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k16-main-imageK16E — faster processing with outstanding ease-of-use.

Citizen’s highly successful K series evolves for the new age to meet the needs of the changing global market

Up to 23 tools

To meet the trend to produce complex parts on a lower cost machine

Flexible tooling layout

Up to 8 rotary tools can be mounted including cross drilling/milling, face drilling & slitting

Now with back slitting and back cross drilling capability

Same holder is adaptable for both slitting and cross drilling

Faster processing

New control delivers significant cycle time savings for complex parts

Citizen’s renowned ease of use

Citizen is the machine of choice for fast set-ups and changeovers.
The new control and user interface makes using the K series even easier than before

Citizen’s unique Cincom Control cuts non-cutting time to a minimum

Citizen’s dynamic software development leads the swiss type/sliding head sector

Rigid and compact

The acclaimed rigid but compact construction of the previous K series is carried forward with the K12/16E

High speed spindle

15,000rpm main spindle is standard on both K12 and K16 models

Improved back spindle torque

The back spindle has improved torque at low rpm

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Machine Specification

Item K12E VII K16E VII
Maximum machining diameter ø12mm ø16mm
Maximum machining length 200mm/1chuking
Maximum drilling diameter for main spindle ø10mm
Maximum front tapping diameter(tap, die) M8
Main Spindle through-hole diameter ø16mm ø20mm
Spindle speed 15,000min-1
Maximum chuck diameter of back spindle ø12mm ø16mm
Maximum protrusion length of the back spindle workpiece 40mm
Maximum drilling diameter for the gang rotary tool ø6mm
Maximum tapping diameter for the gang rotary tool M5
Back spindle speed 10,000min-1
Spindle speed of the back tool post rotary tool 4,500min-1
Number of tools to be mounted 23(Max)
Tool (Gang tool post) ø12mm (ø10mm,ø13mm)
Sleeve ø20mm (ø19.05mm)

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