FLEXIBALL

LINEAR TRANSFER FOR BALLS

MODEL FLEXIBALL

Flexiball

Special CNC machine for the production of ball valve brass balls from forged balls, solid bar or slugs. Number of workstations from 6 to 10. Tools: quick change with preset tooling.

Loading – unloading by linear manipulator, with linear motor, N. 2 electrospindle up to 10.000 rpm. CNC unit with storage of executive programs and special interface software for easy programming.

Ball machining capacity

  • Flexiball 1: 1/8″ – 1″
  • Flexiball 2: 1″ – 2″

N. 2 balls produced per each machining cycle for balls up to 1″ size.

Machining operations:

  • drilling / boring;
  • rough turning;
  • diamond finishing;
  • radiused chamfering waterway ends CNC numerically controlled our patented system;
  • milling the slot.

Tool lubrication by minimal lubrication system.
Full automatic cycle including loading – unloading.
Chip conveyor system.

Options:

  • automatic bar loading system and bar cutting;
  • extra-drilling stations for machining 3-4 way balls;
  • slot chamfering/deburring station;
  • electronic broken tool and tool wear control system;
  • remote connection for diagnosis.
TECHNICAL SPECIFICATION
FLEXIBALL 1 FLEXIBALL 2
Machining ball size 1/8″ – 1″ 1″ – 2′
Maximum machining ball diameter 45mm 85mm
Maximum number of machining stations 10 8
Number of axes controlled by CNC 20 16
Maximum turning spindle speed 10.000 rpm 6.000 rpm
Productivity pieces/hour up to 1.800 (sfera 1/2″) 200 (sfera 2″)
Rated power 80 Kw 60 Kw
Maximum overall dimensions 10,6×2,5×2,7 m 11,2×2,5×2,7 m
Total weight 10.000 Kg 13.000 Kg