Niles-Simmons RQ/RQQ Vertical Turning Centers

The Niles-Simmons Vertical Turning Centers (RQ/RQQ) with one or two ram heads were conceived for heavy duty cutting of railway wheels. Robust design, use of heavy-duty cutting tools with Capto C10 interface, and automatic tool change ensure optimum machining of forged or hot-rolled railway wheels.

Niles-Simmons RQ for railway wheel production

Machine Benefits

These machines offer numerous benefits including:

RQ and RQQ conceived for efficient machining of railway wheels
Equipped with one (RQ) or two tool heads (RQQ) with Capto C10 tool receptor
Complete heavy duty cutting with automatic tool change from one 12 pocket tool magazine per tool head
Simultaneous tool change into tool magazine during machining time possible
Prepared for fully automatic loading and unloading

Machine Specifications

Download our Niles-Simmons RQ/RQQ Vertical Turning Centers product data sheet — for the full machine specification, please contact the Machine Sales team.

RQ/RQQ Swing Diameter

70.866 in.  |  1800 mm

RQ/RQQ Maximum Tool Diameter

53.15 in  |  1350 mm

RQ/RQQ Maximum Thick Wheel Disc (Height Over Slab)

11.81 in. (19.685 in.)  |  300 mm (500 mm)

RQ Maximum Drive Power

92 kW

RQQ Maximum Drive Power

155 kW

RQ/RQQ Speed Range

10-400 rpm

RQ Torque on Slab (60% ED)

4968.3 lbs./min  |  22.1 kN/min

RQQ Torque on Slab (60% ED)

22.1 kN/min  |  4968.3 lbs./min

RQ/RQQ Rapid Feed

 24 m/min  |  944.88 in./min

RQ Cut Force Tool Unit Left/Right

13488.54 lbs.  |  60 kN

RQQ Cut Force Tool Unit Left/Right

13488.54 / 14612.58 lbs.  |  60 / 65 kN

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The NSH USA Customer Service Center (CSC) is here to support you and your machine. As the original equipment manufacturer (OEM), we are ideally suited to keep your machine productive and operating safely.

We offer:

OEM Spare & Replacement Parts
New or Upgrade Services
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