• [New Machine Announcement] Next Level Machining – Precision CNC Multitasking Lathe SC-200II

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (CEO Shogo NAKAMURA) launches a new precision CNC multitasking lathe “SC-200II”. With the concept of “Next level machining,” the new machine has evolved in all aspects of the conventional machine SC-200.

    SC-200II

    With this announcement, the product video is also released.
    Please appreciate the SC-200II from the video below.

    Title: [New Machine] SC-200II | Next level machining

    ■Product Information
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/products/sc-200/

    SC-200II features
    The SC-200 II is a high-rigid single-turret multitasking lathe that can process powerful and stable machining. Although the machine’s size is in 8” class, it holds a maximum turning diameter of 390mm and a swing over cover diameter of 700mm, ensuring a large machining area. It enables the machine to equip a 10” chuck. The output of the spindle motor has been increased to 15/11kW (Op. 18.5/15kW), making it superior to the previous model. In addition to the improved spindle motor output, the bar capacity and Y-axis side travel have also been improved to give it the ability to achieve a one-rank higher machining capacity.

    SC-200II

    SC-200II

    ■Development background
    SC-200, the predecessor of the SC-200II, received excellent reputation from customers. With enthusiasm to evolve it into a more convenient multitasking lathe, this SC-200II was developed. The main point of its acceleration is that it can carry out swinging widely within the compact body. Thanks to this feature enable you to expand the variety of machining. Moreover, it improved rigidity, workability, and precision by applying a new frame structure.

    ■Comment from Shogo Nakamura/CEO
    The SC-200II is a multitasking lathe that realizes “Next level machining.”
    We added refinements many times to cut the burden on workers while keeping the good points at a maximum. I believe that process integration will be familiar to many factories because of the evolution of single-turret machines. I hope that more customers will experience the ease of use.

    ■Ask Nakamura-Tome
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/contact_product/

    【Corporate Information】
    Company:Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address:Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established:December 1960
    Website:https://www.nakamura-tome.com/
    Business details:Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    【Reference】
    Sales Marketing Section, Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • Oscillating Cutting Gets Even Easier to Use! Newly Equipped New Screen Makes Setup Easy!

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (CEO Shogo NAKAMURA) added a new screen for the Oscillating Cutting to NT SmartX! This screen makes it easier to set the frequency multiplier I and amplitude multiplier K. This screen is from FANUC.

    By changing the arguments, can the chips be broken up? What is the maximum chip length? What is the theoretical surface roughness? Before machining, it is possible to know answers to these questions. This allows for smooth setting without relying on trial and error after machining or relying on PC software.

    Please refer to the following YouTube video explaining this screen by our CEO Shogo Nakamura. We have also included a movie of oscillating cutting with a taper and oscillating cutting with a resin.

    We hope you enjoy it.

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTkwNTQzNzkxMg==.html

    ■Ask Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome welcomes any question and inquiries. Please feel free to contact us via the link below.

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.co.jp
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    Reference
    Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • [New Product Announcement] Work Stoker “HAKO-BEI Link” with a Choice of a Stand-Alone or a Connecting Use

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (CEO Shogo NAKAMURA) improved the conventional work stocker “HAKO-BEI” and launch a new product “HAKO-BEI Link” that will be selectable as a stand-alone automation stocker.

    HAKO-BEI Link feature
    HAKO-BEI Link is the developed model of the existing work stoker HAKO-BEI, which can automate workpiece alignment and the processes of work stocker, and now available to use as a stand-alone work stocker. A gripper-type hand is adopted to this new model to prevent damage when holding workpieces. There are two types of workpiece trays to be stored in the work stocker (9 tier/4 tier) and the specifications will be different depending on the workpiece size.

    HAKO-BEI Link can be connected to other devices such as a parts washer and a deburring machine. Moreover, it can be combined with a CNC machine so that it is possible to automate the whole process from loading blank materials to aligning finish components into a tray when HAKO-BEI Link is connected to a CNC lathe. Since customers have a choice to use it as a stand-alone item or a connecting stocker, HAKO-BEI Link can be applied to a wide range of applications.

    (In coorporation with MORIGO SEIKI CO.,LTD.)

    ■Development background
    In order to be used extensively by customers in various industries, we developed as a stand-alone automated palletizing system HAKO-BEI Link. It can be connected not only to Nakamura-Tome’s lathes, but also to machine tools from other manufacturers, robots, deburring machines, and machinery other than the machine tools. In this way, this device has various combinations that open up more possibilities.

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTkwMTAwNTIyNA==.html?spm=a2h0c.8166622.PhoneSokuUgcSeries_1.dtitle_2

    ■Ask Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome welcomes any question and inquiries. Please feel free to contact us via the link below.

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.co.jp
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    Reference
    Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • [New Function Announcement] Simply Correct Geometric Errors of ATC Multitasking Machine by “Smart Tuning”

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (CEO Shogo NAKAMURA) launch a new function “Smart Tuning”, which enables to correct geometric errors of ATC multitasking machines simply and speedy.

    Smart Tuning features
    The Smart Tuning is a feature that can correct geometric errors easily when it occurs due to secular change or when you perform high-precision machining.

    The correction will be performed as you set a reference sphere and use Nakamura-Tome’s automatic measuring system HAN-BEI, and operate the machine following to the guidance.

    It is available to tune for a total of 10 types of geometric errors including the rotating center position error of tool spindle, which will improve the precision of processing.

    Before we develop the Smart Tuning, the correction of geometric errors required Nakamura-Tome’s engineering support. However, by using the Smart Tuning, customer’s operators will be able to correct the errors without Nakamura’s support. This progress enables the operators to tune the geometry on periodical maintenance, and to maintain the machine in high-precision condition all the time.

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg5MTQ4OTM4OA==.html

    ■Development background
    In order to achieve high-precision machining, resolving slightest geometric errors is an essential key point. Moreover, geometric error problem caused by secular change is unavoidable. However, the correction of geometric errors was a difficult task and it took a lot of time to make adjustment so far.
    To solve these problems at once and reduce customer’s burden, we developed the Smart Tuning.

    ■Ask Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome welcomes any question and inquiries. Please feel free to contact us via the link below.

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.co.jp
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    【Reference】
    Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • [New Machine Announcement] Multitasking Machine to Change the IMPOSSIBLE to POSSIBLE

    We are pleased to announce that the whole picture of the new ATC multitasking machine “JX-200” is published. The concept is an ATC multitasking machine that generates good products stably with high accuracy regardless of materials and shapes.

    With this announcement, the product video is also released.
    Please appreciate the real JX-200 from the video below.

    Title: [New Machine] JX-200 | Change the IMPOSSIBLE to POSSIBLE

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg3NTE2OTg4NA==.html

    ■Product Information
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/products/jx-200/

    ■Features of the JX-200
    ・Equipped the world’s shortest tool spindle “NT Smart Cube” in its class
    ・Tool spindle motor output: 15/11kW
    ・Tool spindle speed: 12,000min-1(op. 18,000min-1)
    ・Number of ATC tools: 80pcs(op. 40, 120pcs)
    ・Milling motor output on a lower turret: 5.5/3.7kW
     *The lower turret is equipped with milling and Y-axis as standard
     *Milling speed: 6,000min-1(op. 8,000min-1)
    ・Increased stability thanks to a heavy-duty column structure
    ・Floor space: 2,925mm×5,250mm(incl. a standard coolant tank)
    ・Enriched software line-ups

    Since the JX-200 is equipped with the world’s shortest tool spindle “NT Smart Cube”, a wider machining area is ensured in an efficient manner and it improves work performance drastically.

    The existence of the tool spindle that swivels from -95 degrees to +95 degrees and the lower turret with Y-axis makes the machine applicable to any workpieces flexibly.
    In combination with the tool spindle and the lower turret, the machine fits several machining methods such as simultaneous machining with L/R spindles, upper/lower tools, and machining with a center support mounted on the lower turret.

    In order to realize the stable machining of any materials and shapes, a new column structure is adopted to the JX-200. It enables to optimize the center of gravity and becomes very strengthened against loads from any direction.

    Since any operations such as turning, milling, drilling, and gear cutting are possible with this “All in One Go” machine, the JX-200 will contribute to a wide variety of product making in different manufacturing fields.

    ■Background of the development
    Along with the increasement of needs for high-mix low, customers have voiced their desire for “more flexible machining” and “more parts production” with a single machine.

    In response, we developed the JX-200, a new ATC multitasking machine that can accommodate a larger number of tools and can handle multiple types of small-lot production.

    ■Comment from Shogo Nakamura/CEO
    The JX-200 is an ATC multitasking machine that changes the IMPOSSIBLE to POSSIBLE.
    Many customers have asked for a multitasking machine that can operate stably for a longer period of time and provide accuracy regardless of the material.

    In order to respond to the requests, we discussed over and over across the sections of mechanical design, control design, application engineering, service engineering about how to make a machine that is not only easy to use for customers, but also showing high machining performance. Then, the JX-200 was born.

    In addition to the internal design of the column and frame structure, the exterior of the JX-200 has a simple but attractive design.
    We hope you will enjoy our new flagship model.

    ■Consultation with Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome welcomes any inquiries from customers not only about the JX-200, but also about other products and machining methods. Please feel free to contact us via the link below.

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.co.jp
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    【Reference】
    Sales Marketing Section, Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • 【First Appearance of New Machine JX-200】Second Promotional Video Released

    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce that the second video of the new model “JX-200” is released.
    The model’s name is revealed for the first time and the second video uncovers the appearance of the machine, too.

    Title:[New Machine] JX-200 | ATC Multitasking Machine with World’s Shortest Tool Spindle

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: 优酷网:https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg2ODEyOTMyOA==.html

    The JX-200 is an ATC multitasking machine equipped with the world’s shortest tool spindle “NT Smart Cube”.

    The compact tool spindle enables a wider range of workpiece applications such as boring and drilling to the workpiece end face. The existence of a lower turret makes possible to shorten the cycle time by simultaneous machining with the upper and lower tools. It also enables to support a workpiece with a turret center-support. Those flexible machining methods help to expand a range of applications.

    Stylish appearance with a LED light strip and body design characterized by a smooth form with beautiful curves symbolize not only the reinforcement of functions but also the evolution in all aspects of the new machine.

    The detailed information regarding functions and performance will be disclosed in late May.
    Please stay tune for the further update.

    【Reference】
    Sales Marketing Section, Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/contact_product/

  • 【Press Release】3D Smart Pro AI Updated! New Shapes to be Processed.

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (CEO Shogo NAKAMURA) updated a programming software named “3D Smart Pro AI”.
    From this update, previously unsupported shapes such as a pocket shape and a groove shape both with fillets at the bottom can be processed.

    Pocket shape and groove shape with fillets at the bottom

    Outline of 3D Smart Pro AI
    This is a programming support software to generate a CNC program automatically by analyzing the shape of a workpiece, process path, cutting tools, cutting conditions and machining process from a 3D CAD model. AI is utilized in a part of the function and the machining processes, which rquires experience, can be created automatically, thus this software enables anyone to program easily, quickly and properly.

    ■Contribute to the Improvement of Setup and Production Efficiency
    Auto-programming will be completed within one minute and drastically cut man-hour which used to be taken hours when operators made a program manually.
    In fact, in the example of an entry-leveled engineer, he took 420 minutes to create a program in the past, but succeeded to reduce the work time to 20 minutes by using 3D Smart Pro AI.

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: 优酷网:https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg2MzM0NTU0OA==.html

    ■Consultation with Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome appreciates any inquiries from customers not only for 3D Smart Pro AI but also for other products and machining methods. Please feel free to contact us via the link below.
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/contact_product/

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.com
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    【Reference】
    Sales Marketing Section, Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • WY-250 Product Discontinuation Notice

    We regret to inform you that Nakamura-Tome will discontinue the production of the WY-250 machine as of April, 2022.

    We will continue the production of the WY-250L, the long bed model.

    We sincerely appreciate your kind understanding and continuous support.

    [Reference]
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/contact_product/

  • 【Press Release】Software Update at Any Time!

    HAKUSAN, ISHIKAWA – Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. (President Shogo NAKAMURA) started to provide new membership service named “NT Update”, that is available to update current machine software in use to the latest version free of charge.

    The latest software is downloadable after the resistration of membership. Nakamura-Tome machine users will experience the evolution of our software and the improvement of productivity through NT Update.

    ■Outline of NT Update
    NT Update is a free software update service available to Nakamura-Tome machine users registered to the membership. Users are able to utilize the most up-to-date software by downloading from the membership website (https://www.nt-update.com/SoftwareUpdate/) and install to the machine currently in use.

    We hope the users experience the evolution of Nakamura-Tome’s sofware!

    ■Registration
    https://www.nt-update.com/SoftwareUpdate/

    ■Background of Development
    We have always been actively involved, not only in machine development but also in software development, in order to support our customers from the software aspect of usability. We decided to start this service to contribute the improvement of customer’s productivity by providing with the latest software on a constant basis. Even without purchasing a new machine with newly developped software, they are able to access the latest software anytime.

    ■Introduction Video
    https://youtu.be/b5LbPzVcr2M

    https://youtu.be/b5LbPzVcr2M

    ■Inquiry for NT Update
    https://www.nt-update.com/SoftwareUpdate/inquiryForm/inquiry

    ■Inquiry for Other Products or Software
    https://www.nakamura-tome.com/contact_product/

    ■Consultation with Nakamura-Tome
    Nakamura-Tome appreciates for customer’s voice. Please feel free to contact us if there are any concerns to functions or products.

    【Corporate Information】
    Company: Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Address: Netsuno 15, Hakusan city, Ishikawa, 920-2195 Japan
    CEO: Shogo NAKAMURA
    Established: December, 1960
    Website: https://www.nakamura-tome.com
    Business details: Multitasking machine, combined precision CNC lathe

    【Reference】
    Sales Marketing Section, Sales Promotion Department
    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd.
    Phone:076-273-1111
    E-mail:nt-mktg@nakamura-tome.co.jp

  • 【New Machine Model Launch】First Promotional Video Released

    Nakamura-Tome Precision Industry Co., Ltd. is pleased to announce the development of a new machine model of our multitasking machines.

    The first video is appeared below.
    The video reveals a part of its figure.
    Title: [New Machine] Coming soon

    Youku for viewers in mainland China: 优酷网:https://v.youku.com/v_show/id_XNTg1Mzc1Njk4NA==.html

    Developed by incorporating in-company ideas and customer feedback, this new model is an outstanding machine substantializing our value that we commit to confront and solve any problems to reduce the burden on factories around the world.

    Next update is scheduled to be public in late April.
    Please stay tune for the further update.

    …Coming Soon.