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Design of Slide-Type Automatic Pallet Changer for M/C by Simulation
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Design of Slide-Type Automatic Pallet Changer for M/C by Simulation
Park, Hoo-Myoung; Jun, Jae-Uhk; Lee, Sang-Jin;
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The objective of this study is to develop an automatic object changer unit to improve changing process problems existing in the conventional horizontal machining center. In order to perform this objective, an upward and downward traverse unit was designed. This unit consists of a motor, reducer, chain and sprocket wheel, and an upper and lower base. This automatic object changer unit performs a sliding contact motion in a purpose built and designed frame. Constraint conditions for the upward and downward traverse unit were first designed. Then, an operation mechanism was designed and introduced as the sum of the kinetic energy for the sprocket wheel and the upper and lower base and which was based on the moment of inertia, which is the kinetic energy of the converted upward and downward traverse unit in the side of the reducer. The paper covers the design of th e Automatic Pallet Changer for th e machining center.
Automatic Object Changer Unit;Machining Center;Automatic Pallet Changer;
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