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Turbo 8-80 Bar Feeder

Make: FMB | Bar Length: 10', 12' | Bar Diameter: 0.315” – 3.150”

The FMB Turbo 8-80, available in 8′ or 12′ configuration, is an automatic bar loading magazine feeder for processing bars in the diameter range of 8-80mm and in lengths up to 3200mm, 3800mm, or 4200mm on machine tools.

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

Features: Turbo 8-80

  • Bar diameter capacity: 8 mm to 80 mm (.315” to 3.150”)
  • Automatic loading magazine — 11 linear inches of rack capacity
  • Double pusher, space saving design
  • Polyurethane guide channel system — noise & vibration dampening
  • Quick change guide channels and pusher
  • 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
  • Separate floor mounted electric cabinet isolates electronics from vibration
  • (1) Guide channel set to be chosen by customer. Several sizes to choose from, each handling a specific stock range. See chart on page 37. (spindle liner required if channel set is not lathe’s max capacity)
  • (1) O.D. barstock collet (to be chosen by customer)
  • (1) Universal hard nose and (1) nose I.D. liner specific to pusher
  • Automatic remnant retraction, self centering gripper
  • Custom lathe cable and interface plugs
  • 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
  • 48 part program memory storage
Technical Specifications
Bar diameter capacity-no bar preparation:8 mm to 76.2 mm (.3150” to 3.000”)
Bar diameter capacity-with bar preparation:8 mm to 80 mm (.3150” to 3.150”)
Maximum bar length:4200 mm (13 feet 8 inches)
Minimum bar length:1000 mm (39.400”)
Maximum remnant length:580 mm (22.800”)
Magazine rack capacity:11”
Magazine rack angle:adjustable 6–20°
Bar loading cycle time:35 seconds for 12-foot bar
Material straightness specification:.007” TIR/foot of material (V blocks, 3 points equidistant)
Feed force (pusher torque):max 750 N, adjustable
Forward feed rate:2360 inches/minute max, adjustable
In-feed rate:0-1650 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):7,260 lbs
Guide Channel Sets Pusher Diameter Minimum Bar Size Maximum Bar Size Max. Bar Size With Front Remnant Expulsion *
Ø 25 mm 25 mm 8 mm (.315”) 23 mm (.905”) 25 mm (.984”)
Ø 42 mm 42 mm 17 mm (.669”) 38 mm (1.500”) 42 mm (1.653”)
Ø 50 mm 50 mm 18 mm (.708”) 46 mm (1.810”) 50 mm (1.968”)
Ø 55 mm 55 mm 25.4 mm (1.000”) 51 mm (2.000”) 55 mm (2.165”)
Ø 60 mm 60 mm 35 mm (1.378”) 56 mm (2.204”) 60 mm (2.362”)
Ø 65 mm 65 mm 40 mm (1.574”) 61 mm (2.400”) 65 mm (2.559”)
Ø 70 mm 70 mm 45 mm (1.772”) 66 mm (2.598”) 70 mm (2.755”)
Ø 75 mm 75 mm 50 mm (1.970”) 70 mm (2.755”) 75 mm (2.952”)
Ø 77 mm 77 mm 50 mm (1.970”) 75 mm (2.952”) 77 mm (3.031”)
Ø 80 mm 80 mm 51 mm (2.000”) 76.2 mm (3.000”) 80 mm (3.150”)
FMB Turbo 8-80 dimensions