Niles-Simmons N20 CNC Axle Lathe

The Niles-Simmons CNC Axle Lathe (N20) is a tried and true slant bed lathe for the finish turning of the wheel seats, bearing journal fillets, and upset axle ends for the reclaiming of railway axles. The N20 accommodates a wide range of axle lengths and diameters, and can be integrated with optional automatic loading and unloading via overhead gantry.

Niles-Simmons automated axle lathes

The Niles-Simmons CNC Axle Lathe (N20) is a tried and true slant bed lathe for the finish turning of the wheel seats, bearing journal fillets, and upset axle ends for the reclaiming of railway axles. The N20 accommodates a wide range of axle lengths and diameters, and can be integrated with optional automatic loading and unloading via overhead gantry.

The Niles-Simmons N20 CNC Axle Lathe offers various benefits including:

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12 position tool turret
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Optional probe capability
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Optional automated overhead axle loading and unloading
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Automatic central lubrication
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Reduced energy consumption thanks to the use of energy-efficient components and consumption-optimized mechatronic assemblies

Machine Specifications

Download our Niles-Simmons N20 CNC Axle Lathe product data sheet — for the full machine specification, please contact the Machine Sales team.

Swing Over Bed

27.6 in | 700 mm

Swing Over Cross Slide

25.6 in | 650 mm

Slide Travel (X-axis)

13.8 in | 350 mm

Rapid Feed (X-axis)

984.3 feet/min | 25 m/min

Rapid Feed (Z-axis)

1574.8 in/min | 40 m/min

Electrical Power

32 kW

Compressed Air

90 psi @ 5 cfm

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The Simmons Customer Service Center (CSC) is here to support you and your machine. As the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), we are ideally suited to keep your machine productive and operating safely.

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OEM Spare & Replacement Parts
New or Upgrade Services
Service & Inspections
Training

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