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Automatic 4-Pallet Pool for VMC

This series is for the Continental United States only. For International CE series Click Here


Midaco Automatic 4-Pallet Pool Changer on VMC in Machine shop


Whether running high volume production of the same part or programming several different set-ups, MIDACO's Automatic 4-Pallet Pool will extend operator walk-away time and maximize productivity on your new or existing vertical mill with 4 pallets on 1 shuttle. Save money by increasing spindle utilization during the machining process and quote more competitively. See Brochure PDF


ONE Shuttle + FOUR Pallets = QUADRUPLE the Walk-Away Time 


Conveniently access all 4 pallets from either flip-panel station located on 2 sides of the shuttle. Easily load and unload parts onto pallets with a crane or robot without any overhead obstruction.


Full 360 degree rotation of the shuttle's pallet carrousel.



Midaco pallet changer with 4 pallets on one shuttle showing rotation arrow

Once a job cycle is complete, pallets will rotate automatically on the shuttle carrousel, ready and scheduled to feed your VMC for multiple hours of unattended machining. 


Durable precision ground steel rails and hardened locating pins/bushings assure +/- 0.0001” (0.0025mm) repeatability.



The shuttle's servo drive transfers the next pallet onto the cast iron receiver mounted directly onto the machining center table with +/- 0.0001” (0.0025mm) repeatability.

Specifications:

  • 1- servo drive shuttle system with automatic door and light curtain.
  • 4 - cast aluminum or cast iron pallets sizes up to 50” x 24” (1270mm x 609mm). 
  • 1 - cast iron receiver with up to 2,000 lb (908 kg) weight capacity per pallet on largest model {with weight evenly distributed}.
  • Control panel is fully integrated with the VMC via M-codes.


Midaco Automatic 4-Pallet Pool showing invisible Light Curtain Guarding Beams

Light Curtain

With 2-sided guarding via a light emitter, mirrors and sensors, a pallet change will not occur if the invisible light beams surrounding the shuttle system are breached.



MIDACO's Automatic 4-Pallet Pool is also available as a Dual System with one shuttle mounted on each side of the VMC, supplying a total of 8 pallets.


For more information

Call or complete our online contact form today.

This series is for the Continental United States only. For International CE series Click Here


Video credits:
MTD CNC North America
Ability Metals (formerly Ultra Specialties)

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