With a highly simplified and very fast programming system, the MAXICA teach-in lathes excel in one-off orders or small and medium size batch production.

Maxica lathes are now replaced by the OPTMAX range or the OPTIMAX PLUS range.


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  • Ø: 430 mm
  • Distance between centres: 700 mm
  • Power: 5,5 / 7,5 kW
  • Diametre of spindle swing: 54 mm
  • Spindle speed: 3,500 rpm


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  • Ø: 583 mm
  • 2 distances between centres at choice: 1,100 ou 1,800 mm.
  • Power: 15 / 29 kW (Num) ; 18,5 kW (Fanuc)
  • Diametre of spindle swing: 80 mm
  • Spindle speed: 3,000 rpm


  • A lathe really adapted to one-off orders and small or medium size batches, able to machine very complex pieces.
  • Needs no specific programming language. The design of the first piece creates the programme for the next part. These parts are then manufactured automatically.
  • Simple and quick operation by reducing the tedious adjustments and programming operations.
  • Treated and stress relieved cast-iron bed and hardened tracks standing on a massive cast-iron support (the mechanical structure of conventional lathes HBX).
  • LCD colour high resolution screen.
  • Console with intuitive handwheels.
  • High capacity with minimal floor-space.
  • Total enclosure guarding in accordance with CE standards, and with complete access to the work area (design for maximum ergonomics and access).
  • Machine delivered with standard equipment (threejaw manual chuck, turret + 2 tool-holders …).
  • Options : stationary steady rest, travelling steady rest, sensitive tailstock …


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