Tuf-Trac(TM) low-profile, permanent magnetic chip-and-parts conveyor has a 3-inch depth that allows it to fit under dies and at the discharge of many machine tools, where it moves small ferrous parts, stampings, punchings, slugs, and scrap to another location. The conveyor features the Tuf-Trac drive system which eliminates the need for oil in the housing, reducing maintenance requirements. Other features include a rugged steel frame, sealed bearings, stainless-steel slider plate, and high-strength Erium(reg) 25 magnetic material.
At the Design News webinar on June 27, learn all about aluminum extrusion: designing the right shape so it costs the least, is simplest to manufacture, and best fits the application's structural requirements.
For industrial control applications, or even a simple assembly line, that machine can go almost 24/7 without a break. But what happens when the task is a little more complex? That’s where the “smart” machine would come in. The smart machine is one that has some simple (or complex in some cases) processing capability to be able to adapt to changing conditions. Such machines are suited for a host of applications, including automotive, aerospace, defense, medical, computers and electronics, telecommunications, consumer goods, and so on. This radio show will show what’s possible with smart machines, and what tradeoffs need to be made to implement such a solution.