Colchester Tornado Series are Turning Centres that will give you capability, productivity and accuracy, but above all consistency of the finished product. With Fanuc OiTD control. utilises Pratt Burnerd International’s revolutionary ‘Gripfast’ workholding chuck that combines high speed turning with rapid component changeover utilising jaw chuck, collet chuck or mandrel to suit your operation.


 Swing over bed 440mm
 Spindle centre height from floor 950mm
 Maximum machining diameter 215mm
 Maximum turning length 420mm
 Spindle nose  A2-5
 Drawtube (bar) capacity  52mm (Option – 56mm)


Standard Equipment

60 Degree slant slide production lathe with 12 station disc turret accepting 30VDI tooling, hydraulic operating cylinder and drawtube.  This lathe utilises a Fanuc OiTD Control system with AC servo axis drives and 15kw (30min rating) spindle drive giving a maximum spindle speed of 6000 rev/min (A type) and 4000 rev/min (B type).  Automatic lubrication system to slideways and ballscrews.  Linear rails on X and Z axes for friction less movement and rapid acceleration and deceleration and, for positional accuracy and repeatability.  Fanuc dual check safety system.  600 UK custom Manual Guide Macros.