A CNC lathe is a machine tool with a program control system

Update:29-09-2019
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A CNC lathe is a machine tool with a program control sy […]

A CNC lathe is a machine tool with a program control system that can logically process programs with usage numbers or other symbolic code instructions. CNC lathe is a typical mechatronics product that integrates advanced technologies such as computer technology, automatic control technology, precision measurement technology and machine tool design. It is the basis of modern manufacturing technology. Machine tool control is also the earliest and most extensive field of numerical control technology. Therefore, the level of CNC lathe represents the performance, level and development direction of current CNC technology. There are many kinds of CNC lathes, such as drilling and milling boring machines, turning, grinding, electric machining, forging, laser processing and other special-purpose CNC lathes. Any machine tool controlled by numerical control technology is called NC. machine tool.

CNC lathes (with the exception of CNC lathes with rotary tool holders) with automatic tool changer (ATC) are called Machine Centers (MC). Through the automatic exchange of tools, it can complete the multi-process machining in one clamping, realizes the concentration of the process and the compounding of the process, thereby shortening the auxiliary machining time, improving the efficiency of the machine tool, reducing the number of parts installation and positioning, and improving the number of parts. Precision. The machining center is the most widely used CNC lathe in CNC lathes.

On the basis of the machining center, by adding a multi-table (tray) automatic exchange device (Auto Pallet Changer, APC). FMC not only realizes the concentration of the process and the compounding of the process, but also can realize the unmanned processing for a certain period of time through the automatic exchange of the worktable (tray) and the more complete automatic detection and monitoring functions, thereby further improving the processing efficiency of the equipment. . FMC is the foundation of a flexible manufacturing system that can be used as a stand-alone automated processing equipment, so it is growing faster. On the basis of FMC and machining center, through the addition of logistics systems, industrial robots and related equipment, and central control, centralized control and management, such manufacturing system is called Flexible Manufacturing Cell (FMC) FMC. It can not only carry out long-term unmanned processing, but also realize the assembly of all processing parts of multi-variety parts, realize the automation of the workshop manufacturing process, and it is a highly automated advanced manufacturing system.