Horizontal Axis Transfer
This eight station horizontal axis transfer machine with 12 machining units processes valve bodies, valve covers, elbows, tee’s, and several other parts from brass castings. Boring, O.D. turning, recessing, single point threading, single point facing, and broaching operations are performed. This machine is equipped with a bulk type hopper conveyor with vibratory part chute and orienting device combined with (not pictured) a pneumatically operated pick and place load / unload device. The machine includes Fanuc CNC control, motors and drives.
This Six Station CNC Horizontal Axis Transfer Machine with thirteen machining units processes 5 different automotive air conditioning components from Aluminum castings. Cycle times range from 5.5 to 11 seconds and the parts are automatically loaded from a bulk type hopper conveyor with orienting device and conveyor combined with an ABB Robot with vision system (not pictured). Machining operations include boring, single point facing, single point threading, recessing, and broaching operations. Five of the thirteen machining units are mounted on cross slides in order to perform milling, contouring, threadmilling, and three axis interpolation operations. The machine features a Fanuc control, motors and drives.