Turbo 3-26 Bar Feeder

The FMB Turbo 3-26, available in either 6' or 12' configuration, is a magazine style 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 of the Turbo 3-26 at high RPM while feeding round, square or hex bar stock.

The Turbo 3-26 is compatible with all types of sliding or fixed, CNC or cam operated lathes with spindle bores up to 38mm.

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Specifications: Scout 320

  • Bar diameter capacity: 3 mm to 26 mm (.118” to 1.023”)
  • 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

Standard Features

  • (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 next page. (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
  • 48 part program storage
  • Custom lathe cable & interface plugs
Technical Specifications
Bar diameter capacity-no bar preparation:3 mm to 26 mm (.118” to 1.023”)
Bar diameter capacity-with bar preparation:3 mm to 28 mm (.118” to 1.102”)
Maximum bar length:3800 mm (12 feet 5 inches)
Minimum bar length:1000 mm (39.400”)
Magazine 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):3,025 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”) 10.4 mm (.409”) 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 (.630”) 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”)
FMB Turbo 3-26 Technical Specifications

Features: Turbo 3-26

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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Swiss Headstock Sync

The headstock synchronization device allows the Turbo 3-26 to be compatible with fast moving, sliding headstock lathes.

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Quick Change Guide Channels

The guide channel can be changed quickly and easily in about 10 minutes to accommodate other bar stock diameters.

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