Inclined bed lathe Merkur Series

inclined bed lathe
inclined bed lathe
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Control type
Number of axes
Spindle mount
Drive system
belt drive
heavy-duty, for metal, for production lines
Other characteristics
universal, high-precision, high-productivity, powerful, inclined bed, 1-spindle

505 mm (19.88 in)

Spindle speed

Min.: 0 rpm (0 rad.min-1)

Max.: 4,500 rpm (28,274.334 rad.min-1)

Maximum part length

570 mm, 1,000 mm (22 in)

Maximum cutting diameter

350 mm (14 in)

Bar capacity

52 mm (2 in)

Axe X

220 mm (9 in)

Axe Z

600 mm, 1,050 mm (24 in)

Nominal power

11 kW, 15 kW (15 hp)

Overall lenght

3,000 mm, 3,700 mm (118 in)

Overall width

1,600 mm (63 in)

Overall height

1,700 mm (67 in)


3,300 kg, 5,200 kg (7,275 lb)


Premium Universal Lathe with large center width - powerful and customizable • Productive: High drive power, long turning length, fast servo-turret, and high rapid traverse speeds ensure shorter cycles • Precise: robust linear guides for high dynamics • Reliable: Fanuc control technology • Additional options and automation solutions allow maximum customization to meet any requirements Machine bed • The 45° inclined bed features heavy ribbing, high quality linear guides and the appropriate thermal and structural stability needed for the high performance and dynamic of this machine • This design is very spacious, featuring a large work space for tools and improved chip removal • A wide support saddle with maximum guide length will result in significantly more stability and much less vibration • The preloaded ball screws connect to powerful drives via a zero-loss transmission clutch, and extensive bilateral bearings ensure high axial and radial rigidity and minimize deviations caused by heating and preloading of spindle Main spindle and headstock • Excellent rigidity and minimum influence of fluctuating operating temperatures are possible due to an innovative and massive spindle head design • Thermal stability is achieved by strictly symmetrical builds and cooling structures that ensure consistent cooling air circulation around the entire spindle • The main spindle is designed for demanding loads and lasting accuracy and includes precision dual cylinder roller bearings on both sides, plus additional angular ball bearings on both sides of the front bearings



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