CTX alpha 500

CTX alpha 500

Universal turning center

Max. turning diameter
240 mm
Max. work piece length with a tailstock (can be machined)
500 mm
Max. chuck size
225 mm
Max spindle motor speed
6,000 rpm
Drive power rating (100% DC)
13 kW (AC)
Max. bar capacity diameter
66 mm
Control & software alternatives
CELOS/SIEMENS
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 and Industry 4.0

App-based control and operating system which serves as an entry point to digitisation:

  • CELOS Machine: with up to 60 sensors for monitoring and supervision of machine and process
  • CELOS Manufacturing: APP-based digital workflows for maximum efficiency on the shop floor
  • Digital Factory: integrated production planning and control with digital solutions from DMG MORI
Service & Training
Downloads & Technical Data
Work Area
Max. swing diameter
500 mm
Max. turning diameter
240 mm
Max. work piece length with a tailstock (can be machined)
500 mm
Max. work piece length with counter spindle (can be machined)
470 mm
Max. chuck size
225 mm
Main spindle
Max spindle motor speed
6,000 rpm
Drive power rating (100% DC)
13 kW (AC)
Torque (100% DC)
172 Nm
Spindle diameter in the front bearing
100 mm
Max. bar capacity diameter
66 mm
Counter spindle (Option)
Max spindle motor speed
6,000 rpm
Drive power rating (100% DC)
12 kW (AC)
Torque (100% DC)
172 Nm
Spindle diameter in the front bearing
90 mm
Turret (standard)
Tool holder according to VDI / DIN 69880
12
Number of driven tools / Max. speed
12 / 5000 n/rpm
Drive power rating (100% DC)
3 kW (AC)
Torque (100% DC)
13 Nm
Turret slide
Rapid traverse rate X- / Y- / Z-axis
30/22.5/ 30 m/min
Weight
Machine weight
5,000 kg

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