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    Browsing machines, drooling over stuff I'd buy if I won a particularly large lottery...

    I'm very confused about DMG Mori's machines. Turn-Mill for instance. They list 3 lines: CTX, NTX and NT. Does the NT even exist anymore? I got the impression that was their old generation, to be retired. If so, why is it still there? (Globally, I checked different countries' websites)

    And is the ctx the "budget" version? Or are they just "different"? Does the ctx come from the dmg heritage and the nt(x) from Mori?

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    I think CTX was a style of lathe for DMG for some time. CTXEco is the "value" version of the same lathe - very similar to the German lathe (a few diffs) but made in PRC or Poland (I have a CTX Eco) CTX Eco is "budget" but seems to me that CTX might or might not be.

    NT was the Mori Lathe with b-axis head.

    Not sure the origin of NTX.

    Things won't go away if customers want them....

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    Ok, cool. As far as I know the x suffix is just the next generation - and they mostly existed as mori seiki prior to the merge.

    I wish it was easier to find data on machines on builders' websites, but I suppose they don't care too much about tire kickers and would rather start a dialog with anyone serious so they can start applying sales pressure.

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    Isent the NT still the best? And the ntx a newer cheaper machine? I have some years in NT's really fun machine to play with

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    Quote Originally Posted by JMillar View Post
    Browsing machines, drooling over stuff I'd buy if I won a particularly large lottery...

    I'm very confused about DMG Mori's machines. Turn-Mill for instance. They list 3 lines: CTX, NTX and NT. Does the NT even exist anymore? I got the impression that was their old generation, to be retired. If so, why is it still there? (Globally, I checked different countries' websites)

    And is the ctx the "budget" version? Or are they just "different"? Does the ctx come from the dmg heritage and the nt(x) from Mori?
    I could go more in depth. But In short, all of these machines existed before the merger. Both companies were/are on the cutting edge of small/medium mill turns.

    So each company had a few models to cover a a few areas.

    The Ctx beta tc= DMG smaller entry level,Iron bed, Graziano(except 2000 is old gamma, mineral cast bed)

    CTX GammaTC = DMG larger top class, mineral cast bed, Bielefeld

    NTX= Mori smaller iron 3 point bed(still over 33k lbs.), more compact, minimal foundation needed, target market= medical etc.

    NT= Mori Large heavy Iron bed, Box in Box concept same as ntx but more profound, will need a decent foundation.

    DMG CTX TC = Seimens

    Mori NT/NTX = Fanuc

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    CTX existed in the Gildemeister lineup. The packaging is different now but the specs are not that different.
    NTX: Bed/ways.
    CTX: Linear ways.
    Over here you can get Siemens or Heidenhain on NTX too.

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