CNC Machining - Tending 1

Created by Rico Stodt, Modified on Mon, 7 Feb, 2022 at 3:27 PM by Rico Stodt

This page provides detailed information of the tending a CNC lathe machine application.


Application – Picture

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  • Pick gear blanks (WIP) from a peg board fixture and loads the lathe
  • Close the CNC Lathe door manually
  • Robot sends a signal to the CNC Lathe for the machine cycle start
  • When the machine cycle is finished it will signal to the robot that it is done
  • Robot opens the door, picks the part from the lathe, and places on a finished goods peg board
  • Landmark on the lathe, WIP peg board, and finished goods peg board

Gripper Information

  • Tool Center Point= (Z)160 mm
  • Weight= 1002 grams
  • COM= (X)8 mm, (Y)1 mm, (Z)45 mm

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Task Overview

Note: This task was created using Intera 5.1. Some differences may be seen if you are using newer versions of Intera.

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Key Task Elements

Task Work Flow

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Loading the Lathe Chuck

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Machine Cycle Start Output

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Machine Cycle Done Input

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Machine Cycle Pick from Lathe Chuck

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Completed Task - Video

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