Machine tool repair accessories suggestion - 3 most important protective accessories on machine tools

2021-03-14

Machine tools are also called mother machine, it is the “mother” of products which include industrial machines, metal parts, mold…etc. The machine tools can be simply separate into “conventional machine tool” and “CNC machine tool” by hand operated or computer drive. Machine tool is driven by motor which transmit electric power by the cable wire, the motor rotated the ball screw, and the ball screw move the machine spindle. Simply say, the stable cable, ball screw, slide way interact each other to make machine tool work stably.
 

The size of machine tool


Large size machine tool

Large size machine tool include double column machine center, CNC surface grinding machine, double column CNC milling machine, long distance lathe machine…etc. Large size machine tool is used to manufacture aerospace parts, car chassis sub-machining and military related parts. Large size machine tool machining large size metal parts, which also need large size slide way on machine. In order to move large spindle on machine, large size ball screw dimension is also required. Those “large size” part need to protect by customized protective accessories which we are experience in manufacturing, we can manufacture it fast and stable.

Middle-small size machine tool

We can see middle-small size machine tool more often in many factory, such as CNC lathe machine, CNC milling machine, machine center, CNC grinding machine, multi - spindle drilling machine…etc. Those machine are used to machining normal size parts, it is also familiar in the turn-key solution business and also automobile manufacture business. Middle-small size machine tools can machine precision parts high efficiently with high precision back and forth motion, the fatigue resistance design on the protective parts is also an important issue in order to maintain the machine stable, precision working quality.


Machine tool repair accessories suggestion


Item 1 : Cable carrier

The motor is driven by the electric power through electric cable wire, the ball screw is rotated by the motor in order to move the cutting spindle on the slide way on machine tool. The purpose of installed cable drag chain is to arrange the cable on machine and prevent them from the friction damage. The 4 type of cable drag chain for customer choose which included : General type, Enclosed type, Enhanced type, Metal type.
< Further reading: What is cable drag chain? How make a good choice?>

Item 2 : Bellows way cover

The motor is driven by the electric power through electric cable wire, the ball screw is rotated by the motor in order to move the cutting spindle on the slide way on machine tool. The purpose of install bellows cover is to protect the machine slide way, it can prevent the slide way from scratched by small metal chips, also scratching the slide way will make the machine work in poor accuracy. There are several type of bellows way cover for customer choose which included : Flat type, U-type bellows cover, Enclosed type, Roof type, Polygon type, with stainless steel type and for life table.
< Further reading: What is the bellows way cover? The application of bellows way cover>

Item 3 : Roll up cover

The motor is driven by the electric power through electric cable wire, the ball screw is rotated by the motor in order to move the cutting spindle on the slide way on machine tool. The purpose of install roll up cover is to prevent small metal chips shooting directly into gap between ball screw and machine, it will make ball screw work in bad situation which make the machine work in bad accurate. Long distance motion machine (like: lathe machine) need the screen and roll up structure to protect the ball screw, the protection problem can be solved by installed single or both side roll up cover. There are 2 type of roll up cover which is : Metal box type and the Without box type.
< Further reading: What is roll up cover? Simple tips to choose the right one >



Conclusion

Whether conventional or CNC machine tools are very important asset for company, protect the machine tool well can not only increase the company productivity, but also reduce the money wasting during changing a brand new machine. MEGUS provide the protective machine tool accessories to customer in short time in order to support our customer in solving time delay and money wasting problem.