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The new Dugard Academy 446 multi-function teach lathe

The first in an exciting new line of teach machines being launched by Dugard.  It’s the perfect solution for small companies working on small batch production as well as schools and colleges, and prison workshops as it’s extremely versatile with a very competitive price.

The Academy 446 Multi-Function Teach Lathe is a highly capable small machine.  It’s designed to provide outstanding accuracy and reliability time after time, giving the customer everything they need:

  • Industry standard Siemens 828D CNC control system with Shop Turn “conversational” programming – this makes it easier to programme parts directly from the machine as it has 10.4” high resolution screen to visually display the part, giving you the option for offline programming
  • Two large hand wheels making it possible to use the machine as a manual lathe – useful for making one off parts.  Shop Turn is also utilised in the manual mode as it can record the operator inputs, making it quick and easy to reproduce small batches.
  • Robust and versatile gap bed construction  with an optional 8 station hydraulic turret

The Academy range also includes Dugard standard machines, again ideal for the training environment.  These include standard lathesmills and a radial drill and are perfect starter machines.

The first models in the Academy range are due into our showroom in Hove in January so book your demonstration now.  We predict you’ll be as impressed with these machines as we are, and as an extra incentive we’re offering 2 days training free once your machine is installed. Give Dugard a call on 01273 732286 to discuss pricing options and to arrange a visit.

We are also official UK dealers for a number of high profile international tool manufacturers.

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