the system and seeing positive results. The MMC2 has given the company the additional throughput it needed, along with workfl ow optimization. “With the cell, we are able to push things harder,” said McClure. “We have seen a 50% reduction in cycle times,
thanks to the improved speeds, feedrates and reduction in operations. On one of our engine-mount parts, we went from 25 minutes to 13 minutes, or two-and-a-half parts per hour to four parts per hour. This is a commentary on the speed of the machine, and is definitely over
The expanded tool magazine of the a61nx has provided Axxis with additional capacity for redundant tooling and the fl exibility to run lights-out operation.