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Anca launches multi-robot work cell for CNC grinders

Anca, a provider of CNC tool and cutter grinders, has unveiled its first multi-robot production cell solution.

The company says the cell enables CNC grinders to integrate several manufacturing operations into a single production line.

Anca says the single-base cell includes automated part loading, high precision grinding, and quality assurance, outproducing the previous multi-machine process while checking part quality requirements. 

Using a single robot, Anca’s TXcell automated grinding cell can automatically load grinding wheel packs, and the work piece – a highly successful approach for Anca customers manufacturing rotary cutting tools.

And, with the addition of a second robot in the TXcell, the machine can complete secondary operations unmanned, says Anca.

Currently, multi-robot work cells are often used in component manufacturing and in the making of tools, but they have a much wider range of potential applications, says Anca.

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