KNC 8plus - Powerful & Economical

Cycle-controlled universal lathes

KNC lathes have a long tradition at Monforts. Our customers have
trusted these machines for almost 30 years, thanks to their
ruggedness and reliability.

These machines combine the advantages of manual and CNC lathes:
they can be controlled via hand wheels in manual mode, and switched
over to workshop programming. Suitable for single part of small series


  • Swing diameter over bed = 800 mm
  • Swing diameter over cross slide = 515 mm
  • Distance between centres = up to 8,000 mm
  • Max. spindle speed = 1-1,600 RPM
  • Spindle bore = 133 mm
  • Drive power (100/40 % DR) = 22/30.8 kW

  • Control R&D MTC, operator panel with 12" TFT
  • Manual operating functions
  • Chip conveyor
  • Multifix D1 quick clamping tool holder


  • Control SIEMENS 840D sl with operator interface Operate, OP10 Panel 10.4“ TFT
  • Control SIEMENS 840D sl, with operater interface Operate OP15 Panel 15“ Multitouch
  • ShopTurn
  • Steady
  • Quick-clamping tool holder PARAT, Capto
  • Boring rest
  • 8x turret with/without driven tools VDI 50
  • 4-sided turret head, without tool drive
  • C-axis positioned with independent servo motor
  • Air conditioning of electric cabinet
  • Hydraulic clamping system
  • Spindle brake
  • Tailstock hydraulically, programmable movement of quill
  • Machine status indicator lamp, 3 colours
  • Large selection of clamping systems

Consulting We will be pleased to advise you!

Do you have a specific requirement? We have the individual solution for you! Your ideas and wishes will be implemented by us.

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Contact us at:
+49 2161 9461 0