Five-Axis Rotary Table TAP Suitable for Small Vertical Machining Centers
EXSYS Tool, Inc., a supplier of Swiss-manufactured pL Lehmann ultra-high precision rotary tables in North America, has introduced a new, space-saving, five-axis rotary table TAP for small, high-speed vertical machining centers. The table TAP enables users to upgrade a vertical machining center to increase productivity without incurring the expense of a new machine. In conjunction with the right machine, the 5AX rotary table TAP creates a compact and economical five-axis machining center for small- and medium-sized work pieces ranging to a cube of approximately 5.9" (150 mm). The 5AX rotary table TAP expands the pL Lehmann 500 series of modular multi-axis rotary tables from four basic models to five. More than 20 different clamping methods and behind-the-spindle accessories that include rotary unions, special clamping cylinders and angular position measuring systems further extend the system’s adaptability. The product is suitable for automotive suppliers, medical device, watch, clock and precision mechanical parts industries and even contract manufacturing.
Compact pL Lehmann tables from the 500 series can be assembled into as many as 240 different configurations. The tables and spindles offer strong resistance to pull-out torque and axial force while providing high levels of clamping torque. Engineered for low-power consumption and light weight, the tables feature IP67-rated enclosures.
The series includes both single-spindle and multi-spindle tables that are available in four-axis and four/five-axis versions. Swiveling, bridge-style, four-axis tables use the roto-FIX clamping yoke for machining of multiple parts. The tables’ backlash-free, preloaded gear drives (PGD) provide high torque and high-rotation speeds with spindles capable of 47–111 rpm and cycle times for 90 degrees of 0.34 seconds. pL Lehmann five-axis tables operate in simultaneous machining or productivity-enhancing 3+2 positioning modes.
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