New CNC rotary transfer hikes tool change time.

Position:Kaufman Manufacturing Co. - Abstract

Kaufman Mfg Co is offering its "pot o' gold" to the auto industry at this IMTS. It comes in the shape of a new CNC rotary transfer manufacturing system.

Called Kaufmanflex 2000 Gold, this system features a 36,000-position rotating pallet for its B-axis positioning. As the manufacturer notes, it's ready to meet the real-world demands of autodom.

Three Hirth coupling four-, six-, or eight-spindle turret heads on axis slide assemblies are designed to improve tool change time. Moving at 1180 ipm, the slaide assemblies bring speed and precision to the machining of parts such as...

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