4th Axis with Automatic Tool Changer

The Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) continues to be a great success and very popular with our customers. Perhaps the only real challenge we’ve experienced with the ATC is interference between long tools in the ATC tool carousel and the conventional 4th axis. This post offers some work-around solutions for the standard and tilting rotary tables.

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Desert Star Systems Flipper Tag Project

With an engineering background ranging from embedded software to electronics prototyping, machining and mold making, Crenshaw is Vice President of Engineering at Desert Star Systems, a California-based manufacturer of animal tags, acoustic positioning systems, underwater autonomous cameras, special forces’ cameras, and a host of other “underwater stuff.”

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