Sliding Head CNC Turning Centres

The flexibility, capability and capacity of our CNC machinery ensures Unicut can offer bespoke precision CNC engineering services and manufacture high specification components to suit almost all needs.

Unicut’s precision engineering facilities incorporate two Tornos CNC sliding head lathes, including two Tornos Gamma, and 18 Citizen sliding head CNC turning centres, manufacturing simple and complex components for a range of clients and industries.

The Citizen and Tornos turning centres offer different diameter ranges:

  • 2 machines have a turning capacity up to 12mm diameter
  • 8 machines have a capacity up to 16mm diameter
  • 9 machines up to 20mm
  • 4 machines up to 32mm capacity

With these machines grouped in cells to focus on particular component sizes, Unicut streamlines productivity and scheduling to guarantee Just-in-Time delivery.

To provide greater flexibility, Unicut specified the machine tools from these two leading manufacturers which in turn allows us to increase both range and capability, Unicut’s CNC sliding head turning centres provide us machine tools with up to 13-axis machining, with C-axis on main & sub-spindles.

Additionally, the sliding head machines can accommodate an impressive 80 cutting tools, with up to 14 driven tools and high pressure coolant up to 2000psi. These innovative machine tools enable our engineers to manufacture simple or highly complex components in small, medium or large scale production batch runs.

For more information on Unicut’s Sliding Head CNC Turning Centres, complete our quick enquiry form, call us on +44 (0) 1707 331227 or email

Putting our customers first

To maintain the high levels of service we are known for, Unicut utilises the latest manufacturing, job progress, dispatching software and philosophies such as Kanban and JIT to guarantee that our customers always receive industry leading, unparalleled levels of service and support.