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GT mini PLUS

Longer travel, more powerful motor and FANUC control.

Still a compact size gang tool lathe but
now has a slant-bed design and longer
gang tool table. Control has been upgraded
to FANUC 0i-mate

GT mini PLUS only features

Minimum Footprint

GT mini allows you to use shop floor space efficiently, its foot print measures only 48”x40”. The compact size becomes a great advantage when you need to organize machines to into production cells.

Maximum Performance

  • High speed 6,000 rpm spindle
  • Rigid MEEHANITE casting base
  • 712 inch per minute rapid traverse

Superior Precision

Mitsubishi 64 bit CNC control paired with Mitsubishi digital AC servo drives provide the ultimate in precision and control. GT mini is designed to hold tight tolerance (0.0001”) all day long.

5HP Spindle Motor

New spindle motor is 66% more powerful than GT mini.

Increased X-Axis Travel

GT mini plus features a slant bed design that results in 2.7 extra inches of X-axis travel without increase in foot print. More tools can be placed on the gang-tool table than ever to ease job setups.

Full Featured Operation

The operation panel has been revamped to include convenient features such as a MPG handwheel and dry run button. The buttons and switches have also been grouped for ergonomic usage through all modes of operation

Features shared with GT mini

Minimum Footprint

GT mini plus features a slant bed design that results in 2.7 extra inches of X-axis travel without increase in foot print. More tools can be placed on the gang-tool table than ever to ease job setups.

Maximum Performance

GT mini plus features a slant bed design that results in 2.7 extra inches of X-axis travel without increase in foot print. More tools can be placed on the gang-tool table than ever to ease job setups.

Platform for High Production

Gang-type tooling on the GT mini plus offers increased accuracy and speed over turret- based designs. Unlike a turret, the tools stay fixed on the gang tool plate, not only can they achieve better positioning accuracy, and there’s also no time lost to turret indexing. Gang tool layout is proven to reduce cycle times while maintaining rigidity and superior surface finish. GT mini plus comes with a standard tooling package at no extra cost.

Part Handing Automation

A variety of bar feeders are available directly from Cubic, the GT mini plus even comes with interface for DH-65 barfeeder pre-wired. For 2nd operation work, an optional automatic rear part loader can be ordered from Cubic. GT mini plus to move finished parts outside the machine. A generous complement of M-codes are provided for calling these automation features from within part programs.

Complete Package

These features and more are included in the standard configuration at no extra charge:

  • 5C collet nose
  • Parts catcher
  • Hydraulic chucking system
  • Coolant system

Micro-computer controlled lubrication unit Standard package of tool holders Foot switch for chuck activation.

Extensive Workholding

5C collets are most commonly used on GT mini plus. 5C collets are widely available and are designed for close tolerance holding of round, square and hex bar stocks in inch or metric sizes (up to 1.02” bar capacity). However, GT mini plus can also make use of these other workholding options:

GT mini plus features a slant bed design that results in 2.7 extra inches of X-axis travel without increase in foot print. More tools can be placed on the gang-tool table than ever to ease job setups.

“Dead-length” 5C collet 
for zero part movement in Z axis

5C step chuck
for gripping larger parts while using the same 5C drawbar

Heavy Machine Base + FANUC Precision = Real Machining Power

GT mini plus features a slant bed design that results in 2.7 extra inches of X-axis travel without increase in foot print. More tools can be placed on the gang-tool table than ever to ease job setups.

5C collets are most commonly used on GT mini plus. 5C collets are widely available and are designed for close tolerance holding of round, square and hex bar stocks in inch or metric sizes (up to 1.02” bar capacity). However, GT mini plus can also make use of these other workholding options:

Part Loader

As shown in picture part-to-part loading time is 3 seconds. Ask us about customized loader designed to fit your needs.

GT mini PLUS Video