C&R recently purchased another Okuma Live Tool Lathe with Y-axis milling. Currently in our plant we have 4 live tool lathes and 2 live tool Tsugami swiss turn lathes. This machine allows us to complete a part in one operation that previously would have taken both a mill operation and a lathe operation. Less part handling means less handling time and faster throughput. This also allows for greater accuracy since it eliminates moving the part to another fixtures. Instead of having two machines tied up with a single part, the CNC mills can be used for making other parts.