Thread Grinders

Machinery & Machining Tools, Materials & Material Processing

Threaded Wheel Grinders combine accelerated setup, automation.

June 8, 2016

Able to ability to directly interface with Gleason GMS® Analytical Gear Inspection machines via QR code scanning, Genesis® 200GX and 260GX utilize twin spindle concept and feature software-guided setup that lets users set up from one workpiece to another in 20 min using one tool. First Part Cycle features fully automatic workflow from setup to grinding first workpiece. Other features include twist controlled grinding, automated process data proposal, variable rate method, and polish grinding.
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Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award

March 18, 2015

Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, a Warren, Ohio, precision CNC manufacturing systems builder, was recognized during an awards presentation at the Nexteer 2014 Indirect Supplier Conference in Saginaw, Michigan. The award was presented to Drake for their part played in the successful launch of Nexteer Automotive’s K2XX product line for General Motors. A series of Drake GS:TI Internal... Read More

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Seco to Spotlight Latest Tools for Oil and Gas Applications at HOUSTEX

December 15, 2014

TROY, Mich. — At HOUSTEX 2015 in booth 441, Seco Tools, LLC will highlight its latest threading, milling and turning cutting tools made to handle the extremely tough machining requirements of the oil and gas industry. The company’s applications experts will also be available to help attendees find ways to optimize their production processes via these new tools. The show takes place Feb. 24... Read More

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Gleason Gear Solutions Forum Attracts Visitors from 30 Countries

April 21, 2014

ROCHESTER, New York, USA – Gleason Corporation today announced the completion of the Gear Solutions Forum at its Gleason-Pfauter facility in Ludwigsburg Germany, April 1-3, 2014.  Gleason hosted approximately 600 visitors from 30 countries over a three day period with a comprehensive display of the latest technologies in gear production and a series of leading experts from the gear industry... Read More

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Vertical Thread Grinder features universal design.

September 5, 2013

Used for making precision lead screw type parts, VGE60A can perform thread, spline, gear, OD, surface, and edge grinding operations in single setup. Automatic grinding wheel changer, automatic wheel guard, and CNC-controlled wheel dresser promote productivity, while precision is enhanced via programmable grinding wheel tilt angles from +45° to -90°, vertical orientation of work, and elimination of workpiece sag. Machine accommodates max grinding length of 600 mm. Read More

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Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS

August 22, 2012

WARREN, OH - In Booth N-6918 at IMTS this year, Drake Manufacturing Services Co. will showcase its latest model GS:TE-LM 200 Linear Motor External Thread Grinding System. Although tooled to produce a dual lead worm, the machine can also grind a wide range of precision threads, ball screws, steering components, gages and complex thread forms.<4444>The show machine will be equipped with a robot... Read More

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Drake Ships Steering Worm Grinder to European Automotive Supplier

June 29, 2012

WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped a GS:TE-LM 200 Steering Worm Grinder to a European automotive parts supplier.<4444>The machine will finish grind the thread geometry on a steering worm shaft. It is equipped with Drake's Smart Spindle(TM) technology which features an acoustic emissions sensor mounted in the high-speed spindle. This sensor detects the sound of the... Read More

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Drake Ships Two Thread Grinders to Chinese Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer

April 10, 2012

WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped two linear motor 4-axis CNC thread grinders to a Chinese petroleum company manufacturing drilling rigs, pumping units and other oil field equipment.<4444>The first machine, a Drake GS:TI-LM 650 High Accuracy Internal Thread Grinder, will grind threads on ring gages for checking API threads.<4444>The second machine, a Drake... Read More

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Gear/Thread Grinder produces helical/spur gears.

June 8, 2009

Holroyd Gear and Thread Grinder, model GTG2, offers precision grinding of helical/spur gears in diameters up to 350 mm. System enables users to grind small batches of gears to DIN and AGMA quality standards. On-board intelligence includes 3D scanning as well as stress prediction software which allows machine to optimize gear design. Machine can also produce master gears, precision prototyping, and timing gears for use in aerospace applications. Read More

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Thread Chasing Unit cleans out existing threads.

July 12, 2007

Comprised of servomotor, servodrive, and motion programming, all-electric Thread Chasing Unit can clear weld spatter, chips, paint, or burrs from internal or external threads in production parts. Forward torque is adjustable up to 10 lb-ft and reverse torque is 20 lb-ft to assure tool will not stick in threads. Three sizes are available to chase threads from 3-50 mm. Read More

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Thread Grinder features robot load/unload system.

September 12, 2006

Equipped with linear motors and ways, Model GS:TE-LM features 180° power helix, Fanuc control programmed with customer parts, acoustic touch dressing, automatically generated wheel forms, and mineral-filled cast polymer base. Auto load system consists of infeed conveyor, robot with dual grippers, and exit conveyor. When new part information is entered into menu during changeover, robot is automatically reprogrammed for part being presented. Read More

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Thread Grinder is suited for small part production.

September 11, 2006

Featuring 100 x 100 mm work envelope, GS:TE-MINI Thread Grinder precision grinds threaded parts such as thread rolls, thread gages, worms, ballscrews, e-steering components, aerospace fasteners, and surgical bone screws. Grinder is 1.2 m wide x 1.8 m deep, weighs 3,000 kg, and can be integrated into manufacturing cells or moved around shop via forklift. PartSmart(TM) menu-driven software has parts pre-programmed into system, and requires no programming knowledge to use. Read More

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Universal Thread Grinder has 350 mm dia work envelope.

September 11, 2006

Universal linear motor thread grinder, GS:T-LM350, accepts workpieces up to 2 m long and is designed to utilize superabrasives. It can be equipped with power wheel helix (A-axis) and for grinding external (±35° lead angle) and internal threads (±10° lead angle). Pre-programmed for end user's parts, grinder features acoustic touch dressing, automatically generated wheel forms, crash protection, automatic part location, and mineral-filled cast polymer base. Read More

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CNC Thread Grinder uses linear motors on linear ways.

September 21, 2004

Featuring full 180° power helix, Model GS:TE-LM enables user to grind threads, splines, key slots, and rings on one machine in single setup. It features mineral-filled, cast polymer base; Fanuc CNC system; and 1/10 micron scale feedback. Smart Spindle(TM) technology provides automatic balancing, touch dressing, and part feature locating, while Smart Form(TM) technology generates corrected wheel forms for helical path interference and off helix grinding. Read More

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Thread Grinder employs linear motors on linear ways.

July 23, 2004

Full helix thread grinder, model GS:TE-LM, allows operators to grind threads, splines, key slots, rings, and other forms on one machine in one setup. It also enables users to optimize dress and grind process by monitoring acoustical emissions. Machine automatically corrects wheel forms for helical path interference or generates forms using standard plated wheels. Product incorporates tenth-micron scale feedback, Fanuc CNC system, and 180° Power Helix. Read More

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Thread Grinding Machine handles small dimensions.

April 10, 2002

Compact Tapomat 1000 produces right or left hand threads from 0.8 - 4 mm, chucking lengths up to 100 mm, and grinding lengths up to 50 mm. Its hydraulic power pack, coolant pumps and electrical cabinet are inside enclosure and flush with machine's profile. Control system swivels in or out for operator convenience. Grinder has 6.5 hp wheelhead spindle motor. Operator can manually angle wheelhead with roller guides from +10 to -7 deg. Read More

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Thread Repair Kit restores damaged threads.

November 8, 2001

Chase 'em Back Stud Repair wrap-around thread chaser eliminates need to remove stud. Tool wraps around undamaged threads at base of stud and backs off to reform damaged threads. It contains repair tools for 21 different stud applications, including stud sizes from 1/4-20 through 1/2-13 and M6x1.0 through MI2x1.75. Tools are made from heat-treated tool steel. Set is packed in a rugged plastic case and comes with a limited lifetime warranty. Read More

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