Live Centers, Dead Centers and Face Drivers

Precision Live Centers Designed for Long Service Life and Superior Performance in CNC and General Machining Operations | High-Speed, High-Volume, Heavy-Duty Applications

LPR Global is proud to offer Pointtech’s GG brand live centers, face drivers, and dead centers. With a guaranteed accuracy of 3µm TIR (0.00012”), and heat-treated bodies and points for extra strength and rigidity, our live centers are known for their quality and superior service life for high precision, high volume, and high speed CNC machining. In addition to our full product range, we design custom live centers for our clients’ specific needs, even on orders with just a single live center.

 

With over 35 years of experience as a premium machine parts manufacturer, our live centers and face drivers are the industry standard in South Korean machining centers. Moreover, our CNC machining parts are used in over 21 countries by a clientele that includes Doosan Infracore, Samsung Machinery, and Hyundai WIA, as well as next generation automotive manufacturers Tesla and McLaren Performance Technologies (Linamar).

 

The service life of our live centers outperforms those of our competitors, due to an excellent ability to prevent ingress of cutting oil and suppress heat generation. As a result, many of clients choose to work with us on a long-term, repeat basis for various projects and machining needs.

Precision Live Centers and Face Drivers for High-Speed CNC, Turning, and Grinding Machine Operations | Light- to Heavy-Duty Machining Applications

 

LPR Global’s live centers and face drivers are designed and manufactured by Pointtech, an industry standard for machining centers throughout South Korea. For over 35 years, our manufacturer has specialized in custom live centers and face drivers designed for each client’s specific machining needs, even if the order is for a single live center or face driver.

 

We are proud to guarantee quality and accuracy of up to 0.003mm or 0.00012” total-indicator-runout (TIR) on our standard and custom live centers. Each live center is tested at least 4 times before shipment to ensure that our products maintain the highest quality available in today’s global market.

 

Our live centers are used in high-precision machining operations and are recognized for its GG brand in over 21 countries. Our clients include machining corporations such as Doosan Infracore, Hyundai WIA, Mazak, SMEC (Samsung Machine Tools Engineering), and Hoffman Group. We are also a main supplier of live centers for CNC operations of leading automotive manufacturers such as Hyundai, Kia Motors, McLaren (Linamar), and Tesla.

 

Our full product range includes our standard live centers with a 60° point, heavy-duty live centers, waterproof live centers, high-speed live centers, draw-off nut live centers, multi-sealing live centers, bull head live centers, interchangeable point live centers, dead centers, and face drivers. We also offer the options of carbide-tipped points that are hardened to 90 ± 5 HRa, extended points, and various point angles, including 30°, 60° and 80° points.

Various special live centers that are customized for client's machining needs

Standard CNC High-Speed Live Center | General CNC and Machine Operations | BN Model

LPR Global’s best-selling live centers are our standard CNC high-speed live centers from our BN product line. With a guaranteed accuracy of 0.003mm (0.0001”) TIR, this live center is an excellent option for most CNC and conventional machine operations. Equipped with double angular bearings, our Standard CNC High-Speed Live Centers are specifically designed to accommodate both radial and axial loads.

 

The bearing space is protected form dust and coolants by a high-performance lip seal and a deflected shaft design, which are responsible for our live centers’ long service life, which outperforms conventional North American competitors. This translates to greater value and higher production output for our clients.

 

Available in Morse Taper sizes of MT2 to MT6, the Standard CNC High-Speed Live Center has a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc for extra strength, rigidity, and service life. It comes with the option of a carbide-tipped point, which is heat-treated to 90 ± 5 HRa.

BN Model Specifications & Technical Data | CNC High-Speed Live Center

 

  • Morse Taper sizes: MT2 to MT6
  • Workpiece weight capacity: 500 kg to 3,500 kg
  • Max RPM: 5,000 to 2,800
  • Max head diameter: 50 mm to 105 mm
LPR Global's Standard CNC High-Speed Precision Live Center.
Technical Data for LPR Global's BN Model - CNC High-Speed Live Centers

Extended Shaft with 30° Point | Improved Clearance and Flexibility for CNC Machine Operations | BNL30 Model

LPR Global's CNC High-Speed Precision Live Center with Extended 30 Degree Point

The CNC High-Speed Live Center is available in our BNL30 model, which comes with an extended shaft and a 30° point for improved clearance and machining flexibility. Compared to our standard BN model, the extended shaft adds an extra 10.5mm to 19.3mm in shaft length without compromising workpiece weight capacity and RPM.

Extended Shaft and Center Point with A Type 60° Point | Maximum Clearance for Cramped Work Areas and Low-Lying Centers | BNL30A Model

LPR Global's CNC High-Speed Precision Live Center with an Extended Shaft and 60 Degree Center Point

The CNC High-Speed Live Center comes in the BNL30A model, which has a shaft extension, as well as a 60° center point extension for superior tool clearance and machining flexibility. Compared to our standard model, the extended shaft and center point adds an extra 20.5mm to 46.8mm in shaft length.

Premium and Economical High-Speed Live Centers | BNH and BS Models

The Premium High-Speed Live Center is equipped with roller bearings for superior axial and radial load support. It has an additional anti-friction seal to deflect coolants and to maintain high operation RPMs of 6,000 to 5,000.

 

LPR Global’s Premium High-Speed Live Center is available in Morse Taper sizes of MT3 to MT5 in the following models:

LPR GLobal's Premium CNC High-Speed Live Center

BNH Model

Standard High-Speed with a 60° point

LPR Global's Premium CNC High-Speed Live Center with Extended Shaft and 30 Degree Point.

BNHL30 Model

Extended Shaft High-Speed Live Center with a 30° point. Adds 9mm to 24mm to the standard shaft length.

LPR Global's BNHL30A - Premium CNC High-Speed Live Center with Extended Shaft and Extended 60 Degree Center Point

BNHL30A Model

Extended Shaft and Center Point High-Speed Live Center with an A-type 60° point. Adds 24mm to 39mm to the standard shaft length.

The Economical High-Speed Live Center is equipped with double angular contact bearings for both axial and radial load support. It has a workpiece weight capacity of 750 kg to 2,000 kg, and maximum operation RPMs of 6,000 to 5,000. The anti-friction seal protects the bearing space from coolant deflectors for excellent service life. They are ideally suited for CNC, grinding, and high-speed light-duty machining operations.

 

Economical High-Speed Live Centers are available in Morse Taper sizes of MT3 to MT5 in the following models:

LPR Global's Economical High-Speed Live Center

BS Model

Economical High-Speed Live Center

LPR's Economical High-Speed Live Center with Extended Shaft

BSL30 Model

Economical Extended Shaft with 30° Point. Adds 8mm to 15mm to the standard shaft length.

LPR Global's Economical High-Speed Live Center with Extended Shaft and Center Point

BSL30A Model

Extended Shaft and Center Point High-Speed Live Center with an A-type 60° point. Adds 14mm to 32mm to the standard shaft length.

Super High Speed Live Center | Precision High Speed Machining | BHS Model

 

The Super High Speed Live Center is designed for special machining needs that require up to 250% regular operation speeds. This live center is equipped with a labyrinth seal to deflect coolants and support super high operation speeds. The drain hole is located on the bottom of the BHS Model.

This live center has a guaranteed accuracy of 0.002mm or 0.0001″ TIR and a heat-treated body and 60° point of 60 ± 2 HRc. We also offer this live center with a carbide-tipped point to 90 ± 5 HRa from sizes MT2 to MT5.

 

The Super High Speed Live Center is also available in 2 extended models that add up to 33mm in shaft length. Please contact us for more information.

 

BHS Model Specifications and Technical Data | Super High Speed Live Center

  • Morse Taper Sizes: MT2 to MT5
  • Workpiece Weight Capacity: 360kg to 560kg
  • Max RPM: 15,000 to 12,000
  • Head Diameter: 26mm to 37mm
LPR Global's Super High-Speed Live Center
Technical Data for LPR Global's BHS Model - Super High-Speed Live Center

Heavy Duty Live Centers | Heavy-Duty CNC and Grinding Machining | TN Model

 

LPR Global’s Heavy-Duty Live Centers are engineered with taper roller bearings for superior axial and radial load capacity. As with most of our live centers, we guarantee an accuracy of 0.003mm or 0.0001″ TIR for the TN Model. This live center has a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc for extra strength, rigidity, and service life. We offer the heavy-duty live center with the option of a carbide-tipped point, which is hardened to 90 ± 5 HRa.

 

TN Model Specifications and Technical Data | Heavy-Duty Live Center

  • Morse Taper Sizes: MT3 to MT7
  • Workpiece Weight Capacity: 400kg to 10,000kg
  • Max RPM: 4,000 to 500
  • Head Diameter: 51mm to 177mm
LPR Global's Heavy Duty Live Center.
Technical Data for LPR Global's BS Model - Heavy Duty Live Centers

Waterproof Live Centers | Inspection and Testing Operations | WP Model

 

We offer an enhanced waterproof live center that is ideal for CNC, inspection, and testing machining. LPR Global’s Waterproof Live Center features a small head diameter to maximize clearance space between tool holders and turning tools. It is equipped with a custom fit needle bearing structure and has a guaranteed accuracy of 0.003mm or 0.0001″ TIR. Each of our live centers is tested in our facilities at least 4 times before shipping to ensure the highest quality on the market.

 

Our standard waterproof model has a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc. For additional strength and rigidity, we also offer carbide-tipped points of 90 ± 5 HRa.

 

WP Model Specifications and Technical Data

  • Morse Taper Sizes: MT2 to MT5
  • Workpiece Weight Capacity: 200kg to 1,300kg
  • Max RPM: 4,000 to 2,000
  • Head Diameter: 27.7mm to 62mm
LPR Global's Waterproof Precision Live Center
Technical Data for LPR Global's BS Model - Waterproof Live Centers

Extended Shaft with 30° Point | Waterproof Live Center | WPL30 Model

LPR Global's Waterproof Live Center with Extended Shaft with 30 Degree Point.

Our Waterproof Live Center is also available with an extended shaft in the WPL30 model. Compared to our Standard Waterproof model, the extended shaft adds an extra 13mm to 39mm in shaft length, for improved tool clearance and machining flexibility.

Extended Shaft and Center Point with A Type 60° Point | Waterproof Live Center | WPL30A Model

LPR Global's WPL30A - Waterproof Live Center with Extended Shaft and Extended 60 Degree Point

For the utmost tool clearance for cramped work spaces, our WPL30A model adds an additional 19mm to 59mm in shaft length to our standard waterproof model. This model has an extended shaft, as well as an extended center point with a 60° angle.

Draw Off Nut | Easy Release from Tailstock | BNN Model

 

The Draw Off Nut Live Center is designed for easy release from tailstock and is specifically well-suited for safe and quick disassembly on copying lathes and CNC machines with cutting threads. The Draw Off Nut Live Center has a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc for extra strength, rigidity, and service life. It comes with the option of a carbide-tipped point hardened to 90 ± 5 HRa.

 

BNN Model Specifications and Technical Data | Draw Off Nut

  • Morse Taper Sizes: MT2 to MT6
  • Workpiece Weight Capacity: 500kg to 3,500kg
  • Max RPM: 5,000 to 2,800
  • Head Diameter: 50mm to 105mm
LPR GLobal's Draw Off Nut Live Center
Technical Data for LPR Global's BNN Model - Draw Off Nut Live Centers

Standard CNC Multi-Sealing Live Centers | Enhanced Service Life | Automated CNC Installations | UN Model

 

LPR Global’s CNC Multi-Sealing Live Centers are equipped with a high-performance lip seal and an additional V-seal for superior protection from dust and coolant ingress. The multi-seal extends the product life for applications in automated CNC installation for superior value and high production capacity.

 

Available in Morse Taper sizes MT4 and MT5, all our CNC Multi-Sealing Live Centers have a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc. The live centers are available with carbide-tipped points of 90 ± 5 HRa for extra strength, rigidity, and service life.

 

UN Model Specifications and Technical Data | Standard Multi-Sealing

  • Morse Taper Size: MT4 and MT5
  • Workpiece weight: 800 kg – 2,000 kg
  • Max RPM: 3,800 to 3,000
  • Head Diameter: 69mm to 88mm
LPR Global's UN Model - Multi-Sealing Live Centers
Technical Data for LPR Global's UN Model - CNC Multi-Sealing Live Centers

High Speed Multi-Sealing Live Center | UNH Model

 

For machining applications that require higher RPM and long product life, our recommend our High-Speed Multi-Sealing Live Centers. Our UNH model’s maximum RPM is 58% to 66% higher than our standard multi-sealing model.

 

UNH Model Specifications | High-Speed Multi-Sealing Live Centers

  • Morse Taper Size: MT4 and MT5
  • Max RPM: 6,000 to 5,000

 

Available in Morse Taper sizes MT4 and MT5, all our CNC Multi-Sealing Live Centers have a heat-treated body and 60° point to 60 ± 2 HRc. The live centers are available with carbide-tipped points of 90 ± 5 HRa for extra strength, rigidity, and service life.

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