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A manufacturer of machine tools that supportscutting-edge manufacturingSince starting the manufacturing of lathes in 1937, AMADAMACHINE TOOLS has constantly sought higher accuracyand quality as a pioneer in the field of gang-type lathes.To meet the diversifying needs, the designer visits thecustomer to ensure that the engineering of products reflectstheir needs speedily and appropriately. We work with thecustomer to develop a process and integrate the process tothe machine. We focus on processing complicated parts inone process. Since the company’s establishment, AmadaMACHINE TOOLS has been highly valued for it’s applicationengineering. We aim to contribute to the customersmanufacturing by reducing setup time and the work inprocess.As expected with the high standards of Japanese-madeproducts, we are constantly striving to improve our machinemanufacturing in pursuit of excellence. Each machine is builtwith traditional “scraping”. We aquired the latest “state ofthe art” equipment and manufacturing systems, and designour machines using three-dimensional stress analysis.Our well-established machine supply system ensures highperformance for all our customers. The new plant relocationplan to increase capacity is currently ongoing.A high level ofproficiency that isconstantly updatedAMADA MACHINE TOOLS’ servicestaff is highly skilled and uses thelatest equipmentSolution Center where you canfind cutting-edge technologyRegal type conventional lathe 1st model (1937)Fine early model of gang-type turret NC lathe LG-81 (1979)1


“Quality for quality’s sake” – AMADAMACHINE TOOLS’ constant endeavor tosatisfy customersManufacturingDevelopmentSales / serviceWith customersActual machines can be inspected at the Solution Centerto confirm the functions and performance first hand. Wealso carry out demonstration processing in which you canimplement solutions using the actual machines with thehelp of our engineers. We have four Solution Centers athome and abroad and we aim to carry out further globalexpansion.For customers who are going to introduce our product,we have set up the NC School as a training facility. Inaddition to learning how to operate the machinery beforeintroduction, you can learn all about processing technology.Our company’s field engineers are fully qualified to carryout seamless operation support after introduction. Theengineers can browse the parts stock / ordering systemand visualized manuals anywhere utilizing the latest mobileequipment. We have 11 bases in Japan providing rapid highquality services to support your manufacturing.AMADA MACHINE TOOLS constantly advances thedevelopment, manufacturing, sales, services to advance thecustomer’s productivity and manufacturing environment.As typified by applicationengineering, our company has promoteda system for carrying out development,manufacturing, and sales / services.We aim to provide the highest technicalcapabilities with ease of operability.Manufactured according tostrict quality standards“S.Robo-1” is mounted on the pioneer automation system LG-6 (1989)The latest simultaneous 5-axis controlprocessing machine Mi-82


Designed with accuracy in mind –technologyadopted by AMADA MACHINE TOOLSfor a purposeThermal expansion of the structure due to the cutting and feeding operation has considerableeffects on changes in the dimensions of the work to be processed.The products of AMADA MACHINE TOOLS are configured so that the effects of heatgeneration are minimized.1Horizontal design that maintains highaccuracy and stabilityCompact casting with integral ways providessuperior support. Scraping and fitting of all slidingsurfaces creates excellent vibration dampening.Horizontal alignment lowers the center of gravityprocessing accuracy for the long term.2The distance from the cutting tools to thespindle can be minimizedThe longer the distance from the spindle to the cuttingtools, the greater the increase in thermal displacement.AMADA MACHINE TOOLS minimizes the distance fromthe tooling to the spindle and limits the effects of thermalgrowth.3


3The pre-tension structure cancels the heatgenerationThe bearing housing of the ball screw is positioned theshortest distance from the spindle to reduce thermalgrowth. The highly reliable pre-tensioned structure isutilized to counteract the heat generation of the ball screw.4Securely guarded by stainless coversA space is created between the casting and the way cover.The stainless steel cover has low thermal conductivity. Thedesign limits the transfer of heat from the cutting fluid andthe machining chips, maintaining superior dimensionalaccuracy and stability.A lesser amount of compensations is required as the thermal displacement is reduced. Automatic operation or theoperation of multiple machines improves productivity, while reducing labor costs due to superior machine stability.The change of a dimension when production is stopped for a short time is small, so conforming parts can be producedupon re-start.lThe data above is based on a case example. The described data may not be obtained depending on the cutting conditions etc4


Simultaneous 5-axis control multi-functionIn high-accuracy small article processing, flexibleproduction and higher efficiency are required. Thenew-generation, simultaneous 5-axis control multifunctionmachine Mi-8 combines AMADA MACHINETOOLS’ lathe technologies to meet these needs.Characteristic1An original form combining beauty and utilityDesigned for operability based on the ergonomics, the machine is compact and has a low center of gravity.It can be installed in a space of just 4 m 2 while realizing high rigidity, beauty and utility. As the total height isapproximately 1.7 m, it is also superior in visibility in the factory. It can be automated by attaching the rotarystocker, which the robot is built-in to retain compactness.176021001560 *1 2190630 *2 (mm)*1 Dimensions of this machine*2 Dimensions of stockerCharacteristic2Simultaneous 5-axis controlThe rotation point (A-axis) is attached to the primaryspindle, and simultaneous 5-axis control is realized.This enables processing of an oblique hole, which is notpossible with other turning centers. As processing by onechucking is achieved, misalignment is eliminated.5


Characteristic3High-rigidity turretThe milling spindle is located in the rear of the turret. A highaccuracy coupling controls the turret position. The lathespindle has superior roundness and is capable of 8000rpm.Characteristic4ATC & high-speed spindleTwenty station “HSK style” tool changer is standardequipment. Tool change time is less than 6 seconds, sothe optimum tool can be used with out interferences. Themilling spindle is 20,000 rpm and machining with smalldiameter tools is manageable with a higher degree ofaccuracy.Characteristic5Improvement of accuracy and partprocessingBy utilizing the “A” axis, the tool can be positioned tomaximize the machining conditions. Parts with curved orcomplex surfaces can be easily machined. Improved partaccuracy and reduction in cycle times due to the flexibilityof the five-axis configuration.Characteristic6Programming by the latest CAMProcessing of complex shapes can be programmed quicklyand simply using the latest CAM technology. This reducesthe time required for processing and confirmation.Sample workMaximum processing size of Mi-86


Series of lathes for high-accuracy and precision partsprocessing evolved through customer demand andAMADA MACHINE TOOLS’ advanced technologiesAMADA MACHINE TOOLS has a comprehensive machine lineup according to the work size, the variationof processing and the number of tools to be attached to meet a wide range of customers’ needs. Wesupport customization according to the description of the work by the application engineering system.Turret type combined processing machine withY-axis function, which is good at processingcomplex shapesSpace-saving design for utilizing limited space in the factory. Even thoughit is compact, it has the longest Y-axis stroke in that class and high-speedmilling processing is available. The largest number of tools in every seriesand high-accuracy and high-productivity type machining and lathe turningenable the processing of complex shapes easily. This is an environmentresponsivemachine with a good cutting powder brush.Structure diagram of A seriesSample workExample of application:medical equipment partsoptical equipment partsInitial setup-saving, heavy-duty and compactspaceturret type blade tableThis turret type lathe is highly valued in the precision partsindustry for automobiles. It is manufactured with high accuracyspecification for which optional tailstock can be selected. Eventhough it is a high performance machine that balances spacesaving and heavy duty operation, it is available at a reasonableprice.Structure diagram of J seriesSample workExample of application:auto partspneumatic and hydraulicequipment partsUltra-high accuracy gang-type lathe with asymmetrical, low gravity center bedThis is ultra-high accuracy gang-type lathe enables hard turning.Customization supports high-mix middle and low-volumeproduction and high value-added production in addition to massproduction. Shortening of the cycle time by “index time zero” andflexible tool layout by longest-in-class stroke are available.Structure diagram of G seriesSample workExample of application:IT equipment partsauto partsn M specificationTarget model: JJ-3M/G-07MThis high-value added type has a milling function, whichsupports efficient processing. It can be installed in X or Zdirections according to demand.n 2-spindle specificationTarget model: AA-1 / JJ-1 / JJ-3 / JJ-3M / GG-5 / GS-04TThis process integration type implements the A/A process andA/B process in one. It contributes to shortening cycle time andrealizes space saving in the factory.7


Introduction of the functions of each lathe seriesMulti-function part processingHighly functional series specialized for combined operations“One chucking 5-surface machining” is realized by Y-axis and milling functionAi-8/A-12/A-18SThis is the standard model of the A series.The optimum model can be selectedaccording to the number of tools. Ai-8 hastwo types; the line-compliant front faceoperation type and the cell-compliant sideoperation type. With A-18S, the number oftools is the largest in the series; however,it can be installed in the same floor spaceas the A-12.AD-12/AD-18SThe sub-spindle is part of the main turret for efficient partprocessing. The sub-spindle tooling has two options. Thereis a gang type or turret option, the turret option has rotary toolcapability.lAi-8AA-1This top-end model provides theperformance of the A series with2-spindle specification. It has octagonalturret type tooling on both sides onwhich a milling unit can be attached.Even though it is highly functional, it alsorealizes high accuracy, with a roundnessof 0.2μm (A specification).lAD-18SStandard work sizeTurret type latheFamily series provides high-accuracy processing and heavy-duty machiningselected according to the applicationJ-1/J-3/J-5These are basic models of single spindle 2 axis turningcenters. The J1 has superior positioning accuracy withroundness 0.5 micron at a low cost. The automated cellpack further reduces labor requirements as an operatorcan manage multiple machines. The number of tools is 8or 12 station depending on the model. The J3 / J5 comeequipped standard with a heavy-duty 7.5 kw motor. The J5has an optional high power 11 kw motor.JJ-3MlJJ-1This high-value added model adds milling function with “C”axis control to the JJ-3. The 12 station turrets are standardequipment. The increased number of tools supports the multifunctioncapability of the machine.JJ-1/JJ-3The 2-spindle specification adds process integration,which enhances the capability of the “J” series with A/Band A/A processing capability. The design takes intoconsideration the ease of operation and setup; make foran operator friendly environment. The layout and the newimprovements make set-up and serviceability simple. TheJJ-1 is the mid-sized 2 spindle, in which high-accuracy,speed and functionality are focused; the JJ-3 is largercapacity with heavy duty machining capability andsuperior accuracy.Standard work sizelJ-19


Gang-type latheAMADA MACHINE TOOLS’ traditional gang-type lathe seriesIt has high performance in addition to extreme accuracy and responds to variousmachining conditionslG-05G-05/G-06/G-07/G-07FThey cover a wide range of machiningconditions, in addition to the speed andhigh-accuracy of the gang tooling. The G05balances high-accuracy and low cost witha complete automated package. The G06 isthe mid-range model, while the G07 offersthe longest stroke and tooling capability. TheG07F has a heavy duty 5.5 kw spindle option.G-07MThis value added model includes “C” axismilling and drilling function. The 150 Welectric milling unit is a standard option. Theprimary spindle is a built-in type with higheraccuracy capability.GG-5This gang type lathe integrates A/B and A/Aoperations. Although it is configured with 2spindles and 2 gang slides, it is a space-savingdesign that meets the needs of manufacturing.The block type tooling reduces set-up timeremarkably and improves productivity.Standard work sizeGS-04TThis 2-spindle gang type lathe is configuredfor complete processing of A/B operations.The opposed spindle configuration is highlyaccurate, with short cycle time capabilitydue to the direct spindle parts transfer.The automated cell package is standardequipment and allows for quick delivery andease of start-up.Customized latheNormal latheMulti player selected for usabilitySuperior performance, simple and convenientoperabilitylC-3C-3/C-5These multi machines play 4 roles; “general-purpose lathe”,“interactive type lathe”, “playback lathe” and “CNC lathe”.* The playback lathe is set for D specification only.llLEO-80ALEO-80A/LEO-125A/LE-19K/LR-55AThis best-seller group of normal lathes has a 50-year track record.More than 80,000 units of these all-Japanese machines have beendelivered (as of end of September 2008). These machines are usedat approximately 85 percent of industrial high schools in Japan.10l The photos include optional parts.


Automation systemAMADA MACHINE TOOLS does not compromise on the accuracy ofperipheral equipment.We prepare various items of peripheral equipment that improve the productivity and enable quick delivery.The system can be configured to meet the customers’ needs.Carrier deviceLoaderIt automates the delivery of work with a compactsize.There is a lineup according to the size and weightof work and other peripheral equipment.Hand loadingYou can select hand loading according to theshape, size and weight of work.Material feeding deviceBar feeder equipmentIt supplies the bar material from the rear part ofthe primary spindle. It improves the operatingefficiency. It is compatible with competitors’product too.Material feeding / product ejection deviceIn-conveyorThe material is supplied from the conveyor. Thedevice can operate automatically without theneed for an operatorOut-conveyorThe processed product is ejected from theconveyor. This equipment promotes automation.11


Peripheral equipmentAMADA MACHINE TOOLS offers a rich lineup of peripheral equipment and accessories so that customers cancarry out operations safely and efficiently.Operation supportThis equipment is for improving the operability of workers and reducing the quantity of work.Outside measuring deviceThe product size after the processingis automatically measured.Outside cleaning unitThe product after the processing iswashed.Parts catcherThe product after the processing isreceived and discharged outside theequipment.Processing supportThis equipment performs an auxiliary role for implementing the processing.TailstockIt keeps a grip on long work andcontrols contact when the primaryspindle is rotated.Broken tool detectorWhether the drill is broken byprocessing is checked.High-pressure coolant tankThe cutting powder removal ratio isincreased by using a coolant withhigher pressure than that of standardequipment.Environment / hazard prevention measuresThis equipment is useful for environment / hazard prevention such as removal of cutting powder and mist.Chip conveyorThe cutting powder generated byprocessing is discharged out of theequipment.Mist collectorThe misty coolant generated duringthe processing is aspirated to makethe operation environment clean.Mist cleaning systemThe maintenance property isimproved by integrated duct piping.13


Tool setterThe coordinate system is set byapplying the tip of tool to the touchsensor.Orientation equipmentThe orientation of a typical work isautomatically located.Handy operation panelThe operation can be implementedfrom the control panel.Coolant constant-temperature unitwith a sub tankThe change in size caused by thermaldisplacement is prevented by keeping thetemperature of the coolant liquid constant.Semi-dry processing equipmentIt requires less coolant and thuscontributes to cost saving andlessening the environmental burden.Automatic fire extinguishingapplianceIf a fire is generated in the equipment,it is automatically extinguished.Swarf automatic compressorThe collected swarf is compressed andsolidified to reduce the transportationcost of cutting powder processing.14


200, Ishida, Isehara-shi, Kanagawa, 259-1196, Japan TEL: 81-463-96-3469■ AMADA MACHINE TOOLS AMERICA INC.4070 Winnetka Avenue Rolling Meadows, I 60008U.S.A. TEL: 1-847-797-8700■ AMADA MACHINE TOOLS EUROPE GmbH[Head Quarters]Landstraße 25, D42781 Haan, Germany TEL: 49-(0)2129-579-03[MACHINE TOOL Dept.]Ludwig-Erhard-Straße 1, D97577 Wertheim, Germany TEL: 49-(0)9342-888-0■ AMADA WASINO (THAILAND) CO., LTD.700/146 Village No. 1,Bankao Sub-District, Panthong District, Chonburi 20160 Thailand TEL: 66-3846-8920■ AMADA CO., LTD.200, Ishida, Isehara-shi, Kanagawa, 259-1196, Japan TEL: 81-463-96-1111■ AMADA MACHINE TOOLS MFG CO., LTD.2-158 Nakashima, Shimoobari, Komaki-shi, Aichi, 485-0051, Japan TEL: 81-568-71-8821● Details in the catalog are current at February 2010 and may be subject to change without notice.● The products in the catalog may be subject to the provisions of foreign exchange and the Foreign Trade Law.When exporting cargo subject to such controls, permission pursuant to regulation is required. Please contact ourbusiness representative in advance when exporting products overseas.● When using our products, safety equipment is required depending on the operational task.● For safe and correct operation, ensure thorough reference to the Instruction Manual prior to operation.● The cutting performance data in this catalog for example is affected by temperature, the cutting materials, toolmaterials and cutting conditions etc. Please note that such data are not guaranteed.1LY-0108O- C0012010.2

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