Machining Cell Provides Affordable, Five-Axis Automation
Methods Machine Tools, Inc., a supplier of precision machine tools, offers pre-engineered automation solutions.
At the event, the Med Cell included a pallet identification system, which enables the user to place pallets of different parts, one after another, on the in-feed conveyor and have the system identify the pallet and call up the corresponding machining program. This enables the user to run lot sizes as low as one.
Editor PickDon’t Be in the Dark with Lights-Out Machining
Certain things must be considered before taking on lights-out machining in a shop. Think about the following points that are only some examples of what to consider prior to implementing lights-out machining.