Turbo 5-65 A (Auto Adjust) Bar Feeder

Make: FMB | Bar Length: 12' | Bar Diameter: 0.196” – 2.559”

The FMB Turbo 5-65 A (Auto-Adjust) is a magazine style automatic bar feeder for processing bars in the diameter ranges of 5-65mm and in lengths from 12’ to 14’ on CNC lathes. Auto adjusting polyurethane guide channels allow for quiet operation at high RPM while feeding round, square or hex bar stock.

The Turbo 5-65 A is compatible with all kinds of fixed headstock lathes. Swiss type synchronization device is also available.

Features: Turbo 5-65 Auto-Adjust Bar Feeder

  • Bar diameter capacity: 5 mm to 65 mm (.196” to 2.559”)
  • Guide channels automatically adjusts to the proper diameter
  • Automatic loading magazine — 11 linear inches of rack capacity
  • Double pusher, space saving design
  • Polyurethane guide channel system — noise & vibration dampening
  • 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. See chart below. (spindle liner required if channel set is not lathe’s max capacity)
  • (1) Universal hard nose and (1) nose I.D. liner specific to pusher
  • (1) O.D. barstock collet (to be chosen by customer)
  • 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
Power Consumption:2.5 kW – (3.0 kVA)
Feed Force (pusher torque):Adjustable, max. 750 N
In-Feed Rate:Adjustable from 0-700mm/sec
Forward Feed Rate:Adjustable max. 1000mm/sec
Bar Loading Cycle Time:30 seconds for 12-foot bar
Oil Capacity:80 liters (22 gallons)
Oil Viscosity:ISO 150 cST at 40°C
Operating Voltage:230V/60Hz
Compressed Air Supply:6 bar (90 psi)
Compressed Air Consumption:approx. 10 liters per loading cycle
Machine weight (without oil):6,200 lbs
Maximum remnant length:530 mm (22.800”)
Maximum bar length:3800mm (12’5″) & 4200mm (13’8″)
Bar diameter capacity:5mm to 65mm
Magazine rack capacity:11”
Material straightness specification:.007” TIR/foot of material (V blocks, 3 points equidistant)
  Maximum Bar Size Capacity (mm)
Guide Channel Sets Round Diameter Hex A/F Square A/F
Ø 15mm 12mm (15mm) 10mm (13mm) 8mm (10mm)
Ø 25mm 22mm (25mm) 19mm (21mm) 15mm (17mm)
Ø 32mm 28mm (32mm) 24mm (17mm) 19mm (22mm)
Ø 36mm 32mm (36mm) 27mm (31mm) 22mm (25mm)
Ø 42mm 38mm (42mm) 33mm (36mm) 26mm (29mm)
Ø 50mm 45mm (50mm) 38mm (43mm) 31mm (35mm)
Ø 55mm 50mm (55mm) 42mm (47mm) 34mm (38mm)
Ø 60mm 55mm (60mm) 47mm (51mm) 38mm (42mm)
Ø 65mm 60mm (65mm) 51mm (56mm) 44mm (45mm)
(*) Diameters in brackets can be achieved if bar ends are turned down or if forward ejection of the bar remnant is possible.
Diagram of a Turbo 5-55 bar feeder