Grinding Machines

Machinery & Machining Tools

Planar Grinder helps maximize productivity in metallography.

November 25, 2015

Using fixed 12 in. grinding stone in conjunction with 5.7 hp motor, PlanarMet 300 can remove up to 0.6 mm of material per minute. Central-force specimen holder accommodates up to 10 samples at a time and enables 3–4 grinding stages to be combined into single step, whereby amount of material to be removed can be programmed in increments of 0.1 mm. For accurate material removal, grinder offers timed-cycle or controlled material depth mode, with adjustable powerhead speed and direction of rotation. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Precision 4-Axis Grinding Center combines flexibility, efficacy.

November 6, 2015

Used for grinding periphery of indexable inserts, Leo Peri delivers process performance that meets production and quality standards for carbide, cermet, ceramics, and CBN applications. Features include integrated 3-axis linear handling system, optimized control technology, and direct drives for X/Y/C axes as well as 250 mm dia grinding wheel and in-process dressing. Occupying 4 m² footprint, machine supports utilization of 4–6 standard pallets for flexibility and efficiency. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grooving and Cut-Off Tool features single-sided design.

October 19, 2015

Available in multiple grades for dozens of applications, Beyond Evolution™ offers tight indexing tolerances. Triple V design, with top, bottom, and backside V-shaped seating in holder pocket, creates pull-in effect for maximum stability for deep grooving, face grooving, side turning, and profiling applications. Plunge and turn geometries are also available, and coolant is directed precisely to cutting edges underneath chip to dissipate heat and extend tool life. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Compact Angle Grinder features ergonomic grip.

October 2, 2015

Equipped with 760 W motor that provides no-load speed of 12,500 rpm, FEIN WSG 7-115 rotates in 90° steps. Tool features 4.5 in. grinding wheel, full metal gear head, long-life carbon brushes, and dust protection on all electronic components. Smaller ergonomic grip optimizes control and minimizes fatigue while grinding for long periods of time. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Cordless Grinders utilize 18 V battery with 4 Ah capacity.

September 14, 2015

Available with ¼ in. or 6 mm chuck, ASC 9 Straight Grinder operates at speeds of 9,000 rpm and is suitable for work with non-woven brushes and flap wheels. ABC 7 Belt Grinder, operating at 7,000 rpm, can be fitted with 1/8, ¼, and ½ in. wide belts for applications with tight spaces. AKC 3 Fillet Weld Grinder features reduction gears and long aluminum neck for metalworking applications. With wraparound angle of at least 180°, ATC 7 Tube Polisher is suited for tubes up to 1 ¾ in. in diameter. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Die Grinders offer 3 in. or 6 in. shaft for extended reach.

September 4, 2015

Available with front or rear exhaust air motor, .4 Hp Extension Die Grinders run at 25,000 rpm and are suited for work within long pipes, castings, and other places where extended reach is needed. Straight-line air tools include safety-lock lever that prevents accidental start up. To minimize noise in workplace, tools run as low as 72 dB(A). Optional carbide burrs and mounted points enable deburring, grinding, etching, and cleaning. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Cutting Wheels incorporate narrow-crown technology.

August 28, 2015

Type 27 narrow-crown technology is available on all 4½ and 5 in. ZIPCUT, ZIP+, ZIP Stainless, and ZIP ALU cutting wheels. In addition to extending cutting wheel service life, Type 27 narrow crown technology incorporates metal cladding in center hub that allows for increased cutting depth. Metal cladding also maximizes safety by preventing contact with work piece, which thereby increases worker safety when cutting into metal. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Belt Grinding Systems feature mobile handheld design.

July 17, 2015

Set up as portable or stationary grinding stations, Slugger by FEIN GHB 15-50 and GHB 15-50 INOX provide flexible on-site operations. Tools feature grinding platen with 3 1/8 in. surface for grinding and finishing of flat surfaces. Equipped with 1,500 W motor, GHB 15-50 has constant speed of 8,500 rpm for high stock removal rate, while GHB 15-50 INOX has 2,500–7,900 rpm variable speed for grinding and finishing stainless steel. Other features include tool-less belt change and adjustable handle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Portable Tools

Pipe Beveling Tool features bevel, face, and bore blade holder.

June 29, 2015

Offered in air- and electric-powered models, Prepzilla MILLHOG® machines 1.5 in. ID to 8.625 in. OD pipes using 8 sets of clamps and one mandrel. Rigid 3-blade holder bevels, faces, and bores in one operation and ensures smooth transfer when matching 2 different pipe schedules. Able to produce end preps at any angle without cutting oils, ID clamping tool features dual-opposed tapered roller bearings, direct drive gears, rigid blade lock system, and TiN-coated T-15 tool steel cutter blades. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ergonomic Cordless Cut-Off/Angle Grinder uses brushless motor.

June 17, 2015

Powered by 18V LXT® Lithium-Ion 4.0 Ah battery, XAG06M has 5.6 lb design with flush-mount paddle switch and rubberized soft grip. Automatic Speed Change™ Technology adjusts speed and torque for optimum performance, and BL™ brushless motor, which delivers 8,500 rpm with soft start, is electronically controlled to optimize battery energy use and run time. Extreme Protection Technology (XPT) provides dust and moisture resistance, and wire mesh intake covers prevent debris from entering motor. Read More

Portable Tools, Machinery & Machining Tools

Tube and Pipe Beveler preps small bore heavy wall tubes.

May 29, 2015

Developed for machining highly alloyed tubes, ESCO C-HOG MILLHOG® O.D. Clamping End Prep Tool features rugged clamp that mounts onto outside of tube, evenly distributing holding power to assure chatter-free end prep. Tool is 1 ¾ in. wide to fit in tight areas and is equipped with 1.07 hp pneumatic motor that runs at 130 rpm. Capable of prepping tube and pipe from ½–3 in. O.D., tool is suited for high-purity piping systems requiring 37 ½° bevels, flat-facing, J-preps, or orbital welding. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Vertical CNC Grinder includes polygon capability.

April 17, 2015

Featuring compact 10.76 ft² main body, Model GPV-10-20 is powered by direct drive motor which facilitates polygon grinding. System features 3.93 in. diameter swing over table, max work piece height of 7.87 in. and weight capacity of 22.05 lb. Gate structure ensures accuracy by counter measuring against vibration, thermal displacement, and noise. Mounted on wheel side of wheelhead, non-concentric hydrodynamic bearing maintains low processing heat by optimizing bearing clearance and wedge angle. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Ceramic Grain Abrasives offer optimized self-sharpening.

March 20, 2015

Engineered for high rates of stock removal in metalworking applications, Ceramic PLUS features fine crystalline structure, providing aggressive grains and extended life. XK885Y and XK880Y are available in Polyester Y-Cloth backing (coarse up to 60 grit) and Polyester X-Cloth backing (80 grit and finer). With grits from 20–120, XK885Y is suitable for high pressure, dry/wet grinding applications, while XK880Y, with grits from 24–120, suits medium pressure, dry/wet grinding applications. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Non-Woven Abrasives blend, clean, finish, deburr, and polish.

March 5, 2015

JacksonLea® heavy-duty non-woven abrasive tools provide consistent cleaning, finishing, and polishing for steel, brass, aluminum, plastics, and wood. Specific products include soft-density, medium-grit, silicon carbide convolute surface-finishing wheels; medium-density, fine-grit convolute light-deburring wheels; hard-density, fine-grit convolute wheels for edge deburring; soft- or hard-density, medium-grit metal-blending wheels; and conformable, general-finishing flap brushes. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Transportable Pipe Beveller uses interchangeable heads.

March 2, 2015

Able to produce bevel in less than 2 minutes without flames or sparks, Model B-500 mounts to end of pipes 4 in. or greater in diameter, with max wall thickness of ½ in., as well as on flat plates up to ½ in. thick. Interchangeable heads allow bevels to be cut accurately at 30, 37.5, or 45°. Featuring speed monitoring with LED indicators that assist operator in keeping beveller moving at optimal pace, tool ensures consistent, machined finished bevel in single pass. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Grinding Wheel features 1/4 in. thickness.

February 25, 2015

Made from bonded resin with combination of grains, Sigma Green Max offers fast stock removal and produces approximately 100 RA finish while achieving physical balance, eliminating chatter and minimizing stress on operators. Wheel is suitable for use on metals such as stainless steel, mild steel, hard face, titanium, alloys, and aluminum. Sigma Green Max does not discolor or warp stainless steel, maintains cool temperature while grinding, and will not load up on aluminum. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC 5-Axis Grinder offers 2 aux slides for workpiece clamping.

February 23, 2015

Accommodating micro tools, gun drills, hob cutters, and complex geometries, 325linear machine operates in 2,500–4,000 rpm typ. Second auxiliary slide enables machine to utilize tool guidance, part support, tailstock, or workpiece pallets in operation. On A-axis, user can install collet, hydraulic expansion, or multi-range chucks. A-axis configuration also permits position-oriented clamping of non-rotationally symmetrical workpieces. Linear X-, Y-, and Z-axis travels are 480, 250, and 275 mm. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Five-Axis CNC Grinder has extended X-Y axis paths, 2 aux slides.

January 30, 2015

Offering linear x/y/z axis travel of 480 x 250 x 275 mm, 325linear machine operates from 2,500–4,000 rpm (typ) and features 2 auxiliary slides for workpiece clamping as well as optimized grinding wheel guidance over entire machining envelope. Scalable automation with 140-position tool changer, 5-24 grinding wheel magazine, and flexible robotic tool gripper. Along with automated collet changer, features include SIGSpro programming interface, and motion control maintained on Siemens 840D sl CNC. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal ID Cylindrical Grinder handles long workpieces.

November 18, 2014

Offered in 3 sizes to machine workpieces with max lengths of 11.81, 27.56, and 51.18 in. and IDs up to 9.84 in., STUDER S141 employs grinding spindle turret that accommodates up to 4 grinding spindles; universal measuring probe; and internal grinding quills in lengths up to 10.433 in. With direct-drive integrated swivel axis and high-resolution measuring system, turret rotates/positions with repeatability of <1 angular sec. Workhead can be direct or belt driven. Read More

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Grinding Machine produces rotationally symmetrical tools.

October 31, 2014

Engineered for high-production volumes, Walter Helitronic Mini Automation Machine features robot loader that can handle up to 1,500 tools. Double-ended spindle accommodates up to 3 grinding wheels per end to process end mills, drills, step tools, woodworking tools, and profile tools from 0.04–0.63 in. dia. Max tool length is 7.3 in., with minimum diameter of 0.04 in. for production blanks and 0.12 in. for regrinding. Fanuc control and HELITRONIC Tool Studio combine to operate 5 CNC axes. Read More