Optoform 80

 

  • ADVANCED MAINTENANCE TRAINING COURSE +


    Course overview: An intensive, practical workshop for technical and engineering staff who maintain and repair Optoform 80 lathes.


    Course outline:

    1) Basics

    • Optoform 80 routine maintenance and safety
    • Review of the Optoform 80 control software

    • Tool setting specifications and tolerances
    • Cutting simple concave and convex parts, measurement and assessment of parts
    • Verification of calibration and methods of adjustment
    • Error messages and trouble-shooting

    2) Major systems components of the Optoform 80

    3) Slide architecture. Testing X and Z axis clearance; X and Z axis lift; X and Z axis float; X and Z axis stiffness, alignment of X and Z and axis squareness

    4) Linear motors (diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up of motors, mechanical, electronic and software procedures)

    5) Pressure sensors for slide axes (identification, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical, electronic and software procedures)

    6) Phasing and homing hardware and sensors: (identification, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical, electronic and software procedures)

    7) Servo amplifiers for linear motors: (description, removal, replacement, calibration and tuning procedures: mechanical, electronic and software)

    8) Linear glass scales (maintenance, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical, electronic and software procedures)

    9) BD 15 board replacement

    10) Spindle architecture and spindle drive unit description

    11) Spindle diagnostics and troubleshooting, mechanical alignment

    12) Spindle removal, replacement and set-up, mechanical, electronic and software procedures

    13) Replacement of Bellville washers and drawbar

    14) Auto-tuning of the spindle drive to the spindle

    15) Power supplies: identification of power supply units, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical and electronic.

    16) Computer boards: identifications of the various computer boards, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical, electronic and software procedures

    17) PMAC: basics and batteries. PMAC setup after replacement. PMAC software; Maintenance screen, error messages, causes and resetting; PMAC gathering

    18) Hydrostatic unit

    19) Chiller (maintenance, diagnosing failures, removal, replacement and set-up; mechanical, electronic and software procedures)

    20) Maintenance schedules, inventory etc

    21) Trouble shooting exercises and practice

    Delegate profile: Suitable for technical and engineering staff. A reasonable understanding of the mechanical and electronic basics of ultra-precise machinery is assumed, together with adequate computer literacy.

    This course is only available in English.

    Duration: 5 days

    Locations and dates: 𠊏lorida USA, as per Sterling training schedule or at your premises by arrangement.

    Please note that if you choose this course at your own plant, one of your Optoform 80s will be out of production during the training period, as the training group will be using it.

  • TOOL CHANGE AND CALIBRATION TRAINING COURSE +


    Course overview: A practical workshop for operations staff who set up and use Optoform 80 lathes.

    Course outline:

    1. Introduction to Optoform 80

    2. Routine maintenance and safety

    3. Review of the Optoform 80 control software

    4. Tool setting

    5. Specifications and tolerances

    6. Diamond tools: tool handling and optimum tool use

    7. Inspection of tools and assessment of tool wear

    8. Maintaining a diamond tool relapping schedule

    9. Cutting simple concave and convex parts

    10. Methods of measurement of ultra-precise optical surfaces (options and techniques)

    11. Measurement and assessment of parts cut on the Optoform 80

    12. Verification of calibration

    13. Methods of adjustment

    14. Error messages and trouble-shooting

    Delegate profile: 
Suitable for operational staff who will setting up Optoform 80s on a regular basis.

    This course is only available in English.

    Duration: 2 days

    Locations and dates: 𠊏lorida USA, as per Sterling training schedule or at your premises by arrangement.

    Please note that if you choose this course at your own plant, one of your Optoform 80s will be out of production during the training period, as the training group will be using it.