Jupiter Heavy Duty Vertical Lathes

Jupiter’s vertical turning lathes are designed from the casting on up with maximum reliability and performance in mind.

When you need to turn massive workpieces to extreme tolerances look no further than a heavy duty VTL from Jupiter.

All of our heavy duty VTL’s come in both standard and live-tooling configurations.

Looking for high-speed, high-volume runs of smaller parts? View our line of High Speed VTLs.

Max Swing Diameter Below 100 Inches Max Swing Diameter Beyond 100 Inches
Heavy Duty VTLs Heavy Duty VTLs
Heavy Duty VTLs With Live Tooling Heavy Duty VTLs With Live Tooling

Standard Heavy Duty VTLs – Max Swing Diameter Below 100 Inches

SPEC UNIT VTL-33 VTL-37 VTL-47 VTL-63 VTL-79 VTL-98
Control Type Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T
Max Swing Diameter in 33.46 37.40 47.24 62.99 78.74 98.43
Max Turning Diameter in 33.46 37.40 47.24 62.99 78.74 98.43
Distance From Ram To Table in 36.42 36.42 36.42 25.6 ~ 57.1 25.6 ~ 57.1 32.5 ~ 71.9
Max Turning Height in 25.59 25.59 25.59 47.24 47.24 62.99
Max Workpiece Weight lb 3,300 4,400 7,700 11,000 17,600 26,400
Table Diameter in 24.02 31.50 39.37 49.21 62.99 78.74
Speed Range rpm 1 ~ 700 1 ~ 600 1 ~ 400 3 ~ 300 3 ~ 250 5 ~ 200
Change Gear Speed 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step
Spindle Nose A2-11 A2-11
Tool Capacity 12 12 12 12 12 12
Tool Sizes mm □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32, □40 □25, □32, □40
Ram Cross-Section in 7.87 x 7.87 7.87 x 7.87 7.87 x 7.87 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66
Rapid Traverse – X ipm 394 394 394 394 394 394
Rapid Traverse – Z
ipm 394 394 394 394 394 394
Horizontal Travel – X in -3.9 ~ 25.6 -3.9 ~ 29.5 -3.9 ~ 29.5 -7.9 ~ 37.4 -7.9 ~ 45.3 -11.8 ~ 57.1
Vertical Travel – Z in 23.62 23.62 27.56 35.43 35.43 47.24
Cutting Feed Rate ipm 197 197 197 197 197 197
Feed Override Range % 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150
Cross-rail Travel in Fixed Fixed Fixed 31.50 31.50 39.37
Spindle Motor (cont./30 min) hp 25 / 29.5 25 / 29.5 40 / 50 50 / 60 50 / 60 80.5 / 100.5
Feed Motors (X / Z) hp 5.4 / 5.4 5.4 / 5.4 5.4 / 5.4 9.4 / 9.4 9.4 / 9.4 7.4 / 7.4
Power Requirement kVA 40 40 75 75 75 90
Dimensions (L x W x H) in 185 x 189 x 177 185 x 189 x 177 205 x 191 x 157 256 x 193 x 205 280 x 205 x 207 299 x 217 x 262
Weight lb 27,500 29,700 39,160 53,900 60,500 103,400

Standard Heavy Duty VTLs – Max Swing Diameter Beyond 100 Inches

SPEC UNIT VTL-118 VTL-142 VTL-177 VTL-236 VTL-256
Control Type Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T
Max Swing Diameter in 118.11 141.73 177.17 236.22 275.59
Max Turning Diameter in 116.93 141.73 177.17 236.22 275.59
Distance From Ram To Table in 32.5 ~ 71.9 34.6 ~ 93.7 34.6 ~ 93.7 47.2 ~ 118.1 47.2 ~ 118.1
Max Turning Height in 62.99 78.74 78.74 102.36 102.36
Max Workpiece Weight lb 33,000 66,000 88,000 176,000 220,000
Table Diameter in 98.43 118.11 157.48 196.85 236.22
Speed Range rpm 5 ~ 160 3 ~ 120 1 ~ 85 1 ~ 50 1 ~ 20
Change Gear Speed 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step
Tool Capacity 12 16 16 16 16
Tool Sizes mm □25, □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40
Ram Cross-Section in 8.66 X 8.66 11.81 x 11.81 11.81 x 11.81 15.75 x 15.75 15.75 x 15.75
Rapid Traverse – X ipm 394 394 394 394 394
Rapid Traverse – Z
ipm 394 394 394 394 394
Horizontal Travel – X in -11.8 ~ 65.0 -11.8 ~ 78.7 -11.8 ~ 96.5 -3.9 ~ 118.1 -3.9 ~ 157.5
Vertical Travel – Z in 47.24 59.06 59.06 86.61 86.61
Cutting Feed Rate ipm 197 79 79 79 79
Feed Override Range % 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150
Cross-rail Travel in 39.37 59.06 59.06 70.87 70.87
Spindle Motor (cont./30 min) hp 80.5 / 100.5 80.5 / 100.5 80.5 / 100.5 80.5 / 100.5 80.5 / 100.5
Feed Motors (X / Z) hp 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4
Power Requirement kVA 90
Dimensions (L x W x H) in 307 x 240 x 262 335 x 256 x 291 402 x 276 x 291 492 x 354 x 354 512 x 433 x 354
Weight lb 112,200 217,800 250,800 305,800 371,800

Heavy Duty VTLs With Live Tooling – Max Swing Diameter Below 100 Inches

SPEC UNIT VTL-33M VTL-37M VTL-47M VTL-63M VTL-79M VTL-98M
Control Type Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T
Max Swing Diameter in 33.46 37.40 47.24 62.99 78.74 98.43
Max Turning Diameter in 33.46 37.40 47.24 62.99 78.74 98.43
Distance From Ram To Table in 36.42 36.42 36.42 25.6 ~ 57.1 25.6 ~ 57.1 33.9 ~ 73.2
Max Turning Height in 25.59 25.59 25.59 46.06 46.06 62.99
Max Workpiece Weight lb 3,300 4,400 7,700 11,000 17,600 26,400
Table Diameter in 24.02 31.50 39.37 49.21 62.99 78.74
Speed Range rpm 1 ~ 700 1 ~ 600 1 ~ 400 3 ~ 300 3 ~ 250 5 ~ 200
Change Gear Speed 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step
Spindle Nose A2-11 A2-11
Live Tooling Spindle Speed rpm 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250
Tool Capacity 12 12 12 16 16 16
Tool Sizes mm □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32 □25, □32, □40 □25, □32, □40
Ram Cross-Section in 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66 8.66 x 8.66
Rapid Traverse – X ipm 394 394 394 394 394 394
Rapid Traverse – Z
ipm 394 394 394 394 394 394
Horizontal Travel – X in -3.9 ~ 25.6 -3.9 ~ 29.5 -3.9 ~ 29.5 -7.9 ~ 37.4 -7.9 ~ 45.3 -11.8 ~ 57.1
Vertical Travel – Z in 23.62 23.62 27.56 35.43 35.43 47.24
Cutting Feed Rate ipm 197 197 197 197 197 197
Feed Override Range % 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150
Cross-rail Travel in Fixed Fixed Fixed 31.50 31.50 39.37
Spindle Motor (cont./30 min) hp 40 / 50 40 / 50 40 / 50 50 / 60 50 / 60 80.5 / 100.5
Feed Motors (X / Z) hp 5.4 / 5.4 5.4 / 5.4 5.4 / 5.4 9.4 / 9.4 9.4 / 9.4 7.4 / 7.4
Power Requirement kVA 55 55 90 90 90 105
Dimensions (L x W x H) in 185 x 189 x 177 185 x 189 x 177 205 x 191 x 179 272 x 193 x 222 291 x 205 x 222 299 x 217 x 276
Weight lb 27,500 29,700 40,920 55,660 62,260 107,800

Heavy Duty VTLs With Live Tooling – Max Swing Diameter Beyond 100 Inches

SPEC UNIT VTL-118M VTL-142M VTL-177M VTL-236M VTL-256M
Control Type Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T Fanuc 0i-T
Max Swing Diameter in 118.11 141.73 177.17 236.22 275.59
Max Turning Diameter in 116.93 141.73 177.17 236.22 275.59
Distance From Ram To Table in 33.9 ~ 73.2 34.6 ~ 93.7 34.6 ~ 93.7 47.2 ~ 118.1 47.2 ~ 118.1
Max Turning Height in 62.99 78.74 78.74 102.36 102.36
Max Workpiece Weight lb 33,000 66,000 88,000 176,000 220,000
Table Diameter in 98.43 118.11 157.48 196.85 236.22
Speed Range rpm 5 ~ 160 3 ~ 120 1 ~ 85 1 ~ 50 1 ~ 20
Change Gear Speed 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step 2 Step
Live Tooling Spindle Speed rpm 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250 50 ~ 2,250
Tool Capacity 16 20 20 24 24
Tool Sizes mm □25, □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40 □32, □40
Ram Cross-Section in 8.66 X 8.66 11.81 x 11.81 11.81 x 11.81 15.75 x 15.75 15.75 x 15.75
Rapid Traverse – X ipm 394 394 394 394 394
Rapid Traverse – Z ipm 394 394 394 394 394
Horizontal Travel – X in -11.8 ~ 65.0 -11.8 ~ 78.7 -11.8 ~ 96.5 -3.9 ~ 118.1 -3.9 ~ 157.5
Vertical Travel – Z in 47.24 59.06 59.06 86.61 86.61
Cutting Feed Rate ipm 197 79 79 79 79
Feed Override Range % 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150 0 ~ 150
Cross-rail Travel in 39.37 59.06 59.06 70.87 70.87
Spindle Motor (cont./30 min) hp 80.5 / 100.5 80.5 / 100.5 x 2 80.5 / 100.5 x 2 80.5 / 100.5 x 2 80.5 / 100.5 x 2
Feed Motors (X / Z) hp 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4 7.4 / 7.4
Power Requirement kVA 105
Dimensions (L x W x H) in 307 x 240 x 276 335 x 256 x 315 402 x 276 x 315 492 x 354 x 394 512 x 433 x 394
Weight lb 116,600 220,000 253,000 308,000 374,000

Not all configurations are available in all regions. Specifications are subject to change without notice. Please contact your Jupiter Machine Tool representative for current configurations.

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