CNC Automation Systems
What Kind of Automation Fastems Supplies?
We offer a wide range of flexible manufacturing systems (FMS) for pallet and part handling applications, used in variable batch production. We also automate and integrate CNC supportive processes and supply solutions for cutting tool and tool data management. All of our systems come equipped with industry-leading MMS control.
Pallet Handling Systems
Fastems supplies automation for pallet and zero-point plate machines tools in payloads of 50 – 10 000+ kg (with pallet).
These are typically 3-5 axis milling machines, machining centers, grinding machines or vertical turning machines. We offer everything from small modular systems for 1-3 machine tools to large tailored solutions with 10+ CNC machines of different kind.
Fastems can integrate your auxiliary processes like washing, measuring or marking to be part of your pallet automation system. Tool and tool data automation is also getting increasingly common. Our pallet handling systems are always equipped with the industry leading MMS control software that makes variable batch production flexible and efficient.
Part Handling Systems
Fastems supplies part handling automation systems in payloads of 1 – 500+ kg.
Typical automated CNC machines are single or dual spindle lathes, turn/mills, 5-axis milling machines, grinding or honing machines and more. We offer smaller systems for 1-2 lathes all the way to complex agile manufacturing systems with 10+ machines.
Fastems can integrate your auxiliary processes like washing, measuring or marking to be included in your part handling automation system. Tool and tool data automation is also getting increasingly common. Our part handling systems are always equipped with the industry leading MMS control software that makes variable batch production flexible and efficient.
Manufacturing Management Software
MMS integrates production planning, production resources and machinery into a single software that operates your high-mix-low-volume CNC production in timely and economical manner.
In case of a sudden change change, MMS rearranges schedules and production plans automatically, providing real-time status information and reporting of KPIs. From a single machine tool to a dozen of them, MMS can operate in three domains: pallet handling, part handling and stand-alone machine automation via the Work Cell Operations module.
CNC Supportive Process Integration
As the automation level increases, so do productivity and quality.
Fastems integrates and automates measuring, washing, marking, finishing and various other devices or processes to be part of our intelligent CNC automation systems. We also offer deburring and robotic finishing cells (RFC) and robotic systems for automated part loading to/from pallets (ALD).
Tool and tool data management are important topics especially when there are lot’s of machines and tools, materials are though and in securing the unmanned shifts form errors. The use of AGVs for pallet, workpiece or tool transferring between manufacturing operations is getting also more common and we offer integration services for them.
Qty of machines
FPT - Flexible Pallet Tower
Easy plug-and-play pallet tower that supersedes traditional pallet pools and automatic pallet changers.
FPC - Flexible Pallet Container
Easy and extendable pallet automation solution that supersedes pallet pools and automatic pallet changers.
MLS - Multi Level System
Integrates any machine tools in the world together. Comes with industry leading software, tool automation and various auxiliary processes.
Flexible production of heavier workpieces in varying batch sizes thanks to the Manufacturing Management Software (MMS) by Fastems.
TSC - Tool Service Cell
Tool Service Cell is a robot-based setup cell that automates the cutting tool renewal process.
AMC - Agile Manufacturing Cell
AMC is robot-based manufacturing cell that brings the traditional benefits of flexible manufacturing for direct machine tending.
Automated tool logistics save money by increased unmanned production hours and secured availability.
ALD - Autoloading Cell
Automated raw material loading and ready part unloading with a robot – stable quality and longer unmanned production periods.
RFC - Robotized Finishing Cell
Automated grinding, polishing, deburring and other finishing processes for increased quality and unmanned production hours.
What Kind of CNC Machines and Equipment We Automate?
Fastems can automate an exceptionally wide range of CNC machinery and supportive processes that are typically integrated into be part of a larger automation system. Automating cutting tool (data) management or an existing machine tool is also in our scope.
Milling and mill-turn machines
We have solutions for 3-5-axis milling machines, mill-turns and machining centers. Pallet sizes vary from 300-1600mm+ and we also automate zero-point-plate machines.
Turning and Turn-Mill Machines
We automate various turning machines from single spindle and dual spindle turning machines to turn-mills. The machines can also feature a bar feeder.
Other Metalworking Processes
We automate grinding, drilling, threading, boring, honing, sawing, forming and other CNC machines. In particular, we supply robotic cells (RFC) for various finishing operations – integrated or as stand-alone
Existing Machine Tool Automation
Depending on the CNC machine, automating already-in-production equipment is possible and profitable. Learn more about the opportunities and qualifiers at:
Cutting Tool (Data) Management
We supply automation for tool transfers between machines and central tool storage as well as tool off-set data management using our MMS control.
CNC Machining Supportive Operations
Fastems integrates washing, measuring, marking, deburring, polishing, grinding and other finishing, heat-treatment, assembly, welding and many other CNC supportive operations including AGV integrations.