Cincom K16E VII

The evolution continues — faster processing with outstanding ease-of-use
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Cincom K16E VII

This state of the art Swiss turning center proves its worth in every aspect, particularly in the production of high-accuracy, complex parts up to 16mm diameter in small to medium batch sizes. A rigid machine bed combined with exceptional thermal stability ensures the precision of the machine.

Featuring the ALL axis simultaneous Cincom System M7 Control (Mitsubishi Meldas 70LPC), its standard seven cutting axes (X1, Y1, Z1, X2, Z2, C1, C2) and one loader axis (A7) can make easy work of your toughest applications and reduce idle times by 40% to 50%. The user-friendly editing function which utilizes multi-line, multi-axes programming, along with superimposed and synchronized control, make setting up the most complex jobs easy.

With its small footprint of just 3.7 × 6.2 ft, the K16E offers a very compact and space-saving design.



Additional Details

More tools, more flexibility, more value

The K16E is efficient, fast and highly productive. In addition to short set-up times, it features a 15,000 rpm main spindle and an improved back spindle torque at low rpm.

  • Up to 23 tools to meet the trend to produce complex parts on a lower cost machine
  • Tooling layout is easily adaptable and offers quick changeover
  • Up to 8 rotary tools can be mounted, including cross drilling/milling, face drilling and slitting
  • Same holder is adaptable for both back slitting and back cross drilling capabilities

User friendly, high speed NC unit provides a stress-free operating experience

Because the latest CNC unit is used, the start-up time and screen switching times are considerably shorter than on other machines with similar functions. The result is a stress-free operating experience.

  • Easy to understand illustrations
  • Code list display with pictorial explanations
  • On-machine program check function

K16E Workpiece Examples


K16E Workpiece Examples

Standard NC functions


  • 8.4" color LCD
  • 8-bit B-code function
  • Canned cycle for threading
  • Chamfer/Corner rounding function
  • Constant surface speed control (main & back)
  • Continuous threading cycle
  • Inch/metric conversion
  • Multiple repetitive cycle
  • Number of tool offset (40 pairs)
  • Program memory (80m tape length)
  • Single point threading
  • Spindle speed fluctuation detection
  • Tool breakage detector (spindle speed check)
  • Tool nose radius compensation
  • Main/back spindle synchronization
  • C-axis control (main)
  • C-axis control (back)
  • Canned cycles for drilling
  • User macro
  • Milling interpolation
  • Polygon turning function
  • Hobbing function
  • Synchronous tapping
  • Differential speed tap function option
  • Tool Life Management I
  • Tool Life Management II
  • Sub inch designation (min. increment 0.00001")
  • Helical interpolation
  • Slant helical interpolation
  • Circular thread cutting
  • Variable lead thread cutting
  • Geometric command function
  • Synchronous tapping phasing function
  • External memory running

Optional NC functions


  • Program memory capacity 160m/320m/600m
  • Network I/O function
  • Tool offset 80 pairs

Main Standard Accessories


  • Main spindle chucking device
  • Rotary guide bushing drive device
  • Rotary guide bushing device
  • Coolant device (with level sensor)
  • Door switch/door lock
  • Lubrication device (with level sensor)
  • Workpiece separator
  • Air seal pneumatic device
  • Back spindle chucking device
  • Rotary tool spindle drive unit for gang tool and back tool post

Optional Accessories


  • Fixed guide bushing device
  • Long workpiece device
  • Dedicated magazine barfeeder
  • Cut-off tool breakage detector
  • Workpiece conveyor
  • Chip conveyor
  • Coolant flow-rate detecting device
  • Back spindle 15 degree indexing (with mechanical lock pin)
  • Signal lamp
  • Work light

MACHINE SPECIFICATIONS


ITEM K16 VII
Max. machining diameter (D) ∅ 16 mm (.63")
Max. machining length (L) 200 mm (7.87") / 1 chucking
Maximum front drilling diameter ∅ 10 mm (.39")
Maximum front tapping diameter (tap, die) M8
Spindle through-hole diameter ∅ 20 mm (.79")
Main spindle speed 15,000 rpm
Maximum drilling diameter for gang rotary tool ∅ 5 mm (.2")
Maximum tapping diameter for gang rotary tool M4
Spindle speed of gang rotary tool (Rating) 6,000 rpm (Rating: 4,500 rpm)
Maximum chuck diameter of back spindle ∅ 16 mm (.63")
Maximum protrusion length of back spindle workpiece 40 mm (1.57")
Maximum protrusion length 80mm (3.15")
Maximum drilling diameter for back spindle ∅ 6 mm (.24")
Maximum tapping diameter for back spindle M5
Back spindle speed 10,000 rpm
Maximum drilling diameter for back tool post rotary tool ∅ 5 mm (.2")
Maximum tapping diameter for back tool post rotary tool M5
Spindle speed of back tool post rotary tool (Rating) 4,500 rpm (Rating: 3,000 rpm)
Maximum number of tools to be mounted 23
Turning tools on the gang tool post 6~7
Cross rotary tools 4~8
Rotary tools for front drilling 4
Tools for front drilling 3~4
Tool Size: Tool (gang tool post) ▢ 1⁄2"
Tool Size: Sleeve ∅ 3⁄4"
Chuck and Bushing: Main spindle collet chuck TF20
Chuck and Bushing: Back spindle collet chuck TF20
Chuck and Bushing: Rotary tool collet chuck ER11
Chuck and Bushing: Chuck for drill sleeves ER11, ER16
Chuck and Bushing: Guide bushing 0201
Rapid feed rate: X1 and Y1 axes 24 m/min (78.74 ft/min)
Rapid feed rate: Z1, X2 and Z2 axes 32 m/min (104.99 ft/min)
Motors: Spindle drive 2.2/3.7 kW
Motors: Gang tool post rotary tool drive 0.4 kW
Motors: Back spindle drive 0.4/0.75 kW
Motors: Back tool post rotary tool drive 0.4 kW
Motors: Coolant oil 0.25 kW
Motors: Lubricating oil 0.003 kW
Center height 1,050 mm (41.34")
Input power capacity 8 KVA
Air pressure and air flow rate for pneumatic devices 0.5 MPa · 70 NI/min
Weight 2,200 kg (4,850.17 lbs)

K16 Floor Layout


K16 Floor Layout

L1 and L2 dimensions vary depending on bar feeder type

All specifications are subject to change without prior notice.

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