Experience and technology in the lock and key industry
As regards lock & key, Giuliani manufactures key processing machines with stand-alone process or multi station in-line process (full processing from rough-cut to finished product); machines for fully processing casings and rotors for locks and padlocks, including broaching; machines for the automatic assembly of rotors in cylinders, assembly of combinations and assembly of the box; machines for conducting functional tests of keys in fitted locks.
Of particular interest is the new MCL machine - a high-productivity multi-station in-line transfer machine for the full key production process - which can run 24/7, without any operator supervision.
In fact, MCL is capable of combining in a single line the procedures for: coining of the bow, laser marking, milling of the profile, backrounding and slotting of the blade, broaching of the plugs, chamfering of the tip, notch bitting, plug bitting, wave bitting, deburring, code marking, brushing, 100% quality control and ringing.
Equipped with CNC FANUC 31i-B, which enables control of up to 72 axes, the machine consists of 18 stations. Production of up to 700 keys per hour can be achieved and ringing of up to 6 keys.
Machines ready for the future
“MCL is dedicated to the high-end lock and key market. It enables full processing of keys, from rough-cut to finished product, ready for dispatch,” remarked Simone Malavolti, Sales Area Manager at Giuliani. It guarantees maximum flexibility with the option of processing different keys, without the need for retooling.
All machines manufactured by Giuliani are designed for interfacing with business software in line with the latest Industry 4.0 requirements.
“The system receives orders directly from the client company’s network and translates it into a processing program dedicated to every single code in the process, routing it throughout its entire production process,” stated Malavolti.