ANCA Inc., which makes CNC tool and cutter grinders and manufacturing software, invites the industry to attend the opening of its plant expansion May 23 and 24 in Wixom, Mich. A formal ribbon cutting will take place Wednesday May 23 at 2 pm followed by refreshments.
The expansion allows ANCA to better serve its customers and user base in North America and South America with a larger demonstration floor, classrooms for training, machine assembly and process development, and an enlarged reception area.
“Our plan with this facility improvement is to assure that ANCA will offer the leading customer experience for the tool production industry,” said Russell Riddiford, ANCA Inc. president. The modern facility with the addition will cover about 42,000 sq ft.
Thursday May 24 the company will run machine demonstrations and offer technical seminars by ANCA product managers. The TX7 tool and cutter grinder with all linear axes, the MX7 production tool and cutter grinder, the FX7 tool and cutter grinder, the advanced EDGe PCD grinder, and the economical FCP4 drill grinder will be underpower.
Related Glossary Terms
- computer numerical control ( CNC)
computer numerical control ( CNC)
Microprocessor-based controller dedicated to a machine tool that permits the creation or modification of parts. Programmed numerical control activates the machine’s servos and spindle drives and controls the various machining operations. See DNC, direct numerical control; NC, numerical control.
- polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)
polycrystalline diamond ( PCD)
Cutting tool material consisting of natural or synthetic diamond crystals bonded together under high pressure at elevated temperatures. PCD is available as a tip brazed to a carbide insert carrier. Used for machining nonferrous alloys and nonmetallic materials at high cutting speeds.