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Fanuc RoboDrill

The new Fanuc D21 RoboDrill line of VMCs features fast drilling using a new Fanuc 31iB control with streamlined electronics and an ergonomic display. The D21 RoboDrill significantly reduces downtime with efficient control troubleshooting and maintenance capabilities that allow users to analyze systems on the machine that receive notifications if any of the drives or electronics requires adjustment. The automotive-duty-rated, versatile, reliable D21 RoboDrill VMCs are available in three models including the D21-S (small), D21-M (medium) and D21-L (large) sizes. The RoboDrills offer a 14-tool or 21-tool tool changer, torque to 56 ft-lb (80 Nm), rigid tapping to 5000 rpm (8000 rpm optional), accelerations (in X, Y, and Z axes) to 1.5 G, rapid traverses to 2125 ipm (54 m/min), feed rates to 1181 ipm (30 m/min), high-speed reverse tapping, thread milling, 1000 registerable programs, and 54 work offsets. Spindle RPM ranges from 10,000 to 24,000 with the option to utilize tool changeable air spindles of up to 90,000 rpm.  

Methods Machine Tools Inc.
Ph: 978-443-5388

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Published Date : 1/8/2013

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