CTX beta 500

Universal turning center

Max. turning diameter
16.1 in.
Max. workpiece length with tailstock (workable)
21.7 in.
Max. chuck diameter
15.7 in.
Max. rotational speed of the spindle
6,000 rpm
Output (100% power-on time)
46.9 hp.
Max. draw tube inner diameter
4.1 in.
Control & software alternatives
CELOS/SIEMENS HEIDENHAIN
Highlights

High precision turret for the highest accuracy with 6,000 rpm, 13.4 hp and 26.6 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 5,000 rpm, 42.9 hp and 265.5 ft lb
  • VDI 40 star revolver with 10,000 rpm, 19 hp and 25.1 ft lb
  • DirectDrive drive with 10,000 rpm for highest surface accuracy

Machining of workpieces up to Ø 16.1 in turning diameter and 19.7 in turning length

  • Circular diameter up to 27.6 in
  • Bar machining of workpieces up to Ø 4.1 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
Clearance
Max. swing diameter
27.6 in.
Max. turning diameter
16.1 in.
Max. workpiece length with tailstock (workable)
21.7 in.
Max. workpiece length with a counter spindle (workable)
19.7 in.
Max. chuck diameter
15.7 in.
Main spindle
Max. rotational speed of the spindle
6,000 rpm
Output (100% power-on time)
46.9 hp.
Torque (100% power-on time)
442.5 ft./lbs.
Spindle diameter in the front position
5.1 in.
Max. draw tube inner diameter
4.1 in.
Counter spindle (option)
Max. rotational speed of the spindle
6,000 rpm
Spindle diameter in the front position
3.9 in.
Revolver (standard)
Tool holder in accordance with VDI / DIN 69880
12 (+6 Blocktool)
Number of driven tools / max. rotational speed
12 / 6000 n/rpm
Output (100% power-on time)
13.4 hp.
Torque (100% power-on time)
20.7 ft./lbs.
Revolver slides
Rapid transverse speed for X- / Y- / Z-axes
98.4/73.8/98.4 ft/min
Weight
Machine weight
11,023 lbs.