Heavy-Duty Lathes

Advantages at a glance

Herkules heavy-duty turning lathes of the NWD-Series have been developed specifically for turning, milling and heavy-duty machining of very large workpieces. Individually customized by Herkules to its customers' needs, the machines are used in a diverse range of industries: roll manufacturing, section mills, large forges and heavy-duty machine manufacturers as well as companies in the energy sector all over the world. One important characteristic of the robust and reliable heavy-duty lathes of the NWD-Series are the hydrostatic guideways in all axes. In addition to rolls, different kinds of shafts are machined, such as marine drive shafts, turbine rotors and toothed gear shafts.

Equipment options

  • Special units
  • Milling unit
  • Angular milling unit
  • Machining boring bars
  • Grinding unit
  • Workpiece accommodation

Technical data

  • Workpiece diameters of up to 3,000 mm
  • Turning lengths of up to 30,000 mm
  • Workpiece weights in centers of up to 400 t
  • Torques up to 400,000 Nm
  • Angular milling head with up to 75 kW driving power
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