Futura Pro Automotive Kit

Futura Pro Automotive Kit is the electronic key machine for duplicating all types of flat and dimple residential keys and a wide range of flat and laser vehicle keys

Overview

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Futura Pro Automotive Kit is the electronic key machine for duplicating all types of flat and dimple residential keys and a wide range of flat and laser vehicle keys

Futura Pro Automotive Kit is the unique dual station electronic key cutting machine for duplicating most residential and automotive keys available on the market. The machine comes supplied with all the necessary tools for cutting special vehicle keys such as Ford®, Simplex® and VAG® type keys.  Its trademark design, small footprint and integrated tablet have made it the best-selling solution for key cutters, locksmiths offering roadside services, and garages and car workshops who want to enter the profitable automotive key replacement business.

Futura Pro Automotive Kit is the electronic key machine for cutting all types of residential and vehicle keys. It duplicates flat, cruciform, laser and dimple keys, and with the dedicated optional accessories also tubular keys.

Features

  • Exclusive double cutting station Futura Pro Automotive Kit is unique in having two cutting stations so flat, cruciform, laser and dimple keys, both residential and automotive, can all be cut using a single machine.  The machine comes with a set of accessories to duplicate special keys, such as Huf®, Witte®, BMW®, Simplex®, Ford®, and Mercedes® type keys.
  • Practical and easy to operate Futura Pro Automotive Kit is controlled by a 10” touch-screen tablet, which guides you step-by-step through all key cutting operations, making it the perfect tool for inexperienced key cutters. The software helps you select the correct key profile or the make, model and year of a vehicle key, it indicates the right tools to use, it shows a preview of the cut key, etc. The tablet integrates Silca Software’s main functions and data, including an extensive range of data cards and code tables.
  • Fast cutting cycles Futura Pro Automotive Kit features optimised cutting cycles thanks to the cutters that reach speeds of 1585 rpm for flat keys and 12100 rpm for laser and dimple keys. The tablet, together with the advanced electronics, deliver the fast response times needed for a high performing machine.
  • Immediate process control The colour-changing LED lights help you to immediately see the process status.
  • Improved connectivity with 2 USB ports Futura Pro Automotive Kit is equipped with 2 USB ports at the rear: one for the tablet battery charger and one for the tethering connection so the machine and tablet remain connected and operational even when the Wi-Fi connection is lost or unstable. The second USB port can also be used to connect the USB flash drive supplied to import code tables or machine software updates.
  • Space-saving and portable solution Futura Pro Automotive Kit is compact, lightweight and easy to carry. Featuring a safety shield that slides within the machine body and an ergonomic grip, it is perfect for small shops and vans.
  • Functional and stylish Futura Pro Automotive Kit has a quality and distinctive look and has been designed to make your job more comfortable and practical, thanks to the wide accessories area on the top of the machine, the cutter-holder behind the flat key cutting station, and the removable swarf tray below the working area.
  • Flat and cruciform key cutting station - Copy by code and copy by original
    - Decoding via optical reader.
    - Copy by original function.
    - Resistant prismatic cutter.
    - Guided calibration of the cutting station.
    - Four-sided clamp with fast rotating solution.
    - Ergonomic clamp handle to easily tighten the key securely in place.
    - All automotive and most residential keys cut in one cycle.
  • Laser and dimple key cutting station
    - Decoding by electric contact.
    - Pull-out tracer point.
    - Clamp with easy-change, interchangeable jaws means more cost-effective use of accessories and speedier installation.
    - The clamp is compatible with the jaws used on Futura, Futura Pro and Triax Pro.
    - Automatic calibration of the decoder and the cutting station. 

Software features

  • Shortcut function for vehicle key searches Searching for the right vehicle key cutting code is easy and quick with the card search shortcut function. Just input the first letters and the software will prompt the make and model you’re looking for.
  • Key cut preview The preview allows you to check and correct the cut for a worn key. This function is available for flat, laser and dimple keys.
  • Guided updating procedure The software leads you step-by-step through all the operations for updating the machine (via Wi-Fi, via web with Silca Remote Service, and via ethernet). 

Equipment included
The machine comes equipped with a number of accessories to help you grow your automotive business:

  • the 03R clamp for Ford® keys,
  • the B6 adapter for Simplex® keys,
  • the 04J jaw for BMW® and Mercedes® keys,
  • the 19J jaws for Audi®, Ford® and Volvo® keys,
  • the 56J and 57J jaws for VAG® keys,
  • the 02LW and 06LW cutters.

The tablet has a patented holder that allows it to be positioned on top of the machine or on the workbench
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Applications

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  • Futura Pro Automotive Kit is the electronic key machine for cutting all types of residential and vehicle keys. It duplicates flat, cruciform, laser and dimple keys, and with the dedicated optional accessories also tubular keys.

Technical Data

Power supply: Machine: 24V d.c.- 5,5 Amp. - 130W; Power pack: 90/264V a.c. - 50/60Hz - 220W MEANWELL GS220A24-R7B
Cutter motor: 24V d.c.
Prismatic cutter: 01F, in HSS super rapid steel, TiCN coated (flat cuts)
Cutters: 01D, in HSS super rapid steel (dimple cuts); 01LW, 02LW and 06LW, in hard metal (laser cuts)
Tool speed: Prismatic cutter (flat cuts): 1585 rpm; Cutter (dimple/laser cuts): 12100 rpm
Movements: on 3 axes (with special bushes) driven by step motors (on rectified roller guides)
Clamps, jaws and adapters: 01V clamp, removable, with 4 universal sides (flat cuts)
01R clamp, removable and compatible with the interchangeable jaws:
- 01J, 02J, 04J, 19J, 56J and 57J (dimple/laser cuts)
03R clamp, removable, for duplicating Ford® type keys
B6 adapter, removable, for duplicating Simplex® type keys
Runs: X axis: 30 mm, Y axis: 50 mm, Z axis: 27 mm
Dimensions: width: 318 mm, depth: 413 mm, height with tablet and stand: 522 mm (without tablet and stand: 340 mm)
Weight: 20 Kg

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