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OmniForce™ Deburring Tools-
Electric Motor - Benefits

 
RAD's Variable-Speed, Radially Compliant Deburring Tool:

 

  • Saves You Money - by increasing machine uptime, reducing scrap, and shortening programming time
    • The compliant spindle enables the cutting bur to provide a constant force against the part while following the part profile and compensating for surface irregularities and positional tolerances without gouging the part, leaving unwanted burrs on the edge, or breaking the tool shank.
    • The compliance feature of the Deburring Tool will accommodate for deviations between the robot path and tool edge so the programmers have fewer path points to program. This savings is multiplied in operations where several passes are necessary in order to achieve the desired result.
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  • Increases Flexibility - the variable-speed motor enables you to use the Deburring Tool on a wider variety of materials and with a wider variety of burs than fixed-RPM motors
The compliant spindle and variable-speed motor work together to increase the consistency of your part / finish.
 
Compliance
  • Provides 360° of uniform radial compliance to accommodate for part and path variation without requiring changes in robot orientation - simplifying programming
  • Provides constant bur pressure against the work piece through manual or programmable pneumatic regulation
Variable-Speed Motor
  • Utilizes a high quality, brushless AC induction motor for precise speed control from 15,000 to 54,000 RPM
    • High torque, variable-speed electric motor provides the flexibility you need to deburr a variety of parts and materials without having to purchase multiple deburring tools
    • High speed motor supports smaller bur sizes – enabling you to deburr smaller, more detailed products
    • Electric motor is less expensive to operate than air-driven motors
  • Includes specially configured Spindle Controller that can be interfaced with your robot’s I/O device for easier programming and control
Usability Features
  • Features unique mounting saddle:
    • Mounts in your choice of 5 angles for greater flexibility - including the ability to fully utilize your robot's 6th axis (Deburring Tools can also be pedestal mounted)
    • Mounting saddle comes standard with three commonly used ISO bolt patterns or an undrilled mounting plate for easy installation
  • Permits high feed rates while maintaining consistent material removal
  • Produces minimal chatter and vibration
  • Includes 6mm collet for use with standard, off-the-shelf industrial burs (other collet sizes available)
Operating Principle
The RAD Compliant Deburring Tool utilizes an adjustable force, floating spindle so that the cutting bur will comply to or follow the part. By adjusting the compliance air, the resistance (or ‘tool pressure’) can be varied. The variable, high speed electric motor, by allowing the use of smaller burs, enables more precise deburring. Dynamic braking enables the bur to stop quickly between material removal processes for maximum spindle life. Variability in surface speed allows for a variety of material and burs to be accommodated by one deburring tool.
 
RAD Compliant Deburring Tools can be used on robot arms, cartesian robots, linear actuators, CNC holders, gantry systems, and other automated equipment or can be pedestal mounted.
 
 

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