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ASTEC® FX Automatic Rim Changer (ARC)

  • Automatic Rim Change (ARC) +

    The ASTEC® FX Automatic Rim Changer (ARC) is specifically designed for use with the ASTEC® FX Tire Uniformity System.  The ARC performs tooling changes in a quick and efficient manner, without physical lifting or operator intervention.  The ARC is capable of both automatic tooling changes, driven by information from the ASTEC® FX, and operator assisted tooling changes, managed through the ASTEC® FX operator’s pendant.

  • Key Features and Benefits: +

    • No Lifting Required by personnel.  This is a key safety feature for many tire manufacturers.  This also prevents potential damage to tooling sets. 
    • Quick and Efficient. Cycle time and manufacturing flexibility are key issues for tire manufacturers.  The ARC is the correct equipment to use with ASTEC® FX for minimizing downtime when atooling change is required.
    • Easy to Install, Use and Maintain. The ARC is provided with onscreen operations, simplifying operator and technician management of any tooling changing process. The ASTEC® FX human machine interface (HMI) displays all functions during the ARC process.
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