Accessories

ToolControl

The intelligent and practical tool change box. DSM offers the ToolControl in different designs.

ToolControl

ToolControl

The intelligent tool change box detects when a tool is removed​. ToolControl then automatically calls up the correct sequence programme.

In the case of external presetting – e.g. by the control system – ToolControl shows the operator which tool is currently required in
the process.

Features

  • Status messages via LCD plain text display (basic system only)
  • LED status indicator for correct or incorrect tool
  • Programme selection when removing the tool
  • Programme selection with preset of the tool removal
  • Processor-monitored tool removal
  • Adapted tool inserts made of plastic
  • Cascadable up to max. 32 tools
  • Cast aluminium console housing with mounting brackets

Interfaces

  • USB port for interface configuration
  • System bus interface for communication with the control system
  • Extension interface for further ToolControl modules
  • Profibus, Ethernet interface for integration into the PLC
  • RS232 interface

Dimensions and weight

  • Dimensions (W) 300 mm x (D) 198 mm x (H) 130 mm
  • Weight 3,6 kg

Designs

ToolControl Basic system with LCD plain text display

  • TC8: for 8 tools up to max. 25 mm diameter
  • TC4: for 4 tools up to max. 40 mm diameter
  • TC2: for 2 tools up to max. 72 mm diameter

ToolControl extension system (without display)

  • TC4-E: for 4 tools up to max. 40 mm diameter
  • TC2-E: for 2 tools up to max. 72 mm diameter
ToolControl