Praktikant VCPlus

Brings a new dimension to engine lathes.

High quality, energy-efficient, precise and universally usable in production, apprenticeships and vocational training. It impresses through:

  • Sophisticated technology
  • Extreme accuracy
  • Durability
  • User-friendly ergonomics
  • Extremely small footprint
  • and an extensive range of accessories.

The systematic and innovative further development of the proven Praktikant range is the cost-effective and intelligent solution for your everyday requirements.

  • Distance between centres 650 mm
  • Centre height 160 mm
  • Automatic handwheel release
  • Lead screw and feed rod cover
  • Holding brake
  • Toolmakers accuracy in accordance with DIN 8605
  • Innovative trend-setting machine concept
  • Infinitely variable speed control with maintenance-free three-phase asynchronous motor
  • Speed regulated frequency converter with actual value feedback
  • Stepless turning speed optimisation during machining through a potentiometer (override)
  • Stepless feed optimisation during machining through a potentiometer (override)
  • Top cutting conditions for extremely fine surfaces
  • VC Plus: innovative, user-friendly display and control electronics
  • “e-TIM” energy conservation system minimises power consumption
  • Optional “e-LISSY“ teaching concept enables the machine to be individually adapted
  • to the training level of each operator through coded chips
  • Extensive and practice-oriented accessories
Working Range 
Centre height160 mm
Swing over bed320 mm
Swing over cross slide190 mm
Distance between centres650 mm
  
LATHE SPINDLE 
Spindle nose acc. to DIN 55027 (DIN ISO 702-3)size 5
Spindle bore43 mm
Spindle diameter in front bearing70 mm
  
MAIN DRIVE 
Drive power 60% / 100% duty cycle– / 8 kW
Speed range25 – 5.000 rpm
Number of speedsstepless
  
FEED RANGE 
Number of feedsstepless
Longitudinal0,01 – 6 mm/turn
Transverse0,003 – 2 mm/turn
  
THREAD CUTTING RANGE 
Metric threads0,1 – 20 mm
  
TAILSTOCK 
Quill diameter40 mm
Quill travel85 mm
Quill taper according to DIN 228MK 3
  
Acceptance AccuracyDIN 8605

WEILER VCPlus read-out

WEILER Digital Readout with screen for VC Plus machines with constant cutting speed (V-constant) and enhanced functionality.

  • Large, easy-to-read 9“ colour screen
  • 3-axis display for bed, cross and top slides
  • Electronic turning against the stop (optional 8x)
  • Taper turning assistant (optional)
  • Input of feeds and thread pitches
  • Electronic limit switch device when thread cutting
  • Tool technology memory for feed, turning speed and cutting speed of 99 tools
  • Main spindle power readout
  • Automatic readout of the maintenance interval
  • Context help menu

WEILER Touch-Screen WTS

Fast results: the touch screen innovation made by WEILER

With its new control solution, WEILER provides a particularly elegant, fast and ergonomic data input system. Experience the very first 15“ touch screen on a conventional lathe of the VCPlus series of this size category!

  • Concept developed by WEILER
  • Menu navigation and software design made by WEILER: this guarantees a flawless adaptation to actual lathe turning applications.
  • Perfect consideration of today‘s user habits
  • Use the touch screen as you would use your smartphone or tablet PC: Simply swipe to change screens. The operating functions are bundled in „Operation Apps“.
  • Intuitive access to all functions
  • All of the control panels can be opened and displayed next to one another if desired!
  • Viewing of engineering drawings and sketches
  • Import via the network or a USB port. The drawings can be scaled freely by way of a zooming function!
  • Context-sensitive help
  • Helpful, context-related explanations and information can be accessed directly from the workflow.
  • Video-assisted maintenance and repairs
  • Videos, e.g. about daily or weekly maintenance tasks or videos showing repair procedures, can be viewed on the display unit of the control system.
  • Proven components
  • Touch screen and hardware made by Siemens – thoroughly tried and tested.
  • High resolution
  • Excellent new 15“ touch screen monitor with a resolution of 1,366 x 768 pixels.
  • Reduced keyboard
  • Protruding keys or buttons that are susceptible to damage or wear are no longer required!
 
  • Tool systems
  • Three and four jaw chucks
  • Face plates
  • Collet devices
  • Hollow spindle stops
  • Follower rests
  • Fixed steady rests
  • Coolant equipment
  • Electronic multiple turning against the stop
  • Graphical assistance for taper turning
  • e-LISSY teaching concept (freely programmable individual access authorization)
    etc.