Custom Grinders

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.

Model 3000

  • Dimensions: 4.3 M x 4 M
  • Table Diameter: 500 mm
  • Swing Diameter: 600 mm
  • Part Height: 550 mm
  • Axis: X,Z
  • Spindle: 1500 - 7200 RPM
  • Table Drive: 300 RPM

Axis Control Features:

  • Advanced High Resolution Vector Control (HRV2)
  • Simultaneously control of multi axes
  • Least command increment of 0.00001 inch, 0.0001 mm, 0.0001 degrees
  • Quick Stop function upon E-Stop
  • Absolute position detection
  • Hardware and software over travel protection

Part Programming Features:

  • 1Mb part program storage
  • Extended part program editing
  • Part program protection
  • Custom macro with expanded variables
  • Inch/metric conversion
  • Memory card or ethernet input/output of programs