Bar Feeder for Swiss Lathes
The Elite 220 bar feeder for Swiss-type lathes features two barstock magazine types with basic bar feeder configuration: a standard linear/gravity magazine for barstock ranging from 0.25" to 0.787" and a “walking beam” type for barstock ranging from 0.080" to 0.25".
The maker of racing engine components produces parts that have many permutations within each product line. Here is how Jesel sets up work for cost-effective, responsive machining.
Don't assume the standard chuck is the right workholding for every lathe application.
The challenge holding tight tolerances for its billet RC helicopter engine components drove this company to develop an innovative fifth-axis tombstone device to complete multiple parts on an HMC in one setup.