MASSO Documentation

WABECO 8 Tool Turret


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

Setting up the tool changer


  • Go to F1-Setup screen and open 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 singal 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 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.