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CTX alpha 500

CTX alpha 500

Universal turning center

Max. workpiece diameter
19.7 in.
Max. workpiece length
19.7 in.
Max. bar diameter
2.6 in.
Max. X-axis travel
8.3 in.
Max. Y-axis travel
3.1 in.
Max. Z-axis travel
20.7 in.
Control & software alternatives
SIEMENS HEIDENHAIN
Highlights

High precision turret for the highest accuracy with 5,000 rpm, 7.2 hp and 13.3 ft lb

  • <0.3 μin tolerance in diameter
  • <0.3 μin thermal stability by active cooling
  • Highest dynamic due to optional linear drive in the X-axis

Complete machining by optional counter spindle and star turret

  • Counter spindle with up to 6,000 rpm, 21.5 hp and 45.7 ft lb
  • VDI 30 star revolver with 5,000 rpm, 7.2 hp and 13.3 ft lb
  • DirectDrive drive with 12,000 rpm for highest surface accuracy

Machining of workpieces up to Ø 9.4 in turning diameter and 19.7 in turning length

  • Circular diameter up to 20.1 in
  • Bar machining of workpieces up to Ø 2.6 in

Accuracy

  • Maximum stability and long-term accuracy
  • Maximum thermal stability thanks to water-cooled, integrated spindle motors
  • Unrivaled long-term precision with linear scales in the X-axis as standard
Sample applications
Automation

Standard automation and customized solutions in VERTICO design

Automation is a key element of digital production. Every DMG MORI machine can be upgraded with standard automation or with a customized automation solution for flexible manufacturing systems:

Control & software
CELOS and Industry 4.0 by DMG MORI

CELOS

Integrated digitization of the DMG MORI machines & the shop floor:

  • CELOS Machine: APP-based user interface with access to all production-related information
  • CELOS Manufacturing: 27 CELOS APPs for the optimal preparation & processing of orders
  • Digital Factory: Continuous digital workflows from planning to production & service
Service & training
Downloads & Technical Data
Technology segment
Universal Turning
Clearance
Max. X-axis travel
8.3 in.
Max. Y-axis travel
3.1 in.
Max. Z-axis travel
20.7 in.
Workpiece
Max. workpiece diameter
19.7 in.
Max. workpiece length
19.7 in.
Max. bar diameter
2.6 in.
control
SIEMENS
HEIDENHAIN
Basic functions
Counter spindle
Y-Axis
Production Type
Single parts
Small series (< 50)
Medium series (50 - 1000)
Large Series (1000 - 100.000)
Automation
Bar Feeder
Gantry loader
Robot
Pick-Up
Materials
Plastic / CFK
Aluminum
Steel / Cast
Titanium / Inconel