Mesh Automation

MACGrind

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MACGRIND

The MACGrind is a professional grade skid mounted finishing cell designed for finishing small and medium sized parts where process flexibility is paramount.  The cell utilizes pre-selected components and “Bolt-On” process modules that can be configured in a manner best for loading and finishing your part.    The three sizes offered are ideal for robotic finishing applications such as grinding, degating, buffing, deburring, machining and post weld finishing.   The MACGrind’s features, including being industry 4.0 ready, make for a great value with quicker deliveries and higher reliability.   The solid build, fully enclosed, professionally finished cell will provide a long productive life and excellent return on investment.

MESH features the use of advanced material removal media from 3M and Norton.   Our partnership with these two suppliers provides us with the best and most cost-effective solution for material removal.  This coupled with the latest inertia and load feedback compensation devices, servo or pneumatic end-of-arm tool options, spindles, floor mounted grinders, hand off stands, intelligently designed fixtures and renowned robot programming techniques elevate MESH’s solutions to handle even the toughest applications.

BASE SPECIFICATIONS AND PERFORMANCE FEATURES
MODELMACGRIND MINIMACGRIND MEDMAC GRIND LRG
Footprint5’ x 7’ x 7’ 8’ x 12’ x 9’9.5’ x 16’ x 9’
Robot QuantityOneUp to TwoUp to Two
ChangeoverNo tool, pushbutton recipe driven from the HMI. Bar code scan is optional
Operating environmentHarsh environment associated with grinding and material removal
Robot brandABB, Fanuc and Yaskawa with foundry duty package
Robot RiserYes
Sheet Metal GuardingYes
WindowsOne standard (mounted in door) extras available as an option
Operator loading safetyLight curtain package, or fast overhead door
Industry 4.0 CompliantYes, data package available as an option
Guard Door TypeOne standard, 36" wide, swing or sliding door
Guard Door SwitchPower to unlock, (1) E-stop, (3) PB's, escape handle
High Voltage ControlsHigh-voltage power distribution panel
Low Voltage Controls (Rockwell)Rockwell CompactLogix L30, dual Ethernet, safety PLC
Low Voltage Controls (Siemens)Siemens S7 1200F dual Profinet, safety PLC
HMI (Rockwell)PanelView Plus 7, touch screen, 10.4"
HMI (Siemens)SIMATIC TP900, 9"
ConnectionsElectrical: 460VAC, 30Amp, Pneumatic: 85psi min.
Spindle Cooling PackageMiller Coolmate system with temperature and flow sensor verification if needed
SafetyFully compliant with ISO 12100 and ANSI/RIA R15.06-2012 safety standards; ABB Safemove II, Fanuc DCS or Yaskawa Motoman FSU
Machine colorRAL 9003 or customer spec
FixtureCustom designed and professionally built with features such as remote I/O blocks mounted on each fixture, cleanly run and shielded cables available as a separately price option
Cell Lighting packageLED light package Available as an option
Fume collection/roofavailable as an option. MAC cell has built in strength needed for a hood without modifications.
Grind dust and particle collection packageavailable as an option.

SANDING BELT STAND

134” belt in variable widths, pneumatic compensation on backing wheel and fixed plate.

PENCIL GRINDING STATION

Pneumatic or electric with axial or tangential compensation

GRINDING WHEEL STAND

Single or dual wheel stand with pneumatic compensation, wheel dressing if needed or diamond wheels

BUFFING STAND

with pneumatic compensation, diameter sensing and automatic compound application.

MEDIA CHANGE OUT DRAWER

Safety interlocked automatic media changeout with automatic dust cover

PART REGRIP STAND

Regrip stand on separate mount with 180 degree turn

ROBOT MOUNTING SPINDLE

- Machining spindle
- Pushcorp with BCT or CAT tool changer and dynamic compensation unit
- PDS high-speed spindle with BCT or CAT tool changer
- Force control load cell sensor between robot and spindle

POSITIONERS

- Single axis turntable – pic PEN037
- “H” Frame welding positioner (turntable with headstock/tailstock on either side) pic PRM001
- Single or Multi-axis vertical turntable or Ferris wheel with headstock/tailstock – stock photo from ABB
- Conveyorized product feed with no mar rollers or belt

TOOL STORAGE AND RETRIEVAL PROCESS MODULES

- Drawer type for protection of the tool and replenishment of wear media on a tool
- Tree style for convenience to the robot

QUALITY CONTROL PROCESS MODULES

- Laser measurement
- 2d vision inspection
- 3d inspection stations using 3d lasers