Commissioning of NEW Mazak 21” CNC Lathe at Sharpe Brisbane
In October, Sharpe took delivery of a 21” hollow spindle Mazak PMC lathe to our Brisbane facility at Pineapple Street, Zillmere. The new CNC delivers exceptional productivity and increased versatility across Sharpe’s product range.
|Type||CNC Hollow Spindle Lathe – Power Master Chucker (PMC-21″)|
|Workshop Location||Sharpe Brisbane|
|CNC System||FANUC 0i-TD (Latest Edition)|
|Spindle||Bore diameter of 21.5″ and max. speed of 350 rpm, with 50kw drive unit|
|Key Features||• Horizontal Turret type – 8 position
• Chip conveyor for safe and efficient removal of swarf
• Power air chuck
The CNC was procured to specifically cater for clients requesting our Sharpe Premium Flush Joint (SPFJ ®) to be integrally threaded on large diameter casing. In addition to our existing 15″ Hollow Spindle CNC Lathe, we now have a fully automatic CNC machine with a pipe feeding rack and appropriate tooling to integrally thread SPFJ® in the following sizes:
- 10 ¾”
- 12 ¾”
Sharpe are also engineering a coarse thread to suit conductor casing in GOAF drainage wells. The design will be engineered to suit casing sizes from 10-3/4 to 20”.