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Live Centres - Vaughan Technology

Bruckner High Performance Live Centres with Morse tapers from 1 to 6, metric 80 and 100 and when required Jano, Smart & Brown tapers, for work weights from a few grams to 20000 kg, the range is truly comprehensive including live centres with interchangeable points. The range of forms and sizes is the largest available from a single source.


Live Centres

Bruckner Standard Range of Live Centres

Standard Range High Performance Live Centres features ensure rigid, high precision performance with long life; with drop forged housings for maximum strength, centre spindles of through-hardened alloy steel, triple seal systems and maintenance free preloaded ball and roller bearings.

**NEW** Super Compact Centres

BRUCKNER Super Compact C Series Centres are produced to the highest international standards of roundness, finish and taper accuracy AT4.

With short compact housing, anti-vibration design and runout from 0.003 mm to 0.001 mm these centres are ideal where workspace is limited and accuracy essential.

Engineering Manufacture – The CS/CE range; with Bruckner’s patented TOP-SEAL-SYSTEM bearings are protected from dirt and coolant ingress.

With runout to within 0.003mm the range is ideal for high performance turning and cylindrical grinding operations.

Special accuracy versions CSG/CEG are available with runout to within 0.001 mm.

Measuring Inspection and Testing – The CSM/CEM range, with anti-friction bearings and runout to within 0.002 mm as standard these centres are ideal for measuring and testing work.

For extra high accuracy processes special precision versions CSMG/CEMG are available with runout to within 0.001 mm.

Pressure Indicating

Pressure Indicating Centres

Pressure Indicating live centres (spring loaded centres) show actual tailstock pressure by coloured bands on the live centre spindle. Use these centres when face driving where they are invaluable to see the axial force being applied to the component end; or when machining long/slender work to allow for thermal expansion.

CNC Lathe Centres

Centres for CNC Lathes

The new “T” Line range of centres for CNC lathes which includes spring loaded/forward compensating centres for CNC lathe tailstocks and turrets, plus compensating centres with CAPTO shanks.

Bullnose Centres

“bullnose” or “cone” live centres are available up to 300 mm maximum diameter with 60 or 75 degree included angles and with standard mounting tapers from Morse 2 to Morse 6. Standard maximum runout is 0.007 and ZAG special accuracy versions have runout within 0.003 mm.

Heavy Duty Live Centres

Heavy Duty Live Centres

High performance live centres for heavy duty machining up to 20,000 kg, available with Morse 6 to Metric 120 tapers and incorporate a ring to clamp on the machine tailstock sleeve for extra support.

Special Live Spindles and Sleeves

Available on request