Software by Kathi Stringer
For Brown & Sharpe Screw Machines
Getting Results Doesn’t Get Any Easier!
Pickup WIZ is a Brown & Sharpe screw machine engineering tool that quickly gets results to improve tool wear and cycle time. Pickup WIZ will reduce the guesswork when using pickup cams. You no longer have to use “educating guessing” or cumbersome calculations for cycle times (Seconds), Hundreds, or Spindles Speeds. You won’t have to cringe any longer wondering if the tap is going to break due to improper Spindle Speed or Seconds. This tool can ALWAYS be desktop-handy and ready!
Get information FAST for pickup cams
Select: I need to “Find Seconds for pickup cam.”
|Spindle Speed: ?||2150|
|Pickup Wiz Results|
Find Feed for Pickup Cam
Problem – Tool is wearing. We suspect that the feed is incorrect.
Solution – Enter the Spindle Speed & Seconds. Then enter the Hundreds and Rise on tool lobe. Click Pickup the Pickup WIZ Apply button and instantly get the Feed for the tool.
Pickup WIZ instantly calculates = .0075 Feed per rev on the tool lobe.
With this information the Seconds can be adjusted to correct the Feed.
Problem – Reduce the feed from .0075 to .006 from the example above.
Solution – Change
Spindle Speed a notch higher or reduce Seconds.
Click the Pickup WIZ Apply button and instantly adjust the Feed for your conformation.
Job is running in 8 Seconds at 2150 RPM. The tool lobe (Drill) has 15 Hundreds and .321 rise on the lead cam.
(1.) Adjust Spindle Speed higher to 2660 and WIZ instantly calculates the new feed.
Wiz result = .006 Feed
(2.) Adjust cycle time from 8 seconds to 10 seconds.
Wiz result = .006 Feed.
With this information the Seconds can be adjusted to correct the feed.
Find Hundreds for Pickup Cam
· Problem – The Lead Cam is ready to go, but we need a front cross slide cam for a form tool. Rise is known, but not the correct
Hundreds. We want to use as many
Hundreds as possible to reduce heat, tool wear and breakage.
Solution – Enter Spindle Speed and Seconds. Then enter the Feed desired, and Rise on tool lobe. Click the Pickup WIZ Apply button and instantly get the correct Hundreds for the tool.
The job is running in 20 Seconds at 1500 Spindle Speed. The desired Feed on the front cross slide cam is .001 with existing Rise of .251.
Enter these 4 figures above and Pickup WIZ instantly calculates the result.
Pickup Wiz Result = 50 Hundreds
Find Seconds for Pickup Cam with Tap
· Problem – The Lead Cam is ready to go with cycle times to reflect feed on most critical tools. However, the job has a tapped hole (or external thread). Incorrect cycle time or incorrect Low Spindle Speed can, and will usually destroy the tap (or chasers).
Solution – Enter Spindle Speed and Seconds. Then enter the Threads Per Inch (TPI) desired, and Rise on tool lobe. Click the Pickup WIZ Apply button and instantly get the correct Hundreds for the tool.
We know that to get the correct Feed rates, and based on those Feed rates, the job should not run faster then 27.5 Seconds with a high Spindle Speed of 2150. Or course we tap at a low speed of about 5 to 1, or approx 450 RPM.
We enter this data into Pickup Wiz:
Hundreds on Lead Cam tap lobe = 8
Rise on Lead Cam tap lobe = .400
Low Spindle Speed = 450
Threads Per Inch (TPI) = 32
Pickup Wiz result = 23.7 seconds. (Too fast)
Lower the Low Spindle Speed with a few clicks to 395
Pickup Wiz result = 27 seconds. (Acceptable)
Find Surface Feet per Minute (SFM)
· Problem – Job is running. We
the job is running too slow. The
current Spindle Speed is 500 RPM for 5/8 Diameter Stainless Steel.
Solution – Enter the .625 and Current Spindle Speed.
Pickup Wiz result = 81 SFM. (Too slow, recommended is 120 SFM)
The above answer alerts us to use the next feature of Pickup Wiz
Find Spindle Speed
· Problem – Job is running. We
suspect that job is running too slow. From
using the step above, we know that the SFM is currently at 81 for 5/8 Diameter Stainless Steel.
Solution – Enter the .625 and recommended SFM 120.
Pickup Wiz result = 732 Spindle Speed.
This result shows a significant increase to improve cycle time, and we can use Pickup Wiz’s next feature.
Find Seconds for Pickup Cam
· Problem – Need to find Cycle Time (Seconds). Determine cycle time based on the job’s most critical tool lobe.
Solution – Enter Spindle Speed. Then enter the Feed desired for most critical lobe, and enter the corresponding Rise and Hundreds on tool lobe. Click use Pickup WIZ and instantly get the correct Seconds for the job cycle time.
Most critical lobe in the Lead Cam is for a Trepan Tool.
Spindle Speed = 1180
Max feed = .002
Hundreds on most critical tool lobe = 8
Rise on most critical tool lobe = .090
Pickup Wiz result = 28.6 Seconds, or round to 30 seconds
Pickup WIZ !Anyone that can use Microsoft windows can easily operate this program. Input data such as Spindle Speed, Seconds, Feed, Rise, Hundreds, Surface Feet and Thread Per Inch and can be manipulated for rapid output. Pickup Wiz takes all the guesswork out of using a set of pickup cams for Brown & Sharpe Screw Machines. And best, Pickup WIZ was designed and written by a professional Brown & Sharpe machinist with over 30 years experience. Once you get it, you become dependent on it!
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ONLY $ 59.95