The new Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center

Victor Fortune has introduced the Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center that has now been upgraded with increased structural rigidity on the headstock, box slideways, turret and carriages, making the next generation Vturn A-Series more formidable than ever before.

With the latest technology such as Direct Drive Spindle (DDS) built-in as standard, the A-series lathes demonstrate the utmost in component surface finish quality and the highest angular accuracy through Victor’s in-house designed and built turret.

From a capacity perspective, the Victor Vturn-A20Y offers a swing over the bed of 700mm with a 550mm swing over the carriage. The compact footprint machine offers a turning capacity of 630mm between centres with a maximum turning diameter of 390mm and a bar capacity of 52mm with 66mm or 75mm being an optional choice for manufacturers bar feeding larger components.

The YSCM option machine has an X axis of 150+35mm on and a Z axis of 600mm, the spacious work envelope provides flexibility and capacity to suit every machine shop.

The remarkably rigid machine base has an equally robust Victor servo driven VDI or BMT tooling turret option with 12 tool positions that can accommodate tool shanks up to 20mm. The power of the Victor spindle motor is class leading for a turning center of this size, demonstrating an 11/18.5kW continuous spindle motor with a maximum spindle speed of 5 000rpm that has exceptional torque levels throughout the speed range.

The combination of the powerful high-torque spindle, robust machine structure and stable tooling turret permits unfathomable material removal rates and surface finishes regardless of the materials being processed.

The exciting Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center is available with a multitude of optional extras to meet the diverse demands of the marketplace. At present, GM CNC has stock models available with the AICC-2 for Fanuc 0i-T (10.4”) CNC, an upgraded Kitagawa chuck, the Grundfos SPK4-8 or MTH4-40/4 high pressure coolant system, the Renishaw manual tool pre-setter, a barfeed interface, a swing type parts catcher, four addition ‘M’ codes and also an oil skimmer.

For customers that wish to tailor the Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center to their specific production needs, the machine can be supplied with either manual or automatic Renishaw tool pre-setter, part catcher, auto door opening, bar feed interface, air blast system, high-pressure coolant, oil skimmer, larger spindle bore (66mm or 75mm), gantry loading robot, independent tailstock, bolt mounted turret, gear hobbing interface and of course the option of a sub-spindle for the ultimate in highly productive and robust turning.

Whilst all these options can be accommodated to create the perfect long-term solution for your machine shop, it should not be overlooked that the base model of the Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center from GM CNC is supplied with an impressive list of standard accessories.

These include a hydraulic chuck with soft jaws, programmable tailstock, chip conveyor with cart, air conditioner for the electrical cabinet, fully enclosed splash guarding, hand wheel with remote MPG, tool holders, coolant flush on Z-axis cover, 3-step warning light and the Fanuc CNC control e-books.

The Victor brand is well recognised for its build quality, longevity, reliability and heavy-duty build quality that sets Victor apart from its competitors – if you would like to find out more about the Victor Vturn-A20Y turning center or any other class leading machines from Victor, contact GM CNC for more information.

For further details contact Victor Fortune on TEL: 011 392 3800 or visit