Fryer Machine

VT Series - Vertical Turret Lathe

The Fryer VT Series is a compact, large swing vertical turret lathe. This series features an innovative traveling column design that allows a large swing in a small foot print machine. The unique horizontal turret features excellent clearance for long and short tools alike. The VT is available with full C axis contouring and positioning as well as a powerful live tool turret. Equipped with Fryer-Siemens Touch 2200 CNC control that features shop floor conversational programming, G code programming, 3D graphics and fast set-up cycles.




  • Compact foot print
  • Very large swing
  • 32 inch and 48 inch cutting heights
  • Unique traveling column design
  • 8 or 12 Station automatic turret
  • Heavy duty BMT-65 tooling
  • High torque geared headstock
  • Spindle speeds up to 1,500 RPM
  • 40 or 75 HP spindle motor
  • Chip conveyor system
  • High pressure thru-turret coolant
  • Simple conversational programming
  • Standard G code










Innovatve Design

  • Compact traveling column design
  • 40" or 80" Swing models
  • 8 station automatic turret - horizontally positioned to provide excellent clearance for long tools
  • BMT-65 tooling for high rigidity
  • High torque geared headstock


Live Tool Turret

  • 8 station live tool turret with 10 HP motor
  • BMT-65 tooling for high capacity milling and drilling operations
  • Extended reach tool holders
  • C axis spindle features full contouring
  • Optional Y axis with +/- 3" of travel


Unique Traveling Column Design

  • Uses significantly less floor space than any other large swing VTL on the market
  • VTL design features higher rigidity than conventional ‘cross bar’ designs
  • Horizontally mounted turret allows extra-long tooling to be used without
    the clearance problems associated with traditional designs


Siemens Touch 2200 Control

  • Complicated turning contours programmed using simple graphic menus
  • Milling and drilling operations can be added at the control (saving time and money)
  • Solid model graphics
  • DFX file importing
  • Handwheel run and collision avoidance