Cutting Tool Engineering

December 2012 / IMTS 2012 Roundup


United Grinding displays grinding machines
Cutting Tool Engineering
UGT’s Studer CT550 CNC internal/universal cylindrical grinder is a compact machine for medium-sized workpieces with up to three inline grinding spindles.

United Grinding Technologies Inc., Miamisburg, Ohio, displayed a variety of machines. The new Studer CT550 CNC internal/universal cylindrical grinder considerably shortens the cycle times of the grinding process by saving on auxiliary times, according to the company. The CT550 is a compact machine for medium-sized workpieces with up to three inline grinding spindles. The modular and flexible arrangement of spindles enables optimal dimensioning of the machine, ranging from the manufacture of individual parts to large-scale production. This machine also supports integrated and autonomous loading system.

The new Studer favoritCNC universal cylindrical grinder is for grinding medium-sized workpieces in individual and serial production. The machine features various options, such as in-process gaging, balancing systems, contact detection and length positioning, plus a grinding length of 25.6", center height of 6.9", workpiece weight of 176 lbs. and grinding wheel measuring 20"×2.5"×8". The machine bed is made of solid Granitan S103.

Lastly, the new Studer S41 CNC universal cylindrical grinder is based on a proven predecessor machine while offering more features. The longitudinal and cross-slide, as well as the swivel axis for the wheelhead, have electric direct drives, which move to the working position swiftly and precisely. By saving on auxiliary times, the S41considerably shortens cycle times.

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