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106 Weldon Parkway
Maryland Heights, MO 63043
Phone - (314) 432-3220

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Note: For video the recording, we substituted brass so we colud run without cutting oil.

Part: Hydraulic Steering Valve

Material: 1.0” 12L14 (supplied by Banner)

Cycle Time: 1 min. 54 sec.

No. Of Tools Used: 12 (tooled with Kennametal KM quick change system)

Barfeed: Citizen C332

Notes: This part has heavy turning. We are cutting .3125" per side DOC. 

Using a built-in control function, we are using a blank carbide tool to probe a turned diameter using servo torque sensing and then auto adjusting the turning tools offset. This process is accurate to about +- .0005”.

Key Machine Features:

  • Very rigid design, "roller" linear guides.
  • Mitsubishi M70 control with Citizen's Streamline Control features
  • 1” drill sleeves / 6 turning tools / 4 front / 4 (8) back / 4 live
  • 45 mpm rapids (1771 ipm) which makes it the fastest Swiss in the World!
  • T700 is ER16 and is 2:1 gear reduced for heavier cuts requiring more torque.



Swiss Turning Centers, offered in both turret and gang block tooling systems for the most complex jobs.


Unsurpassed service and support to get you and keep you running more efficiently, ahead of the competition.


Fixed headstock turning centers available to 2.6" capacity, with dual turrets and live tooling.

A32-VII Demo

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On the A32 we showed a hydraulic steering valve being machined.


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Showing the A32's rigidity, we were removing 5/16" per side in a single pass.