Colchester Tornado T6M 3 axis turning Turning Centres are perfect as they have full C axis interpolation. Drawtube Capacity 52mm. With improved ergonomics, class
leading components, with the latest Fanuc OiTD control and Colchester’s unique customised Manual Guide i as standard.


Swing over bed 440mm
Spindle centre height from floor 950mm
Max machining diameter 215mm
Max turning length 450mm
Spindle nose A2-5
Drawtube (Bar) Capacity 52mm

Driven Tool Specification

Rotating tools 12
Speed 5000 rev/min
Power (40% duty cycle) 3.7 Kw
Motor Output Torque 5.73 Nm
Rotating Tool Torque 16.5 Nm
Cutting diameter shank 16mm
Rotating tool coupling DIN 5482 15 x 12

C-Axis Specification

Minimal programmable increment 0.001 deg
Positional measurement Fanuc BZ Encoder


Standard Equipment

60 Degree slant slide production lathe with 12 station disc turret incorporating 12 driven tool stations, accepting 30VDI tooling, C-axis interpolation, 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.

Chuck Package

170mm Power chuck (A Type) Accuracy chart
or 210mm Power chuck (B Type) Machine Operating Manual
X axis Linear scale Toolkit
Coolant System Totally Enclosed Working Area
Footswitch for chucking Auto lubrication to slides
Interlocked Guarding Ethernet Link
10.4” Colour LCD Run Hour & Parts Counter
Manual Guide (MGi) Multi Repetitive Cycles 1 & 2
512K Part Program Memory G Code System A/B/C
G10 Offset Value Settings Direct Drawing programming
Canned Cycle For Drilling Rigid Tapping
Tool Wear / Geometry Offsets Background Editing
2 Years parts and labour GE Fanuc Warranty

Bar Production Package

Accuracy chart
CDC 54 Collet Chuck STD or CDC 60 Collet Chuck DIN 6343 – Please Specify
X axis Linear scale Coolant System
Colchester MBF 1000 Barfeed unit Parts Catcher
Interlocked Guarding Totally Enclosed Working Area
Machine Operating Manual Spindle Orientation
Footswitch for collet chuck Toolkit
10.4” Colour LCD Counter rotational drilling
Manual Guide (MGi) Auto lubrication to slides
512K Part Program Memory Ethernet Link
G10 Offset Value Settings Run Hour & Parts Counter
Canned Cycle For Drilling Multi Repetitive Cycles 1 & 2
Tool Wear / Geometry Offsets G Code System A/B/C
2 Years parts and labour GE Fanuc Warranty Direct Drawing programming
Background Editing Rigid Tapping
Electrical equipment for 220, 380 or 415V supply