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8747288 Power control of a robotic tool changer  
A robotic tool changer removably attaches a robotic tool to a robotic arm. The changer includes a tool module connected to the robotic tool, and a master module connected to the robotic arm. To...
8672819 Tilt device  
In the course of a machining of a workpiece with a tool, a drive spindle with a tilt table secured thereto of a tilt device provided on a work table of a machining center is rotated by a direct...
8588975 Robot safety monitor device, and robot safety monitor method  
It is determined whether the first tool identification information that is output from a robot control device, and that indicates a present tool and the second tool identification information for...
8485507 Movable table and processing stage  
A movable table, which has a substrate to be processed mounted thereon and moves, includes: a main plate formed of a metallic material; and a plurality of sub plates which is disposed on the main...
8249741 Control of machine tools comprising a tool magazine and an intermediate storage station  
A method for controlling the loading and unloading of machine tools where the tools from a magazine are first taken over into an intermediate storage station or provision area and from there are...
8202206 Method and apparatus for machining workpieces  
A workpiece is machined using a first cutting tool and subsequent cutting tools in a predefined time sequence. The sequence of cutting tools defines a sequence of previous and subsequent cutting...
8182404 Method for converting a trimming machine for the preferably three-sided trimming of a stack of sheets  
The invention provides for the replacement of the cutting plate (15) and the press die (16) to be carried out automatically, specifically with the aid of a positioning device for positioning the...
8057374 Ergonomic tool lifting machine and method  
An ergonomic tool lifting machine and method particularly useful for manipulating a machine tool or another heavy object. In one embodiment of the invention, the machine tool is a large milling...
8043200 Method and storage medium for replacing process instrument in processing apparatus  
Disclosed is a method for replacing a process instrument in a processing apparatus, in which a target object is loaded by transfer mechanism into a processing unit and is subjected to a process by...
8024955 Part in die, die change process  
A die change method includes providing a press apparatus having a base and a ram, and a first die set including an upper die member and a lower die member. The lower die member is supported on the...
8002686 Tool changer and tool change method  
A tool changer includes a spindle including a first collet, an auxiliary arm having a second collet, a tool-pan having a plurality of tool-seats, and an auxiliary tool-magazine. The auxiliary...
7974732 Reconfigurable numerical control for multi level modular machine  
A control system for a modular reconfigurable numerically controlled machine comprising at least one memory storage device associated with each of a plurality of detachable modular components to...
7940023 Geometric end effector system  
A geometric end effector system for use on a robot. The system includes a platform and a frame secured to the platform. At least one base is arranged at a predetermined position on the frame. The...
7798947 Cutting tool removal and installation assist device  
A method of replacing a cutting tool in a tool magazine in a machine center includes providing a mounting frame having a pair of guide rails and a tool changing jig, pushing the tool changing jig...
7769484 Setup information generating device and method for punch press  
A setup information generating device for a punch press which can generate setup information on replacement of a punch and a die with compatible tools, that is, replacement among punches and dies...
7744514 Machining station and method for producing vehicle bodies  
A machining station and a method produce vehicle bodies of different types. A clamping station has interchangeable clamping frames, at least one clamping frame magazine, into which the...
7507193 Machine tool comprising at least one machining unit and method of machining workpieces using such a machine tool  
A machine tool comprising at least one machining unit having at least one work spindle for accommodating tools in order to machine workpieces in a working area is provided with a first and a second...
7488283 Circuit-substrate-related-operation performing apparatus, and method of supplying constituent element to the apparatus  
A component mounting apparatus including an exchangeable suction nozzle is easily supplied with another suction nozzle to replace the former suction nozzle. A plurality of mounting modules 12...
7404786 Processing machine arrangement with a robot and a tool magazine  
A processing machine arrangement includes a processing machine with at least one tool spindle and with a tool magazine for offering tools to the processing machine for the machining of a workpiece....
7393311 Monitoring method and system for a tool-holding spindle  
A sensor detects an axial position of a rod controlling a tool-gripping collet in a tool-holding spindle whenever a tool is picked during a working session. The current obtained rod position value...
7374524 Method, system and program product for enabling rapid connection of automated tools to a device network  
A tool changer includes a tool attachment mechanism and a changer electronics module. The changer electronics module implements a tool changer node on a device network for the tool changer and a...
7354386 Thermal displacement correcting device  
Machine-tool thermal displacement correcting device having: a tool-temperature estimating unit for recognizing—based on identification data obtained from a controller for designating, out of t...
7299726 Method and unit for transversely cutting cigarette portions or similar on a filter assembly machine  
A method and unit for transversely cutting cigarette portions or similar on a filter assembly machine, whereby a cigarette portion is fed transversely through a cutting station to intercept a...
7220222 Cart for die transportation  
There is provided a cart for transporting dies, molds, and similar objects. The cart includes a lift mechanism for raising and lowering a support surface to the height of the surface onto which or...
7188431 Method of and device for determination of penetration depth  
For determining a depth of drilling in objects a path over which a resistance is measured which is produced by an object to be processed counteracts a processing tool during its advance movement,...
7177720 Machine tool and method for operating a machine tool  
A machine tool comprises a tool carrier moveable relative to a workpiece to be machined. A controller controls the relative movement of the tool carrier and the workpiece by means of a control...
7174234 Servo tool unit attachment and detachment method  
A robot controller issues a command to move a servo tool unit to a servo tool unit detachment position. During this movement, a command is issued to stop power supply to an amplifier of the servo...
7172542 Tool changing device and tool cleaning method  
A tool changing device and a tool cleaning method capable of surely removing foreign matter such as swarf adhered to tapered portions and/or flange portions of tools, which serve as contact faces...
7150705 Tool changing device which prevents chips adhering to tool  
A tool changing device of a machine tool which prevents chips adhering to a tool. By using a drive motor with which a tool changing device of the machine tool is usually provided, to vibrate the...
7144355 Tool replacement method and nut driver for machine tools  
A spindle (5) has a chuck (9) provided on a distal end (5a) thereof for chucking a tool (11), and a nut (13) screwed to the distal end (5a) and rotatable for tightening and loosening the chucking....
7103955 Machining apparatus and machining line provided with same  
A drill fitted to an adapter is used to drill a hole in a workpiece fixed on a table of a machining center. When the hole drilling is finished, the drill is removed from the adapter, and a...
7097603 Machining centre  
When exchanging a tool, a tool of a spindle is stored in an empty pocket of a tool magazine, and thereafter, upward movement of the spindle and rotation of the tool magazine are simultaneously...
7065856 Machine tool method  
A machine tool apparatus is provided employing a plurality of tool heads which may be sequentially or simultaneously automatically controlled to perform preprogrammed operations on either the same...
7029429 Bending press system  
A bending press system provided with a bending press with at least one bending station to mount a plurality of divided tools and, tool housing devices to house divided metals to be used on the...
7018679 Coating installation with an atomizer change station  
A change station for atomizer (7) and other tools that contains a carousel-like rotatable and/or linearly movable mount (112) is arranged on the wall of the cabin of a coating installation. The...
7011613 Spindle comprising a data storage element  
The invention relates to a spindle (9) for a machine tool, having a housing (12) to accommodate an electric motor (11) and a shaft (13) driven by the latter and having a tool holder for a tool (10)...
6979288 Manufacturing system for aircraft structures and other large structures  
A production system for manufacturing a workpiece comprises an index system including a plurality of index devices removably mounted on the workpiece at known longitudinally spaced locations...
6926651 Method of and apparatus for replacing cutting implements in severing machines  
Apparatus for replacing spent and/or damaged knives with fresh knives in a machine wherein semifinished rod-shaped smokers' products are converted into cigarettes, filter mouthpieces or the like...
6846276 Method and apparatus for controlling tool changer  
The present invention relates a tool changer controlling method and apparatus, which can reduce a tool changing time as compared with the prior art. The controlling apparatus controls operation of...
6840895 Tool side robotic safety interlock  
A robotic tool changer with an improved safety interlock includes a master unit, a tool unit, and a coupler movable between coupled and decoupled positions and operative to couple the master and...
6767315 Method, arrangement, device and magazine for automatic changing of knife units of a knife ring of a knife ring slicing device  
In a method and device for automatically exchanging knife units of a knife ring slicing device, the knife changing magazine is moved relative to the knife ring into a knife changing position in...
6740839 Transporting and positioning device for tool magazine of machine tool  
A transporting and positioning device for tool magazine of a bridge type machine tool comprises a pair of parallel guide-ways on a plate, a seat slidably mounted on the guide-ways for supporting...
6722956 Working apparatus  
A finishing grindstone member (20) is fixed to a spindle (10) by a bolt. In the spindle (10), there is formed a tool mounting portion (25) into which a rough grindstone member can be mounted. Into...
6719677 Automatic tool changer  
The present invention is an automatic tool changer. The automatic tool changer is adapted to perform a tool magazine indexing operation in response to an indexing command and perform a tool...
6666803 Automatic machine  
In an automatic machine for wrapping items for the tobacco industry, a manipulator is designed to transfer at least one interchangeable processing tool toward and away from an operating position,...
6645132 Compound machining device  
A machining device comprising five axial kinetic coordinate systems that can be controlled simultaneously, three axes of which are linear moving axes and two axes of which are rotary axes, with one...
6641511 Movable arm activated tool changer for machine tool system  
The present invention provides a tool changer for removal and installation of tools in a machining center having a spindle for holding a tool including a tool rack having a plurality of locations...
6593541 Method for machining workpieces and machine tool  
Laser machining is often carried out using special machines or apparatus, with the workpieces having to be finished afterwards using appropriately equipped cutting machine tools. According to the...
6585628 Cutter tool assembly and system  
A cutter tool assembly includes a cutter head having an axial end face with an axially extending recess in the end face. A plurality of cutter blades are carried by and extend axially from the end...
6569070 System for changing the tooling carried by a robot  
A system for changing a tool head (24) carried by a robot (20) includes a locking mechanism (23) having a keyhole-shaped slot (37) therein, and a lock key assembly (25) having a key (65)....
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