PC Integrates with CNC Machine Tool Control

Using a self-contained, extensible PC, integrated with the machine’s current controls, users can bridge new technology with virtually any CNC machine tool.Sefaré controls can build any size PC with customized hardware and software solutions for any budget.

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Using a self-contained, extensible PC, integrated with the machine’s current controls, users can bridge new technology with virtually any CNC machine tool.

Sefaré controls can build any size PC with customized hardware and software solutions for any budget. Running Microsoft Windows 7 Pro or XP Pro, the all-in-one base PC includes a 15” LCD touchscreen and integrated wireless. Product specifications include: 3.0-GB DDR2 pre-installed Intel Core2 Duo with 4 GB of ram; 160-GB SATA/150 5,400-rpm HDD for Notebooks; four serial ports (RJ45) with DB9 adapters; integrated 10/100/1000 LAN; Rubber Duck antenna, dual band, 2 dbi R-SMA; WiFi 802.11-BG MiniPCI ATHEROS; (AR5005) FIPS; and integrated GMA 950 (Intel 945) video.

Available on the base machine is production enhancing software including adaptive controls, conversational programming and 3D simulation with crash detection. Standard input/output devices are RS232, USB 2.0, and Ethernet. Also available are software data collection packages that provide gaging information, SPC and auto-tool offset function, automated part inspection and statistics with automated tool offsets.