Fanuc FA Americarsquos new FASOPC retrieves CNC machine production data to simplify recordkeeping and reporting
The accuracy of the vision system makes it well suited to work cells that handle small volumes of various parts and its speed and agility allow it to be effective too for highvolume machining stations
Major Tool amp Machine has been on track to retrofit more than a dozen of its giant milling and turning machines MTM managers said the transition process has been an enlightening experience for the Indianapolis company
VLC 100 G vertical pickup grinder has three axes X Z C and uses its overhead pickup spindle to load itself It machines with one or two grinding spindles for internal andor external work Workpieces are mounted on pallets and fed into the VLC 100 G by conveyor belt Then the pickup spindle continues the automated loading and unloading process
Hardinge Inc demonstrated automated production of hydraulic spool valve housings on its T51 MSY SP SuperPrecision turning center
NUMrsquos new SHX and SPX brushless servomotors offer machine builders a choice of output power and speed ratings to match different applications Both motor ranges offer high mass moments of rotor inertia optimized for machinetool feed axes and combine dynamic performance with smooth running even at low speeds
new Fanuc industrial PC
Flexium software includes tools for machine setup optimization and diagnostics such as ballbar testing of interpolated axes
The Sinumerik 808D is a plugandplay installation that uses a simple USB interface For turning it provides highcontour accuracy highvolume production runs For milling machine it offers velocity control for moldanddie production