Precitech introduces PEPS II-VX, a digital non-contacting, height control and active vibration cancellation system jointly developed by Precitech and the vibration experts at TMC.

木曜日, 2月 11, 2016

Demonstrate part cutting time, surface finish, and form accuracy achievable by 3 axis ruling on a Freeform® L equipped with PEPS II-VX, an active on machine vibration cancellation and precision leveling system.

XYZ ruling on a Freeform® L. The part was fixtured on a 45° slope between X and Z and 45° from horizontal, requiring the ruling process to utilize 3 linear axes simultaneously

Part Details:
• Material: Nickel phosphorus plated steel
• Part dimensions: 50 mm x 50 mm
• Machined area: 10 mm x 50 mm

Process Details:
• Tool: 1.5 mm radius
• Feed rate: 500 mm/min
• Finish pass depth of cut: 5 µm
• Step over: 5 µm
• Coolant: Odorless mineral spirits (OMS)

• Cutting time with PEPS II-VX: 8 hours*
• Cutting time to achieve similar surface finish results without PEPS II-VX: 16 hours
• Surface finish: 2.64 nm Sa
• Form accuracy: 0.113 µm PV** 0.024 µm rms