BIESSE ROVER B FT 1224 4-AXIS CNC ROUTER W/ AUTO LOAD LABEL UNLOAD NEW 2015

Manufacturer

BIESSE

Manufacturing Year

2015

Serial Number

1000007493

Model
ROVER B FT 1224
Location

Prospect Heights, Il

Type
CNC Routers
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Specifications

Rover B 1224 G FT (4’x8’) – 9080202-9080906
Nested Based Machining Center

Numerically controlled machining center Rover B 1224 G FT
FT worktable dimension: X=2465mm; Y=1260mm (4’ x 8’)

The Biesse Rover B G-FT represents the latest technological advancement in machining centers. It is engineered to process solid woods, plastics and non ferrous metals such as aluminum and composite materials including Corian™.
Designed to play a critical role in today’s work cells and Just-In-Time manufacturing environments, the Rover B G-FT is unsurpassed in productivity, safety, reliability and operational efficiency in its class. The Rover B G-FT is manufactured by Biesse, a world leader in panel processing equipment which is supported in North America by Biesse America and Biesse Canada, totally owned subsidiaries of Biesse
As guarantee of the quality of its products and services, BIESSE has been certified ISO 9001 since 1995 and works in accordance with the UNI EN ISO 9001:2000 norms. Most of the technological components assembled on the machining centres is produced by companies of the Biesse Group or by world-wide known companies included in the Biesse "Register of Qualified Suppliers", which have strictly cooperated with Biesse through the years.

The running tests of each machining centre include the following stages:
Intermediate control of operating units and pre-assembled components;
Non-stop running test for the simulation of workings, for a minimum period of 10 hours;
Control of X and Y axes precision and positioning repeatability by means of an interferometric laser (VDI/3441 norm);
Gauging of the X and Y axes through a software function: the values detected during the laser tests are elaborated by the N.C. and transmitted to the axes drives in order to improve the positioning precision;
Functional tests for routing and boring operations on panels positioned on all the machine origins.

Structure
All the machine structural components have been designed with a CAD product for solid modeling which allows to determine the possible structural distortions caused by static and dynamic loads. The correct dimensions of the most critical components are elaborated by a software for finite elements structural calculation which, by simulating the work conditions, allows to determine the most stressed areas which need strengthening.

This definition of the machine structure grants maximum rigidity, high precision in time and refined finish to BIESSE machining centres, even during heavy-duty phases.
The machine base consists of a single component made up of thick electrowelded steel sheets, suitably strengthened in the most stressed areas.
The upright, mobile in the longitudinal direction (X axis) consists of a single electrowelded steel structural work: thick steel sheets and strengthening transversal elements allow to reduce to the minimum the distortions produced by the use of the machining centre. The mobile upright is stabilized before being machined, in order to release the tension accumulated during the welding phase. High precision is granted by the fact that the upright is machined with a single positioning on the machine tool.
The transversal carriage (Y axis) and the vertical carriage (Z axis) consist of a casting in aluminium light alloy; they are stabilized and then machined on the machine tool with a single positioning.
Machine frame
The machine frame is made of thick electrowelded steel sheets, properly strengthened in the most stressed areas.
The mechanical machining are performed in a single setup to ensure maximum accuracy.
Upright beam
The upright beam, mobile in the longitudinal direction (X axis) is made of electrowelded steel with gantry structure: thick steel sheets and reinforcing transversal elements grants an higher rigidity and allow to obtain the maximum precision.
The beam is stabilized before metal machining to release the tension accumulated during welding operations.
To achieve the highest precision the mechanical machining are performed in a single setup.
Transversal and vertical carriages
The transversal carriage (Y axis) and the vertical carriage (Z axis) are made of an aluminium light alloy casting which is stabilized and then machined in a single setup for maximum precision.
Axes drives and motor systems
Biesse uses Brushless motors, controlled by digital axes drives.
The interfacing between axes drives and numerical control is digital.
The digital system Mechatrolink allows the following:
Higher machining speed, since a portion of the toolpath is controlled by the axis drive instead of the numerical control
Higher working precision, thanks to a faster data processing
Higher reliability, thanks to a reduced wiring system which eliminates electrical interferences that may occur on analog systems
Reduced machine stops and downtime, thanks to the errors diagnostic with explanatory messages displayed directly on the N.C.

Guides of Controlled Axes
All axes use linear guides in tempered and ground steel and preloaded ball bearings. A sliding gasket protects the guides from chips and dust. The dimensions and the great centerdistance between the guides grant precision and optimum finish performed by the operating units.
Automatic Lubrication System - 7000205
At each set time interval, adjustable in the numerical control, the pump automatically sends the lubricant to the machine moving parts (linear guides and bearings, recirculating ball screws), with no machine downtime and no operator's intervention.
When the quantity of lubricant in the tank reaches the minimum, a warning message appears on the NC screen.
The automatic pump send grease to the following items:
Recirculating balls bearings of the X, Y and Z axes
Rack and pinions system of the X and Y transmissions
Ballscrew nut of the Z axis transmission

X axes linear guides seal cover strips - Size 1224 - 7022305
Protects the X axes linear guides and bearings from the intrusion of abrasive dust which compromises the proper functionality over time.

Remote Keyboard - 7000059
Keyboard controlling the main functions available for work area set-up, operating unit tooling and tool changers tooling.
The remote keyboard has an ergonomic shape, an easy-to-read display and is equipped with a magnetic device for its positioning on the panel support handles or the control cabinet.
It includes:
Emergency push-button
2 potentiometers
Membrane keys to access the menus available on the display
3 programmable keys allow the immediate access to the most used functions

It allows the operator to:
Reset the axes
Move the axes in manual mode
Adjust the axes speed by means of a potentiometer
Control the vertical movement of the spindles of the boring unit for tooling purposes
Control the vertical movement of the dust extraction hood during the work phases , for the visual control of all the operations being performed on the test panel
Display all information relating to the work area set-up : panel supports positioning dimensions along the X axis, sliding bases positioning dimensions along the Y axis, type of vacuum module positioned on each sliding base with the respective orientation
Check the state of input and output signals
Activate the belt for the removal of chips, if present
Perform tool change operations.
Work Area
FT Work Table – High Flow
The work table is in stratified phenolic, it includes a vacuum clamping system for the pieces and has a 30 mm pitch grid for the rapid placement of the vacuum modules. The entire work table is covered with vacuum channels (D = 10 mm) with 150 mm centerdistance, and is equipped with patented plugs for a quick removal. It can be configured based on need (pitch 30 mm) with M8 threaded inserts for jig installation or other clamping equipment.
Pod Ready Table (pods not included)
Working areas
The machine has 1 working area with 2 left origins, 1 front and 1 rear.

Pneumatic reference stops
The machine's origins are determined by a set of stops with pneumatic movement which grants maximum positioning precision.
The base machine includes:
2 pin reference stops for rear LH area
3 pin reference stops for front LH area
2 side stops (LH side)
Reference stops and origins for RIGHT area - 7350920
Allows to execute programs with panel's reference side on the right
Inclusive of:
2 rear stops for RIGHT area
3 front stops for RIGHT area
2 RIGHT side stops
Supporting column for RIGHT origin program start
Foot pedal for RIGHT origins vacuum locking activation
The additional stops, with pneumatic lowering, creates 2 additional origins for the correct reference of panels. The stops are automatically raised based on origin selection.
The pieces to be executed on the right origins are locked by pressing the pedal placed near the area to be activated.
Vacuum system and locking zones
The vacuum system allow to convey vacuum in the working areas in order to lock the piece in place during machining operations.
A buffer chamber grants a constant and high level of vacuum ensuring a quick spread on the worktable during locking cycle and maximum vacuum force during machining operations.
The worktable is divided in 2 locking zones to optimize locking of panels with smaller dimension.
Vacuum locking is activated by the provided foot pedal.

6 zones Multizone vacuum system -7350916
The FT working table is divided into zones, each of which is activated independently by the NC, granting the best vacuum optimization.
It allows the locking of panels with different dimensions minimizing vacuum dispersion, without any operator intervention.
*Requires the reference stops and origins for RH area
Vacuum pump 300 m3/h rotary claw – Qty. 2 - 7300999
Oil-Free operation through non-contacting claws which grants high efficiency without the need of lubrication.
Rotary claws pumps maintain a constant efficiency over-time and it doesn't require expensive maintenance services.
Flow rate: 300 m3/h at 50Hz; 360 m3/h at 60Hz

NBC Configuration 1 - Front Loading - Flow from Left to Right - 7800280

ASC15235 Front Stack Feeder Conveyor for Feedling A Stack of
500 mm Thickness

Automatic Loading and Unloading System with NC positioning axis (Sweeping Arm + Loading Vacuum cups) - 7200359
Inclusive of:
Sweeping arm for panel unloading and spoilboard cleaning
Loading Vacuum cups system with blowing double circuit for transpirant panels
Linear reference stops for piece containment during unloading cycle
Sensors for the detection of lowered stops
Pneumatic vertical movement of the safety strips
Dust collection for panel's bottom side positioned at the end of the worktable
Prearrangement for Scissor Lift, Loading tables and Lifting table
Prearrangement for Loading stations type A and B
Prearrangement for Unloading belt
The loading vacuum cups system is capable to pick a pre-aligned panel from the Scissor Lift, Loading tables or Lifting table, and position it automatically on a machine origin for a correct processing.
The unit is made vacuum cups along the Y axis with automatic activation based on panel's dimension.
It is possible to automatically load up to 3 panels with three consecutive single loading cycles.
The Sweeping Arm can automatically unload the processed panel on the Unloading belt positioned beside the machine.
The positioning of the Sweeping arm is automatically calculated based on the spoilboard thickness avoiding any operator's manual intervention.
Simultaneously to the unloading operation, the Sweeping Arm is capable to clean the spoilboard, allowing the loading of the next panel without performing any manual cleaning operation.
The linear reference stops act as a guide for the worked pieces and avoid any part to fall from the table during unloading operations
At the end of the worktable, an automatically activated dust collection port, positioned at panel's bottom side, grants a better cleaning of the finished components.
If the unloading belt is NOT purchased together with the machine, an additional button pad with 2-hands control to ensurethe safety of the operator during the unloading cycle is provided.
The system is not designed to load/unload gloss and/or delicate material without any possible scratching, to reduce the possibility to damage those kind of panels we suggest to use the blowing unit for air flotation table which anyway doesn't grant to completely avoid the problem.
The NC positioned Sweeping Arm can also be programmed to execute cleaning cycles on the top face of the worked panel making it essential if the machine is integrated with external automatic loading and unloading system cells.
Technical specifications:
Thickness of single panel unloading: from 3 to 50mm
Maximum thickness of multiple panels loading: 20mm
Maximum thickness of multiple panels unloading: 60mm
Spoilboard thickness: from 8 to 25mm
Maximum unloading weight: 200Kg
Minimum loadable Y axis dimension of the panel: 800mm
* Requires Conf. 1or 2 to determine the workflow

Loading station type B - Size 1224 - 7200274
Compatible with:
Conf. 1 - Front Loading - Workflow from Left to Right
Conf. 4 - Rear Loading - Workflow from Right to Left
Inclusive of:
Loading station with automatic alignment along X and Y
Machine Connection frame with MDF table
Additional safety fences and photocells kit
Prearrangement for automatic adhesive label printing and application system

The loading station with automatic alignment along X and Y is capable of correctly position the top panel of the stack and eventually perform the application of adhesive labels.
The panel alignment and labels application operations are performed in hidden time while the machine is already processing the previously loaded panel.
Since the panel is aligned along X and Y, the machine loading operation is performed in a single movement, with a consequent cycle time reduction.
The additional safety devices for the Loading Station allow to perform stack loading with the forklift in safety, while the machine is working.
*Requires Conf. 1 or 4 to determine the workflow
*Not compatible with thin panels below 9mm and/or transpiring panels
*Scissor Lift, Loading tables and Lifting table NOT included
*Requires the Automatic Loading and Unloading System

System for Thin and/or Porous Panels Loading for Loading Station Type B - 7200263
Inclusive of:
Automatic pressure regulation system for thin material alignment
Installation of vacuum cups for panel's alignment with a double circuit for thin and/or transpiring panels detachment and loading
A 2 pressure levels system with automatic activation based on panel's thickness allows to align thin and thick panels without any manual setup.
The vacuum cups for panel's alignment allow the loading of panels with a thickness lower than 9mm.
The vacuum cups with a double circuit grant transpiring panels detachment and avoid any accidental loading of multiple panels.
* Minimum loadable panel thickness 3mm
* The unloading of thin pieces or panels with thickness between 9 and 3 mm requires the upgrade for NC positioned Sweeping Arm

Automatic Adhesive Label Printing and Application System with 0-90° Rotation for Loading Station Type B - 7200322
Inclusive of Label Printer and Label application device.
The printer, mounted on the Y axis of the Loading station type B, applies labels in hidden time while the machine is processing the previously labelled panel.
The system is capable to process labels information generated through BiesseNest or an external software (approved by Biesse) and apply adhesive labels in the programmed position to avoid any damage during the routing operation.
The labels layout and contained information can be customized through the supplied software.
Technical specifications:
Minimum label dimension = 50x50mm
Maximum label dimension = 100x100mm
Printer resolution = 200dpi
Upgrade for Steel connection frame with wheels for Loading station type B - 7200217
The frame, made of steel, is equipped with freewheels which reduces panel's friction during the loading cycle.
The wheels of the same row have a pitch of 102mm.
Replaces the Machine connection frame with MDF table.
*Requires the Loading station type B

Scissor Lift - Size 1224 - 7200280
Single scissor version
The Scissor Lift consists of a top frame for panels stack positioning that can be accessed by a forklift and a lifting system moved by a piston and hydraulic pump system.
Combined with the type A or B Loading stations, the Scissor Lift is capable to lift the stack to the correct quote for alignment and machine loading operations.
The Scissor Lift is equipped with a plate with levelling feet for correct installation and alignment with the machine.
*Panel's dimension along X must be equal or greater of the dimension along Y

Outfeed Belt Conveyor - Size 1224 - 7200351
Outfeed belt conveyor length 2900mm
Inclusive of:
Supporting frame in electrowelded metal structural work
Motorized unloading belt controlled by the machine's N.C.
Safety devices

The Outfeed Belt Conveyor can receive the nested components from the machine and move them outside the working area, dramatically reducing the idle time between the execution of a program and the following one and therefore increasing machine's productivity.
During the unloading cycle the belt is moved to reduce friction and prevent panel's drag. At the end of the conveyor belt, a photocell stops the movement when the panels reaches the end.
The Outfeed Belt Conveyor is accessible from 3 sides for an easy and ergonomic unloading operation, furthermore it is possible to manually activate the belt's movement through a pedal until the remaining panels reaches the photocell allowing to perform the unloading operation completely from the far end of the belt conveyor.
Combined with the Automatic Loading and Unloading system, the Outfeed Belt Conveyor allows the machine to perform the loading and unloading operations simultaneously, increasing cell's productivity.
* Maximum unloadable panel 2465mm
* It includes the brackets for pieces and off-cuts containment
* NOT compatible with the Rollers Hold-Down Unit
* Requires the Automatic unloading system (Sweeping Arm) or the Automatic Loading and Unloading System (Sweeping Arm + Loading Vacuum cups)

Dust collection system for Outfeed belt conveyor - 7200284
The dust collection system for Outfeed belt conveyor includes 2 dust collection ports of which one positioned on the conveyor belt top side, and one positioned at the end of the conveyor belt.
The top dust collection port clean the panel's top face and inside the grooves generated by the machining, the dust collection port positioned at the end of the Outfeed belt conveyor collects the dust left on the conveyor and avoids accumulation on the ground.
The dust collection system is automatically activated when the Outfeed belt conveyor is moving.
* Requires the Outfeed belt conveyor
* Not compatible with Easy Flow unloading table

Table made of stratified phenolic and chain conveyors for the transfer of a panel stack positioned on the scissor lift - Size 1224 - 7300228
The system of chain conveyors allows the transfer and the deposit of a stack of material with max. thickness 500 mm.
The table of stratified phenolic is equipped with vertical pneumatic lowering to allow the transfer also of the last sheet of the stack in the direction orthogonal to that of the chain conveyors by means of other devices.
* The aligning, the automatic labelling and the loading of the sheet on the machine require the devices provided for operating in the cell
* The maximum height of the stack can be 740 mm by selecting the spacers to increase the maximum stack loadable in the machine
* Requires the scissor lift of the corresponding size
* Requires the Loading station type B

Work Units

Electrospindle 13.2 kW (17.7 HP) - HSK-F63 Air Cooled - 7212840
The innovative 13.2 kW (17.7 HP) Electrospindle, HSK-F63 adaptor, air cooled on the Rover machines is manufactured by HSD (High Speed Development), a Biesse Group company.
Benefits for the customer of the HSD technology:
INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY with:
• 11 kW (14.7 HP)/from 12,000 to 15,000 rpm in S1 duty
• 13.2 kW (17.7 HP)/from 12,000 to 15,000 rpm in S6 duty
• Efficient cooling system.
PRECISION AND QUALITY MACHINING
• The electrospindles on the Rover machining centers are attached directly at Z-axis carriage and extremely close to the Y-axis beam. This solution guarantees superior rigidity and is completely unaffected by the thermal expansions always present when the electrospindles are attached to the boring block effecting precision.
• Pneumatic stroke is on a prismatic linear guide for maximum strength and precision
HIGH PERFORMANCES AND FLEXIBILITY with
• Programmable rotation speeds from 1,000 to 24,000 rpm
• RH and LH programmable rotation
• Dust hood has 6 pos., CNC adjusted for optimum dust collection in any working conditions.
REDUCED MAINTANANCE with
• Cartridge construction which allow for easy core replacement.
• Ceramic bearings, which are less susceptible to thermal elasticity than steel bearings, thus providing increased life
FLANGE FOR THE ASSEMBLY OF AGGREGATES ON AN ELECTROSPINDLE
Prearrangement for the assembly of a 360° operating unit (C Axes)
Air Nozzle
The dust extraction gate is automatically closed when the electrospindle is not working.

Inverter
Inverter for electrospindle and boring head with power output adequate to the selected configuration.
Static frequency converter.
Inclusive of:
Display for frequency visualization
Display for tool rotation speed visualization
Display for diagnostic messages
Automatic control of tool rotation deceleration
Brake resistor for power dissipation
N.C. programmable tool rotation speed

Tool Presetter for the measurement of the tool length with diameter up to 130 mm - 7550008
Digital device for tool length measurement by contact plate.
The device checks the tool length and updates the values in the tool schedule of Numerical Control.
The diameter of the contact plate is 130mm.
We recommend the use of the blowing device for the cleaning of the reading surface.
The measurable lengths (min/max) must be verified on the specific layout.
*Includes a special toolholder for the device setting

360° rotation interpolating unit ? Torque C-Axis - 7212127
The unit with Direct Drive Technology (MK259) is installed on the electrospindle and is equipped with:
·1 conical slot for aggregate reference and use
·3 compressed air ducts for aggregate or specific used blower (authorized by Biesse) supplying
Allows continuous aggregates rotation on the X-Y plane and is capable to interpolate simultaneously with the main axes with a maximum rotation speed in interpolation of 60 rpm.
In machines with multiple electrospindles the slot has to be specified.
* Requires the ISO or HSK electrospindle
* Incompatible with the flange for the assembly of aggregates on an electrospindle
* Incompatible with the mechanical pressing unit with pneumatic lowering
* Any use of aggregates not supplied with Biesse pricelist and without evaluation of usability required to Biesse, will compromise the recognition of the guarantee of electrospindles and devices connected

4 air nozzles for electrospindle - 7212017
The unit is made of 4 manually adjustable nozzles, positioned every 90°, capable of blowing compressed air during machining operations and increase dust collection efficiency.
The nozzles are installed on the dust collection hood and therefore close to the processed panel for maximum effectiveness.
The unit is strongly suggested for nesting applications.
In machines with multiple electrospindles the slot has to be specified.


Equipped With

16 Positions Revolver Toolchanger, Travelling in X-Axis - 7291167
Onboard of the X axis carriage, allows to store up to 16 tools always available on each position of the machine and to perform toolchanging operations in a short time.
Technical specifications:
Wheelbase between grippers: 114mm
Maximum loadable tools: 16 with 110mm maximum diameter
Loadable aggregates: Refer to the toolchanger layout
Maximum tool diameter: Refer to the toolchanger layout
Maximum tool length: Refer to the toolchanger layout
Maximum weight of a tool or aggregate inclusive of the tool: 7.5Kg
Maximum total weight: 55Kg
If the standard chip deflector is loaded on the toolchanger, the two adjacent grippers must be manually removed.

HSK F63 Aggregate with 2 outlets for horizontal routings or sawblade maximum diameter 215mm - 7250162
The Aggregate, in conjunction with the flange for the assembly of aggregates on an electrospindle, can perform grooves, cuts and horizontal routing operations on a fixed angle on the XY plane, through manual pre-setting of the angle.
If the Aggregate is used in conjunction with the 360° rotation interpolating unit (C-Axis), it can perform grooves, cuts and horizontal routing operations at any angle on the XY plane automatically.
Outlets technical specifications:
• ·Maximum rotation speed: 12,000 rpm for the routing tools and 8,400 rpm for the sawblade
• ·Outlet 1: ERC32 collet coupling (supplied with a 20mm collet; ERC32 max tool shank diameter: 20mm) or coupling through 4 countersunk screws for 215mm maximum diameter sawblade - RH rotation
• ·Outlet 2: ERC32 collet coupling (supplied with a 20mm collet; ERC32 max tool shank diameter: 20mm) - LH rotation
• ·Maximum cutting depth with 215mm sawblade: 70mm\

Additional Z axis carriage, controlled by an independent axis-7212179
This carriage can fit the boring unit, multifunction unit or both.
The N.C. controls the descent of the carriage, which is performed by means of a Brushless motor and a ball screw.

Boring Head BH20 with automatic lubrication - 7200088
Working unit which can be equipped with 20 independent tools for single and multiple borings on the top face of the panel.
The spindles have a RH/LH alternated rotation and are driven by precision helical ground teeth gears which grants minimum noise emission and maximum machining accuracy.
The unit is equipped with an automatic lubrication system: at each time interval, programmable through the numerical control, a pump automatically sends the lubricant to the boring head, with no machine downtime and no operator's intervention.
The boring head can also be connected to the cooling system eventually installed on the machine.
The unit is composed of 20 vertical independent spindle with a pitch of 32mm (11 spindles along X axis and 9 spindles along Y axis)
The spindles are driven by 1 inverter controlled motor (motor power 1.7 kW at 2800 rpm - 3 kW at 6000 rpm): the spindles rotation speed is programmable up to 6000 rpm to perform fast drilling cycles and reduce machining time.
Furthermore it is possible to program the correct rotation speed based on the tool and material to be processed.
The boring head is equipped with a dedicated dust collection hood which is automatically activated when the unit is in operation.

Numerical Control
Control cabinet with Windows-based PC and control system card BH660.
Thanks to the new Biesse technology WRT (Windows Real Time) the machine is controlled directly by the PC and any other proprietary hardware component becomes unnecessary. This solution extends the performances of Windows 7 by making it work in real time.
Since the software that controls the machine runs directly on a personal computer and not on a dedicated hardware device, the system architecture is greatly simplified, granting greater performance and reliability.
Keyboard
Mouse
DVD reader
USB ports
Ethernet card for network connection to an office PC
The technical specifications above may be subject to updates without prior notification.
Since the personal computer controls the machine processes BIESSE does not allow the installation of additional non-authorized software, under penalty of losing warranty.

Software
Statistic report
Machine statistics is an software environment capable of collecting general information on machine events inorder to monitor productivity and reliability over time.
Customers can choose directly which events to be recorded, in example the machine set-up, production, authorized pauses, lubrication cycles, etc.
Emergency recovery procedure
This function allows operators to restart an interrupted working due to a machine emergency stop. The program restarts exactly from where it was interrupted, by following a specific procedure. The working can be restarted when the emergency stop happened during:
A routing cycle with the electrospindle
A drilling cycle with the boring head
A cutting cycle with a blade
An automatic tool changing cycle
Any ISO instruction programmed movement
The introduction of this functionality avoids to discard half-finished components, which sometimes are made of valuable materials (rare woods, etc.). It also allows operators to save time in case of long programs execution.

Tool life calculation function
The NC memorizes the distance covered by each routing tool and compares it to a value set by the operator.
When this set value is reached, a persistent warning message is displayed on the screen.
This message will be displayed each time a given tool has reached the value set by the operator.
An hardware output (alternate or continuous, chosen by the customer) allows the connection of an external device (for instance a flashing light or a siren) which will be activated when the message appears on the screen.

bSolid - 7530392
The software package running in Windows environment allows to design the final product, define its machinings, define working table set-up, simulate the part machinings on the 3D machine model and generate the machine needed programs.
It provides the following functionalities :
2D CAD environment complete of :
• Commands for geometries and text designing on planes and 2D faces complete with the typical tools for design (lines, polylines, arcs, circles, ellipses,) and for design modifications (move, rotate, scale, mirror)
• Dimensioning tools
• Design of custom vertical, inclined and curved faces starting from designed geometries
• Fully parametric mode (capability to hook objects to the piece with formulas and conditions)
General file management tools (copy, paste, undo / redo) and design visualization tools (zoom, view rotation, orthogonal view on customized faces) always available
DXF, CIX and BPP file import
Commands for routing, boring and cuts design on horizontal, vertical, inclined and curved faces with the capability to work on these faces in a 2D simplified way (therefore the 4 axis machining)
Commands for 2D simple pockets design (such as slots on the piece)
Program design “Wizard” : innovative command for the automatic creation of programs based on rules of automatic association between geometry and tools
Independent management of multiple machines
Management of 5 axis machining only in positioning
Management of probing cycles
Customized macro creation
3D workpiece simulation with visualization of material removal
Tool management environment complete of :
Custom tool design (routers, drill-bits, saw blades and their 3D shape)
Aggregate definition and set-up ()
Definition and tooling of aggregates (either price list available as generics)
Chip deflector design
Tool copy and search
Definition of chip deflectors
Copy and search for tools (routers, drill-bits and saw blade), aggregates and chip deflectors
Working sequence definition
Environment for rule definition of automatic machinings
Machine toolchanger 3D graphic environment : it allows to equip or take off the machine toolchangers with tool, aggregate or chip deflectors immediately showing and checking their dimensions
Working table 3D graphic environment including:
Current machine real and faithful 3D model view
Vacuum modules and clamps stock management
Realistic movement of working tables and carriages
Working table semi-automatic positioning and its configuration parameters
(This command is an aid and does not replace the machine tooling, as it has limitations. Therefore you should always run a simulation of the program on the machine before running it)
Realistic simulation of workpiece on the machine worktable able to :
Simulate the real machine dynamics without actually run the machine itself
Simulate in 3D graphics the part machining with material removal view
Check any kind of collision between all machine components : tools, electrospindles, aggregates, working tables, carriages, vacuum modules, Uniclamp modules and working piece anticipating every possible mistake on the actual process (warning : it doesn’t exist any type of control on the actual working table set-up, the kind and position of each locking support are borne by the operator)
Calculate the workpiece execution real time on the machine
* PC minimum requirements : PC Intel Core duo 2 2,0 Ghz; 3 GB RAM; nVidia with 256 MB RAM Graphic Card; Resolution of 1280x800 16M colours; 2 GB of hard disk free space

* PC recommended requirements: PC Intel Core i7 3,4 Ghz; 8 GB RAM; nVidia Quadro with 1 GB RAM Graphic Card; Resolution 1680x1050 16M colours; 5 GB of hard disk free space

bNest - Software module for nesting process applications -7530409
bNest allows to create nesting projects including the item list with related quantities to be produced and the list of boards to be used with the target of minimize the used material and the machining timings. The optimization process result is a list of bSolid programs (.bSolid) containing all the machinings of parts positioned inside the used boards.
Ii includes the following features:

Environment for manual nesting project creation
It's possible to add or take items off an existing nesting project, optimize or delete them, check the nesting optimized cut layouts

Data import from ERP or external design application
A standard solution as spreadsheet file (.csv format) is used in order to keep easy the data exchange between software applications
The imported data will be used for production and labelling as well
The import rules are configurable thus they can easily adapt to customer needs
Item, board and material management
Dedicated environments where the operator can edit, check and fix all the information of parts, boards and materials
The item registry describes the item properties (dimensions, material, program, parameters)
The material registry lists all usable materials. The material registry can be filled in also with a data import from the company ERP system (through .csv files)
bNest will automatically split the list of processable items in groups according material, thickness and grain.

Supported formats
It's possible to import the following file formats : bSolid, cix, bpp, cid, dxf (in the bNest compatible format)

Free-shape nesting
The nesting of free-form shape is supported

Integration with bSolid
It's possible to create items directly in the bSolid Cad-Cam environment joining each designed program with the materials defined by the operator
It allows to open the nesting results when the operator needs to edit, simulate or get the machining cycles times.

Off-cuts crumbling
Using specific parameters it's possible to break the cut-off parts in order to simplify their offloading by the operator.

Cleaning cycles
It's possible to add to the nesting results one or more cleaning cycles using the sweeping arm

Labelling:
Automatic management of label applier or manual label printing with dedicated touch-screen device
Only for automatic management, it's possible to automatically optimize the label positions in order to avoid any label scratch or damage during the router machining

Manual management of re-usable material :
Manual definition of re-usable parts (dimensions, material, grain and thickness)
Manual integration of available re-usable parts for their use in any nesting projects

Automatic management of re-usable material :
bNest provides the automatic definition of the material not used in the nesting layouts(re-usable part creation) and the labelling of re-usable defined parts (using a dedicated label editor )
* It requires the dedicated module for re-usable part management
Machining sequence
the machinings are listed in the right order able to minimize both the tool-changers and
the machine movements leaving as last the through machinings for optimize the vacuum part locking
It's possible to create machining sequence in order to separate the parts from the smallest to the widest ones

Project report:
On each project it's possible to see statistic information as quantity of used boards and used material percentage

* It requires bSolid

Additional License for bSolid - 7530213
It allows the installation and the use of bSolid on 1 additional PC station.
* It includes 1 hardware USB key for software activation
* It requires the bSolid software

Extra License for a Single Additional bSolid module - 7530214
It allows the installation and the use of one or more additional bSolid modules on 1 PC station enabled by the extra key included in the BASE module additional license.
* Quantity depending from the quantity of additional modules selected
* It requires the additional license for BASE module

bCabinet basic - ASR15257 (Beta version)
bSuite-integrated software for cabinet design with straight, angle with panel and "L" shaped angle cabinet models.

Design
Graphical environment with 3D visualization for an easier cabinet design.
The assisted editor allows to define the construction rules in a simple and intuitive way.
The step by step design process allows to create and modify the following elements:
-Body elements - Top, bottom and sides dimensions
-Divisions - Horizontal or vertical fixed elements of the body
-Back - Joint type and parameters
-Top/Bottom/Rails - Type and parameters
-Adjustable shelves - Horizontal movable elements
-Solidwood elements - Body reinforcement's elements
-Hanger strips - Type and parameters
-Spaces definition and space dividers - for doors and drawers front definition
-Doors/Drawers/Drawer fronts - 30 models available with material type option
-Hardware/Drawer guides/Handles/Hinges/Shelf brackets/Feet/Hangers
-Dimensions - With manual or automatic creation
-Library of parametric cabinet models containing up to 300 models divided into categories (kitchen, living room, bedroom) extendable with models designed by the customer

The environment has a 3D visualization with printing capability.

Machining management
Allows to add or modify machining like single drilling operations, straight and inclined doweling, routing operations, blade cuts and trims for each cabinet element.
Shows all the internal and external machining information of the selected element.

Setup and Export
CAM properties management:
-Position offset, working area, dust collection hood position
-Enabling and management of diameter, depth and tools parameters for trims, dowels, grooves and hardware machining
-Specific machining (inclined dowels, V-routing and reference grooves)
-bNest files export

Cutting list management:
Creates a cutting list with the possibility to customize the header and capable of group elements based on dimension, grain direction; manages the hardware list and can export a CSV format file.

Labels management:
Exports cutting labels of the selected elements to be chosen among 3 labels layouts.

Material management:
Allows the creation of a list of codes, description, colour, timber, dimension and grain direction of the panels available in stock.

* Requires bSolid
* Requires 2 additional days of a Biesse technician for specific installation and training, when the machine installation is also required
Safety Non EC Protections
Inclusive of:
Front vertical safety photocell
Software position control for operator protection
Safety fence H=2m on three sides of the machine
Operating unit cover, made of structural and protective sheet metal
Left safety flaps positioned on machine beam
Safety flaps positioned on the machine cover
Transparent panel in crushproof polycarbonate allowing operators to work in total safety since it grants maximum visibility
Emergency push-button positioned on the front side of the machine frame
Emergency push-button positioned on the N.C. electrical cabinet
Emergency push button positioned on the hand-held control keyboard

Electric System
The machine is equipped with controlling devices (i.e. electrovalves, input/output modules, etc) which are assembled next to the devices they control, and are provided with the electronic circuits necessary for their interface with the fieldbus; this solution greatly simplifies the electric system, with obvious advantages for diagnostics and maintenance purposes.

Electric cabinet
The machine can be powered at 380/400/415V - 50/60Hz.
The electrical cabinet and the internal components comply with the CEI EN 60204-1 and CEI EN 60439-1 norms.
The auxiliary transformer supplies the connection voltage for the personal computer, the air conditioner and the electrospindle cooling fan, avoiding the use of the middle neutral wire, not always available.
The electronic equipment is powered by a stabilized 24V DC power supply.
Autotransformer for voltages different from 380/400/415 V - 50/60 Hz - 7570062
Uninterruptible Power Supply unit (UPS) for the machine PC - 7510105
In case of a power outage the unit allow to operate the PC for 5 to 10 minutes based on working conditions in order to save data.

Upgrade to EC compliant safety systems for Rover B FT 1224 - 7022071
For machine with loading/unloading.
Upgrade to the safety systems required by the EC norms.
Inclusive of:
-Repositioning of the safety fence and photocells barrier to a greater distance from any moving part
-Additional hardware control unit for safety systems
-Safety fence access control with automatic gates locking and anti-panic system
-Dynamic control of tool's rotation and unlocking
-EC declaration of conformity
Air conditioner for electrical cabinet
It allows:
The perfect working of all the electronic components inside the electric cabinet, even at very high temperatures, up to 40°C (104°F);
A dust-free environment, since there are no aeration fans.
Manuals
Installation instructions
User's manual
Software instructions
Pneumatic and wiring diagrams
CD InDocs containing the spare parts catalogue
Machine installation form

Maintenance equipment
Device for locking and unlocking tools from tool-holders;
set of wrenches;
greasing pump;
grease for the lubrication of ball bushings;
grease for the lubrication of boring head and aggregates.

Service
Teleservice
It allows an immediate and direct access to the machine numerical control via network. In this way it is possible to check machine data, user programs, input/output signals and system variables, and to install software updates, therefore granting:
Real-time service intervention
Quicker problem solving
Consistent reduction of machine downtime
Real-time software updates
The teleservice support is free of charge for the whole warranty period.

User documentation
Installation instructions
Machine user manual
Software user manual instructions
Pneumatic and electrical diagrams
InDocs CD containing the spare parts catalogue
Factory assembling and testing declaration

Maintenance equipment
Device for locking and unlocking tools from tool-holders
Set of wrenches
Greasing pump
Grease for linear guides, rack and pinion lubrication
Grease for boring head and aggregates lubrication

Footprint

Technical Specification
Single Z axis and double Z axis with pneumatic stroke version Double Z axis controlled by an independent axis version 5 axes version
Maximim axes speed
X - Y - Z 85 - 85 - 20m/min 85 - 85 - 20m/min 85 - 85 - 35m/min
Vectoral X-Y speed 120 mt/min (4730 ipm)
Axes acceleration
X - Y - Z 4,5 - 5 - 5 m/sec2
Z axis stroke 384mm 405mm 515mm
Z axis piece passage 180mm 200mm 200mm
Z axis piece passage with sweeper arm 120mm
*The technical data shall be verified on detailed layout according to the operating units chosen on the machine

Additional staging station added
Cost $258,000 plus cost of staging table

ROVER B FT 1224, FULL AUTO LOAD, LABEL, UNLOAD, SWEEP ARM AND LOADING VACUUM CUPS, SCISSOR LIFT, OUT FEED CONVEYOR, 18HP HSK-63 24,000 RPM, Tool Presetter, C-Axis,
16 pos ATC, Aggegate, boring Head, Windows CNC New 2015

Stock Number

12493