Horizontal lathes

Discover our range of horizontal bed lathes

CAZENEUVE designs and manufactures horizontal bed lathes for single or batch production of parts, whether small or large, simple or complex, with or without knowledge in numerical control programming.

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Horizontal Lathes Documentation

WHAT IS A LATHE MACHINE TOOL?

The world of machining is vast and diverse, and among the most iconic machine tools, we find the lathe. But what exactly is a lathe machine tool? And how does CAZENEUVE, a major player in the field, stand out with its innovative products? Let’s dive into this captivating realm.

DEFINITION OF A LATHE MACHINE TOOL

A lathe machine tool is a machine used to machine parts by chip removal. It allows for operations such as turning, drilling, threading, and many others. The workpiece is typically fixed on a chuck and rotated, while a cutting tool is moved along the piece to remove excess material and shape the piece as desired.

THE IMPORTANCE OF THE LATHE IN INDUSTRY

The lathe is one of the oldest and most widely used machine tools in the industry. It is essential for manufacturing numerous parts, ranging from simple bolts to complex aerospace components. Its versatility and precision make it an indispensable tool for many industrial sectors.

CAZENEUVE: A BENCHMARK IN THE FIELD

Since 1905, CAZENEUVE has been a major player in the design and manufacture of lathes and milling machines. With a rich history spanning over a century of innovation, we have adapted to technological advancements and met the ever-growing needs of the industry. Our products, such as the OPTIMAX 740, attest to our expertise and commitment to quality and performance.

The lathe machine tool is a cornerstone of the manufacturing industry, enabling the creation of parts with unparalleled precision and finish. CAZENEUVE, with its long history and dedication to innovation, continues to lead the way by providing high-quality machine tools that meet the strictest industry standards. For those looking to invest in the best machining equipment, CAZENEUVE is undoubtedly a top choice.

OPTIMAX 360 LATHE

Designed and developed to meet the needs of a wide range of professionals, the OPTIMAX 360 teach-in lathe, descended from the HBX 360, stands out for its size, robustness, and features. It seamlessly integrates into your workshops for long-term use.
Compact yet offering operators an optimal working environment, this tooling lathe is ideal for single-piece machining, prototype parts, tooling, and small-scale repairs.
It represents the epitome of French machining, modern, precise, and globally recognized for its robustness.

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Basic composition

ChuckManual 3 jaw Ø 215 mm
TurretManual
TailstockManual CM4
Swarf conveyorOn request
SAFETY FunctionIntegrated

Technical characteristics

Distance between centres700 mm
Swing over bed390 mm
Swing over cross slide200 mm
Spindle bore diameter54 mm
Rotation speed4000 tr/min

OPTIMAX 590 LATHE

Maximum ergonomics and work environment are prioritized in the OPTIMAX 590 range of teach-in lathes, descended from the conventional HB 575 lathes.
For operators, access to the machine and interior space within the cabin facilitate setup and machining of small to medium-sized parts. Indeed, this tooling lathe is ideal for both single-piece machining and prototype parts.
Multiple LED lighting points ensure excellent visibility and precision work throughout the distance between centers.
This versatile machining lathe combines modernity with the robustness of heavily dimensioned and globally renowned mechanics.

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Basic composition

ChuckManual 3 jaw Ø 250 mm
TurretManual
TailstockManual CM5
Swarf conveyorOn request
SAFETY FunctionIntegrated

Technical characteristics

Distance between centres1100 / 1800 mm
Swing over bed584 mm
Swing over cross slide300 mm
Spindle bore diameter82 mm
Rotation speed3000 tr/min

OPTIMAX 740 LATHE

OPTIMAX 740: A range of lathes engineered for machining medium-sized parts (up to 4 meters).
Available in 2 or 3 axes, this teach-in lathe provides operators with all the comfort necessary for simplified machining of single or prototype parts, ensuring superior quality, even for long pieces.
Precision and robustness are guaranteed by its wide, hardened, and ground bed as well as its optimized guidance system.

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Basic composition

ChuckManual 3 jaw Ø 315 mm
TurretManual
TailstockManual CM5
Swarf conveyorOn request
SAFETY FunctionIntegrated

Technical characteristics

Distance between centres2000 / 3000 / 4000 mm
Swing over bed740 mm
Swing over cross slide460 mm
Spindle bore diameter105 (140) mm
Rotation speedRange I : 2 - 450 Range II : 200 - 2300 tr/min

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