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Turbo 3-38 Bar Feeder

Make: FMB | Bar Length: 6', 12' | Bar Diameter: 0.118” – 1.500”

The FMB Turbo 3-38, available in 6′ or 12′ configurations, is an magazine type, automatic bar feeder designed for feeding round, square and hexagonal bar material into all types of sliding, fixed, CNC, or cam operated lathes.

Quick change polyurethane guide channels allow for quiet operation at high RPM while feeding round, square or hex bar stock.

Features: Turbo 3-38 Bar Feeder

  • Bar diameter capacity: 3 mm to 38 mm (.118” to 1.500”)
  • Automatic loading magazine — 11 linear inches of rack capacity
  • Double pusher, space saving design
  • Polyurethane guide channel system — noise & vibration dampening
  • Ultra quick change guide channels and pusher — 10 minute full changeover, 3 minute changeover within same channel set
  • Hydrodynamic support via high volume oil flow into channels
  • Bosch motion control — dependable and user friendly, allows easy bar feeder parameter changes with remote pendant
  • Outboard roller steady rest—quick adjust system and super rigid design. Mounted to base of machine to provide maximum support of bar stock and pusher
  • Separate floor mounted electric cabinet isolates electronics from vibration
  • (1) Quick change guide channel set to be chosen by customer. Several sizes to choose from, each handling a specific stock range. See chart on page 36 (spindle liner required if channel set is not lathe’s max capacity)
  • (1) Universal telescoping front nose and (1) nose I.D. liner specific to pusher
  • (1) O.D. bar stock collet (to be chosen by customer, specific collet needed for each stock diameter)
  • Swiss headstock synchronization device
  • Automatic remnant retraction, self centering gripper
  • Custom lathe cable and interface plugs
  • 48 part program storage
Technical Specifications
Bar diameter capacity-no bar preparation:3 mm to 35 mm (.118” to 1.378”)
Bar diameter capacity-with bar preparation:3 mm to 38 mm (.118” to 1.500”)
Maximum bar length:3800 mm (12 feet 5 inches)
Minimum bar length:1000 mm (39.400”)
Maximum remnant length:420 mm (16.540”)
Magazine rack capacity:11”
Bar loading cycle time:30 seconds for 12-foot bar
Material straightness specification:.007” TIR/foot of material (V blocks, 3 points equidistant)
Feed force (pusher torque):max 450 N, adjustable
Forward feed rate:1400 inches/minute max, adjustable
Return feed rate:2360 inches/minute max, adjustable
Power consumption:1.5 kW – (2 kVA)
Operating voltage:230V/60Hz 3-phase
Control voltage:24V DC
Oil capacity:80 liters (22 gallons)
Oil viscosity:ISO 150 cST
Compressed air supply:6 bar (90 psi)
Compressed air consumption:approx. 10 liters per loading cycle
Machine weight (without oil):3,100 lbs
Guide Channel Sets Pusher Diameter Minimum Bar Size Maximum Bar Size Max. Bar Size With Front Remnant Expulsion *
Ø 10 mm 10 mm 3 mm (.118”) 8 mm (.315”) 10 mm (.393”)
Ø 12 mm 12 mm 3 mm (.118”) 10 mm (.393”) 12 mm (.472”)
Ø 15 mm 15 mm 3.2 mm (.125”) 13.5 mm (.531”) 15 mm (.590”)
Ø 18 mm 18 mm 3.2 mm (.125”) 16 mm (.625”) 18 mm (.708”)
Ø 20 mm 20 mm 8 mm (.315”) 18 mm (.708”) 20 mm (.787”)
Ø 22 mm 22 mm 8 mm (.315”) 20 mm (.787”) 22 mm (.866”)
Ø 25 mm 25 mm 10 mm (.393”) 23 mm (.905”) 25 mm (.984”)
Ø 28 mm 27 or 28 mm 10 mm (.393”) 26 mm (1.023”) 28 mm (1.102”)
Ø 32 mm 32 mm 10 mm (.393”) 30 mm (1.181”) 32 mm (1.259”)
Ø 34 mm 34 mm 12.7 mm (.500”) 31.75 mm (1.250”) 34 mm (1.338”)
Ø 36 mm 35 or 36 mm 12.7 mm (.500”) 33.3 mm (1.312”) 36 mm (1.417”)
Ø 38 mm 37 or 38 mm 12.7 mm (.500”) 35 mm (1.378”) 38 mm (1.500”)
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