Swiss Turning

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Swiss Turning

High-Quality Swiss Machining in Rochester, NY Since 1925

Rochester Gear, Inc. incorporates Swiss Turning as part of our comprehensive lineup of capabilities. We’re proud to manufacture Swiss-type lathes that allow for high-accuracy and precision machining with very close tolerances. We can produce these both quickly and economically while working with many different materials including steel alloys, aluminum, and plastics.

Along with our Swiss Turning capabilities, we service many industries, including portable mixers, business machines, off–road vehicles, medical equipment, and many more!

Swiss Turning and Machining - Rochester Gear - Rochester, NY
Swiss Turning and Machining - Rochester Gear - Rochester, NY
Swiss Turning and Machining - Rochester Gear - Rochester, NY
Swiss Turning and Machining - Rochester Gear - Rochester, NY

To learn more about our Swiss machining, please refer to the comprehensive table and brochures linked below:

Material
Alloy Steels 4340, 4140, 8620, 86L20, 9310
Hard Steel Up to 48 HRC
Tool Steels S-7, H-13
Aluminum
Stainless 17-4, 303, 304
Specialty Maraging steel
Plastics Torlon, Delrin, Ultem
Tolerances
+/-.0002 on diameters
+/-.0004 on lengths, can hold tighter in many applications
.0005 Circular runout depending on application
Part Types
Stepped shafts
“Doughnuts”
Straight shafts
Shafts with a hex & threads
Capacity
.787 Bar diameter in swiss mode Part length up to 16” depending on application
13/16 Bar diameter in “Chucker” mode Part length up to 1”
Two Tsugami BE-20 machines
Heavy-duty synchronized rotary guide bushing
Radial Live tool capabilities (3 tools) Tapping
Drilling
Milling
“Chucker mode” Short parts, under 1” OAL.
Does not require ground stock
6” remnant
13/16 X 12ft Bar capacity up to 1” OAL
Tsugami S-206
Heavy duty synchronized rotary guide bushing
Radial & axial Live tool capabilities (5 + 8 tools) Tapping
Drilling
Milling
20mm X 12ft Swiss bar capacity
C axis on main and back spindle for timed features.
To learn more about our Swiss machining capabilities or to discuss your options, contact us today.