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Posted by: 10. June 2013

The Basics of Bar Pullers

This combination bar pulling unit incorporates a cutoff tool so it occupies only one lathe turret station and eliminates an index from tool to puller.

 

There are multiple ways to automate a CNC lathe. If your goal is to gain lengthy stretches of unattended operation, then a bar feeder is hard to beat. Conversely, a bar puller is a cost-effective alternative for automated turning of small or medium batch sizes. That’s because a puller can free up sufficient time between bar changes to enable a single operator to tend multiple machines, measure critical part features or perform value-adding secondary operations. The resulting labor cost savings can quickly pay for the puller, as explained in this past article

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