SCHAAF - NEWS July 2008

11th June 2008 saw the signing a new sales contract for a heavy-duty lathe with a 1,800mm swing diameter over bed (1,520mm over cross-slide) and an overall length of 10m.

The additional technical data is as follows:

Driving power:

100kW with 4 gearbox speeds

Centre height:

910mm with a distance between centres of 10,000mm

Max. torque: 


Max. workpiece weight:: 

15,000kg between centres


Max. diameter of boring bar holder 250mm
Milling device 16kW with 2 gearbox speeds
Faceplate diameter 1,700mm

The lathe will be delivered in May 2009.

This represents a major step towards the future.
The ever increasing utilisation of SCHAAF Hydraulic High-Pressure Tools means that the flexibility and quality of SCHAAF’s manufacturing will now be extended to include the larger sectors.

The main products that can be manufactured using this new machine are Bolt Tensioners, Hydraulic Nuts, GripLoc, ExpaTen and EcoRolls.