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CNC 1440 Turning Center

$9,985.00

$9,985.00

The 1440 CNC Lathe has the ability to revert to manual control quickly and efficiently, eliminating the need to write a CNC program for short runs. At the same time, its advanced CNC capabilities transform complex turning applications into simple designs that can be programmed and executed accurately many times over on production runs.

  • Versatile machine that instantly converts from CNC to Manual mode
  • 40″ Distance between centers with 14″ swing over bed
  • Full 2 Axis coordinated motion control on bipolar motors – True interpolation
  • Home Reference sensors on the X & Z Axis
  • 3 HP main spindle motor
  • CNC Masters custom software is included

Reasons to Choose CNC Masters:

Support –  We take our after-sales support very serious on our cnc machinery for as long you own the machine.  Call or email as needed, we will be happy to assist along the way.

We are an American business based out of Irwindale, California.  You will never be directed to an off-shore service.

All of our CNC Masters machines are built here in the USA.  We test every machine for quality and reliability before we package and crate them here at our Irwindale facility.

Our machines are easy to use and learn, easy to maintain.

These are simple, low cost cnc machines that can be operated full time for productions runs, R & D work, small or large volume manufacturing.

An operator without cnc machining experience will pick up using these machines fast.

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Tech Specs

The CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe Specifications

SPECIFICATIONSInchesMetric
Swing Over Bed14" Max Diameter355.6 MM Max Diameter
Swing Over Cross Slide8"203.2 MM
Cross Slide Travel6"152.4 MM
Carriage Travel34.5"876.3 MM
Distance between Centers40"1016 MM
Length of Bed54"1676.4 MM
Width of Bed7-3/8"187.3 MM
Hole thru spindle1-1/2"38.1 MM
Self Centering 3-Jaw6-1/4" OD Size158.75 MM OD Size
Tailstock Spindle Travel4"101.6 MM
Swing Over Gap20"508 MM
Width of Gap8-1/8"206.375 MM
Top Tool Slide Travel3-3/4"95.25 MM
Headstock Spindle TaperMT-5
Spindle Nose MountD1-4
Tailstock Spindle TaperMT-3
Computerized Variable Spindle Control, Range of Spindle Speed8 SPEEDS 70-2000
Lead Screw Diameter7/8"
Feed Rod Diameter3/4"
Thread Per Inch of Lead Screw40
Thread Cutting Range4-112 TPI (Min 10 TPI on CNC Mode)Max 2.5 mm Thread Pitch
Main Spindle Motor3 HP
Net Weight (approx)2100LB
Coolant Tank (Tailstock Stand)10 QTS (option)
Crate Size for shipping (approx)88"x40"x64"2235.2 x 1016 x 1625.6
Machine Foot Print / Floor Space84"x 37"2133 x 939.8

Machine Power Requirements

CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe
110VAC dedicated circuit with a NEMA 5-15R
208, 220 to 240 VAC, single phase with ground @ 15 amp service required

The Masters 1440 Lathe Tolerances

Accuracy+/- 0.003" (or 0.762 mm)
Repeatabilitywithin 0.0005" (or 0.127 mm)
Resolution0.0002" (or .01 mm) of linear motion on the X and Z

NOTE: The CNC Control Unit is available in either 110 or 220VAC models. The 110 VAC model will be shipped unless otherwise requested.

MX Software for Lathe

Try out the new Master MX.  The MX works exclusively with the CNC Masters MX Numerical Control Units now being built with our CNC lathe and milling machines.  Request a free copy below.

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  • Easy Wizard Cycles for quick tool path creations such inside/outside threading, turning, boring, and facing applications.

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  • Import FANUC based G and M code programs from your CAM software. We also offer VisualTurn CAM as an option to convert your CAD drawings into tool path programs using G codes.
    G00 = Position (Fast speed)
    G01 = Linear interpolation (Feed speed)
    G02 = Circular interpolation (CW)
    G03 = Counter Clockwise Circular interpolation (CCW)
    Format: X__Z__I__K__ I,K are relative distance from start to center.G04 = Dwell time
    G20 = Input in inches
    G21 = Input in millimeters
    G40 = Tool Nose Radius compensation cancel
    G41 = Tool Nose Radius compensation left
    G42 = Tool Nose Radius compensation right
    G71 = Turning CycleSTART PT. X_Z_
    FINAL DIA(X), LENGTH(Z), TAPER(I), TOTAL DEPTH(K), FIRST DEPTH(D), FEED(F)G72 = Facing CycleSTART PT. X_Z_
    FINAL DEPTH(Z), LENGTH(X), TAPER(I), TOTAL DEPTH(K), FIRST DEPTH(D), FEED(F)

    G74 = Peck Drilling *(SAME FORMAT AS MILL G83)
    G76 = Threading cycle

    SPINDLE CODE G99 (S)SPEED M_
    START PT. X_Z_
    FINAL DIA(X), LENGTH(Z), TAPER(I), TOTAL DEPTH(K), FIRST DEPTH(D), INSERT ANGLE(A), INFEED(P), THREAD PITCH(F)

    G90 = Absolute move (Modal)
    G91 = Relative move (Modal)
    G98 = Linear feed rate per time

    M03 = Spindle on
    M04 = Spindle on reverse
    M05 = Spindle off
    M08 = Coolant on
    M09 = Coolant off
    M30 = End program

  • Don’t know G-codes?  Choose your Conversational Commands from our Pick Menu and simply type in your coordinates or mix it in with G-code commands right in the Editor.
    ABSOLUTE
    INCREMENTAL
    SPINDLE ON
    SPINDLE OFF
    COOLANT ON
    COOLANT OFF
    MOVE
    RAPID
    FEED
    CWCIRCLE X Z I K
    CCWCIRCLE X Z I K
    CALL
    GO HOME
    DELAY
    PAUSE
    FEED HOLD
    /NOTES
    END
  • View your tool path program in 2D or 3D in Simulation Mode.
  • Use your touch screen monitor – desktop or laptop – Windows 7, 8, or 10 – 64 bit operating systems to drive your CNC machine in pendant style.
  • The MX is designed for PC use.
  • No additional hardware needed.  The CNC Masters MX Control Unit is built with direct USB connection.  No internal port conversions or having to use other hard-to-locate platforms.
  • Tech support in the USA by telephone or email as needed for as long as your company owns the machine — no expiration and no maintenance fees.

The MX supports…

  • Tool Length Compensation up to Ten Tools within one program
  • Feed Hold – step through each line in the program while opting to shut the spindle off and then resume program
  • Pause in the middle of a program
  • Coolant Control – optional
  • Variable Spindle Control from 0 to max
  • Spindle Encoder for internal/external threading with a min of 10 TPI or max 2.5 mm thread pitch
  • Jog Feed/Teach Mode –  create a program simply by jogging your axes
  • Feed and Spindle Speed Over-Rides on the fly
  • Relative exact movement positioning without writing a program  — type in one movement and one-click your jog +/- arrow to drive that exact movement
  • Start from another location other than 0.00 – just preset the new coordinates directly into the counters
  • Press Go from from another tool path line other than Line 1
  • Save 0.00 “and” a home offset position for future program runs
  • Live Counter Display during computer numerical control movement without jumping ahead
  • Displays and runs in either inches or millimeters
  • Rapids up to 100″/minute
  • Trace Mode – Run one line independently at a time from beginning to end in your program to help you study the movement and establish your setup
  • Editor Locked/Unlocked to easily write and edit your program and prevent accidental typing during a program run
  • Displays Run Time
  • Hot Keys – if your preference is to control your machine by keyboard such as the arrows, space bar, and letters simply open the Hot Keys command
  • Run Sub-Routine programs using CALL for nesting applications or to mass produce the same part on a constant loop.
  • Disable Motors — Easily disable motors to hand crank each axis.  Re-engage the motors for cnc control in one click.
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Installation instructions: After it has finished downloading, place the zipped folder on your desktop.  Right click on it.  Choose “Extract All.”  You can now access your Master MX files folder.  Double click on MasterMX.exe (application) to open the Master MX.  You can also right click over “MasterMX.exe” to create a short-cut icon right on your desktop screen.  (For Master XU users only:  please note that the MX is not compatible with the XU control unit.)

Questions?  Email us at sales@cncmasters.com.

Features

The CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe Features

  • Designed to work with 64 bit operating systems: Windows 10, 8, or 7 through your standard USB port. No other hardware required.
  • Powerful size 34 Z-axis micro-stepper motor within 1500 in/oz of torque to drive the carriage, and X-axis micro-stepper motor within 600 in/oz of torque to drive the cross slide. Stronger torque coupled with micro-stepping motion allows the CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe to perform accurately without losing steps.
  • The minimum possible motion is .0002″ with a minimum speed of 0.5″ per minute. The maximum speed is 100″ per minute on your Rapid Settings with ramp down effect to keep the machine from jerking.
  • Full 2 Axis coordinated motion control on bipolar motors–far superior over unipolar technology when it comes to torque and power. True Interpolation.
  • Standard hand-wheels on each axis for manual option machining with carriage axis motor disengage feature to retain full manual control exactly like a standard conventional 1440 lathe.
  • X & Z Axes Zero Backlash Ball Screws with pre-loaded ball nuts to eliminate play on the cross slide and carriage travel, and provides precision machining. These custom-made precision ball screws allow for precision turning, facing, chamfering, threading, and even milling and grinding operations.
  • X & Z Direct Drives–no timing belts to adjust. This results in smoother operations and ensures accuracy unlike pulley and belt drive methods which can cause the belt to buckle causing inaccurate results. This unique design of direct drive keeps the user from having the need to change the belt or adjust as it wears down.
  • Computer Controlled Variable Spindle Speed, save time without having to change gears and program your spindle’s speed in the Master Software through G-codes, simple english conversational commands, or on/off with your PC mouse.
  • Encoder installed at the spindle for true positioning and computer control, making internal and external threading applications easy on CNC without needing to mechanically change gears and manually change levers on the lathe.
  • Home Reference Sensors on the X & Z which saves your home/zero position as the first line of your program. This feature allows you to quickly return to the home position on any program without having to manually zero your two axes again.
  • Limit Switches on both extreme ends of each axis allowing you to confidently test your program without having to worry about an axis travel to its end and causing extreme damage to the machine. This also includes a sliding safety kill switch to prevent carriage travel from jogging too close to the spindle, a switch on the tailstock, a kill switch on the chuck guard, and footbrake.
  • Run your tool path from any line on your program
  • Easy to Use Jogging Features and Feed Control by pc mouse or keyboard
  • Jog-Input (Teach Mode) Command automatically writes each line of your toolpath as you manually jog each axis by pc mouse, keyboard, or the optional hand held remote control joystick to save as a program for repeat use.
  • Software Power Feed capabilities on X & Z with one click of the pc mouse for exact relative driving distance.
  • Hooks up to your PC, comes pre-built from the factory, and is completely tested before shipping out.
  • Pre-engineered for you when it comes to pitch and resolution. No axis or motor tuning needed at setup. No additional parameters set-up required. Display resolution is 0.0001 micro-stepping travel. Just start using it.
  • Run files from popular CAD-CAM softwares that produce standard G-Codes such as Mastercam, Surfcam, etc to machine intricate and detailed parts
  • Easy guide window to create threading applications for any size pitch
  • Easily build a file of commands to turn simple parts without the need to learn to use a CAD-CAM program.
  • Digital Read Out Display of your X & Z counters on your computer screen in INCHES or METRIC using your PC mouse, keyboard, or our optional Hand Held Remote Lathe Control.
  • Machine materials such as wax, wood, plastic, aluminum, brass, copper, steel, and stainless steel, and much more.
  • CNC controller is built inside the electrical box mounted behind the headstock
  • Can add computer control coolant, quick change wedge type tool post, and shield guard from our line of accessories to the CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe.
  • Easy user-friendly setup for any beginner or experienced machinist. Easy to learn and operate. See our testimonials.
  • Backed up by our CNC MASTERS ONE YEAR WARRANTY or extend it for two more years.
  • Unlimited “life-long” operational Tech Support step-by-step trouble shooting and walk-through process by email or phone support Monday-Friday PST during normal business hours for as long as your company owns the lathe.
  • Easy to repair, replace parts, and maintain unlike costly servo systems which need to be serviced.
  • Free Master Software Updates for as long as the hardware can support it
  • Discounted Prices for Existing Customers of CNC MASTERS.

Product Description

CNC Masters’ CNC lathe 1440 Turning Center

This CNC Lathe instantly converts back to all its original manual modes.

Improving production is critical to business growth, as well as to the survival of companies with a limited budget and looming deadlines. Having a turn-key solution that keeps the machining applications in-house is vital for any company looking to keep costs low without sacrificing exceptional quality.

Most machinists prefer the look and feel of a manual lathe, especially if it is turn-key, easy to use, and most importantly, if the machine can begin turning their parts the same day it arrives. CNC Masters is pleased to introduce our own brand of CNC lathe technology. By combining what machinists look for in a manual lathe together with the perks of CNC, our 1440 CNC Lathe and CNC 1340 Lathe were made to address the needs of businesses, hobbyists, and institutions looking for their own turning center.

The unique design of a conventional manual lathe, with the power of automation technology through CNC, allows any user to quickly machine their applications without advanced CNC training. Now, entrepreneurs can turn their own prototypes in-house without having to give away the product idea to another shop.

R&D engineers no longer have to wait for parts to complete their designs. Also, novices who are completely new to lathe machining now have the ability to learn how to use the machine while slowly easing into CNC mode of operation. Now, a one-man machine shop overwhelmed with chamfering applications can use the CNC 1440 Lathe or 1340 Lathe to create a small toolpath program to drive the X and Z axes many times over, simply with the click of a mouse.

CNC Masters’ CNC 1440 turning center is a gear head, mid-size lathe made for primary or secondary CNC machining applications. It is designed to deliver the performance of a true CNC turning center without taking up the floor space of larger, expensive CNC machines, which require highly-skilled, trained machinists.

The CNC Masters 1440 Lathe is a great purchase for manufacturing plants, machine shops, research institutions, colleges, universities, high schools, and engineers who need to quickly prototype their parts, or one-man operations who need to turn hundreds of the same part in their home shop through CNC. Our 1440 CNC Lathe machine is a great investment for business owners who want to save money by turning and facing their own parts instead of outsourcing the order.

As an added benefit, the CNC 1440 Lathe can fit in areas where space is limited. Despite its smaller size, it can machine almost any application within 14″ on the swing or 8″ over the cross slide, and 34.50″ on the carriage travel.

The 1440 Lathe is held to the same standard as all of our other products. Always manufactured with the user in mind, CNC Masters has committed to producing an elite product, and it shows in the design and construction of the CNC 1440 turning center. Space-efficient and powerful, this lathe will become a great asset to any shop or production facility.

With this product, we offer a superior CNC turning center, and we are confident that our customers will quickly agree and confirm this claim. Its ease of use is perfect for novice machinists, but thanks to the flexibility of the machine, experts in CNC will also be able to use the 1440 CNC lathe with fantastic results.

In addition, whenever our customers purchase a CNC Masters product, it comes with the excellent customer service that has made us a leader in the industry. When the CNC Masters name is attached to a machine or machining accessory, we strive to give the best support we can offer by keeping lines of communication open with all of our customers. We always welcome our customers to contact us with any questions at any point during the operation or maintenance of the lathe. We value our customers and the relationships we build.

As is the case with all of our products, our 1440 Lathe will deliver superior performance at a lower price than our competitors. To further help our customers, we also offer financing for our products. Contact us directly – or use our online form – to get yours right away.

EVERY CNC MASTERS CNC 1440 TURNING CENTER IS HAND-TESTED FOR QUALITY AND PERFORMANCE BEFORE LEAVING OUR MANUFACTURING FACILITY IN IRWINDALE, CA.

Leveraging CNC: How the 1440 CNC Lathe Will Make You Money

The CNC 1440 Lathe is an ideal machine for the self-starting entrepreneur who needs to keep an eye on development and operating costs. This solid machine has been built with both experienced and novice users in mind and has been reasonably priced to allow most business owners to begin performing their own in-house creations.

The advantage to owning and operating your own CNC lathe is multi-faceted. First, you can determine the priorities of your work flow to ensure that production occurs when you want it to. Secondly, there is no need to worry about meetings and follow ups to ensure that an outside firm knows precisely what you want to create. Most importantly, you can keep your ideas within your own company without being concerned that your latest project is revealed to the public or competitors before you are ready to bring it to market.

Like its cousin, the 1350 CNC lathe, 1440 CNC lathe is surprisingly easy to learn and use. Its ability to integrate with the proper software and the incredibly easy to learn software application means that you can be up and running the very day it arrives at your shop. Its compact structure also means that you can easily designate a working area for your new tool that will not require the creation of a new work space.

Perhaps best of all is that the CNC 1440 turning center is very competitively priced and easy to purchase. CNC Masters also offers excellent and reasonable financing options so that even business owners on a tight budget can get started and begin creating products that will quickly pay for the entire CNC 1440 lathe within a very short time.

If you’re considering other machines to help you produce prototypes and completed products, we also carry a diverse array of CNC mills for you to choose from. Depending on your budget and required features, we can definitely provide you with the best products that fit your needs.

Contact CNC Masters now to get your production line in motion and watch the profits roll in. With the support and expertise of CNC Masters standing behind you, you will find a significant improvement to your bottom line in no time at all!

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Control Unit

The CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe Control Unit

The CNC Masters 1440 Lathe Control Unit is a microcomputer based micro-stepper motor driver with 2 axis interpolation capabilities manufactured in Irwindale CA USA. The controller accepts motion commands directly from the Master control software running locally on your host computer through a standard USB port. The Control Unit is housed within an electrical box mounted behind the headstock of the lathe eliminating the need for a separate stand or third-party controller systems. Pop-Out E-Stop with Jog Switch, Spindle Jog Control and Power Switch are mounted at the face of the headstock for easy access. Other optional outputs are the coolant control and hand held joystick control. The optional Coolant Control can be operated by a manual switch also located at the face of the headstock, or by CNC mode. The controller requires 115VAC @ 5 amps for normal operations. Our in house engineers stand ready to provide COMPLETE support for your CNC MASTERS 1440 Lathe, CONTROLLER and SOFTWARE. Simply contact us by PHONE OR EMAIL.

Upon request for international orders, we will convert the VAC on the Control Unit to meet 220-240VAC standards at no extra charge.

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