This 1998 Harrison Alpha 460 Plus offers a large turning capacity with a compact 1000mm between centres. A Parat toolpost along with a number of tool holders allows the tooling to repeat accurately. As with all RK International supplied Harrison Alphas, the offline software is supplied to allow more complex programing.
The MultiTurn flatbed configuration and bed lengths of up to 6 metres means the Colchester MultiTurn is equally at home with long shafts, billets, bar stock, castings.
The lathe hardened and ground bedways are robustly manufactured from high performance cast-iron and fully engineered for maximum CNC capability.
This machine is largest within the Alpha range. Capacity between centres of upto 4000mm. Spindle bore of upto 170mm. Manual guide i conversational programming system is standard for fully automatic turning. Whilst the machine is operating in Manual Guide i the Alpha’s Fanuc OiTD control is creating a CNC programme in the background this means the conversion from conversational to CNC mode is instant.