CNC Automation Solution Delivers Performance and Reliability
VersaBuilt Robotics’ VBX-160 CNC automation solution, which has been coupled with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD7L.
VersaBuilt Robotics has released its VBX-160 CNC automation solution, which has been coupled with the FANUC LR Mate 200iD7L. The robot has a payload of 7 kg (14.4 lbs) and a 717-mm (28.2") reach, which enables performance and reliability, according to the company.
Urethane spindle liners present a viable option to steel to fill the gap between spindle ID and bar OD. They protect both the spindle and bar stock and increase machine performance.
Today, lower part volumes and frequent change-over are changing the offerings of some automation integrators. Standard, off-the-shelf components are being engineered to work together in a large variety of applications and, in some cases, are even portable so they can be moved from machine tool to machine tool.
Selecting the right bar feeder can be one of the most important decisions a shop can make. Bar feed systems help improve productivity, throughput and quality, but in order to achieve the most benefit from them it is essential that a bar feed system be matched to the particular needs of the turning operation.