Modern Machine Shop

NOV 2017

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164 MMS November 2017 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW Spotlight: Robots & Automation Once removed from the machine, pallets can also be used for quality checks, secondary operations and part verification. A second Microset receiver unit can be mounted on the CMM, enabling both manufacturing and quality to have a means of part location and handling. Microcut pallets range in size from 9" × 13" × 1" to 13" × 13" × 1 .5". They are made from 6061- T6 extruded aluminum for easy machinability. The Micro-Cut starter kit includes a receiver and two blank pallets. Microcut, call 855-845-7444 or visit SHOCK-ABSORBING BUMPER PROTECTS ROBOT TEACH PENDANTS Roboworld's Pendant Armor protective frame is a shock-absorbing bumper designed to protect robot teach pendants from damage when acci- dentally dropped. The bumper protects the most vulnerable part of the machine-user interface like a ruggedized smartphone or tablet case, saving shops from the cost of repairing or replacing a teach pendant and protecting against even more costly shutdowns. The bumper is made of chemical-resistant Santoprene and guards the teach pendant from common hazards such as drops, spills and extreme manufacturing conditions. The bumpers are designed to fit a variety of OEM architectures while preserving full operability and access to the GRIPPERS. PINS. ROLLERS. ROLLERS. Save labor costs with unattended operation Small Conveyors & Accumulators 800-586-4585 Quick easy quotes:

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