Fanuc αD21LiB5 Robodrill

What it is

The machine is a state-of-the-art three-axis high-speed machining center fitted with a 24K BBT30 spindle, Fanuc 31i B5 controller, Renishaw’s OPM40 probing system and OTS optical tool setting capabilities.  


What it’s used for in IMR

Combined with IMR’s new 5G capability, an infrastructure of sensors and data analytics, the machine will be used to develop out a digital CNC platform. This digital platform will demonstrate how Industry 4.0 technology can be realized within precision engineering companies to drive improvements in the areas of predictive maintenance, tool condition monitoring, intelligent scheduling, part inspection and much more. 


What products can be created with it

  • Medical device
  • Aerospace

Fanuc αD21LiB5 Robodrill


Chris Judge

Machining Applications Specialist