To increase productivity, some customers configure their Accu-Routers with (2) or more routing spindles and drill banks. We can review your programs and objectives to recommend the ideal setup for you.
- Mounting spindles/drills on 24″ fixed center is popular in furniture
- Multiple spindles can be manually adjustable with digital readout between programs (plywood reels etc)
An option worth considering is variable head spacing, sometimes called “servo lateral adjust”. Possible through a 4th axis in the host CNC control, spindle center distance can be altered by servo motor between cuts (common range 20-30″). Used in conjunction with popular CAM software like SigmaNEST and Plataine, this can reclaim up to 10% of the yield lost with multi-head machining, paying for itself quickly in better material utilization.