The new Puma 4100/5100 series replaces the popular and successful Puma 400/480 series, and is primarily aimed at precision component manufacturers machining large parts for the oil and gas, power generation and large automotive sectors.
There are a total of 22 different machines in the new range with customers not only able to specify different chuck size models (i.e. 12, 15, 21 inch or large bore), but also different machine functionalities and capabilities i.e. long-beds, driven tools etc. The machines’ performance and capabilities can be increased quickly and easily (without modifications) via special thread functions, tailstocks, steady rests and long boring bars.
The new Pumas have maximum travels/turning lengths of one (Puma 4100 machines) or two metres (Puma 5100 machines), and maximum turning diameters of 550mm (Puma 4100 machines) and 650mm (Puma 5100 machines).
The machines are equipped with powerful, high-torque 2-speed gear-box driven main spindles (up to 45kW and up to 3000rpm depending on the model). Puma 4100/5100 models with driven tools are equipped with a 7.5kW 4000 rpm milling spindle.
The new machines also feature a high-resolution BZi sensor that delivers improved C-axis (indexing) accuracy, and a servo-driven indexing tool post ensures fast and reliable tool post rotation.
2-axis machines are equipped with a 10-tool position turret whereas machines with driven tools have a 12-position turret as standard.
The new Puma 4100/5100 series lathes features include the EOP (Easy Operation Package) and EZ (Manual Guide i). They are also designed to undertake tough machining operations, including heavy-duty interrupted cutting.
For further details contact Puma Machine Tools on TEL: 011 976 8600 or visit www.pumamachinetools.co.za