At IMTS 2014 Okuma will introduce its new LU4000 EX CNC lathe which utilizes two turrets, allowing two tools to work simultaneously, providing process flexibility as well as high removal rates. This machine is excellent for machining parts for the automotive industry. At IMTS this machine will be shown cutting a camshaft using Machining Navi for chatter reduction and tooling from Sandvik, a member of Partners in THINC. 

The LU4000 EX incorporates a new 45° “box bed” with all box way construction, three point bearing support for the spindle, crown gear turret coupling for both turrets, two power ranges and the Okuma THINC®-OSP control, providing a foundation for a long production life. This CNC lathe is Okuma’s latest evolution of 4-axis turning in the 10-15” chuck class.

Key Features of the LU4000 EX CNC Lathe

Max Turning Diametermm (in)Ø430 (Ø16.93) (upper turret)
Ø280 (Ø11.02) (lower turret)
Spindle Nose TypeA2-8
Main Spindle Speed Rangemin-140~4,200
Milling Spindle Speed Rangemin-145~6,000
X/Z Axis Travelmm (in)300 (11.81) / 740 (29.13) (upper turret)
195 (7.68) / 700 (27.56) (lower turret)
Y Axis Travelmm (in)140[+/-70] (5.51[+/-2.76])

For more information on Okuma’s LU4000 EX visit http://www.okuma.com/lu4000-ex and Okuma America Corporation booth S-8500 at IMTS 2014.

About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence - maximizing profitability. Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity

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