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Okuma Pallet Pool FMS Designed For Shops With Limited Floor Space

Okuma Pallet Pool FMS Designed For Shops With Limited Floor Space  If you’ve considered the advantages of a Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) for your CNC machining operation but don’t think you have the necessary floor space, Okuma has a solution for you. The company’s newest Pallet Pool System connects select Okuma machining centers, including 5-axis machines, to enable automatic part handling and pallet changes.

The system is extremely flexible:

  • Various pallet options can be arranged either in line with the Z axis or transversely in line with the X axis to accommodate your process flow
  • The systems can be retrofitted to select Okuma machines
  • Compact construction and single level storage system means the systems fit in even tight spaces
  • Standard load station can be manually rotated around its vertical axis and locked at 90º intervals
  • The Pallet Pool Control (PPC) fully integrates with the Okuma THINC®-OSP  control for error-free operation
  • All critical information is displayed at the operator load station to save worker time

Standard Pallet Pool Control features include:

  • Assignment of NC programs to individual pallets
  • Pallet scheduling order
  • Manual operation of system and set up of pallet pool
  • System alarms details
  • “One Step” pallet recovery capabilities
  • Automatic operation mode and overlay system enabling
  • NC hold for prove-out of special operations
  • Setting of storage locations

Contact Gosiger to learn more about how Okuma Flexible Manufacturing Systems can improve your productivity and profitability.