Uremet Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high quality, high performance solid polyurethane industrial wheels, recently announced the installation of a second Mori Seiki CNC Lathe. The equipment increases Uremet’s production capacity to meet the increasing demand for quality complete wheels and wheel components. The new top-of-the-line equipment brings reliability and flexibility to the most demanding projects and offers greater precision and rigidity, accuracy and consistency in production.

The new DuraTurn 2050 has a maximum turning diameter of 14.5” and a turning length of 20.8” providing additional versatility. The equipment takes precision cutting to a new level and allows Uremet to offer its customers shorter lead times. Last year, Uremet produced over 10,000 complete urethane and nylon wheels in its facility.

Timothy Cockriel, Director of Business Development for Uremet Corporation, stated “the addition of the Mori Seiki CNC Lathe to our machine shop gives us additional capacity to meet our customers increasing demand for quality, high performance complete wheels. By using state-of-the-art equipment, we can provide the best solutions and highest quality products to meet our customers’ needs.”