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Willis Machinery & Tools Co.

CNC Lathe Model 32120-12

Big Bore CNC Lathe

Oil Country Lathes for Sale


The “Willis” big bore CNC lathes are designed and constructed with the latest technology, and built with the highest quality materials and components.  The rigid construction of the CNC lathe bed, which is hardened to over 50Rc and precision ground, allows for heavy turning with high accuracy.


32120-12 CNC Oil Country Lathe Features:
  • 32 inch swing over bed
  • 120 inch center distance
  • 12 inch spindle bore (305mm), A2-20 mount
  • “Fanuc” Oi-TC control w/ “Fanuc” servo spindle motor with manual guide and thread repair
  • 4 gear ranges, 4 - 600 RPM spindle speeds with constant surface speed
  • Back plate for Rear Chuck (A2-20)
  • V8, 8-way electric turret on front of cross-slide, 1¼ inch tool capacity
  • Aloris EA quick change tool post with 4 holders (rear mounted)
  • 2 inch boring bar holders
  • Font and rear chain type chip conveyors with carts
  • Steady rest 2-15 inch capacity
  • Hydraulic tailstock
  • CNC Oil Field Lathe


32120-12 Big Bore CNC Lathe


  The “Willis” big bore CNC lathes will cut any thread or taper desired.  The main spindle is supported by preloaded, high precision bearings that ensure consistent and accurate turning through the entire speed range.  This oil country lathe's headstock spindle, shaft, and gears are made from alloy steel, hardened and then ground, which provides these large bore CNC lathes with higher turning speeds at lower sound levels.  A metered, automatic lubrication system with a low-level alarm provides oil to these CNC big bore lathes' machine slide ways and X and Z axis ball screws.  High precision ball screws are mounted in precision bearings, which ensure long life, superior cutting performance and great accuracy.  These CNC lathes for sale are designed with a full-length rear splash guard and front moving chip guards with observation windows in order to provide a safe, clean work area.  The rear splashguard of this big bore CNC oil country lathe also has a removable panel for easy access and maintenance.  Two manual pulse generator (MPG) hand-wheels, one fixed to the machine and one remote, allow the operator to easily maneuver a desired axis.  The powerful inverter motor for these CNC machines' spindles is equipped with an all-digital “Yaskawa” inverter for peak performance.  These CNC large bore lathe machines are equipped with a 3- speed headstock for maximum power and torque over the entire speed range. 


The “Willis” big bore CNC Lathe has the most convenient control and hand-wheel configuration available.  The control panel screen is mounted on a swivel for optimum operator comfort and performance, while the MPG hand-wheels are perfectly located for the operator’s use. 


Standard features on the “Willis” big bore CNC lathes:
  • Fanuc Oi-T with “Manual Guide i”
  • 6.1 (155mm) A2-11 spindle bore
  • 4-way electric auto turret, 32mm sq. shank tools
  • 4-1,000 RPM
  • 30HP/4P spindle motor with Yaskawa inverter
  • 4-step spindle speed
  • Full length rear splash guard
  • (2) T-slots on top of cross-slide
  • Front chuck & chip safety guards
  • Working lamp
  • RS-232 port
  • Compact flash drive
  • Front & rear screw type chip conveyors
  • Centers and center sleeve
  • Leveling blocks
  • Service tools & toolbox
  • Operation, programming & instruction manuals


Available features:

  • 10, 12, or 15 inch spindle bores
  • 60, 80, 120, or 160 inch center distance
  • Numerous 3 and 4 jaw manual and power chucks
  • Fanuc 21iT control with “manual guide” and thread repair cycle
  • 40 HP spindle motor
  • Automatic spindle speed gear change
  • Rear back plate for double chuck
  • 3 inch capacity boring bar holder
  • Hydraulic tailstock
  • Steady rests
  • Follow Rests
  • 8-postion vertical turret
  • Tape type chip conveyors in lieu of standard screw type


The “Willis” 32120-12 big bore CNC oil country lathe is great for oil field applications.  Our hollow spindle, geared head lathes are designed to meet the demanding requirements of today’s oil industry.  They are used primarily for turning and threading oil field parts. Examples include, drill pipe, wash pipe, pins, and casing connectors used in the energy industry.  These large bore lathes are also great for machining large diameter tubes, shafts and cutting a wide range of inch or metric threads; A.P.I. tapered, modular, or diametric.


The quality and performance of the “Willis” big bore CNC oil country lathes allow our customers to experience a tremendous value with thier Willis large bore CNC lathes.