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5-Spindle Lathe with a Single Source Concept

The Penta is a five-spindle lathe with an "island machine concept," which means it is bought as a package that includes the machine, oil treatment system, chiller chip conveyor and bar feeder. The island concept creates a single-source supplier contact for all of these components.

The bar loader included in the package is a custom loader that holds five 12' long bars that are 19 mm in diameter.

The Penta offers two variations of its multi-spindle configuration, TM and TMZ.

On the TM model, all five spindles run at the same programmed speed driven by a single servomotor. It is an 11 kW drive capable of 8,000 RPM.

For more complex parts, the Penta model TMZ is available. It uses five independently programmable servo drives, each rated 5.5 kW and capable of 8,000 RPM.

Both models include standard VDI tooling packages, XYZ compound cross slides, back working and bent shaft turning.

The 5-spindle configuration only requires 25 axes; however, the Penta uses a FANUC CNC, capable of controlling 31 axes, which makes the FANUC control a suitable fit for the machine.

For more information contact:

ZPS America LLC

4950 W. 79th Street

Indianapolis, IN 46268


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