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Portal wheelset lathe type 165

The HEGENSCHEIDT-MFD Portal Wheel Lathe (165CNC) is a high production CNC wheel lathe that is easy to operate and maintain. Its portal design allows for wheel sets to roll through the lathe on shop rails. The mechanical elements and drive system are designed for cutting performance up to 32 mm² per tool post. This allows for a short floor-to-floor time for re-profiling, even for extreme wheel wear conditions.

Mounted to each side of the portal type bed are the headstocks, with integrated drivers, centers and a main drive system fitted to each headstock. Both headstocks are movable for ease of the load and unload functions.

Working Range

  • Machining of new and worn wheelsets
  • Wheel profile machining
  • Machining of freight wheel set rims

Equipment make-up

  • High performance machine capable of
    medium and heavy depth of cuts
  • Portal type bed allowing roll-through of wheel sets
  • Equipment installation on shop floor level
  • Fully automatic machine control system


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