UNISIG’s proven B600 performs deep hole drilling operations, including BTA drilling and counterboring, with an integrated Fanuc robot to handle part loading and unloading effortlessly. UNISIG’s robotic automation significantly reduces the time and effort to manage large workpieces.
Seamless automation brings together multi-spindle gundrilling, reaming, and rifling machines for unprecedented barrel manufacturing capabilities, in the most advanced cell of its kind.
Fully automated machines include part loading and tool changing, and are brought together with robotic automation. Firearm manufacturers can run high accuracy, high production operations with absolute minimal operator effort.
UNISIG’s production cell integrates our UNE 2-spindle gundrilling machine and UNR 2-spindle reaming machine with robotic automation. The cell leads into our R-2A rifling machine for steady, repeatable rifle barrel blank manufacturing at high production.
The cell includes automated tool handling and machine guarding. Effortless production is furthered with racking systems, inspection, and oil blowoff capabilities.
UNISIG Solution: Firearms Industry Production Cell
Match Grade Machine, a specialty manufacturer of standard and custom single shot rifle and pistol barrels, stands out in their industry for their exceptional accuracy and attention to detail, complimented with a proven record for fast delivery to customers’ hands. The reputation of their products, as well as their high level of customer service and responsiveness, is vital to their long standing success and brand integrity.
Dylan Sip, owner of Match Grade, is always conscious of opportunities to improve his company and advance their balance of brand and product values. Being able to offer top quality barrels, at a competitive price point, with the fastest lead times to market is what has earned them their place in the market. Continue reading ““Taking Control of Barrel Blank Production | Case Study”“
UNISIG’s B700 Drop Bed deep hole drilling machine handles the specific challenges of landing gear strut manufacturing. The machine performs accurate and powerful BTA drilling, even when faced with large, off-center weighted workpieces. Built on UNISIG’s proven B-series machine platform, a challenging application is made easy and repeatable with intuitive controls, programmable part length, and a drop bed design to handle a range of aerospace parts. Continue reading ““Drilling Landing Gear Struts on a Drop Bed | Video”“