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MACH 2024
NEC Birmingham UK

Visit us at hall 6 stand 240!


Colchester Machine Tool Solutions has been manufacturing machine tools for over 130 years, over which time they’ve gained the trust of the machining industry across the world. All products are designed and manufactured to exceed the highest international quality and safety standards, with precision, performance, and reliability at the forefront. At MACH 2024, they will be showcasing their latest product range with a varied line-up of CNC and manual machine tools, suitable for all milling & turning projects.

Leading the line-up is the Storm VL-550 VMC, the most compact model in the range utilising linear guideways technology and capable of the most demanding tasks with heavy-duty and precise machining. The entire Storm VMC range is available with a choice of Fanuc, Siemens or Heidenhain controls, offering excellent choice for the operator.

2023 marked the 30th anniversary and return of Tornado CNC Turning Centres, now back better than ever in modern configurations to provide exceptional rigidity and accuracy for any machining project. All Tornado models are highly rigid in construction and utilise linear guideway technology for fast, precise and smooth machining, compact in footprint and ergonomically designed for operator use and comfort. On the stand will be the 2-axis SL25 model, as well as the 3-axis MillTurn SL35MC, capable of more versatile machining.

The Student centre lathe is known throughout the industry to many as the ultimate apprentice’s machine tool. The new Student CNC lathe is a modernised variant based on the chassis of the original Student – now fitted with the latest Fanuc CNC controls giving the user ultimate flexibility in programming, including ISO, conversational Manual Guide i, or via CAD/CAM.

Alpha CNC/Manual Combination Lathes are highly versatile machines offering the widest variety of control levels, from manual operation through to full ISO programming all on the one machine platform, tailored to optimise the skills of the machine operator. On the stand will be the Alpha 1400XS, a medium-sized lathe with a 400mm swing over bed and 1,200mm distance between centres.

Also on the stand will be the CV-400 CNC turret mill, providing extensive reliability, accuracy and versatility for small to medium size production runs. Fitted with the Fanuc 0i-MF plus control with Manual guide i, it gives the user flexibility in programming, allowing even the basic of machinists to be producing parts in a few hours.

Bridgeport Machine Tool Company was recently acquired by InCompass™, the platform company of Colchester Machine Tool Solutions. Bridgeport is best known for the Series 1 Standard Knee Mill, which has been a staple of many machine shops for decades. The latest Series 1 Knee Mill will be on the Colchester stand at MACH, which in turn will be the first time the two iconic brands have showcased together!

Rounding off the line-up and to be revealed for the first time at MACH 2024 will be Colchester’s all-new permanent laser marking system “Lightning”, boasting a wide set of features for use in an unlimited number of applications and backed up by Colchester’s extensive support offering.

Visit Colchester at Hall 6 Stand 240 to see it all – their friendly team will be on hand to answer any questions you may have!

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