CNC Control System

Open the possibilities of CNC system performance.

Open the possibilities of CNC system performance. IndraMotion MTX is a highly adaptable family of control systems ranging from basic to advanced for applications that extend from traditional to groundbreaking. From the compact and affordable MTX micro to MTX System controls that are scalable up to 250 axes, IndraMotion MTX sets a new standard for scalable performance. Each system delivers exceptionally fast execution speeds, integrated safety functions, open connectivity and the easy-to-use engineering tools needed to match and often exceed the expectations of today’s manufacturers. Systems are also enhanced with Safety on Board integrated safety functions. Thanks to multi-Ethernet and Open Engineering for automation connectivity, they’re ready for Industry 4.0., too. From small and compact to large and complex machines, IndraMotion MTX offers the right CNC control.

 
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  • Applications/Markets
    MTX - Applications

    Applications:

    • Metal Cutting
    • Routing
    • Shape Cutting
    • Additive Manufacturing
    • Dispensing
    • Handling
    • Filament and Composite Winding
    • Gear Cutting, Hobbing and Grinding
    • Friction Stir Welding

    Ideal For:

    • Aerospace
    • Metal Cutting
      • Powertrain
      • Fixtures
      • Machine Shops
    • Shape Cutting
    • Furniture and Cabinet
      • Wood Routing

     
  • Key Benefits
    MTX - Key Benefits

    Key Benefits:

    • Easy mixing of application functionalities within and between channels
    • Consistent programming & development environment
    • Inherent synchronization allows control of multiple processes from one controller
    • Unparalleled options for programming, troubleshooting, communication to other systems, diagnostics and maintenance
    • Simpler implementation of safety in machine designs and retrofits
    • Faster reaction times due to integrated safety, thereby reducing injuries
    • Reduced machining time, tools changes, with improved part quality and better surface finish
    • Easier communications set up with other systems and devices, including OPC UA
    • Unrivaled flexibility for streamlining system design, simplifying commissioning, enabling monitoring, preventive maintenance, and more
    • Extend the useful lifespan of existing machines while adding advanced functionality
     
  • Notable Features
    MTX - Notable Features

    Notable Features:

    • Series uniformity (micro, standard, performance, and advanced) in software and integration
    • MultiCore processor PLC and CNC kernels each have a dedicated processor for high speed motion control and fast user PLC code execution High channel (path) count (independent in performance and advanced models)
    • MultiEthernet capabilities (sercos, PROFIBUS, PROFINET and EtherNet/IP)
    • Open Core Engineering allows direct access to the control core for machine control and data acquisition
    • Safety on Board Central and distributed safety solution for logic and motion
    • 5-axis interpolation; even in lower end controls (MTX micro)
    • MTX Micro-integrated CNC, PLC, Servo & spindle drives, & IO in one compact unit
    • Precise motion control in CNC and digital drive with highly deterministic Sercos automation bus
    • Ethernet connectivity including IO
    • Industry Standard, IIoT and Industry 4.0 Connectivity (OPC UA, MTConnect etc.)
    • Included engineering tools for simple, fast commissioning and diagnosis.
    • MTX controls easily retrofitted to existing machines for upgraded functionality
    • Comprehensive, intuitive technology-cycle library