Designed and developed to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals.
The OPTIMAX 360, a descendant of the HBX 360, will fit perfectly into your workshops over the long term thanks to its size, robustness and characteristics.
Compact while offering the operator an optimal working environment, this tooling lathe is ideal for machining single parts, prototypes, tooling and small repairs.
The French machining lathe par excellence, modern, precise and with a robustness recognised worldwide.

Made in France

Our OPTIMAX 360 learning lathe, heir to the HBX 360, is designed and assembled in our workshop in France by our machine tool experts.

Technology & Operator

Our software was invented by turners, for turners, with the key words: simplicity, ergonomics and productivity.

Support & training

Because CAZENEUVE is close to its customers, we are committed to meeting your needs before, during and after the use of your machine, by offering certified training.

Built-in security

Very involved in user safety, CAZENEUVE requires a reinforced safety protocol for its machines, right from their design. Conformity with standard 2006-42 CE.

Learn more about the OPTIMAX 360 lathe :


  • Chuck : Manual 3 jaw Ø 215 mm
  • Turret : Manual
  • Tailstock : Manual CM4
  • Swarf conveyor : On request
  • SAFETY Function : Integrated
  • Distance between centres : 700 mm
  • Swing over bed : 390 mm
  • Swing over cross slide : 200 mm
  • Spindle bore diameter : 54 mm
  • Rotation speed : 4000 rpm
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Powerful engine

Equipped with a SIEMENS motor of 11 kW (22 kW max), the spindle of our OPTIMAX 360 lathe has the capacity to rotate at a speed of 4000 rpm. The cutting speed can be constant in all modes or braked at any time.

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Electrical cabinet & SAFETY function

The easily accessible electrical cabinet of the OPTIMAX 360 is made up of multiple SIEMENS components to ensure a long service life for the machine. The “SAFETY” function is integrated by default to protect the operators.

The new Optimax³ interface

Resulting from extensive R&D focused on ergonomics, productivity, and safety, CAZENEUVE has reinvented the concept of modern traditional turning: simple and effective!

  • Modern and user-friendly console ergonomics, with a large multi-touch screen.
  • 3D graphical simulation with time calculation before and during machining.
  • Quick and intuitive familiarization.
  • Reduced setup time.
  • Safety zones management.
  • Maintenance dashboard with follow-up reminders and e-shop link.
  • Energy consumption analysis.
  • PC simulator.
  • Remote maintenance.

Offering 3 machining possibilities:

  1. Manual machining with open doors.
  2. Automatic machining with pre-defined simple cycles (turning and milling) and specific CAZENEUVE functionalities.
  3. Machining of a range using conversational programming.

Eco-design & environment

In order to respect the environment, our OPTIMAX 360 lathes are designed and manufactured in accordance with current standards. CAZENEUVE is committed to supporting environmental protection by adopting an energy saving strategy.

The electrical equipment selected and the parameters set allow us to minimise the environmental impact of our solutions while meeting our customers’ requirements, both financially and in terms of productivity.

Energy-efficient motors.

Eco mode and standby mode of the control panel.

Overview of the energy consumed and re-injection of the energy returned to the power grid.


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Our OPTIMAX 360 learning lathe (or tooling lathe), the descendant of the legendary HBX 360 conventional lathe, has retained the robustness of its predecessor while evolving in all areas. In particular, precision and ease of use have been improved with the aim of machining single parts and/or prototypes even more easily.

What better way to see this than with a video demonstration? Come to our workshop to see the full potential of the OPTIMAX 360 parallel lathe, even more powerful than the conventional HBX 360!


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