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1. (WO2001060562) SPINDLE COMPRISING A DATA STORAGE ELEMENT

Pub. No.:    WO/2001/060562    International Application No.:    PCT/DE2001/000434
Publication Date: Fri Aug 24 01:59:59 CEST 2001 International Filing Date: Sat Feb 03 00:59:59 CET 2001
IPC: B23Q 1/00
B23Q 5/10
B23Q 17/10
Applicants: PAUL MÜLLER GMBH & CO. KG
MÖLLER, Bernd
VERLEMANN, Edgar
Inventors: MÖLLER, Bernd
VERLEMANN, Edgar
Title: SPINDLE COMPRISING A DATA STORAGE ELEMENT
Abstract:
The invention relates to a spindle (9) for a machine tool. The spindle comprises a housing (12) for accommodating an electric motor (11) and a shaft (13), which can be driven by said electric motor and which is provided with a tool cavity for receiving a tool (10) used for machining workpieces. According to the invention, at least one data recording element (2) is provided for recording operational and/or state data of spindle (9), and at least one data storage element (1), which is integrated inside the spindle, is provided for storing the recorded data of the data recording element (2).