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Star GB - Dedicated to CNC Sliding Head Lathes

At Star Micronics GB we are dedicated to supplying specialist CNC sliding head lathes. With a state-of-the-art technology centre in Derbyshire and a team of the best turning applications engineers in the UK, our sliding head lathes offer you accuracy, repeatability, reliability and lower cycle times on turned parts. So, when it comes to the best in CNC sliding head technology and bar feeders - talk to the turned parts industry leader.

Star excels at identifying the ideal sliding head lathe for your applications and delivering turnkey solutions that hit the ground running. For many years we have delivered, installed and supported Star technology throughout the length and breadth of the United Kingdom and Eire.

Our specialist machines produce outstanding performance throughout many precision critical industries such as medical and aerospace, whilst also providing CNC sliding head technology for industries that require high performance and enhanced production output such as the automotive, hydraulics, HVAC, oil & gas and electrical industries.

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Star GB - Dedicated to CNC Sliding Head Lathes

A sliding head machine ideal for every requirement

Star GB machines deliver exemplary performance, helping to meet your production needs through unmatched accuracy, repeatability and reliability. With over 1,300 machine installations nationwide ranging from 10mm to 42mm and a team of the best application & service engineers in the UK, Star GB offer complete solutions combining revolutionary machinery with expert knowledge and unrivalled customer support.

ST Series

The ST Series with its 12 programmable axes is our flagship triple turret series designed for complex parts up to 42mm in diameter.

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SV Series

The SV Series offers users balanced turning and milling capability in guide bush / non guide bush mode up to 42mm in diameter.

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SW Series

The SW Series offers significantly reduced cycle times due to its opposed twin platen and 8-station back working attachment.

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SR Series

The SR Series is Star's most popular range, providing exceptional performance and versatility up to a maximum diameter of 42mm.

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SB Series

The SB Series is Star's entry-level range offering impressive machining versatility within a compact footprint.

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The Benefits of Sliding Head Technology

  • Higher quality parts due to accurate, repeatable processes

  • Less “work in progress”, parts can be finished in one setup

  • Improved surface finishes from stable cutting conditions

  • Increased production efficiency from extended unmanned operation

  • Low “cost of ownership” from reliable technology and low power consumption

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