Modern Machine Shop

JAN 2018

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Modern Machine Shop 129 SYSTEMS AND SOFTWARE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH: Search Machines Smarter. Machining Center Drill/Tap Boring Mill Milling Machine Machine Type: The Machine Tool Search Engine Mitsubishi Electric Automation's M80W computer numerical controller features a Windows-based, touch- screen display that is separate from the control unit for flexibility. It also incorporates the latest operating system and a slim personal computer. Two expansion slots for 32-GB SD cards enable OEMs and end users to add 64 GB of additional memory. A CNC-dedicated CPU improves cycle times, pro- gram processing speed and machining accuracy. Other features include touchscreen operation for visibility and a smooth surface control that reduces machine vibration during high-speed cutting. A high-speed, high-accuracy mode enables complex, precise 3D mold work. User-level data protection provides mul- tiple levels of permissions based on operator role. It also has field network compatibility with CC-Link, Profibus DP and Ethernet/IP for easy connectivity to peripheral equipment and devices. The controller includes a 19" vertical display with a split multiple window that can be customized by arranging a keyboard, operation panel, document viewer and other applications. In addition, real-time servo and spindle tuning help to maintain machine stability by automatically adjusting the control gains. The CNC is designed for turning centers, machin- ing centers, lathes and mills in the automotive and machine tool industries. | Mitsubishi Electric Automation Inc. 800-950-7781 | Control's Extra Display Provides Flexibility

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