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RASOMA - Machining of connecting rods


Further development of the RASOMA product series - end machining center

  • Single-sided machining module instead of double-sided 
  • Integration of an NC rotary table to accommodate the hydraulic clamping device 
  • Hydraulic clamping device with two opposing clamping nests for simultaneous machining and loading/unloading 
  • Machining of workpieces in variable angular position possible due to NC rotary table in horizontal position


Machine equipment

  • 8-position crown turret for holding machining spindles and project-specific tool design 
  • 0-point changing system for quick and easy fixture changes -
  • Interface and integration of the existing robot cell -
  • ARTIS tool and process monitoring system 
  • Integration of part recognition by DMC camera 
  • BALLUFF tool coding 
  • Fully automated loading and unloading by robot or manual loading by two-hand circuit 
  • Cycle time and process optimization of the entire line by 13.5% 
  • Machine integration into the customer's own Manufacturing Execution System (MES), which monitors, tracks, documents and controls the manufacturing process from the raw material to the finished product