NL3000 Series

NL3000 Series


Designed by Smart Machine Tool engineers with many years of experience, NL Series turning centers guarantee ultra-precision, flexible, and reliable machining performance.

■ 45° slanted torque tube design bed and wide slideway for high rigidity machining
■ Wide box guideways machined from one-piece casting promote heavy-duty cutting
■ High torque AC servo motor for fast indexing: 0.2sec/step
■ Excellence rapid traverse rate: 30m/min [1,181ipm] (Z-axis)
■ Powerful tailstock thrust: 1,008 kgf

Machine Specifications

NL3000B | 3000BM

Swing Over Bed mm(inch) 700(27.56)
Max. Machining Length mm(inch) 750(29.53) | 700(27.56)
Chuck Size inch 12
Bar Working Dia. mm(inch) 102(4.02)
Spindle Speed rpm 2,800
Motor (Cont./Max) kW(HP) 22/35 (29.5/47)
X-axis travel mm(inch) 270(10.63)
Z-axis travel mm(inch) 830(32.68) | 770(30.31)
No. of Tools EA 12

NL3000BL | 3000BLM

Swing Over Bed mm(inch) 700(27.56)
Max. Machining Length mm(inch) 1,100(43.31) | 1,050(41.34)
Chuck Size inch 12
Bar Working Dia. mm(inch) 102(4.02)
Spindle Speed rpm 2,800
Motor (Cont./Max) kW(HP) 22/35 (29.5/47)
X-axis travel mm(inch) 270(10.63)
Z-axis travel mm(inch) 1,180(46.46) | 1,120(44.09)
No. of Tools EA 12
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CAPACITY Swing over the bed mm(inch) 700(27.56)
Swing over the cross slide mm(inch) 510(20.08)
Max. machining diameter mm(inch) 480(18.9) 450(17.72) 480(18.9) 450(17.72)
Max. machining length mm(inch) 750(29.53) 700(27.56) 1,100(43.31) 1,050(41.34)
Bar working dia. mm(inch) 102(4.02)
SPINDLE Spindle speed rpm 2,800
Spindle motor kW(Hp) 22/35(29.5/47)
Spindle nose ASA A2-11
Spindle torque N.m(ft.lbs) 1,630(1,202.2)
Spindle through hole dia. mm(inch) 115(4.53)
Chuck size inch 12
TRAVEL Rapid traverse (X/Z) m/min(ipm) 24/30(945/1,181)
X-axis travel mm(inch) 270(10.63)
Z-axis travel mm(inch) 830(32.68) 770(30.31) 1,180(46.46) 1,120(44.09)
Feed motor (X/Z) kW(hp) 4/4(5.4/5.4)
TURRET Number of tool position st. 12
OD tool size mm(inch) □25(□1 )
Max. boring bar size mm(inch) 50(2)
Indexing time sec 0.2
Milling Tool Holder BMT65 BMT65
Rotary tool spindle speed rpm 5,000 5,000
Rotary tool motor power kW(hp) 3.7/5.5/7.5 (5/7.4/10) 3.7/5.5/7.5 (5/7.4/10)
TAILSTOCK Tailstock travel mm(inch) 722(28.43) 1,072(42.2)
Quill diameter mm(inch) 110(4.33)
Quill travel mm(inch) 100(3.94)
Taper of tailstock spindle MT#4(Built-in)
BED TYPE 45° Slant
REQUIRED FLOOR SPACE mm(inch) 3,708×1,727(146×68) 4,013×1,727(158×68)
MACHINE WEIGHT kg(lbs) 5,700(12,566) 6,900(15,211)

Machine Structure

High Rigidity Body Structure For Heavy-duty Machining

 1 One-Piece Casting Bed  

One-piece 45-degree slant bed made out of Meehanite cast iron, which has superb vibration absorption characteristics, provides rigid foundation for all machine components. Such design endures long-term machining accuracy and consistency. 

 2 Turcite Precise Scraping Carriage

Z-Axis High Performance Motor
Z-axis is equipped with high performance feed motor for better travel ability.
Z-axis rapid traverse rate: 30 m/min [1,181 ipm]

Wide box guideways and Carriage
Hexahedral design and wide box guideways, machined from one piece casting, promote heavy duty machining.
Wide carriage promotes less vibration and allows high precision machining.

 3 Main Spindle

Double row cylindrical roller bearings in the front and back, coupled with angular thrust bearing, ensure high rigidity for heavy cutting and excellent surface finishes

 4 Turret

Heavy-duty turret driven by high torque AC servo motor ensures rapid rotation, correct positioning, and fast indexing time. Also the design features large diameter Curvic coupling ensure accurate positioning and strong clamping power.

 5 Tailstock

NL 2000/2500/3000 are equipped with heavy-duty programmable tailstock with built-in spindle quill as standard to ensure high rigidity and machining quality.

NL 2500/3000
■ Quill Type: MT#4(Built-in)
■ Quill Dia.: Ø110 mm
■ Quill Travel: 100 mm

Main Spindle

High Accuracy & Performance CNC Turning Center

 1 Main Spindle

Heavy-duty headstock machined from one-piece casting.
Reinforced with radiator fan-like pin tube rib design dissipates heat generated by axis movements, maintaining minimal thermal expansion.

NL 3000 : 2,800 rpm

35 kW
Max. Output
47 HP
Max. Output
1,630 N.m
Max. Torque
1,190 lbf.ft
Max. Torque

Finest performance and high precision turret

 1 Standard Turret

· 12-station turret.
· Large diameter 3-piece Curvic coupling for excellent rigidity and extended tool life.
· High torque motor driven for fast indexing time and excellent positioning and repeatability.
(0.2 second index time)

 2  Milling Turret

· 12 station BMT65 turret. (24 positions)
· Powerful hydraulic cramping capabilities.
· High rotary tool spindle speed.
· Improved milling ability, precision and cutting power.

Standard Turret

■ No. of Tools: 12 EA
■ Indexing Time: 0.2 sec

Milling Turret BMT65

■ No. of Tools: 12 EA (24 positions)
■ Indexing Time: 0.2 sec


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