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Automated Multitasking Turning Center Cell

The Lathe JobShop Cell from Methods Machine Tools features the new Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center that is ideal for job shops wanting to incorporate automation in their turning operations.

The AS-200 Lathe JobShop Cell loads through the door, not through the spindle, allowing automatic loading of stock larger than the bar capacity of the lathe. The Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center offers a single spindle, single turret in a heavy duty and compact machine for exceptional value.  The standard AS-200  is well equipped with a powerful milling drive, together with a high-speed C-Axis and 82 mm stroke Y-Axis for accurate, finished parts.  
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Methods Machine Tools, Inc. (Sudbury, MA), a leading supplier of precision machine tools and automation, offers their Lathe JobShop Cell that features the new Nakamura-Tome AS-200 High Performance Multitasking Turning Center with a single spindle, single turret in a heavy duty and compact machine for exceptional value. The standard AS-200  is well equipped with a powerful milling drive, together with a high-speed C-Axis and 82 mm stroke Y-Axis for accurate, finished parts.

“The compact, pre-engineered Lathe JobShop Cell offers quick set-up and is ideal for job shops who want to incorporate automation in their turning operations,” states John Lucier, Methods’ automation manager. “Pre-written robot load/unload sequences make this cell easy to use, even for the automation novice.” A standard easy-to-adjust conveyor system allows the Lathe JobShop Cell to quickly accommodate work pieces of different sizes. The system loads through the door, not through the spindle, allowing automatic loading of stock larger than the bar capacity of the lathe. Lathe JobShop Cell features include:

  • The two gripper “End of Arm Tooling” tooling package enables the robot to take one trip to the machine to load and unload.
  • Integrated infeed and outfeed conveyors are placed in the front of the system for easy operator access and configured “over/under” to minimize to space.
  • A large door opening in the guard work allows the operator full access to the machine and machining area for setups and tool changes.

Methods Lathe JobShop Cell Components include:

  • Fanuc LR Mate 200iD-7L Robot, including:
    • Collision Guard software option
    • 911mm reach
    • R-30iB Controller with RIA-compliant Material Handling iPendant
  • Robot support structure with area guarding:
    • Two safety interlocked access door
    • Constructed of aluminum extrusion frame and polycarbonate panels
  • End of arm tooling system, including:
    • (2) pneumatic, parallel close, grippers
    • (2) gripper close position sensors
    • Mounting extension, flanges, hoses, etc.
    • (2) sets of “blank” gripper fingers
  • Over/under powered infeed/outfeed conveyor system consisting of:
    • Infeed Link Belt Conveyor (12 in x 60 in) – Separated into two adjustable lanes
    • (2) infeed lane part present sensors
    • Outfeed Link Belt Conveyor (12 in x 72 in)
    • (1) outfeed drop zone clear sensor
  • Machine Auto Door
  • Robot controlled air blow
  • Standard pre-written load/unload load sequence
  • Robot Operation Training

Methods Machine Tools has been a leading supplier of precision machine tools, automation and accessories for over 55 years, providing installation, parts, service, and training through a network of dealers throughout North America. The company is the exclusive U.S. importer of Nakamura-Tome machines.

Methods Machine Tools, Inc., 65 Union Avenue, Sudbury, MA 01776, 978-443-5388, Fax: 978-440-9405, sales@methodsmachine.comwww.methodsmachine.com.

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