All rotary table devices are known as 4th axis tables, it is classified as a device that can rotate through 360 degrees bi-directionally being programmable to generally any of 360,000 positions (subject to control / encoder resolution). There are many different makes, models and types of table on the market, CNCROTARYSHOP.COM together with our sister site CNCROTARY.COM will guide you through the maze of product types and styles available, they can be very different to each other by way of performance although looking similar from the outside. These sites will assist you in making the right choice, technically and commercially to suit your own needs, budget and requirements.
Rotary tables can be classified as a vertical rotary table, a horizontal rotary table or a vertical and horizontal rotary table, here are the clarifications:
Vertical rotary table:- A table that stands upright usually on a vertical machining centre with its centreline of axis in the horizontal plane.
Horizontal rotary table:- A table that lays on its back with its operating axis in the vertical plane.
Vertical & Horizontal:- A table ground on two faces to allow its use stood upright as a vertical device or laying on its back as a horizontal device.
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