Shop Floor Automations eliminates the necessity of paper tape usage on NC & CNC machine with the Tape Reader Connect (AKA the behind the tape reader). Able to emulate most Tape Readers & Punches supplied by old NC/CNC machines, the SFA BTR adds an RS232 or RS422 port to your existing machines to allow sending, receiving, & drip-feeding.

Replace your Papertape Prep System & connect your old NC/CNC to your network PC. Any communication software with Xon or Xoff protocol will transfer programs to the BTR. The unit will also allow you to load executive tapes into the machine without aggravation. We convert tapes to digital files so you can eliminate the nightmare of paper tape costs, punch tape machines, & storage.

Why add memory to your machine tool? Use a BTR to drip-feed from your hard drive or from the internal memory. Check out Tape Reader Connect info below!

Behind the Tape Reader BTR - Tape Reader Connect 

Behind the Tape Reader AKA “BTR”

  • Plug and Play
  • Architecture Design is Open
  • BTR Design is Universal
  • 128K -2MB Expanded Memory
  • Tape Punch & Tape Reader Compatible
  • CNC & NC Compatibility

Shop Floor Automations has been helping thousands of customers in the United States, and other locations, with their shop floor needs. Monitor your machine, collect data, eliminate downtime, schedule jobs, stop using floppy disks – we can do just about anything you need! Contact us today to see what we can do for your specific manufacturing needs. Reach us Toll Free at 877-611-5825 or look for us on social media.