SMTCL introduces EVC 160100s for Large Vertical Turning

Powerful, Accurate, Reliable, and Economical

Los Angeles, May 13, 2016: SMTCL-Americas will display its new vertical turning center,the EVC160100s at the IMTS exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from September 12 – 17 2016. SMTCL will be in Booth S-8245 inthe Metal Cutting Pavilion in the South Hall.

The EVC160100s is designed for manufacturers that compete in the world market and do large vertical turning. The EVC160100s is a large, reliable, and rugged vertical turning center that has been designed to be effective inmachining a variety of materials including cast iron, aluminum, steel, and composites.

“We have developed the EVC160100s configuration based on the needs of manufacturers in the aerospace, rail, and energy industries,” says Jerry McCarty, Chief Operating Officer. “Manufacturers love the capacity of this machine and its metal cutting ability and accuracy.” SMTCL includes a tool changer, Heidenhain scales,and a chip conveyor as standard components.

The EVC160100s has a 55” Chuck and swing of 63”. The machine has Z-Axis Travel of 39” and a 60HP Motor. The EVC160100s has a weight of 55,000 lbs. resulting in rigidity and excellent part finish. The machine is controlled by thepowerful and reliable FANUC0i-TF control with a 10” screen and USB, PCMIA, and Ethernet interfaces.

SMTCL is the largest machine tool manufacturer in the world producing 80,000 machine tools each year and has annual revenues of $2.9 billion. SMTCL has over 300 products including CNC boring mills, vertical turning centers, vertical machining centers, horizontal turning centers, horizontal machining centers, gantry type machining centers, pipe threading machines and tapping centers. SMTCL also makes conventional lathes, boring mills, and radial drills.SMTCL has design centers in Berlin, Germanyand Shanghai, China as well as multiple factories in Germany and China. The SMTCL-Americas Technology Center is located in City of Industry, California and stocks machines, replacement parts, and accessories. SMTCL has a network of full serv ice distributors in North America who have extensive training, parts, installation, and field service capabilities.