Turbo 20-100 Bar Feeder

The FMB Turbo 20-100 expands on the already established Turbo "Heavy Metal" line of hydrodynamic 12' through 24' Bar Loading Magazine Feeders.

This unit also offers a one size channel set that automatically adjusts for all material sizes. Quick change polyurethane guide channels allow for quiet operation at high RPM while feeding round, square or hex bar stock.

The Turbo 20-100 bar feeder is compatible with all types of sliding or fixed, CNC or cam operated lathes with spindle bores up to 102mm.

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Specifications: Turbo 20-100

  • Bar diameter capacity: 20 mm to 100 mm (.787” to 3.94”)
  • 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
  • Functions as a short loader for bar lengths from 850 mm to 1250 mm long

Standard Features

  • (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.
  • 48 part program memory storage
Technical Specifications
Bar diameter capacity-no bar preparation:20 mm to 90 mm (.787” to 3.540”)
Bar diameter capacity-with bar preparation:20 mm to 100 mm (.787” to 3.940”)
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:45 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:5.5 kW - (6 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):8,200 lbs
Guide Channel Sets Pusher Diameter Minimum Bar Size Maximum Bar Size Max. Bar Size With Front Remnant Expulsion *
Ø 25 mm 25 mm 10 mm (.393”) 23 mm (.905”) 25 mm (.984”)
Ø 42 mm 42 mm 17 mm (.669”) 38 mm (1.500”) 42 mm (1.653”)
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 80 mm 80 mm 51 mm (2.000”) 76.2 mm (3.000”) 80 mm (3.152”)
Ø 90 mm 90 mm 60 mm (2.362”) 86 mm (3.380”) 90 mm (3.540”)
Ø 100 mm 100 mm 65 mm (2.550”) 90 mm (3.540”) 100 mm (3.940”)

Features: Turbo 20-100

Roller Steady Rest

This device guides the bar stock between the lathe and bar feeder. Rollers or blocks provide the ideal guiding of round or profiled material.

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A mechanical gripping device is used to both insert the new bar into the bar stock collet and to extract the remnant.

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Loading Functions

See a graphic describing the loading, bar separation, and processing functions of the FMB line.

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Guide Channel

This device guides the round and profiled bar material between the guide channel and the lathe.

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