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
Make/ Origin   Mazak/Japan
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”
  • 14”
  • 16”
  • 18”
  • 20”

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”.


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