LUCAS Gearing Up for IMTS at McCormick Place, Chicago, Illinois, USA, 12-17 September 2016, Booth S-9259

September 6, 2016  

IMTS 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show

McCormick Place is the largest convention center in North America.  Situated near Lake Michigan and just south of downtown Chicago, this vast complex offers a fantastic opportunity to see the latest engineering triumphs and jaw-dropping innovations in machine tool technology on the North American market.  For sight-seeing enthusiasts and hard-working manufacturing types alike, the choice of venue brings many additional benefits with all the nearby sights and sounds of the Windy City: sports, music, performing arts, as well as public attractions like Millennium Park and LUCAS Precision (just a hop, skip and a jump away) at its scenic home in Cleveland, OH.

The popular and trendy city guide Time Out lists LUCAS on its on-line website as the second must-see destination in the greater Chicago area.

Best Attractions in Chicago as listed by the popular tourist website TimeOut

The top attractions in Chicago as listed by the leading tourist website Time Out. LUCAS Precision comes in 2nd out of the 25 Best Chicago Attractions, ranging from vast city parks, bountiful museums, and soaring skyscrapers to a leading provider of the most powerful and precise, cost-effective horizontal boring mills for the US market.

Comfortable 5 hour and 27 minute drive to Cleveland

A comfortable and relaxing 5 hour and 27 minute drive to Cleveland, OH, home of LUCAS Precision, a FERMAT Group company.

What has brought LUCAS such widespread fame isn’t only its dazzling architecture but also its outstanding horizontal boring mills that have helped to shape American industrial production since 1901.  At the upcoming IMTS show in Chicago, LUCAS will display at its exhibit in the South Building—Metal Cutting—Booth S-9259 its new WFT 15 R CNC designed for the manufacturing big league.

The LUCAS WFT 15 R CNC is a robust table-type horizontal boring mill has a spindle diameter of 150 mm, spindle extension of 730 mm, ram stroke of 700 mm, a CNC rotary table with a load capacity up to 20 metric tons, and a KUKA robot tool changer for a quick, seamless exchange of up to 105 tools.  That’s a serious machine built for high-end performance, maximum cost-savings and steamrolling production.

LUCAS provides both standard and custom-built machines, with features to suit all production demands.  Each LUCAS machine can be equipped with a large number of accessories enhancing manufacturing and improving production.

Floorplan showing LUCAS booth S-9259 at IMTS Chicago 2016 where latest horizontal boring mill technology will be on display

LUCAS exhibition booth, S-9259

Thanks to superb engineering, outstanding technology and modern design, new LUCAS machines are the most powerful and precise table-type and floor-type horizontal boring mills on the US market.  LUCAS is the right answer for highly efficient and cost-effective machining of even the largest and heaviest workpieces.

LUCAS Side Banner for IMTS 2016 Chicago

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