Tag Archive for Grinding

Improved universal cylindrical grinder

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.

KUKA robots for high payloads tend machine tools

Three KUKA robots from the KR QUANTEC pro family are in operation at the plant of Bizerba SE & Co. KG. They guarantee that aluminum housings are reliably fed to two grinding machines where they are rough and fine-ground and polished. The aluminum housings are used for sausage cutting machines.

Okuma launches new generation of machine tools

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Okuma presented a new line of machine tools at the 28th Japan International Machine Tool Fair (November 17- November 22, 2016). The manufacturer’s trade innovations included state-of-the-art 5-axis vertical machining centres and a new type of intelligent multitasking machine. Among the highlights was the introduction of the world’s first multitasking machines capable of milling, turning, and grinding as well as laser-hardening and 3D metal printing.

Perfect surface finishes for parts produced with additive manufacturing

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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.

Microfinish attachments for turning, grinding and milling machines

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Today, even smaller suppliers must be capable of working to the finest tolerances in dimensional accuracy. The German machine manufacturer Thielenhaus Microfinish presents a range of attachments for base machines for these applications and for small batch sizes.