Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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142 MMS November 2017 mmsonline.com SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE monitoring and control solution for machine tools. It can monitor as many as 10 simultaneous machin- ing processes for tool wear, tool breakage and missing tools, as well as provide tool and machine protection and adaptive control of machining processes. The system increases productivity and reduces operating costs by safeguarding the machining processes, shortening cycle times and optimizing tool life, as well as reducing the need for operator intervention. D u r i n g t h e s e t u p phase, as many signals a s p os s ib l e a re c a p - t u r e d , e n a b l i n g t h e system to automatically set the upper and the l o w e r a l a r m l i m i t s . During production, it dynamically adapts the l i m i t s ( s u c h a s t o o l wear), taking into con- side ration inf lue nce s f r o m t e m p e r a t u r e , material microstructure a n d o t h e r m a t e r i a l - specific properties. The system captures data digitally or via sen- sors, and then evaluates the data and visualizes the processes transpar- ently. Sensors can usu- ally be positioned close to the process to collect data independently of the sampling rate of the controls and the layout o f t h e m a c h i n e. T h e company has a range of sensors for measur- ing feed force, torque, vibration, true power and more. Each sensor comes with a transducer which proce s se s the data for the evaluation electronics in the pro- cess monitoring system. T h e m o n i t o r i n g Smooth Operator E-Z Burr saves you time and money! Our patented design offers quick and easy blade change and adjustments while the tool is in the machine. View our complete list of products, sizes and capabilities at ezburr.com www.ezburr.com 844.363.0240 Livonia, MI Front and Back Hole Deburring in One Pass! efficiency and throughput. LNS America Inc., call 513-528-5674 or visit lns-america.com. MONITORING SYSTEM SAFEGUARDS MACHINING PROCESSES G e n i o r M o d u l a r f ro m A r ti s S y s te m s (a p a r t of Marposs SpA) is a fully automatic process

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