The Model 3000 described on this page was configured to grind ceramic components for parts in the automotive industry. This model is dual headed, enabling the machine to grind both sides of the component at the same time. The machine is comprised of 2 horizontal axes, X1 and X2, 2 vertical axes, Z1 and Z2, 2 spindle swivel axes, B1 and B2, 2 grinding spindles, one for each side, and 2 spindle mounted dressers, W1 and W2. The Y axis is used as the primary reciprocating grind axis. The machine is controlled by a single Fanuc CNC control that can operate both heads simultaneously.