AU Class
AU Class
class - AU

Dual-Spindle Lathes: The Cheapest Form of Automation

Share this class
Search for keywords in videos, presentation slides and handouts:


    Modern multiaxis, multispindle, live-tool lathes are machines capable of making a wide range of parts with both turning and milling capability, all of which you can program in Fusion 360 software. Adding a bar feeder to one of these computer numerical control (CNC) machines represents one of most simple, cost-effective, and reliable ways to achieve automation in your machine shop or manufacturing workflow.

    Key Learnings

    • Learn how to program dual-spindle, live-tool lathes in Fusion 360.
    • Using Templates to automate the CAM and programming process
    • Discuss considerations around machine purchase, work holding, and tooling.
    • Discover tips and tricks to ensure process reliability and quality control.