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    This job was previously ran on a Samsung...

    This job was previously ran on a Samsung live-tooled lathe with subspindle. Cycle time was slightly better on the VF-2 but the driving factor was a thread runout feature the lathe couldn't time...
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    A robot with a precision gripper can automate...

    A robot with a precision gripper can automate multi-op parts on a 3x VMC just like an operator would. See this video of 3 op part on a VF-2:
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1tFwt07d21E&t=46s ROI is...
  3. I generally use 3 M-code outputs from CNC to...

    I generally use 3 M-code outputs from CNC to robot (Request load, Load type output 1, Load type output 2) and just one input to CNC from robot (a relay wired in parallel with cycle start switch)....
  4. Yeah, the motion order can be switched around...

    Yeah, the motion order can be switched around pretty easily with the touchscreen "conversational" interface. We have optimized a fair bit since just getting the spindle turning initially. The main...
  5. Those are Kurt 3610 V vises. They're the...

    Those are Kurt 3610 V vises. They're the backwards style which is nice because it keeps the work closer to the robot (& operator). The robot operates them pneumatically with our CNC vise actuators...
  6. I installed a UR5 on a VF2 for a customer. It was...

    I installed a UR5 on a VF2 for a customer. It was the new e-series and the force feature worked great for pushing parts into a stop just like an operator would. They are a little slower (than the...
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