Miniature Automatic Tool Changer
Home Shop Accessories Inc. of Louisville, Kentucky has released plans
and kits for the first, fully automatic tool changer designed for
miniature machining and CNC applications. The tool changer is a
complete, self-contained spindle and turret that was specifically
designed to work with Sherline, Taig, MaxNC, and other mini CNC
This six-station sequential tool changer will take your hobby CNC to
the next level of performance and productivity. The mechanism can be
used in full, or semi-automatic mode and features a six-station tool
turret and pneumatic drawbar.
The tool changer can function with CNC or manual machines and
requires only one, single actuation signal, either manual or remote,
to execute a tool change cycle.
One channel of digital I/O (no subroutine programming or separate
Multiple kit levels available for beginner thru advanced
Rapid tool change, 1 to 3 second cycle time
Full or semi automatic operation
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Online info: go to www.homeshopaccessories.com
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Last edited by CNCadmin; 01-27-2004 at 11:06 AM.
That is way cool.