It can fit up to a one inch diameter bar.
Yes, but the tool changer cannot be operated while using the RapidTurn.
No. The RapidTurn uses the mill’s included variable frequency drive (VFD) to run its spindle motor. During turning operation, the mill’s spindle motor is disconnected and inoperable.
The RapidTurn™ is programmed just like the 15L Slant-PRO lathe and utilizes the same XZ lathe post-processors as the 15L. The RapidTurn™ can also be programmed at the machine via PathPilot’s built in conversational turning interface.
The RapidTurn™ is compatible with PCNC 1100 and PCNC 770 mills (Series II or Series III). The RapidTurn™ cannot be used with the PCNC 440 or non-Tormach mills.
We recommend our 0XA Quick Change Tool Holding System and 3/8” lathe tooling.
No. RapidTurn™ has a manual index plate for positioning and securely locking work at 15° increments.
Yes. We recommend purchasing the RapidTurn Upgrade Kit. You can continue to use the same tooling that came with your original Duality Lathe.
No. You must have our PathPilot® control system installed to use RapidTurn™. Click here to learn how to upgrade to PathPilot.
The Programming key set (PN 37174) is needed for using RapidTurn™ on the PCNC 1100. It is not needed for the PCNC 770.