WALTER uses the FANUC LR Mate compact robot for standard tool automation. The robot improves accessibility to the workpieces and is highly productive, time-saving and makes special applications possible. Depending on the type of workpiece or workpiece diameter, up to7,500 cylindrical workpieces or 72 tools can be loaded in HSK holders via the robot.
- Handling cylindrical tools
- Handling of tools clamped in HSK holders
- Handling of tools clamped in collets
- Combination solutions of HSK and cyl. Tools
- Handling of collets with different core diameters
- Handling of overloaded tools up to 700 mm blank length
- Special solutions for tools and production parts
- Automatic weight compensation
- Automatic measurement of the casette position/loading position via electrical contact
- Automatic measurement of the infeed/outfeed position via electrical contact
- Sensor for safe workpiece detection
- Interchangeable universal robot pallets
- Standalone solutions - robot cell
- Software: HELITRONIC TOOL STUDIO, Walter Window Mode
- RFID chip detection – chaotic load function
- Laser marking for cylindrical tools on shaft and forehead
- Tool cleaning and drying for cylindrical tools (currently only for HELICHECK measuring machines)
- Tool Vision System – for pre-positioning tools with cooling duct holes or PCD – plates/veins
|Maximum load||5 kg|
|Maximum tool diameter||32mm (15.7")|
|Maximum tool weight per gripper||2.5 kg|
|Maximum workpiece length||700mm (15.7")|
|Loading time (door open / door closed)||< 17 seconds|
Available on the following machines
HELITRONIC MINI AUTOMATION
The HELITRONIC MINI AUTOMATION tool grinding machine is ideal for large series production of tools with diameters from 1 - 16 mm.
HELITRONIC POWER 400
The HELITRONIC POWER 400 tool grinding machine offers the highest flexibility in volume production.
HELITRONIC VISION 700 L
The high-end HELITRONIC VISION 700 L tool grinding machine produces and re-sharpens long tools or production parts.
HELITRONIC VISION 400 L
The high-end HELITRONIC VISION 400 L tool grinding machine stands for the highest accuracy and dynamics in volume production for tool lengths up to 420 mm.
HELITRONIC DIAMOND EVOLUTION
The efficient HELITRONIC DIAMOND EVOLUTION combined eroding and grinding machine can grind and erode tools in one setting.
HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400
The HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 tool eroding machine can erode tools made of PKD/CBN material and grind tools made of high-speed steel/carbide.