WABECO 8 Tool Turret

INFORMATION: This tool changer is only available on MASSO-G3 software v4.0 and above.

Setting up the tool changer

  • Go to F1-Setup screen and open the Tool Changer window.
  • From the list select Press enter to open Tool Changer list and select the WABECO 8 Tool Turret from the list and double click it to open the below settings window.

Tool changer logic

After all the axis of the machine have been homed as per the homing sequence, the tool changer logic will start rotating the stepper motor for the turret till a home (Tool 0) signal is received.

If a valid tool home signal is received in one full revolution, the controller will display an alarm on the screen.

On a tool change request, MASSO will start rotating the turret stepper motor till the desired tool has been loaded into position.

Input Signals

Wire the homing sensor input and assign it to MASSO as below:

  • Tool Changer - Input 1 for Turret home position sensor.

Output Signals

The turret stepper motor's STEP and DIRECTION signals should be wired to the MASSO Y-axis STEP and DIRECTION connector.

Tool Numbering