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Praecis ATCU-9 Retrofit System Installation on Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra™:

Application: Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra™ Diamond Turning Machine.

Customer: n/a
See the performance report for this unit.

Temperature Control Results:

Critical Point held at 20.5 ºC +/- 0.01 ºC in a +/- 2.25 °C environment (215:1). Performs with high reliability even with frequent thermal variation in the room. 

Sub-Systems:

  • ATCU-9
  • Existing Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra™ Diamond Turning Machine
  • Discrete air inlet ducts attached to the Praecis ATCU via ducting complete with porous fabric air distribution .

Enclosure Description:

  • Standard Precitech enclosure with sliding doors and roof panels.
  • Precitech-supplied air duct attachment. The air duct has two vents, one located on each end of the enclosure. The width of each vent is 70 mm.
  • Air distribution system does not impede operator and part access.

Enclosure Size:

2 x 1.1 x 1.8 m (W x D x H) (Inside dimensions.)

Footprint: 2.2 m²
Volume: 3.96 m³
Air Velocity: 0.41 m/sec

Comments:

By using a Praecis ATCU-9 with the Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra™, the ATCU is able to offer a greater range of air flow rates to cool the part to the desired temperature during operation. The ATCU-9 is then moved for operation on a different much larger system after use. 

   Praecis ATCU-9 retrofit system on a Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra    .

Praecis ATCU-9 retrofit system on a Precitech Planoform 650 Ultra.

   Praecis ATCU-9 Porous Fabric Air Distribution System.

Praecis ATCU-9 Porous Fabric Air Distribution System.

   Praecis ATCU-9 being prepared for shipment    .

Praecis ATCU-9 being prepared for shipment.

   Performance Chart of the ATCU-9 Room versus Critical Point

Performance Chart of the ATCU-9 Room versus Critical Point