New HJ-400 Horizontal CNC Lathe Offers Affordability and Flexibility to Handle a Wide Range of Workpieces

This economical machine tool from Okuma is available in two bed lengths and is excellent for machining parts for several industr

Charlotte, N.C. (April 22, 2015) – Okuma introduces its new HJ-400 horizontal CNC lathe. This machine offers many of the advantages of the company’s GENOS lathe series with a FANUC control, providing an affordable, entry-level lathe with exceptional flexibility. This machine tool can be equipped with an extended bed to accommodate a variety of workpieces for maximum flexibility and throughput. 

Built on a one-piece, cast iron base with a horizontal way system and hand-scraped headstock and tailstock mounting surfaces with two-point bearing support, this machine provides stability, rigidity and accuracy for a variety of applications. A gearless spindle reduces vibration and heat, minimizing thermal deformation for maximum productivity 

Easy Operation

A User-friendly design maximizes productivity by allowing effortless workpiece loading and unloading and easy access to tooling. Chuck and tailstock controls are located at the front of the machine. A right discharge, hinge chip conveyor is standard. 

Key Features of Okuma’s HJ-400 Horizontal CNC Lathe

Max Turning Diameter mm (in) Ø330 (Ø 12.99)
Spindle Nose Type   A2-8
Speed Range  min⁻¹ 30~3,000
Power 15 min/cont. kW (hp) 18.5 (15)
Rapid Traverse (X/Z) m (in)/min 20/25 (787/984)

Standard 10” Chuck


For more information on Okuma’s HJ-400 visit You can also view a video demonstration of the HJ-400 cutting a brass “bullet” at

About Okuma America Corporation

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, spindle and CNC control all manufactured by Okuma. Okuma’s innovative and reliable technology, paired with comprehensive, localized service protection, allows users to run continuously with confidence – maximizing profitability.  Along with its industry-leading distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma facilitates quality, productivity and efficiency, empowering the customer and enabling competitive advantage in today’s demanding manufacturing environment.  For more information, visit www.okuma.comor follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica

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About Morris Group, Inc.

Morris Group, Inc.(, one of North America’s largest machine tool supply networks, owns fourteen independently-operated business units located throughout the eastern half of the U.S.  It supplies  CNC machine tools and related technology and services  to manufacturers representing virtually every industry segment.  Morris Group, Inc. is headquartered in Windsor, Connecticut, home of its founding company, The Robert E. Morris Company, which has served the manufacturing industry since 1941.