The Gantry Robot from SW North America

Published Date
September 18, 2018 - 08:45:pm

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

  • centers

    centers

    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

    gantry robot

    Robot positioned by means of an overhead supporting structure such as a crane or bridge-type support.

  • web

    web

    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.

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