Modern Machine Shop

SEP 2017

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164 MMS September 2017 WESTEC 2017 September 12 - 14 utilization. It can also be equipped with an aerospace-specific high-speed sur face accuracy machining system, which is said to reduce stress on the machine, extend- ing tool life. Fagor Automation Corp., call 847-981- 1500 or visit COLLABORATIVE ROBOTS LOAD, UNLOAD MACHINES WITHOUT NEED FOR BARRIERS FANUC AMERICA CORP., BOOTH 803 FANUC America will demonstrate machine load/ unload with its CR-7iA table-top size collaborative robot equipped with iRVision. During the demon- stration, the robot will pick up a part and load it Pre-Stamping, Clamping, Automation – Innovative clamping solutions for highest holding power and process reliability from one source! grip the future into a lathe's chuck, then remove the part from the chuck and place it back onto a par t tray, showing how a collaborative robot can be used for machine tool loading and unloading. The cell will have area scanners running at full speed when the operator is outside of the cell. The CR-7iA, CR-7iA /L, CR-4iA and larger CR-35iA collaborative robots are equipped with

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