Correct chatter problems
quickly and easily
The Harmonizer® software selects "THE"
optimum spindle speed range for your process. It utilizes MLI's patented method for
detection and avoidance of chatter susceptible spindle speeds based on intelligent
selection of spindle speed. Until now this technique was only available using MLI's
Chatter Recognition and Control ("CRAC") system for NC controllers.
The Harmonizer® software makes it available for non-automated applications at a
significantly reduced cost to the user.
- Platform Generic - The package can operate
on any Windows 9x/NT® PC equipped with any version sound card. A
directional microphone is included. For users interested in convenience,
portablility, and cost savings, the Harmonizer® software is available on a
Windows® CE palm-top computer.
- Chatter Detection - The user is only
required to enter the approximate spindle speed and the number of teeth on the cutter. The
Harmonizer® software automatically sets the threshold (if requested), and
indicates the presence or absence of chatter in the recorded data.
- Spindle Speed Insensitive - Estimate the
current spindle speed and the package automatically ignores spindle speed components and
sets chatter thresholds to reliably detect chatter. When chatter is detected, the Harmonizer®
software recommends a stable spindle speed, if one exists.
- Dynamically Complex Systems - Because the
package incorporates MLI's patented "CRAC" algorithm it can direct the
user to perform multiple speed adjustments to deal with cases that exhibit more than a
single chatter mode. Additionally, the package can determine if there are no spindle
speeds that will eliminate the chatter.
- Free Downloadable Demonstration - Click
(81 mb download) to download a demonstration copy of the Harmonizer®
software with examples and trial videos.
- Video Demonstration -
Download this video (zipped MPEG,
43MB), put together by Ingersoll
Cutting Tool Company to see how easy Harmonizer®
software is to use and how effective it can be.
- Virtual Pocket Harmonizer -
Download (zipped, 15MB)
If you are interested in a more complete explanation of how the Harmonizer®
software finds the optimal spindle speed for your application, see our Technical
For more information, please contact Manufacturing Laboratories, Inc. at Harmonizer@mfg-labs.com
Harmonizer is a registered trademark of Manufacturing