Tormach Inc. today announced the release of Tormach RapidTurn, an innovative 5C CNC chucker lathe attachment designed for use with the company’s PCNC 1100 or PCNC 770 mills. Tormach’s engineers are excited to bring RapidTurn’s affordable and capable turning solution to customers. Product highlights include:
Powered by PathPilot: RapidTurn runs on PathPilot, Tormach’s approachable yet professional-level CNC machine control system. The RapidTurn utilizes PathPilot’s lathe interface, which is easy-to-use, easy-to-operate, and designed for CNC machinists of all experience levels.
Space-Saving Utility: RapidTurn provides real CNC lathe functionality without taking up precious shop floor-space. After initial installation, set-up takes just a few minutes and RapidTurn is just as easily stored out of the way when not in use.
Turning and Milling in One Setup: RapidTurn
has a manual index plate with a locking pin. Parts can be securely positioned in 15° increments for secondary work with the PCNC’s primary spindle, making it ideal for cutting wrench flats or drilling cross holes on turned parts without additional setups.