Controls & Setup

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Easy to Use Controls, Fast Set Up

Programming diameters and lengths is fast and easy using the color touch screen. Your operator is presented only with set up options needed to cut and chamfer tubing—all other functions operate in the background.

Allen-Bradley© ControlLogix® PLC

Diameter, Wall Thickness & Chamfer Setup

  • Enter diameter, wall thickness & chamfer depths
  • Enter up to 10 cut lengths and quantities
  • Store & load complete setups

Length Setup

  • Cut up to three different lengths from each tube with chamfers on all lengths
  • The length of each incoming tube is measured and cut quantities are optimzed
  • The best cut combinations and minimum scrap is assured even when cutting from random mill lengths

Features

  • Integrated, high-speed processing of coordinated servo motion
  • Industry-standard Ethernet/IP communications
  • Removable “flash” memory card for easy backups and software upgrades
  • Modem communication option for remote access by our service technicians
  • Help screens with color diagrams
  • Store and reload programs for quicker setup
  • Extensive diagnostics increase uptime
  • Use tool life counters for scheduling tool changes
  • Tool Change Assist software moves the hitch feeder out and clear for faster insert changes
  • Password protection prevents unauthorized access to setup screens