Protect an expensive machine equipment in mass production with ToolScope, Proces-Monitoring System

Challenge

Application:
Machine tool which is loaded by a robot

Systematic risk of loading the tool awry by the robot: clamping system and complete tool set can be destroyed.

Maschine:
Mazak VARIAXIS 630-5X II
Control: MAZATROL

KOMET-Solution

  • Mounting ToolScope in Touchscreen variant at machine
  • Reading power values of spindle and z-axis from the control as analog inputs
  • Continuous monitoring of signals by tolerance ranges -> guaranteed keeping of wanted conditions

Customer's Benefit

High machine availability
Very stable process

Preferred clamping and loading strategy can be used without big problems in case of an awry loading.

Easy operation

One monitoring system for all machine types in the plant (16 ToolScopes at work)