Fourth Axis 15 HRA rotary axis system (suit MDX-15)

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SKU: FA-15HRA
$2,080.00 (AUD)†



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Microprocessor interface for automatic switching between Y and A axes
Microprocessor interface for automatic switching between Y and A axes
Real-time angular position readout for job progress, index angle verification
Real-time angular position readout for job progress, index angle verification
Part of our unique zero-backlash double-reduction mechanism
Part of our unique zero-backlash double-reduction mechanism
The interface mounts neatly and conveniently underneath the MDX machine
The interface mounts neatly and conveniently underneath the MDX machine
Wax ring produced using Fourth Axis rotary axis (photo courtesy Colin Creed)
Wax ring produced using Fourth Axis rotary axis (photo courtesy Colin Creed)
Detailed cylindrical artwork being machined from hollow wax tube
Detailed cylindrical artwork being machined from hollow wax tube
Fourth Axis Rotary Machinist software included for process file translation and machine control
Fourth Axis Rotary Machinist software included for process file translation and machine control

The High Resolution Automatic (HRA) rotary axis system is our most advanced system yet, combining the high resolution rotary axis with a microprocessor interface. Fourth Axis HRA incorporates the most popular features from previous models and the most requested new features from our users.

Product features

  • Unique double-reduction mechanism maintains zero backlash
  • Automatic interface offers simplified unattended operation
  • Metal-cutting torque for the rotary, holding torque for the inactive axis
  • Vernier adjustment knob and position readout for manual indexing
  • No disassembly or modification of the MDX machine is required
  • Works with any MDX-40/ZCL-40 CAM software or post-processor
  • Rotary axis is easily removable, mounts completely outside the work area

Included components

  • Fourth Axis HRA rotary axis and installation hardware
  • Fourth Axis HRA interface and installation hardware
  • 4-jaw 50 mm independent chuck and mounting hardware
  • Fourth Axis Rotary Machinist (FARM) 2.0 software
  • LED Z-gauge and Y-adapter arm (requires 2 x AA batteries)

Technical specifications

  • Resolution: >4000 steps/rev (FA-15HRA) or >6000 steps/rev (FA-20HRA)
  • Maximum work diameter: 60 mm (FA-15HRA) or 70 mm (FA-20HRA)
  • Nominal rotary axis center height: 30.25 mm above the mounting surface
  • Nominal rotary axis Y setback: 30 mm (FA-15HRA) or 50 mm (FA-20HRA)
  • Full rotary geometry support from 0 to 360 degrees

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