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IJAT Vol.9 No.6 pp. 707-713
doi: 10.20965/ijat.2015.p0707
(2015)

Paper:

A Newly Developed Multi-Axis Controlled Turning Machine Equipped with a Swing Type Turret Head

Kenichi Nakanishi*, Manabu Sawada*, Jiro Sakamoto**

*Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
Ro15 Netsuno, Hakusan, Ishikawa, Japan

**Kanazawa University
Kanazawa, Ishikawa, Japan

Received:
June 1, 2015
Accepted:
September 15, 2015
Published:
November 5, 2015
Keywords:
machine tool, lathe, multitasking machine, structural design
Abstract

In order to improve the productivity and flexibility of the conventional turning machines, multi-tasking turning machines are developed to simultaneously perform several machining operations. In this study, a multi-axis controlled turning machine equipped with a swing-type B-axis turret head is developed that allows multiple turning processes to be performed. In particular, the structural design of the turret head is discussed in detail.

Cite this article as:
K. Nakanishi, M. Sawada, and J. Sakamoto, “A Newly Developed Multi-Axis Controlled Turning Machine Equipped with a Swing Type Turret Head,” Int. J. Automation Technol., Vol.9, No.6, pp. 707-713, 2015.
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