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1. (WO1998048976) ADD-ON AGGREGATE FOR A MACHINING CENTRE

Pub. No.:    WO/1998/048976    International Application No.:    PCT/EP1998/002509
Publication Date: Fri Nov 06 00:59:59 CET 1998 International Filing Date: Wed Apr 29 01:59:59 CEST 1998
IPC: B23Q 5/04
B23Q 37/00
Applicants: HOMAG MASCHINENBAU AG
GAUSS, Achim
KALMBACH, Kurt
Inventors: GAUSS, Achim
KALMBACH, Kurt
Title: ADD-ON AGGREGATE FOR A MACHINING CENTRE
Abstract:
An add-on aggregate (1) for a machining centre can be detachably mounted on the spindle unit of the machining centre. The add-on aggregate is equipped with at least one holding means (21) for holding a device, such as a machining tool or aggregate for wood or wood-like materials, plastics or the like, or a handling or sensor device. The aggregate further has at least one drive mechanism for changing the position of the holding means (21) in the add-on aggregate (1). Finally, at least one electronic unit is provided to regulate the at least one drive mechanism (73).