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Preview Taipei International Machine Tools Show

Automatic Tool Changers If a “CNC milling machine” has an automatic tool changer installed then its name changes to “machining center”.

This transformation indicates how important the automatic tool changer is concerning machining versatility and efficiency. Years ago, the automatic tool changer played the role of synergizing a single CNC machine. For a BT-40 spindled machining center, having a tool change time of less than four seconds with an arm-type tool changer is considered acceptable. But with machine users’

Newly developed ATC with eco-friendly features.

endless demand for higher

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and reliability.

cascading assembly method

the removable tool holding

deceleration time of the three

A prestigious Taiwanese

for the tool pot and the

base and simultaneous

axes is becoming so fast

company has developed a

tool disc has simplified the

tool catching and releasing

meaning that tool change

new disk-type tool magazine

operating process.

system have been

times must be improved and

that features simultaneous

With a two-stage tool

keep up.

tool catching and releasing.

c l a m p i n g c y l i n d e r, p l u s

Meanwhile, the machine

It will be showcased at

the unique tool changing

Concerning eco-friendly

tool producers’ need of high

TIMTOS 2013. The unit’s

mechanism, the tool change

features, the tool pots

quality industrial design

innovative modularized

cycle can be achieved in

and tool disk are made of

has forced tool changer

design has a reduced

only 1.13 seconds due to its

engineered plastic that can

manufacturers to not only

weight of 20%, or 90 kg

simultaneous tool releasing

fully bio-decompose and

consider their product’s

less than previous models.

process for the spindle.

the unit minimizes the use

functionality but also its

It is efficient, eco-friendly,

Similar tool changers from

of metal. The patented tool

aesthetics. Therefore, the

extremely reliable and can

other companies take 2.5

holding base allows machine

automatic tool changer is

be easily installed on most

seconds. The motion of the

tool builders to change the

no longer an accessory of

machines.

tool disk is roller-guided so it

pull stud specification in an easy and simple way. All Images Courtesy: Gifu

efficiency, the acceleration /

a machine. It is a critical

Furthermore, the

moves quietly and smoothly.

component for job efficiency

innovated structure of the

In addition, the design of

authenticated with two patents in five countries.

Show Preview of Taipei Int'l Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS 2013)  

TIMTOS 2013 will be held next March, from the 5th to 10th. It will be one of the biggest showcase on mahine tool products in Asia.

Show Preview of Taipei Int'l Machine Tool Show (TIMTOS 2013)  

TIMTOS 2013 will be held next March, from the 5th to 10th. It will be one of the biggest showcase on mahine tool products in Asia.

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