A general purpose multi-function computer numerical control (CNC) lathe used for /to reduce set up time by virtually eliminating repetitive fixturing to improve accuracy and keep non-cutting time to a minimum.


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Post author: Milan Brandt. Last update: 06/03/2014 at 3:12 pm by Milan Brandt.





Manufacturer: Okuma America Corporation, Okuma Multis B300-W

The multi functionality of the Okuma Multus allows it to combine traditional turning operations and milling procedures’ which eliminates the need to swap the work piece from a lathe to a milling machine to complete the task required.

Funding sources: Institutional

Benefits of the OKUMA MULTIS B300-W

It has a 5+1 axis system combined with a 40 Pot tool magazine which makes it a very versatile machine; these two features alone make almost endless options and tooling combinations. It features the industry’s first Collision Avoidance System software combined with Okuma’s THINC – OSP Control, this software can run the entire machining simulation and catch potential collisions before they create scrap.

A full range of cutting tips and tool holders are available for the machine, these are also programmable into the Collision Avoidance Software to ensure there is no scrap or down time due to catastrophic collisions.

Technical features and specifications

Materials machined in the Multus are:
» Aluminum
» Plastics
» Steel
» Composites
» Cast iron

The Multus’ unique features are:
» Reduce set up time.
» High accuracy in complex applications.
» Versatile machine.
» Industry first collision avoidance software.
» Hydraulic keyless chucking system.

Technical Specification
» Max Turning Diameter (mm) 630
» Opposing Spindle Speed (min-1) 38 – 5,000
» Live Spindle Speed (min-1) 50 – 6,000
» Spindle Nose Type JIS A2-6
» Speed Range (min-1) 38-5000
» Standard Power (kW) 15/11
» Rapid Traverse (m/min) 40/26
» Weight (kg) 9,500


Capacity: We encourage greater utilisation
Operation: Facility staff operate this instrument
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