Telemark Crucible Indexer Controller

The Models 396/398/399/391 electron beam source (e-gun) rotary (turret) indexers provides either manual or PLC selection of up to 30 pockets, and continuous or retrograde (banana pocket) operation with speed control.

E-Beam Pockets

● Color LCD touch screen for graphical and numerical display, providing an intuitive and user friendly operator interface
● Material names can be displayed on the screen
● Can index up to 30 pockets
● Designed for E-beam sources with 4:1 gear ratio (except for the 396-5. It is a 10:1 ratio for the model 221/224 side drive)
● Automatic recover from pocket jams by reversing and approaching from the opposite direction
● No clutch needed for pocket jams due to automatic motor current sensing
● Includes Rotary, Banana and Continuous modes.
● Automatically rotates the shortest distance to the desired pocket
● Mounts available for 1 inch bolt, 1.25 inch bolt, and 2-3/4” CFF”
● Speed control from 0.25 to 5 rpm
● Remote pocket selected by optically isolated inputs, up to 6 direct and up to 30 binary (software selectable active or passive)
● Relay isolated outputs In position up to 6 pockets directly and up to 30 pockets using binary, Mode signal and General In position signal
● Input can be used to force remote mode

Optional In-vacuum in-pocket Switch

Optional in-vacuum in-pocket confirmation kits are available for Telemark models 244, 246, 264, 264, 271, 274, 276, 277, 294 and 295. When installed and enabled from the touch screen, the software will check that the crucible is in-pocket and count the number of pockets it goes past.

Indexer inpocket switch

Indexer in-pocket switch

Indexer 399 Indexer 396/398 Indexer 391
Number of pockets4 to 304 to 304 to 30
Controller dimensions19 inch rack 2U, 3 1/2” high x 9 3/8” deep19 inch rack 2U, 3 1/2” high x 9 3/8” deep19 inch rack 2U, 3 1/2” high x 9 3/8” deep
Motor Assembly Dimensions6.40” (163mm) x 4.60” (117mm) x 2.50” (64mm)7.98” (203mm) x 4.60” (117mm) x 2.50” (64mm)10.84” (276mm) x 4.60” (117mm) x 2.50” (64mm)
Inputs8 optically isolated, active (4 to 24V DC or AC), or passive (contact closure)8 optically isolated, active (4 to 24V DC or AC), or passive (contact closure)8 optically isolated, active (4 to 24V DC or AC), or passive (contact closure)
Outputs8 relay contacts NO/NC @ max 1A, 24V DC or AC8 relay contacts NO/NC @ max 1A, 24V DC or AC8 relay contacts NO/NC @ max 1A, 24V DC or AC
PowerInput 90-260VAC, 50-60 HzInput 90-260VAC, 50-60 HzInput 90-260VAC, 50-60 Hz
Indexer 396-05 Indexer 396-01 Indexer 396-02 Indexer 398-01 Indexer 398-02 Indexer 399-01 Indexer 391-01
Model 221/224 (side drive) Ebeam Souce------
Model 244 Ebeam Souce and 221/224 (bottom drive)------
Model 246 Ebeam Source------
Model 264/274/285/287/294 Ebeam Sources------
Model 266/276/279/296/299 Ebeam Sources------
Model 287/295 Ebeam Source------
Model 298 Ebeam Source------

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