With larger heights of and distances between centers, the new Varia universal cylindrical grinding machine from Kellenberger is said to be faster and more precise, offering consistently better performance.
This will particularly please users of the new S11 – the smallest production cylindrical grinding machine in the STUDER Portfolio: Now they can profit from the diverse advantages of the STUDER standard grinding cycles and the grinding software for offline programming StuderGRIND. Using the software, StuderWINfocus together with Fanuc control provides the basis for a flexible scope of use, which increases customer benefit significantly.
For years, the focus of car designers has been the steering gear. The system has been complemented by complex secondary drive systems. Drivers are now clamouring for steering systems with even more precision. In order to meet this demand, the production of associated components also changes – it has to become more efficient and more precise.
Additive manufacturing, the creation of 3-D solid objects by using a series of layered materials, allows the production of complex individual components from various materials like plastic, nickel alloys, titanium, stainless steel and precious metals. However, the surface finish of parts created with additive manufacturing frequently does not meet expectations.
The Kellenberger VARIA universal cylindrical grinding machine model range has stood for the best in working and surface quality among Kellenberger’s range of products. More than 1000 machines are already in use around the world. The VARIA machine concept has constantly been updated with new developments and has always been a step ahead of the various technical standards.