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LMW launches new horizontal machining center LH45 at INTEC 2008 Print E-mail
Written by Ganesh   
Friday, 08 February 2008

Bags innovation award and best stall award

Coimbatore: Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd. a 2500 crore company engaged in the manufacture of CNC machines, has launched a state of the art horizontal machining center, LH45. The machine confirms to today's requirements of high speed, high power and precision machining.

The LH45 Horizontal machining center features:

  • Servo controlled magazine and high speed auto tool changer - Tool change time (tool to tool): 1 sec
  • Compact, rigid and highly accurate rotary table. High spped rotary type auto pallet changer - Pallet change time: 3 sec
  • Computer optimized bed structure
  • High precision, high speed feed mechanism - 50 m/min , 0.7 G
  • High speed, High torque, Integrated spindle motor, high pressure coolant through spindle - 15000 rpm water cooled
  • Enhanced chip management system
  • High pressure coolant - 30 bar pressure

"The machine won the CODISSIA innovation award and LMW also bagged the best stall award at INTEC 2008," said Mr I.N.Bhattacharya, head - marketing & sales, Lakshmi Machine Works Limited.

Lakshmi Machine Works Ltd a 2500 crore company, founded in 1962 and is today one of the three largest textile spinning machinery manufacturers in the world, manufacturing the complete range of spinning machines. LMW diversified into manufacture of CNC machines with technical collaboration from M/s Mori Seiki Co. Ltd of Japan in 1988.

Upon expiry of the agreement with M/s Mori Seiki, LMW stepped-up their own R & D activities. New world class products arising out of own R & D activities have since been released at regular intervals.

In 1995 LMW joined hands with Mikron, Switzerland for manufacture of CNC Universal Tool Room Boring and Milling machines. In addition to the domestic market, LMW exported 160 machines to Mikron under buy back arrangement.

LMW has supplied over 4000 Machines till date. Its product range consists of CNC lathes [Smarturn series- High speed with 5 inch or 6 inch Chuck capacity, LL Series - High speed and high power with 6,8,10 & 12 inch Chuck capacity, Rigi series - Robust and high power machines for heavy machining & hard part turning], Vertical Machining Centers [LV Series - High power, precision vertical machining centers, ranging from 575 mm to 800 mm X stroke] , Drill Tap Center [Smash 30 - High speed and compact Machine for small component machining], Horizontal machining centers [Ooty 40 - Pallet size 400 X 400 mm]

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