Star GB Open House planned in October

Following this summer’s Technology Day, Star GB is now planning its autumn 2015 Open House. Coming this October to Star’s Derbyshire head office, the Open House promises to showcase the latest innovations in sliding head technology.

Among the exclusive machine demonstrations, a brand new Star sliding head lathe will be unveiled in the UK for the very first time. The new Star SR-38 sliding head lathe is Star’s latest 38 mm mill-turn machines and boasts balance turning capability together with a fully programmable B axis and an 8-station independent rear platen. This machine will be making an appearance fresh from EMO Milan, along with the SV-38R, whose diameter is capable of extending to accommodate 42mm bar.

Also to be exhibited are a variety of other Star lathes including the SW-12RII, SB-12R Type G, SR-20RIV Type B together with a complete manufacturing cell demonstrating the SR-20J, FMB bar loading magazine, long parts unloading, and high pressure coolant.