SW North America demonstrates its new Gantry Robot that enables barrier-free access to the machining centers (MC). The component is rotated in the gripper and loaded into the MC from above. This video shows the Gantry Robot in action, and a graceful and efficient thing it is. For more information checkout their web site SW North America .
Related Glossary Terms
Cone-shaped pins that support a workpiece by one or two ends during machining. The centers fit into holes drilled in the workpiece ends. Centers that turn with the workpiece are called “live” centers; those that do not are called “dead” centers.
- gantry robot
Robot positioned by means of an overhead supporting structure such as a crane or bridge-type support.
On a rotating tool, the portion of the tool body that joins the lands. Web is thicker at the shank end, relative to the point end, providing maximum torsional strength.