Mitsubishi Electric Automation
Mitsubishi Electric Automation LoadMate Plus package.

Machine-Tending Packages for CNC Machines

July 20, 2023
Designed for easy set-up and use, LoadMate machine tending solutions provide manufacturers with an answer to labor shortages while improving productivity and lowering operating costs.

MITSUBISHI ELECTRIC AUTOMATION’s LoadMate Plus line of machine-tending systems is engineered to offer flexibility and mobility, to address the need for reliable throughput and scheduling for CNC operations, including vertical machines and turning centers. The comprehensive offering of machine tending solutions provides manufacturers with the answer to labor shortage challenges while improving productivity and lowering operating costs.

Automation is becoming increasingly attractive to manufacturers due to labor shortages and pressures to maximize productivity. Through flexible connectivity via Ethernet and easy programming through the Direct Robot Control (DRC) feature of Mitsubishi Electric’s M8 Series, machine tending can benefit customers that may not have experienced robot programmers available.

In addition to DRC, almost any CNC machine can be connected to a shop floor via discrete I/O for non-M8 CNC controls from Mitsubishi Electric and other companies. Further support is available through Mitsubishi Electric trained engineers to service both robot and CNC. Additionally, Mitsubishi Electric Automation offers a 5- year robot maintenance and warranty program.

“Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc.’s machine tending solutions portfolio provides a cost-effective answer to ongoing labor shortages and maximized productivity challenges many manufacturers are currently experiencing. Our experts work closely with your team to find and implement a turn-key solution that is seamlessly integrated, fully supported, and delivers ROI quickly” said Dave Simak, service product manager at Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc.

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