WD HEARN INSTALLS FIRST TORNOS MACHINE IN SOUTH AFRICA

WD HEARN INSTALLS FIRST TORNOS MACHINE IN SOUTH AFRICA

Published on Apr 13, 2021

During March 2021 WD Hearn installed the first Tornos machine in South Africa, a 'Swiss DT' multi axis Swiss Type Turning Center.

Tornos specialises in the manufacturing of world class Swiss machine tools using a range of machining technologies with swarf removal capabilities to produce parts requiring extreme precision and quality. Whether machining simple or highly complex parts, in small or large runs, Tornos respresents true machining excellence with unrivalled quality and accuracy.

Swiss DT - The most rigid machine base in its class

Main advantages

Benefit from 4 tools positions for gun drilling on the Swiss DT 26/6, right next to the counter-spindle.  I  Powerful independent cooling system for the spindles and axis bearings to control machine behavior.  I  Smart air flow management to maintain uniform thermal stability.  I  Gain precious seconds to outperform your competitors and tackle any material, due to Swiss DT's extremely powerful spindles.  I  Get the agility to master any challenge, with the plug-and-play B-axis (option).  I  A longer tool life, thanks to this machine's sturdy, cast-iron base optimized by finite element analysis.  I  Improve and ensure self-sufficiency with Tornos' Active Chip Breaker Plus software.

Main spindle
Max. bar capacity 10mm
Standard workpiece length with guide bush 180mm
Spindle rotation speed 0-15,000rpm
Spindle power 4.0kw
Torque 26Nm

Main operation
Max number of turning tools 6/5 option
Turning tool section 12x12/16x16 option
Number of frontal tools (op/cop) 4/4
Cross rotating tools (S11) 4 x ESX20
Max rotating tool speed rpm 5,000rpm
Rotating tool power (S11) kW 1kw

Counter spindle
Max. bar capacity 25.4mm
Max. insertion length of workpiece into counter spindle  100mm
Max standard length of workpiece 110mm
Spindle rotation speed 10000rpm
Spindle power 8.2kw
Torque 26m 

Counter operation
Number of tool positions 4 4
Positions for rotating tools max 4 (option)
Rotating tool speed 7,500rpm
Rotating tool power 0.75kw
Total number of tools 22

Rapid feed rate 32m/min