New machining capabilities: "SL-20" CNC lathe

Minneapolis, MN 13 March 2007óCaztek Inc., announces a new addition to their in-house machining capabilities: a new "SL-20" CNC lathe from Haas Automation.
"This new machine complements our current capabilities and allows us to provide quicker turnaround and more competitive pricing." says owner and lead engineer C. Sienkiewicz, "This is an exciting day because we are another step closer to our goal of seamless integration of engineering creativity and manufacturing excellence."

The Haas SL-20 boasts a max turning capacity of 10.3" x 20", an 8" chuck, bar capability of 2.0" and a fully programmable tailstock. The 20 Hp (15Kw) spindle runs to 4000 rpm for small diameter work and generates 154 ft-lb of torque at 650 rpm for heavy cutting of the toughest materials. Caztek, Inc. will continue to use Mastercam to program parts in the CNC lathe citing excellent productivity programming the existing Haas "Mini Mill" with the 4-axis milling module.

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Caztek, Inc. is in the business of providing mechanical engineering, CAD design and precision machining services to a variety of industries including the spaceflight, medical device and industrial automation sectors.