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AUG 2018

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MMS AUGUST 2018 230 IMTS 2018 Workholding and Handling In any industry, the moment you cease to innovate is the moment you're passed by. At SMW Autoblok, we do not stop working to bring you the most precise, fastest and most reliable workholding in the business. Whether it's the superior 6-jaw design of the SJL Power Chucks or the low set-up time and huge cost efficiency of the fully sealed KNCS-2G Quick Jaw Change Chuck, one thing is certain: this is workholding that gets it done right. THE WON'T-QUIT CHUCKS AT SMW AUTOBLOK ARE THE DIRECT RESULT OF UNWAVERING INNOVATION. Visit to learn more. // 847.215.0591 TENACIOUS WORKHOLDING TENACIOUS WORKHOLDING Find us at IMTS: Booth 431700, West Building Mobile Robotic Systems Automate Turning Machines DMG MORI will be displaying a range of automation products, including the second-generation Robo2Go mobile robotic automation system for turning machines. The Robo2Go is designed to be a workpiece handling solution for universal turning centers. It is easily pro- grammable with the company's Celos application. Other products on display include the company's PH 150 pallet handling system, the LPP multi-layer pallet pool system, a 21-RPP space-saving automation solution, a flexible GX gantry loader in the Vertico design and integrated turnkey offers that link machines and pro- cess-supporting work steps. The CTX beta 800 simplifies teach-in functions for different workpieces and features flexible setup for turning machines. The company also creates larger manufacturing cells comprising several machines using linear pallet pools (LPPs) and robotic automation sys- tems. The LPP feature provides the most flexible, multi-layer pallet pool systems with up to eight machines, 99 pallets and five setup stations. The NHX 6300 second-generation automation solution demon- strates the handling of up to three different sizes of pallets possible in one system. | DMG MORI | South, Level 3, Booth 338900 Bar Loader Reduces Cycle Times, Increases Turning Quality Index introduces its bar loader to pair with its multi-spindle machines for increased turning quality. An optimized bar guide is designed to increase produc- tivity and dynamics and to reduce cycle times. The bar feeder uses a pusher with an internal collet, enabling individual adjustment of the guide channels to the diame- ter of the barstock. The rota- tion of the bar results in a hydrodynamic bearing effect that holds the bar in

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