Bar feeders are one of the most common forms of automation in the world of high volume turning. These machine tool accessories offer a way to deliver material to a machine tool for extended time periods, minimizing the involvement required by the operator.
A recent article on ProductionMachining.com featured bar feeders from CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies. The article gives a great breakdown on factors that should be considered when choosing the right bar feeder, including:
- Length and capacity
- Pneumatic versus servo-driven controls
- Diameter of barstock and spindle
- How to maximize use and efficiency of the bar feeder
Want to know more about our bar feeders and other machine tool accessories? Contact CNC Indexing & Feeding Technologies today at 513-770-4200.