The new SG-42 – Star's first fixed head CNC Automatic Lathe – is intended for the manufacture of complex components up to 42mm diameter! The 6-axes feature C-axis on both main and counter spindles. A broad range of machining variations is achieved by the turret tool post & sub spindle.
Star Micronics' machine tools are mainly the so-called. Swiss Type Automatic Lathe (known as Sliding Head-type Automatic Lathe), which is the type suitable for small size precision component processing with high accuracy. This type of machine tools have been originally devised to mass-produce wristwatch components; however, the applications have been extended to the processing of not only automotive components but also digital equipment and medical components in recent years.