CTX alpha 500

Universal turning center

Max. workpiece diameter
500 mm
Max. workpiece length
500 mm
Max. bar capacity diameter
67 mm
Max. X-Axis
210 mm
Max. Y-Axis
80 mm
Max. Z-Axis
525 mm
Control & software alternatives
SIEMENS HEIDENHAIN
Highlights

High Precision Turret for the highest accuracy with 5,000 rpm, 5,4 kW and 18 Nm

  • <10 μm tolerance in diameter
  • <10 μm 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, 16 kW and 62 Nm
  • VDI 30 star revolver with 5,000 rpm, 5,4 kW and 18 Nm
  • DirectDrive drive with 12,000 rpm for highest surface accuracy

Machining of workpieces up to Ø 240 mm turning diameter and 500 mm turning length

  • Circular diameter up to 510 mm
  • Bar machining of workpieces up to Ø 66 mm

Accuracy

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

Standard automation and customised solutions in the VERTICO design

Automation is a key element of digital production. Every DMG MORI machine can be upgraded with standard automation or with a customised 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
Work Area
Max. X-Axis
210 mm
Max. Y-Axis
80 mm
Max. Z-Axis
525 mm
Workpiece
Max. workpiece diameter
500 mm
Max. workpiece length
500 mm
Max. bar capacity diameter
67 mm
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