AC-600 Crusader

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The Crusader AC-600 is a heavy duty, single spindle, high precision, high rigidity, high stability, heavy cutting, and high efficiency Vertical Turning Center. This robust machine is equipped with a standard 40 hp (30 kW) spindle motor. Having this much horsepowers means that the AC-600 can easily handle larger parts for machining, from rough start to a finished product. The SMS AC-600 vertical lathe allows the owner flexibility, to be used as stand-alone machine, or integrated into a full line manufacturing system.


Superior flexibility, accuracy, productivity, reliability, and ruggedness make the AC-600 the best choice of any vertical turning machine in its class.



  • Rigid cast iron base and column
  • High speed heavy duty linear roller guides.
  • Standard servo turret
  • Standard chip conveyor and hydraulic system
  • 40 hp, 3,000 rpm
  • Standard 15” chuck



Specifications                     AC-600 (In.)               AC-600MC (In.)

Max. Swing 28 28
Max. Turning Diameter 23.6 20.9
Max. Turning Length 25.6 23
Standard Chuck 15 15
Spindle Nose A2-11 A2-11
No. of Tools 8 12 (BMT 65)
Max. Spindle RPM 3,000 rpm 3,000 rpm
Spindle Bearing I.D.  5.5 5.5
Spindle Power 40 hp 40hp 
X-Axis Stroke 12 10.6
Z-Axis Stroke 25.6 25.6
X-Axis Rapid Traverse 787 IPM 787 IPM
Z-Axis Rapid Traverse 945 IPM 945 IPM
Width 71 71
Depth 134 134
Height 136 136
Weight 19,840lb 19,840 lb