SMTCL to introduce new BRIO Milling and Turning Machines at IMTS

New Machines feature Value and Productivity

Los Angeles, June 10, 2014: SMTCL-Americas announced it will display both the BRIO BM850T Milling Machine and the New BRIO Turner 5 at the IMTS exhibition at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL from September 8 - 13. SMTCL will be in Booth S-8148 in the Metal Cutting Pavilion in the South Hall.

The BRIO BM850T Vertical Machining Center redefines productivity and value with a base-selling price below $50,000. With X, Y, Z travels of 31” x 19” x 20” and an 8,000 RPM Spindle this machine provides flexibility to manufacturers. The machine comes with the power Siemens 808D control which is easy to program, has a conversational mode, is extremely reliable, and comes standard with a remote pulse generator and USB input for loading programs. The machine also comes with a chip auger, coolant tank, automatic tool changer, and a 2-year part warranty.

“We developed this machine for educational users and for start-up businesses, but we are seeing this machine purchased by several large companies as it can competitively make accurate parts for a low investment cost”, says Jerry McCarty, SMTCL’s Chief Operating Officer.

The BRIO Turner 4 is an 8” Chuck Horizontal Turning Center with 6-position tool turret and 16.5” swing over the bed. The machine comes equipped with the Siemens 808d conversational control, a 3 jaw hydraulic chuck, and hydraulic tailstock. SMTCL is the largest Machine Tool Manufacturer in the world producing 80,000 Machine Tools each year and with 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, Germany and 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.