HORIZONTAL TURNING CENTERS (HTL)
PL 500 EX

Technology : Heavy-duty Turning Centers with Box guideways
Product Brief
  • PL500-EX CNC Turning Centers are built as rugged, high-performance work horses with a wide variety of options on the types of headstock, turrets, tailstock, chucks and CNC systems.
  • 1. PL500EX / 700, 1100, 1500 and 2000 Lathes with nominal turning lengths of 700, 1100, 1500 and 2000 mm
  • 2. PL500EX-R / 700, 1100, 1500 and 2000 Turn Mill Centres with live turret and C axis capability for turning as well as drilling and milling operations
  • 3. PL500EX-TT / 700, 1100 Twin Carriage Lathes, with 2 opposed top turrets, ideally suited for high production journal turning of crankshafts and camshafts.

Overview

  • Brand Story 

    PL500-EX is the perfect cross-over product that fills the gap between medium-duty and heavy-duty turning centers PL500-EX offers high accuracy with high rigidity and hence high productivity

  • Unique Selling Features 

    HEADSTOCK

    • Belt driven headstock for spindle speed of either 16 – 1600 rpm or 24 – 2400 rpm with A2-8 nose and hole through spindle of 105 mm.

     

    TURRET

    • Large turret with indexing by hydraulic motor with inbuilt acceleration – deceleration valves for smooth actuation, hydraulic clamping, with tool disc suitable for 25x25 mm shank and 50 mm dia boring bars.
    • For PL500EX-R, live turret with motor power upto 5.5/7.5 kW or torque upto 48 Nm, VDI 50 holders, live heads for ER40 collet capable of holding tools from 5 to 26 mm dia.
    • For crankshaft journal turning, special disc is used for tool shank of 32 x 25 mm with max overhangs of 80 mm
       

    GUIDES

    • Rectangular, induction harden and procession ground guideways

    TAILSTOCK

    • Dia 125 mm quill with inbuilt revolving spindle for accommodating MT5 centres
    • Base with either manual or hydraulic clamping. 
    • Positioning on bed by manual or hydraulic linking to saddle for towing

Features

  • Standard Feature 
    •  Automatic lubrication for sideways including presser and level switches
    •  Built-in operator's console
    •  Cabin type slash guard
    •  Footswitch for chuck and tailstock
    •  Complete electrical fittings for 3-phase AC 415 +/- 10%, 50 Hz +/- 1 Hz
    •  Coolant level indicator
    •  Front door safety interlock on/off key switch
    • Front manual door interlock
    •  Hydraulic oil level indicator
    • Leveling screws and plates
    •  Load meter for spindle (part of the display)
    •  Manual pulse generator
    •  One set of manuals
    • Process completion lamp
    • Spindle jog switch
    • AC for electrical cabinet
    • Tool box with tool kit
    •  Work light
    • Write-protect with key switch
    • Coolant pumping unit with chip tray
    • AC for electrical cabinet
  • Optional Feature 
    • Direct drive head-stock with pulley and belt-drive, high torque version, 16 - 1,600 rpm, A2-8 nose, 105 dia hole through spindle
    •  Two speed geared headstock with programable hydraulic gear shift, 30 to 3000 rpm OR 20 to 2000 rpm, A2-8 nose, 87 holes through spindle.
    • Two speed geared headstock with programable hydraulic gear shift, 20 to 2000 rpm, A2-11 nose, 87 holes through spindle.
    • Ø 315 / Ø 400, 3 jaw self centering hollow chuck with one-set hard and soft jaws, matching with solid cylinder, mounting elements and draw bar. 
    • Biggest self-centering hydraulic steady-rest, range 80 to 280 mm can be accommodated.
    •  Longitudinal chip conveyor / cross chip conveyor
    • Automatic door
    • Linear scale for X and Z axis
    •  Voltage stabilizer
    •  Isolation transformer

Specifications

  • CAPACITY 
    Specification Unit PL 500 EX - 700 ABC/ PL 500 EX-R 700 ABC PL 500 EX - 1100 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1100 ABC PL 500 EX - 1500 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1500 ABC PL 500 EX - 2000 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 2000 ABC
    Maximum swing diameter mm 600 560 560
    Swing over carriage mm 420
    Maximum turning diameter over chuck mm 520 (420)
    Maximum turning diameter (shaft / disc) mm 700 1100 1500 2000
    Distance spindle face to turret space mm 140 - 1000 140 - 1400 140 - 1800 160 - 3220
    Distance spindle face to tailstock centre mm 960 1360 1760 2260
    Maximum bar work capacity mm 70 (when used with appropriate chuck and cylinder)
    Maximum weight between centre   500
    Maximum weight between centre + one steady rest   650
    Ball-screw diameter x pitch mm 40 x 10 50 x 10
    Rapid traverse rate m/min 20 16 12
  • SPINDLE & AXIS 
    Specification Unit PL 500 EX - 700 ABC/ PL 500 EX-R 700 ABC PL 500 EX - 1100 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1100 ABC PL 500 EX - 1500 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1500 ABC PL 500 EX - 2000 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 2000 ABC
    Standard chuck size mm 250 / 315 / 400
    Spindle nose type A2 - 8, 87 (A 2 - 11, 105)
    Spindle motor power (S1/30 min) kW Standard: 17/ 20 for Siemens/ 15/ 18.5 for Fanuc(1000)   (Optional: 22/ 26 Siemens and Fanuc (1500))
    Front Bearing inner diameter mm 150
    Spindle speed range rpm Direct belt drive: Standard: 16 - 1,600(low speed), 24 - 2,400 (high speed)
    Two speed geared drive: Optional: 8 - 800 - 2000(low speed) 8 - 1000 - 3000(high speed)
    Tool disc type   Standard: Direct mounted, Optional: VDI type, 400 and 460 Pitch Circle Diameter (PCD)
    Power   Standard: 3.7/ 5.5  (Optional: 5.5/ 7.5)
    Maximum duty torque (S1/ 30 min)   36/ 48
    Speed   3000
    Servo Motor Torque, Siemens / Fanuc Nm 20
    Type of guide-way type Rectangular, induction harden and procession ground
    Travel stroke mm 310
    Type of guide-way type Rectangular, induction harden and procession ground
    Working stroke mm 6500 7000 7500 8000
  • TURRET 
    Specification Unit PL 500 EX - 700 ABC/ PL 500 EX-R 700 ABC PL 500 EX - 1100 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1100 ABC PL 500 EX - 1500 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1500 ABC PL 500 EX - 2000 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 2000 ABC
    Tool disc type type Standard: Direct mounted, Optional: VDI type
    Tool shank size and boring bar locating hole mm 25 x 25, boring bar 50
  • MISCELLANEOUS 
    Specification Unit PL 500 EX - 700 ABC/ PL 500 EX-R 700 ABC PL 500 EX - 1100 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1100 ABC PL 500 EX - 1500 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1500 ABC PL 500 EX - 2000 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 2000 ABC
    Machine envelop size (L x B x H) mm 3,600 x 2,000 x 2,200 4,000 x 2,000 x 2,200 4,400 x 2,000 x 2,200 5,000 x 2,000 x 2,200
    Power requirement kVA 50
    Machine weight (approximately) kg 6500 7000 7500 8000
  • OTHER SPECIFICATIONS 
    Specification Unit PL 500 EX - 700 ABC/ PL 500 EX-R 700 ABC PL 500 EX - 1100 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1100 ABC PL 500 EX - 1500 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 1500 ABC PL 500 EX - 2000 ABC / PL 500 EX-R 2000 ABC
    Accuracy As per JIS 6330    
    Positioning uncertainty for X and Z axis mm X axis - .008/ 300, Z - axis .015/ 1,000
    Maximum positioning scatter X and Z axis mm X axis - .004, Z - axis .007
    C Axis Accuracy          
    Positioning accuracy of C axis

    arc sec

    ±36
    Positioning repeatability of C axis arc sec ±20
 
Applications
  • Con rod
  • Cylinder Block
  • Globe value body
  • Tractor Hsg
  • Con rod
  • Cylinder Block
  • Globe value body
  • Tractor Hsg
 
Case Study
 
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