Citizen names open house dates

Low Frequency Vibration (LFV) machining technology will be an important theme at Citizen Machinery UK’s annual open house event being staged at the company’s UK headquarters in Bushey on 16-18 October.

Among the 16 machines on view will be the UK launch of the LFV version of the Citizen Cincom L32-Vlll sliding-head turn-mill centre.
The Citizen L32-VlllLFV with 38 mm bar size option and removable guide bush can carry up to 30 tools. According to specification, this can include six for gang turning, four to six gang driven, four to nine for front drilling, and between five and 11 for back drilling. Both main (7.5 kW) and sub-spindles (3.7 kW) have 8000 rpm motors with 1 kW driven tools (with 6000 rpm motors). Rapid traverse rates are 32 m/min.
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