PI 093-13 Lohr am Main, 2013-09-11

Efficient compact power unit quickly installed

Autarkic hydraulics

Compact Power Unit series “MT”

The machine tool sector is an extremely price-sensitive market. Apart from pure acquisition cost of components and modules, what counts for machine builders is especially ease of installation and commissioning. On the other hand, end users attach increasing importance to improved energy efficiency. Rexroth meets these requirements with the new, ready-to-install compact power unit for machine tools. The autarkic module simplifies installation and commissioning, since piping to a central power unit is not necessary. In addition, the new module increases energy efficiency through the use of compact valves with low power losses, an accumulator charging circuit and low weight.

Clamping, gripping, lifting or swiveling workpieces: Hydraulics offers technical and economic benefits for numerous auxiliary movements. Rexroth makes these advantages even more apparent with the new, ready-to-install compact power unit for machine tools. The autarkic module consisting of pump, drive, control block, accumulator and filtration unit forms a complete decentralized hydraulic circuit and does without piping to a central power unit. This reduces the assembly effort significantly and simplifies commissioning, for merely an electrical connection must be established after the mechanical installation.

The compact power unit is suitable for decentralized installation directly at the consumer. The milled aluminum control block reduces the weight of the assembly. Consequently, the required input power is reduced, if the compact power unit is mounted on movable axes. In addition, cartridge valves with low internal power losses as well as the accumulator charging circuit increase energy efficiency.

The hydraulic control consists of screwed, freely configurable manifolds as well as cartridge and, on request, industrial valves. The compact power unit therefore realizes various pressure levels and functions such as clamping, gripping, indexing, lifting or transporting in a modular way. Rexroth delivers the compact power units, which are configured according to the individual machine requirements, also as ready-to-install unit just in time to the assembly lines.

Economical, precise, safe, and energy efficient: drive and control technology from Bosch Rexroth moves machines and systems of any size. The company bundles global application experience in the market segments of Mobile Applications, Machinery Applications and Engineering, Factory Automation, and Renewable Energies to develop innovative components as well as tailored system solutions and services. Bosch Rexroth offers its customers hydraulics, electric drives and controls, pneumatics, gear technology, and linear motion and assembly technology all from one source. With locations in over 80 countries, more than 37,500 associates generated sales revenue of approximately 6.5 billion euros in 2012.

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The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services, active in the fields of automotive technology, energy and building technology, industrial technology, and consumer goods. According to preliminary figures, more than 306,000 associates generated sales of 52.3 billion euros in 2012. The Bosch Group comprises Robert Bosch GmbH and its more than 350 subsidiaries and regional companies in some 60 countries. If its sales and service partners are included, then Bosch is represented in roughly 150 countries. This worldwide development, manufacturing, and sales network is the foundation for further growth. Bosch spent some 4.5 billion euros for research and development in 2012, and applied for over 4,700 patents worldwide. The Bosch Group’s products and services are designed to fascinate, and to improve the quality of life by providing solutions which are both innovative and beneficial. In this way, the company offers technology worldwide that is “Invented for life.”

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