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Automatic  Tool Changer

Increase your productivity without adding additional manpower. With an ATC, your ShopBot becomes a full machining center allowing you to rough cut, carve, drill, and finish pass without having to handle material or bits in-between operations. Take full advantage of the efficiency that digital fabrication technology provides with an ATC on your ShopBot.

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Maximize Efficiency.

Currently available on our full-size PRSalpha Gantry tools, an Automatic Tool Changer (ATC) reduces production time by automatically changing cutters between tool paths, thus eliminating the need for the CNC operator to change and zero tools individually. A ShopBot tool equipped with an ATC can perform operations that would typically require several other pieces of equipment, eliminating the need for many additional machines in your shop.

The ATC allows the PRSalpha to do the full job, even when different tooling is required to make different types of cuts – like cabinets and furniture – or where different bits are needed for roughing and finishing passes – like signs and complex 3D carvings. ATC tools take advantage of our PRSalpha’s high speed positioning and cutting. The installation of an ATC will not slow the PRSalpha’s jog or cut speeds, it is a performance boost to the production orientation of the PRSalpha’s rigid gantry and linear rail system.

ShopBot’s standard ATC comes with a six-position tool bank. Additional tool holder positions may be added. The 4 ft. tool can accommodate up to 10 total tool positions, the 5 ft. can accommodate up to 12 tool positions, and the 6 ft. can accommodate up to 14 tool positions.

It’s powered by an HSD FS915 5hp spindle. The 5HP HSD spindle assembly is fan-cooled. The ATC requires 7 scfm at 100 psi of clean, dry, un-oiled compressed air. PORTABLE AIR COMPRESSORS ARE NOT RECOMMENDED, as they can have trouble maintaining this pressure reliably and have a reduced service life.

Add the ATC to any of our PRSalpha Gantry tools. Our sales team can assist you in upgrading an existing tool or in specifying a new one.

HSD FS915 5hp Spindle.
Pneumatically assisted Z-axis
Six-position tool bank standard
Fixed-position Z-zero plate
Chuck holder
ATC interface card and supporting software
(#12520) Automatic Tool Changer including HSD 5HP 220V Single-Phase Spindle $15,220
(#12521) Automatic Tool Changer including HSD 5HP 380/460V 3-Phase Spindle $15,220
(#12540) Automatic Tool Changer including HSD 5HP 230V 3-Phase Spindle $15,220

Packages

Below are some of our most popular tool configurations. We have a wide range of accessories to customize your tool to meet your business needs. Contact your ShopBot specialist today at 1-888-680-4466. Request a Quote or Get in Touch for a general question or inquiry.

Still can't find the perfect tool? There are many other ShopBot tool configurations available. For custom quotes and questions with your pricing, contact our sales team. We’re happy to help.

PRSalpha 120-60-8 ATC

120" x 60" x 8"

HSD ATC 5hp, Single Phase 220v or 3-Phase 230v
Router Bit Starter Kit 8 Piece
Basic Training - 2 Days at ShopBot
PRSalpha 120-60-8 with 5'x10' cutting area and 8" of vertical travel $24,713
  110v
Router
220-240v
2.2hp Spindle
220-240v
4hp Spindle
220-240v
5hp Spindle
Single Phase  $385  $2,660  $3,510  $4,360
3-Phase    $2,660  $3,085  $3,850
$3,085
$15,220
$8,229
$1,492
$258
$300
Includes:

ShopBot Control System Software

VCarve Pro and 1-year license for Fusion 360.

Gantry tools are designed and shipped for assembly on site. Let us know if you would like a quote for assembly and/or training at your location.

Liftgate service is recommended.

Crating, shipping, and tax where applicable, will be added at time of quote request.

PRSalpha ATC 96-60-8

96" x 60" x 8"

HSD ATC 5hp, Single Phase 220v or 3-Phase 230v
Router Bit Starter Kit 8 Piece
Basic Training - 2 Days at ShopBot
PRSalpha ATC 96-60-8 with 5'x8' cutting area and 8" of vertical travel $21,415
$15,220
$8,229
$1,492
$258
$2,450
$3,075
$5,995
$300
$2,485
Includes:

ShopBot Control System Software

VCarve Pro and 1-year license for Fusion 360.

Gantry tools are designed and shipped for assembly on site. Let us know if you would like a quote for assembly and/or training at your location.

Liftgate service is recommended.

Crating, shipping, and tax where applicable, will be added at time of quote request.

Resources

Glass Impressions

Andy Glass, Glass Impressions
2019 PRSalpha 5x8 with ATC

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Syzygy Woodworks

Keith Larrett, Syzygy Woodworks
2014 PRSalpha 5×8 with ATC

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ShopBot Tools, Inc.

Toll Free: 1-888-680-4466

Phone: 919-680-4800
Fax: 919-680-4900

ShopBot Tools, Inc.
3333-B Industrial Drive
Durham, NC 27704
USA

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