DIA-8000 Manual Commutator Turning Machine

STANDARD FEATURES

  • Manual load and unload of armature.
  • Automatic placement and removal of armature from “U” journals.
  • Robust, vibration-free base and tooling mounting surfaces.
  • Servo motor control of belt speed, depth of cut and feed rate.
  • IC 2000 Industrial Computer Machine Control System.
  • Color VGA Operator Control Touch Screen on swivel pendant.
  • Machine diagnostic, 1,000 part parameter storage and production data.
  • Standard carbide “U” journals with automatic, individually controlled, oil-injected lubrication system.
  • Precisely balanced brushless servo motor for turning the armature.
  • Precision adjustable drive-belt tensioning system
  • Dual palm button operator cycle start control.
  • Micrometer adjusting device to set armature position during turning.
  • Adjustable locating stop to position armature during loading.
  • Guarding with electrical interlocks.
  • Metric construction.
  • Gravity chip collection system with access door.
  • Commutators may be turned clockwise or counter clockwise with reversible servo motor and pivoting the belt-driving head assembly.
  • Network capable through TCP/IP file transfer protocols using Ethernet (IEEE 802.3) or modem.
  • External printer port, keyboard port, serial port, RS-232 port, and 3.5 inch floppy disk drive.

TOOLING

  • “U” journals used instead of “V” journals for improved support and stability.
  • Synthetic or natural diamonds assure precision cutting.
  • Chip deflector.
  • Load/unload cradle.

OPTIONS

  • Tooling to accommodate two tools.  One tool for the rough cut and the other for the finish cut.
  • Bench top optical device and fixture for precisely setting up cutting tools for quick and precise tool changes.

MACHINE SPECIFICATIONS

Electrical Requirements

  • Standard 4.5 KVA; 208/240/380/400/
  • 415/480/600 Volts; 3-phase; 50/60 Hertz.

Pneumatic Requirements
A 0.5 in. (13 mm), 100 psi (6.8 atm) capacity air line should supply the machine. A supplied pressure regulator will reduce pressure to 80 psi (5.4 atm) for machine operation.

Machine Dimensions (approximate)

  • WIDTH: 1.1 M (45 inches)
  • LENGTH: 1.5 M (59 inches)
  • HEIGHT: 1.7 M (67 inches)

Machine Weight (approximate)
771 kilograms (1,700 pounds)

Operating Environment
40º Fahrenheit (4º Centigrade) to 104º Fahrenheit (40º Centigrade).

ARMATURE CAPACITIES

  • Diameter - Min 19 mm (0.750 inches), Max 102 mm (4.000 inches)
  • Stack Height - Min 13 mm (0.500 inches), Max 76 mm (3.000 inches)
  • Shaft Length - Min 38 mm (1.500 inches), Max 254 mm (10.000 inches)
  • Shaft Diameter - Min 3 mm (0.125 inches) Max 22 mm (0.875 inches)
  • Commutator Diameter - Min 7 mm (0.250 inches), Max 57 mm (2.250 inches)

MAXIMUM RATES

  • Travel of Feed Slide - 152 mm (6 inches)
  • Travel of Cross Slide - 76 mm (3 inches)
  • Belt Speed - 2500 rpm in 150 ms
  • Rapid Feed - 212 mm/second (8.33 inches/second)
  • Machining rate < 4 seconds
  • Programmable movement – depth and length - 2.54 microns (0.0001 inches)