Edge Technologies & FMB Machinery
Bar Feeders and Lathe Automation Solutions
Over 15,000 installations have made Edge Technologies synonymous with magazine bar feeders in the North American machine tool marketplace. Our reputation for technical competence and delivering high customer satisfaction reflects the focus and passion that we bring to the business.
Representing EDGE and FMB brands, we have the broadest two-tier CNC lathe bar feeder and bar loader/unloader line-up in the automation solution business, both in size range and price points, Edge Technologies has the best match for your application and capital budget.
From space saving short bar loaders that handle 4” bars up to 60” in length to 12-foot and 6-foot magazine loaders that can feed up to 2” diameter – the EDGE line of bar feeders have both defined and established the standard in the segment we term “economical excellence”.
Whether your needs are short run production bar work with high changeover or higher demand production work, there is an Edge product ready to deliver outstanding value and performance to your application.
FMB Machinery produced the first modern day automatic magazine bar feeders in the late 1970’s, in Germany, and is recognized as the global industry leader. The equipment’s legendary reputation for excellent design, construction & performance are well known in the European and U.S production bar working segments.
Earning the nickname “Heavy Metal” due to its cast iron ba the FMB Turbo Series offers a premium lineup of nine distinct automatic bar feeder models that cover diameter requirements from 0.8mm (.031”) to 102mm (4”) and bar length requirements from standard 6 and 12-foot models to factory-order 40-foot units.
New Ranger 112: Ideal for Medical & Electronics Industries
The Ranger 112 is the newest economically priced Scroll Feed magazine bar feeder for feeding round, square, and hexagonal bar stock in a diameter range of 1.5-15 mm into CNC lathes.
The Ranger’s Scroll Feed system ensures consistent loading of bar stock and has a storage capacity of 16 bars. Small diameter bar stock, along with the accuracy of the Scroll Feed system, makes the Ranger 112 ideally suited for the medical and electronics industries.
Rebel 80 Servo V3 Short Loader is a Small Beast on Shop Floor
Built on a small footprint – the Rebel 80 Servo V3 handles 4′ (1220mm) bars in 8mm to 80mm diameters.
Easy to operate, with both a remote control pendant and an easy-to-program menu-driven touch screen, the Rebel 80 Servo V3 reduces changeover time with programmable bar diameter and part length.
Other features include: Axial Shift with a fold-away Axial Track, rear Spindle Liner Storage, Extra-Large Magazine, and All-Electric Operation.
New Rebel 80 Servo Unloader Packed With Features
Equipped with a large magazine capacity for long unattended operation, the Rebel 80 Unloader combines the advantages of auto part unloading and small footprint with an economical price.
The Rebel 80 Servo Unloader is a compact unloading system for parts in the diameter range of 8 – 80mm to be extracted from CNC lathes after the cutting process. Parts are extracted from the sub-spindle of single-spindle lathes using a variety of end-effectors. Parts are deposited on an incline table built right into the Rebel 80 Unloader unit.
Edge Debuts New Coolant Mist Products at IMTS 2018
Meet us at McCormick Place in Chicago, September 10 – 15, for the 2018 International Manufacturing Technology Show. We are going to introduce the Ranger 112 automatic bar feeder from Edge. Smaller diameters bars (1.5-15mm) make the Ranger 112 an ideal and economic choice for smaller projects like medical applications.
Also making its debut is the Vortex Coolant Mist Filtration system by Edge Technologies. Keeps your shop environment clear with a 3-stage centrifugal filtration process that is capable of reaching 99.97% filtration efficiency.