IndraMotion MTX -
CNC solution for cutting and forming machine tools

Open, complete and high-performance CNC solution:

- Scalable performance and function

- Open system architecture

- Seamless engineering framework

- Simple operation and programming

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The market for CNC machine tools is characterised by high variability and demand for control and drive solutions which meet user expectations both in job shops and in automated, large-scale production environments. We have created one of the most advanced CNC platforms: IndraMotion MTX, completely covering this wide range of applications.

Whether you want to automate a production machine for cutting or forming applications or control a networked system for large-scale production, the IndraMotion MTX will provide you with the perfectly matched solution. Thanks to the modular design of hardware and software, the IndraMotion MTX is excellently suited for integration into a wide range of machine designs.

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A wide range of technology functions and outstanding performance characteristics open up new possibilities in the areas of:

 

  • Turning
  • Milling
  • Drilling
  • Grinding

  • Bending
  • Punching/Nibbling
  • Shape cutting
  • Handling
 
  • MTX

    Open architecture and standards for greater production flexibility

    IndraMotion MTX is a set of completely modular building blocks, which we use to design tailored CNC solutions especially for your application. Scalable in both performance and functionality, they provide you with a complete range of hardware and software options including:

    • Sercos automation bus on Ethernet for drives, IO and peripherals
    • Fieldbus interfaces for PROFINET, EtherNet/IP and PROFIBUS DP
    • IEC 61131-3 compliant PLC
    • Ethernet for data and control communications
    • Data storage in XML format
    • OPC UA and OPC DA server for easy PLC, CNC data access
     
  • MTX micro

    Compact CNC control – IndraMotion MTX micro

    The market for CNC machine tools is very diverse today and also requires lowcost control and drive solutions for standard turning and milling machines. CNC system IndraMotion MTX micro from Rexroth is the ideal tool for these applications and is exceptionally affordable.

    IndraMotion MTX micro is the compact, simple, powerful, and nevertheless low-cost CNC solution from Rexroth for standard turning and milling machines. It consists of a custom HMI and a compact multi-axis drive controller with high-capacity CNC control and PLC.

    Your benefits:

    • Easy to use and practical and ultra-high reliability and production accuracy – down to the nanometer
    • Machining times minimised thanks to a high-performance 32-bit processor
    • Fast, easy commissioning of the turnkey system
    • Small installation space in control cabinet required to accommodate compact multi-axis drive controller
    • Direct connection to 200 - 500 V, 50 - 60 Hz supply mains without a transformer

    All of these advantages make IndraMotion MTX micro the most compact and high-performance CNC in its class.

     
     

    Product Catalogue

    Introduction video

     
     

    MTX Micro Trainer

    CNC Operation and Programming of IndraMotion MTX micro – learn it easily, master it quickly

    With the software IndraMotion MTX micro Trainer you can simulate the CNC control system IndraMotion MTX micro on a PC. The machine like representation of the operator panel and the user interface makes a realistic operating and programming possible - like at the real machine.

    Learn easily how to operate and create CNC programs for the IndraMotion MTX micro from Rexroth. Debug CNC programs in a realistic environment upfront on the PC. Master your tasks in a short time while the machine runs production.

    The programming of the IndraMotion MTX micro CNC programs is identical to the CNC control variants: IndraMotion MTX standard - IndraMotion MTX performance - IndraMotion MTX advanced.

    Your Benefits:

    • Easy learning of the operation and programming of the IndraMotion MTX micro CNC controller
    • Testing of CNC programs in a realistic environment without the machine
    • Sample programs and documentation included
    • CNC programming is consistent with all IndraMotion MTX CNC controls
     
     
  • MTX standard

    Universal CNC control – IndraMotion MTX standard

    A complete CNC with integrated PLC for DIN rail mounting is characterised by this controller. The modules of the new control platform IndraControl L are robust, maintenance-free and high-performance. The advanced connectivity and the expandability via additional I/O terminals and function modules are creating a general purpose CNC system. Even the basic version offers outstanding performance for 12 axes, of which 2 can be used for spindle functions.

    2 independent CNC channels are available for process automation. Robust, maintenance-free embedded PC of the IndraControl VE series or even high-performance, configurable industrial PC of the IndraControl VS and VP series are applicable for visualisation

    Your benefits:

    • Robust
    • Maintenance free
    • Powerful
     
     

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  • MTX performance

    High performance CNC control – IndraMotion MTX performance

    IndraMotion MTX performance is the system solution of choice for demanding machine tools in harsh industrial environments. The controller delivers excellent performance and offers a wide range of technology functions for special requirements. 12 independent CNC channels can handle up to 64 axes, of which 32 can have a spindle function. A whole series of functions is available for performing complex interpolation, axis coupling, special kinematics, fast I/O coupling and much more.

    Your Benefits:

    • 12 independent CNC channels can handle up to 64 axes, of which 32 can have a spindle function.
    • The new high-performance CPU delivers the shortest PLC and CNC processing times for outstanding productivity with no compromise on highest precision.
    • A whole series of functions is available for performing complex interpolation, axis coupling, special kinematics, fast I/O coupling and much more.
     
     

    Product Catalogue

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  • MTX advanced

    CNC control for most demanding requirements – IndraMotion MTX advanced

    Our latest solution based on open architecture is the IndraMotion MTX advanced, wich offers a systematic approach to cutting and forming. This new CNC system controls up to 250 electric/hydraulic axes and the controller can execute tasks in parallel on up to 60 channels. And, even while operating at the maximum numbers of axes, CNC in IndraMotion MTX guarantees high performance and short cycle times.

    Furthermore, IndraMotion MTX unique high processing power delivers interpolation times as fast as 0.25 ms in combination with respective controller hardware.

    IndraMotion MTX is ideal for complex transfer machines with multiple workstations, while the increased controller performance helps cut system costs by reducing hardware.

     

    Your Benefits:

    • 60 independent CNC channels can handle up to 250 axes, of which 32 can have a spindle function.
    • The new high-performance CPU delivers the shortest PLC and CNC processing times for outstanding productivity with no compromise on highest precision.
    • IndraMotion MTX advanced can be expanded to handle future requirements. For example, you can add additional interfaces or modern Ethernet fieldbus connections.
     

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  • MTX cta/ega - Additional Solutions

    Process optimisation – IndraMotion MTX cta and IndraMotion MTX ega

    The cycle time analyser IndraMotion MTX cta and the energy analyser IndraMotion MTX ega are universal tools to achieve a selective and effective optimisation of productivity and energy efficiency.

    IndraMotion MTX cta – Cycle time analysis tool

    • Machine and process overview
    • Multi-channel and multi-process analysis
    • Machine and process analysis

    The IndraMotion MTX cta cycle time analyser is a high-performance tool for IndraMotion MTX CNC systems which is designed for the selective and effective optimisation of machine cycle times.

    IndraMotion MTX ega - Energy analysis tool

    • General machine overview
    • Energy oscilloscope
    • Energy analysis

    The IndraMotion MTX ega energy analyser shows you how much energy the various process segments, machine components and tools are using. It can help you during commissioning and ongoing production to minimise energy consumption in your CNC machining process.

     
     

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