Eastern Cape Manufacturer.

The T-7A is one of WD Hearn's most popular machine, boasting the following feaures...

- A2-6/65mm Bar Capacity with 8" or 10" 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
- Hydraulic turret available with 25 x 25mm 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
- Available ex-stock (Subject to Prior Sale )

Max swing 500mm
Bar capacity 65mm
X axis 190+20mm
Z axis 450mm
Spindle speeds range 4000rpm
Chuck size 203in

About Company

Our clients range from FTSE companies, to large organisations and some small local businesses who are striving to expand.

To see a detailed list of our works and the progress please see our project page.

Cape Town Office

25 Mail Street, Western Province Park, Epping, Cape Town, 7460
+27 21 534 5351
FAX: +27 21 534 3374

Johannesburg Office

Corner of Atlas and Templehof South Road, Bonaero Park, Johannesburg
+27 11 970 7005
FAX: +27 86 678 9360