Cobots Maximize the Convenience, Productivity, and Social Distancing Considerations in Human/Robot Collaboration
The OB7 line of collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics maximize the safety, convenience, and productivity provided by collaborative robot (cobot) technology. The four different OB7 cobots in the series are engineered to handle a variety of payloads and sizes while accomplishing simple to complex tasks. In light of the current pandemic recommendations for social distancing to reduce the spread of COVID-19, cobots are playing a vital role in manufacturing operations, now more than ever.
Software Update Adds 50 Operational and Ease-of-Use Features for Cobots
New software updates add 50 operational and ease-of-use features to the line of OB7 collaborative robots from Absolute Machine Tools’ partner Productive Robotics. The software updates enhance the cobots’ connectivity, expedite efficient integration with other equipment, and facilitate real-time status monitoring.
Fast, Affordable Tongtai VTX Drill/Tapping Centers From Absolute Machine Tools Are Engineered For High-Precision, High-Volume Applications
With rapid traverse speeds up to 2,362 ipm (60 m/min) in all axes and acceleration of 1.2 g, the Tongtai VTX series of drilling and tapping centers are fast, affordable solutions for high-precision, high-volume machining applications. The machines’ compact 87″ x 63″ (2,210 mm x 1,600 mm) footprint conserves shop floor space, and a fixed column/moving table type design with Meehanite cast-iron frames and roller-type linear slideways provides rigidity and fast, precise movement. More details and an image are attached.
Absolute Machine Tools Grows Integrated Systems and Engineered Solutions Services
Shrinking availability of skilled labor and continual cost-reduction pressures are magnifying the importance of manufacturing systems, services and integrated solutions, according to machine tool importer and distributor Absolute Machine Tools, Inc. (Lorain, OH). During more than three decades of selling and supporting a comprehensive selection of machine tools, Absolute has participated in wide-ranging changes in the manufacturing industry. The company concludes that manufacturing success and growth now require engineered solutions that integrate machine tools with automation systems, process design, and maintenance services.
FIRST SHOWING IN U.S. AT OKTOBERFEST – Meteor TS900V Horizontal Machining Center From Absolute Machine Tools Partner PCI Utilizes Twin Spindles For Flexible Processing of Large Aluminum and Iron Castings
Through its partner PCI (a Tongtai company), Absolute Machine Tools offers the twin-spindle, 4- or 5-axis TS900V Meteor horizontal machining center engineered to machine a wide variety of large aluminum and cast iron automotive components, including parts for both internal combustion and electrified vehicles. This particular machine was shown for the very first time in the U.S. at the company’s Oktoberfest Open House this month.
PCI SCEMM Introduces e-SPINDLE That Monitors Cutting Processes in Real Time to Optimize Tool Life and Workpiece Quality
Absolute Machine Tools partner PCI SCEMM (a Tongtai company) recently introduced the e-SPINDLE at EMO 2019, a new electro-spindle that integrates sensors and actuators to monitor cutting processes and adjust parameters to optimize tool life and workpiece quality.
Beer, Brats and Productivity: Absolute Machine Tools Celebrates Oktoberfest At Its Mason, Ohio Technical Center On October 24, 2019
Absolute Machine Tools Inc. invites all interested in productivity-boosting machine tools, as well as Bavarian-style food and beer, to register to attend a free authentic Oktoberfest Open House at the company’s expansive 40,000ft2 Technical Center in Mason, Ohio, from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 24, 2019.
Absolute Machine Tools Partners With Sussex Tool & Supply
Absolute Machine Tools has established a partnership with Sussex Tool & Supply. Sussex is a full-range distributor of industrial tooling, abrasives, hand and power tools, workholding, and machine and building maintenance materials. The company’s Hightech Machinery division specializes in CNC machines and robotic equipment, and its Alpha Gage division is an accredited gage calibration and repair company.
Absolute Machine Tools Announces 100% Sale of Company to Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
Absolute Machine Tools announces that the company has been sold and is now owned by an Employee Stock Ownership Trust (ESOP), effective immediately. In the transaction owners Steve and Courtney Ortner sold 100% of their ownership interest to a newly created ESOP, allowing current and future employees to gain a beneficial ownership interest in the Company without any personal monetary investment.
Absolute Machine Tools Demonstrates LICO LND-65D-S3 11-Axis Mill/Turn Center in Booth 3050 at PMTS 2019
In Booth 3050 at PMTS 2019, Absolute Machine Tools will demonstrate the LND-65D-S3 11-Axis mill/turn center. With up to 5 tools in the cut simultaneously, the machine can produce parts faster than conventional twin spindle, multi-turret machines.