- All machines manufactured using High-quality raw materials
- High Stability was achieved with help of Cast Iron Base
- Custom Diamond Cutter with 3mm Ruby Probe Top
- Vertical & Horizontal Models
Inovatec Machinery“Complete solution for all your Wheel Cleaning & Polishing Requirements”
The CNC Wheel machine from Inovatec machinery is known for its high quality finish on the wheels after the cleaning process. It can fix any types of bends and repair the wheel in a few minutes. This cost-effective solution will help to clean more wheels in less time. Inovatec make use of high-quality raw materials for the manufacturing of all the machines.
The WRC28VM CNC lathe machine is known for its accuracy and stability. It is possible with the help of the high-frequency hardening procedure used in the slide guideways and the columns. It comes with a 7.5 KW powerful motor.
The YN-26 wheel repair CNC machine is a highly economical solution for repairing wheels. The computerized system provided in this machine ensures that it is easy to operate the machine. This model is specifically designed for 26 inch wheels.
The WRC30 Wheel CNC Lathe Machine is one of the powerful wheel cleaning machines from Inovatec machinery. It comes with an 11 KW motor. The strong cast iron base help to provide high stability to the machine during the cleaning process. The spindle speed of the machine can go up to 1600 rpm.
Optional Design & Setting
If you are interested to control the sensor point, consider investing in the manual tailstock.
There is a chance that the alloy wheel can slip during the milling process. The Manual 3 jaws chuck ensures that there is no slippage happening during the milling process. Thus, it helps to protect the wheel safely during the burnishing process. The wheel can be safely clamped using the manual 3 jaws chuck. Use it to improve the quality of your polishing process.
The entire operation of the alloy wheel CNC machine can be made easy with the help of the GSK System. It is easy to navigate and program different operations of the CNC wheel machine with the help of the Windows 7 loaded GSK system.
The cooling system helps to improve the efficiency of the Alloy CNC wheel machine. It helps to bring down the temperature on the wheel. Higher temperatures on the wheel during the burnishing process can damage the wheel.
Lubricating the ball bearings is essential to ensure the smooth and efficient working of the CNC wheel cutting machine. Otherwise, the friction will cause wear and tear in the bearings. The lubrication mixture needs to be filled in the system once a month. The module will automatically apply the lubricant to the bearings.
You can consider investing in the 6 station turret to improve the performance of the alloy CNC wheel machine.
Wheel straightening machine
Inovatec machinery offers different models of wheel straightening machines The high-quality raw materials used in the manufacturing of the wheel straightening machines ensure the machine operates for a long time without any issues. The fast processing speed of the wheel straightener machine helps to fix the deformations in the wheel quickly. Thus, it is possible to fix more wheels at the same time with this machine.
You can order a minimum 1 unit of wheel lathe machine.
We package the wheel lathe machine in a wooden box. It can use for export.
We accept 30% of T/T payments. Balance payment shall be done before shipment
We are also open to another way of payment method according to your order.
If we have the goods in stock we can ship immediately after packaging. Please ask when you make the order.
We can ship to Ningbo/Shanghai port. We also ship to Tianjin/Qingdao Port. If you combine shipment with other goods you order in China, we can ship to your supplier factory per your requirement.
Definitive Guide for CNC Wheel Machine
Wheel CNC machine is also called wheel turning machine, wheel diamond cutting machine or wheel lathe machine. It is one of the most important wheel repair machines in the car repair workshop. If you want to buy a CNC wheel machine, here are some answers to the frequently asked questions about the CNC wheel machine.
- 1. What is the Importance of the Brake Drum for the Car?
- 2. Why Get the Inovatec Brake Drum Lathe Machine?
- 3. What Are the Features of the Brake Drum Lathe Machine?
- 4. How Many Models Are Available?
- 5. Which Model of the Machine Is Better?
- 6. What Are the Dimensions of the Brake Drum Lathe Machine?
- 7. How Does the Brake Drum Lathe Machine Work?
- 8. What’s the Function of the RPM on the Brake Drum Lathe Machine?
- 9. Is the RPM Adjustable?
- 10. Do I Need Extensive Training to Operate the Machine?
- 11. How Much Does the Brake Drum Lathe Machine Cost?
1. How much does a standard CNC wheel machine cost?
The price of a standard CNC wheel machine ranges between $10,000 to $80,000.
The exact price will depend on the
● Size of the machine (measured in the X/Y/Z travel)
● The machine’s weight
● The power and speed of the machine
● The manufacturer’s county (China, Japan, Germany, or Korean Made),
● The features of the machine
● The machine configuration.
2. How many types of CNC machines exist?
The types of CNC can be categorized according to their parts and functions, the number of axes, and control loops.
However, there are nine types of CNC machines according to their purpose.
2.1 CNC milling machine
The CNC-milling machine is the most well-known CNC machine with integrated drilling and cutting tools. Its configuration is usually between 3 to 6 axes. The machine uses G-code programming, which is responsible for controlling the device right.
You can use the CNC milling machine to machine CNC routers and hard metals. You can also use it on soft materials like soft metals, plastics, and wood. CNC milling machines are relatively expensive.
2.2 CNC drilling machine
It has similar functions to the typical drilling machine except that it is more accurate with more advanced features. It is much faster than the traditional milling machine, so when in use, you have to reduce the sink time; else, it will drill deeper than expected.
Its speed makes it suitable for mass production. And you can work with it on various materials, including wood, metal, and plastics.
2.3 CNC lathes
Lathe CNC machines have similar functions to CNC milling machines, but they perform fewer functions because they have fewer axes. Where the CNC mills can work on any shape, CNC lathes work best for conical, cylindrical, and flat shapes.
It works by spinning the workpiece with a blade to form the required result (the turning process). CNC lathes are known for working at high speed, yet they give accurate results.
2.4 CNC grinding machine
A CNC grinding machine is used to smoothen and finish a produced product. After creating a ball bearing, camshaft, and transmission shaft, there will be rough surfaces which is what the CNC grinding machine works on to give an accurately smooth piece.
Various grinding machines have functions according to the object’s shape, e.g., Aluminium oxide, vitrified CBN, ceramic blended, diamond grinding wheels.
It cuts away the metal with a rotating wheel with a high precision level performance. And the CNC software is for numeric control.
2.5 CNC Plasma cutting machine
The CNC plasma cutting machine is also used to cut materials like a CNC milling machine. However, in place of the router attached to the end mill or router bit milling machine operates, it uses a plasma torch to cut through the material.
The plasma torch generated a charged gas (high-powered plasma) that can reach a temperature of 5000 degrees Fahrenheit to cut through tough materials like steel and titanium.
However, plasma cutting can only be used for electrically conductive materials. And it is primarily used in heavy industries like industrial steel construction sites, automobile manufacturing, shipbuilding, and chemical manufacturing.
2.6 CNC router machine
CNC routers are CNC mill duplicates used for softer materials like wood, foam, and plastics. It cuts and creates the intended part using a rotating multi-blade cutting tool. CNC router machines might not be as precise as CNC milling machines, but they give a better surface finish on works like wood frames, wood panels, furniture, musical instruments, door carving, and molding.
It uses computer numerical control to route machine tool paths and spindles, responsible for the material design and shape.
2.7 CNC laser cutting machine
Like many other CNC machines, the CNC laser cutting performs cutting operations, but it is with laser beams. So, unlike the plasma CNC machine that uses a plasma torch, it uses a highly focused laser. And although the lasers are not as effective as plasma torches, it produces a highly accurate result and good finishing.
The CNC software is responsible for controlling the laser cutting head to form custom words or shapes. You can use it to brand names and logos on finished parts of created objects.
The laser compound can be neodymium (Nd), yttrium-aluminum-garnet (Nd: YAG), or CO2.
2.8 CNC electric discharge machine.
It is also known as the spark CNC machine because it uses electric sparks from metal to cut and reshape materials. The material is put in between electrodes, and the material’s strength determines how much electric discharge the electrode will produce (with the help of the G-code programming).
The electric discharge has an erosive effect that degrades or deforms the elements in the materials. The machine can produce up to 21,000 degrees Fahrenheit for the process.
2.9 CNC Waterjet cutter
As the name implies, this CNC machine uses high-pressure water jets to cut through and melt the material. It uses the same principle as the CNC plasma and laser cutters, so they do not need machine tools to function. The CNC software is responsible for controlling the intended part.
The CNC waterjet cutter is temperature sensitive, so it is best for low thermal resistant materials, e.g., Plastics and aluminum. However, the CNC waterjet cutter is slower than the other types of CNC cutters.
A few extra types of CNC machines are
● 3-d printer: The elements of this CNC machine are printed layer-by-layer. The drawing and design are made by the CAM and CAM process, while the 3-D primer reflects the design.
● 5-axis CNC machine: The standard CNC machine should have three axes (X, Y, and Z) to cut in three directions. But the 5-axes have two extra axes (A). The machine is used to make sculptures.
● 6-axis CNC machine: The machine has a three-axis linear system in addition to the 3-axis rotation movement. The six axes make it possible for the machine to create complex parts.
3. What are the advantages of a CNC wheel machine?
Precision and Accuracy
The programming of the machine allows precise design, specification, and details, ensuring no errors. Specifications that can not be done in manual processes are possible on the CNC wheel machine.
Also, standard CNC machines can achieve tight tolerance and low dimensions. Newly-made CNC machines can reach as low as 0.005mm. The naked eye can not notice this, which makes it impossible to do it on manual processes.
Lastly, using the CNC wheel machine with CAD / CAM programming will produce complex parts you cannot make with manual machining.
3.1 Consistent production
When you get suitable manufacturing options and keep with them, the quality and design of the components will be consistent no matter how many parts of the pieces you are machining. Consistent production will also help you produce the required number of parts you need at the given time.
3.2 Safe Use
The CNC wheel machine has many safety features. Some safety features include bulletproof casings, stop buttons, safety panels, and curtain guards. You can use any of the safety buttons during the operation.
3.3 Work Efficiency
When working with a manual machine, the efficiency of your production depends on how much work you do. However, you can set the operations with the CNC machine and determine how much output you want.
3.4 Reduced Production Cost
Because of its offsite operation setting, an operator does not have to be there to operate a CNC machine. Since it does not require so many human workforces to be used, it will reduce the cost of production while increasing productivity.
4. What is the most popular type of CNC wheel machine?
The most popular type of CNC wheel machine is the WRC diamond alloy wheel CNC. The diamond alloy wheel CNC machine is a new technology that’s fast becoming more popular over time.
One of the reasons for its popularity is that many cars being produced are made with alloy wheels. And this is, in turn, increasing the demand for diamond cut wheel production and repairs.
Another of its unique features is its ability to handle the wheels with or without tires. So, you do not have to remove the tires from the wheel before you work on the wheels. This saves you, which is handy when managing multiple car wheels.
5. What is the primary function of a CNC wheel machine?
A CNC wheel machine is used for car wheel machining, maintenance, repair, and finishing. It is used in the automotive industry during wheel production. It is also used in automobile workshops that offer wheel repair to automobile owners.
A CNC wheel machine is used to create high-quality wheels. The quality of the wheels can determine the safety of the automobile driver and its passengers. The safety of the passengers is why using a CNC wheel machine to ensure production accuracy is essential.
6. Do CNC Machines Require Any Programming?
The CNCC machine is controlled by computer software, so it requires programming to function. If the programming is not done correctly, it might lead to issues like tool breakage and poor surface finishing.
There are two programming languages on the CNC machine; G-code and M-code. The G-code programming language tells the CNC machine what to do, making it possible to repeat an instruction (repeatable parts), and ensuring accurate measurement. At the same time, the M-code is in charge of miscellaneous functions of the CNC machine. Some functions are the flood coolant on/ off and spindle rotation start and stop.
7. What is a wheel lathe?
A wheel lathe is a specialized tool used to manufacture and turn wheels for railway cars. When a wheel wears down due to extensive and consistent use, you can use the wheel lathe to recut the wheel’s profile.
The wheel lathe is used for turning the flange, rolling profile, and inner face of banded and whole-rolled wheels. The CNC machine operator is used to control the lathe, and it shapes the wheel through the turning process.
8. How much does an entry-level CNC wheel machine cost?
An entry-level CNC wheel machine costs between $15,000 and $50,000. You can get a small CNC lathe for about $6,000. And a large production lathe could cost as much as $300,000.
9. How long do wheel CNC machines last?
A wheel CNC machine can last up to two decades if properly maintained. CNC machines are built to be very strong and durable, and they can withstand continuous and frequent use even when it is used under harsh environmental conditions.
More times than usual, the CNC machine does not break down; instead, a newer technology replaces the old, giving the user a need to change it.
However, if not properly maintained, it might not last more than a decade or less. Here are telltale signs that you should replace the machine.
9.1 Slower Production
When your CNC machine takes longer to work, it could be a result of the loss of lubrication in the ball bearing or timing circuit. And even though this will add only a few seconds to your output time, it will build up into hours. You might not notice if you do not check its performance speed test during the inspection.
9.2 Frequent malfunctioning
If you keep repairing your CNC machine due to wear and tear or malfunctioning, it means you should consider replacing it.
9.3 Out of date
When parts break down, you will get replacements when the machine is still new in the market. But as time goes on, and with new technology, you find it harder to get replacements. This is because when the manufacturing company makes a new machine, they stop producing previous auction edition’ parts. This means you can only get the parts from auctions and the like.
You would likely have had reasons to use the newer technology by this time.