Praktikant VCPlus EDUCATION4.0

Proven machine for cutting-edge training.

The teaching concept of EDUCATION4.0 from WEILER is a system for providing instruction and training in the sector of machining that is based on didactic methodical principles.

Basic equipment of WEILER EDUCATION4.0

  • 19″ touch screen
  • State Viewer

plus plenty accessories for your digital training.

  • 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 minimizes 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
Centre height 160 mm
Swing over bed 320 mm
Swing over cross slide 190 mm
Distance between centres 650 mm
Spindle nose acc. to DIN 55027 (DIN ISO 702-3) size 5
Spindle bore 43 mm
Spindle diameter in front bearing 70 mm
Drive power 60% / 100% duty cycle – / 8 kW
Speed range 25 – 5.000 rpm
Number of speeds stepless
Number of feeds stepless
Longitudinal 0,01 – 6 mm/turn
Transverse 0,003 – 2 mm/turn
Metric threads 0,1 – 20 mm
Quill diameter 40 mm
Quill travel 85 mm
Quill taper according to DIN 228 MK 3
Processor I5
RAM / SSD 8GB / 256GB
Operating system Windows10 Professional
Acceptance Accuracy DIN 8605

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. Explore the very first 19″ touch screen on an engine 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
  • Brilliant, new 19″ touch screen monitor
  • Reduced keyboard
  • Protruding keys or buttons that are susceptible to damage or wear are no longer required!


  • Virtualised training elements for machine basics
  • Virtualised training elements for advanced operation
  • Virtualised training elements for machine maintenance
  • e-LISSY machine authorisation system
  • WCM (WEILER Condition Monitoring)

Machine accessories

  • 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)