CNC Slant Bed Lathes

Starchip 560

Productive, flexible and high capacity
Travel Z-axis

  Starchip 560Starchip 560 L
Working Area
Workpiece length (max.)20 in39 in
Maximum workpiece weight440 - 1,100 lbs
Angle of slant bed45 deg
Turning-Ø over bed (max.)22 in
Turning-Ø over support14 in
Travel X-axis7.9 in
Travel Z-axis22 in41 in
Spindle speed4,500 rpm
Spindle mountISO A2-6
Lathe chuck diameter10 in
Spindle bore3 in
Spindle bore with draw tube2 in
Rapid Feed
Rapid feed X-axis1,181.1 in/min
Rapid feed Z-axis1,181.1 in/min
Tool Head
Number of tool stations12 positions
Tool shank dimensions1x1 in
Diameter1.6 in
Positioning accuracy X-axis± 0.0003 in
Positioning accuracy Z-axis± 0.0003 in
Repeatability X-axis± 0.00016 in
Repeatability Z-axis± 0.00016 in
Tailstock taperMT 5
Tailstock quill stroke18 in35 in
Drive Capacity
Motor rating main drive20.1 Hp
Main drive, continuous load14.75 Hp
Motor rating X-axis2.4 Hp
Motor rating Z-axis2.41 Hp
Measures and Weights
Overall dimensions (length x width x height)109x74x75 in141x74x75 in
Weight8,580 lbs9,900 lbs

  • Heavy machine frame with 45° inclined bed ensures high rigidity and easy chip removal
  • Large linear guides on X and Z ensure maximum stability and accuracy
  • High quality preloaded ball screws connect to powerful drives via a zero-loss transmission clutch
  • The design with 2 additional linear guides ensures collision-free tailstock movements
  • The enclosed work space is easily accessible through a large sliding door
  • The 12-station tool turret ensures a large work area and quick and precise tool changes
  • Optional tool changer with driven tools, and C axis for precise contour milling and drilling is available
  • A powerful 20 HP headstock motor delivers high torque across the entire speed range
  • Hydraulic 10 in 3-jaw chuck with through-hole
  • Automatic central lubrication system ensures reliable lubrication of guideways
  • Hinged belt conveyor and high-performance coolant system included in standard equipment
  • The machine is ready for the connection of an optional rod feeder

Proven record:

  • Future-proof: the Siemens 828 D Basic control meets all requirements for advanced control technology
  • Easy, dialog-guided user interface
  • Complete bandwidth of technology cycles
  • High performance and precision

Siemens 828 D Basic

  • Compact, rugged and maintenance-free operator-panel CNC with dedicated system software for turning, milling and grinding technologies
  • High-quality, rugged, magnesium die-cast operator panels with degree of protection IP65
  • Maintenance-free operator panel front, e.g. no fan, battery or hard disk
  • Highest machining precision with 80-bit NANOFPaccuracy
  • New user interface SINUMERIK Operate – same look and feel as SINUMERIK 840D sl
  • ShopTurn/ShopMill (option): Very fast programming time in the production of individual parts and small batches
  • Advanced Surface: Innovative, high-performance CNC functions provide top quality of workpiece surface with minimum machining times
  • SINUMERIK MDynamics with the new Advanced Surface feature: for perfect part surfaces and shortest machining times in mold making applications
  • programGUIDE: fastest machining time and maximum flexibility for large series productions
  • Unique spectrum of technology cycles – ranging from the machining of any turning and milling contour with residual material detection to in-process measurements
  • G-Tech is a grinding package with an extensive scope of CNC functions ranging from the low-cost entry-level model up to highly productive machines
  • Animated Elements: unique operation and programming assistance with animated sequences
  • modern data transfer options via USB stick, CF card and network (Ethernet)
  • SINUMERIK Integrate for production Access MyMachine /Ethernet permits remote diagnostics from anywhere in the world
  • Easy Message: Integrated mobile radio modem for optimum process monitoring and maximum machine availability via text messages (SMS)
  • Easy Extend: Flexible handling of machine units, e.g. an A axis/parts machine
  • Maintenance scheduler: Signaling of pending maintenance tasks in accordance with specified maintenance intervals


  • Operator panel variants for horizontal or vertical operator panel housings
  • Proximity/clearance sensor for smart display control
  • Integrated QWERTY full CNC keyboard with short-stroke keys
  • Additional Ethernet interface at the rear of the CNC for connection to factory network
  • Additional USB interface at the rear of the CNC for machine control panel
  • Integrated PLC based on the SIMATIC S7-200 command set with ladder logic programming
  • I/O interface based on PROFINET for the connection of PLC I/O devices and a machine control panel
  • Up to 5 axes/spindles
  • 1 analog spindle
  • 1 machining channel/mode group
  • Integrated tool management with tool life monitoring
  • Configurable user screens with SINUMERIK Integrate for engineering Run MyScreens (Easy Screen)
  • SINUMERIK Integrate for engineering Run MyRobot /EasyConnect for simple interfacing of robots and handling systems
  • Integrated data archiving procedure for simple data updates

  • Siemens 828D control
  • 12-station tool turret
  • electronic hand-wheel
  • hydr. 3-jaw chuck Ø 10"
  • Rod loader interface
  • chain-type chip conveyor
  • programmable tailstock
  • coolant gun
  • compressed air gun
  • coolant system
  • automatic central lubrication
  • heat exchanger for control cabinet
  • work lamp
  • operational health status indicator
  • operator instructions