Star's newest machine, the SR-20RIII offers the latest in technology. Enhanced speed and performance through the latest Fanuc controller, with rapid speeds of 35,000 mm/min, combined with Star's proprietary "Motion Control" feature greatly improves productivity. Additional tools are incorporated to both expand functionality and enhance capability of the machine. The machine's rigid construction provides stability for very close tolerance work and significantly extends tool life. Improvements, versatility and a well known reputation for quality, the Star SR-20RIII is highly suited for medical and other industries that are searching for the next-level machine for their needs. This machine is also environmentally friendly because of the reduction of energy consumption due to the high operation efficiency.
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.