December 13, 2010
FANUC FA America has introduced the 30i/31i-P model B high-speed punch press controls. The CNCs have increased hit rates as a result of high-speed punch control cycles and an increased number of controllable axes: 32/20 maximum controlled axes and 24/4 maximum simultaneously controlled axes, respectively.
The controls provide large part program management and high-speed Ethernet interface. They deliver up to 8 MB of high-capacity, nonvolatile internal memory that stores as many as 4,000 large nested part programs. Slots are provided for ATA or compact flash memory cards that can add 2 GB of part program storage.
Any USB storage device also may be connected to store and transfer large programs. A fast data server can be installed in the CNC, providing up to 4 GB of flash memory and a 100-Gbit Ethernet connection. A high-speed, error-immune fiber-optic connection between the CNC and an integrated PC front-end allows the hard disk to be used for part program storage.
The embedded Ethernet interface allows the user to integrate the CNC into a company network for data collection or for high-speed part program transfers. Worldwide links can be set up via the Internet for remote diagnosis and maintenance, as well as online training.
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