Fanuc automated vertical machining technologyFanuc says the a-DiB5 series is its latest automated vertical machining technology for milling, drilling and tapping applications, incorporating network interface, preventative maintenance and machine learning capabilities. The company says this series includes six re-designed models in small, medium and large sizes, with standard or advanced functionality available. The series is said to be suitable for both short production runs and mass production.

It’s claimed this range can achieve cut-to-cut speeds of 1.5 seconds for standard models and 1.3 seconds for the advanced. In addition, Fanuc says the a-DiB5 series integrates Industry 4.0-compatible software for 24-hour, unmanned machining.