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Maximize Automation Results with Bar Feeders

Bar feeders are the primary automation option for the precision turned parts shop. Selecting the best bar feeder for the application is important for maximizing the production benefits of this technology.

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As shop owners seek creative ways to increase productivity and reduce labor costs, automation solutions are more frequently finding their way onto the shop floor. Bar feeders are the primary automation option for the precision turned parts shop. Choosing the right one for a given application is important in achieving maximum performance.

In the June issue of Production Machining, we took an in-depth look at all the factors to consider in the bar feeder selection process. Learn how lot sizes, part length, and cutting speeds, as well as other factors such as shopfloor logistics and plant layout impact the efficiency of the bar feeders. Read “The Biggest Bang for Your Automation Buck” for more information.