Mazak supplies six machines to Renault F1

For the 2017 season, Yamazaki Mazak has revealed that it supplied six new machines tools to the Renault Sport Formula One Team. The machines are located at the team’s base in Enstone, Oxfordshire, and include a number of models from Mazak’s multi-tasking and turning machine ranges. Specifically, Renault F1 has taken delivery of two Integrex i-300 models, which feature a 30 kW, 4000 rpm main spindle. Also supplied were two Integrex i-100 multi-tasking machines. Two Quick Turn Nexus 250-II MY turning centres completed the line-up.

Jolyon Palmer (GBR) Renault Sport F1 Team RS17.
Bahrain Grand Prix, Friday 14th April 2017. Sakhir, Bahrain.

Example parts produced by the machines include the front axle housing and master cylinder body for brake systems, which are both made from aluminium on an Integrex i-300; stainless steel thermocouple brackets, manufactured using an Integrex i-100; and aluminium centric rings for the wheels, which are manufactured in one process on a Quick Turn Nexus 250-II MY.
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