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Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award
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Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award

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 Thread...

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Drake Delivers another Drum Grinder for the Tapered Roller Bearing Industry
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Drake Delivers another Drum Grinder for the Tapered Roller Bearing Industry

WARREN, OH — Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC delivered a so-called “Drum” or “Crown” grinder to an Asian manufacturer of tapered roller bearings. The Drum is a threaded steel drive roll used in a centerless grinder to move the tapered rollers across the face of the grinding wheel. The rollers start on one end as rough blanks and emerge on the other as round rollers. The Drums wear...

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Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS
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Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS

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. The show machine will be equipped with a robot load...

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Drake Ships Steering Worm Grinder to European Automotive Supplier
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Drake Ships Steering Worm Grinder to European Automotive Supplier

WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped a GS:TE-LM 200 Steering Worm Grinder to a European automotive parts supplier. 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 wheel...

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Drake Ships Two Thread Grinders to Chinese Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer
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Drake Ships Two Thread Grinders to Chinese Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer

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. The first machine, a Drake GS:TI-LM 650 High Accuracy Internal Thread Grinder, will grind threads on ring gages for checking API threads. The second machine, a Drake GS:TE-LM 650 High...

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Drake Manufacturing Services Ships Additional Internal Thread Grinder to Chinese Manufacturer of Steering Parts
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Drake Manufacturing Services Ships Additional Internal Thread Grinder to Chinese Manufacturer of Steering Parts

WARREN, OHIO USA - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. is enjoying a surge in exports to Chinese manufacturers, with orders in hand for more than 25 machines. This latest machine is a GS:TI-LM 200, a 4-axis Internal Thread Grinder with a 200mm maximum grinding length and 350mm swing over the table. It was tooled and programmed to grind recirculating ball nuts used in the power steering systems of...

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Chinese Gage Companies Upgrade Capabilities with Drake Grinders

WARREN, OHIO - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. recently shipped another in a series of high precision gage grinding machines to one of China's emerging API gage manufacturers. A precision tool manufacturer in Central China is in the process of installing its second Drake internal gage grinding machine. The machine is a GS:TI 540 (Grinding System:Thread Internal) and will supplement and expand...

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Thread Grinder features robot load/unload system.
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Thread Grinder features robot load/unload system.

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...

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CNC Gear Grinder rough and finish grinds in one operation.
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CNC Gear Grinder rough and finish grinds in one operation.

Equipped with menu-driven control featuring Gear Smart(TM) programming, 5-axis Model GS:GÂ-² allows part changeovers in 15 min or less. It can grind from Mod 0.5 to 8 from 25-250 mm pitch diameter to AGMA 12 specification. Machine includes CNC contour diamond roll dressing, constant surface speed as wheel wears, infinitely variable wheel and work speeds selectable for roughing and finishing,...

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Universal Thread Grinder has 350 mm dia work envelope.
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Universal Thread Grinder has 350 mm dia work envelope.

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...

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Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award
Machinery & Machining Tools

Drake Manufacturing Recognized with Nexteer Supplier Award

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 Thread...

Read More »
Drake Delivers another Drum Grinder for the Tapered Roller Bearing Industry
Machinery & Machining Tools

Drake Delivers another Drum Grinder for the Tapered Roller Bearing Industry

WARREN, OH — Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC delivered a so-called “Drum” or “Crown” grinder to an Asian manufacturer of tapered roller bearings. The Drum is a threaded steel drive roll used in a centerless grinder to move the tapered rollers across the face of the grinding wheel. The rollers start on one end as rough blanks and emerge on the other as round rollers. The Drums wear...

Read More »
Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS
Machinery & Machining Tools

Drake to Demonstrate Automated Worm Grinding at IMTS

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. The show machine will be equipped with a robot load...

Read More »
Drake Ships Steering Worm Grinder to European Automotive Supplier
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Drake Ships Steering Worm Grinder to European Automotive Supplier

WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped a GS:TE-LM 200 Steering Worm Grinder to a European automotive parts supplier. 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 wheel...

Read More »
Drake Ships Two Thread Grinders to Chinese Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer
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Drake Ships Two Thread Grinders to Chinese Oil Field Equipment Manufacturer

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. The first machine, a Drake GS:TI-LM 650 High Accuracy Internal Thread Grinder, will grind threads on ring gages for checking API threads. The second machine, a Drake GS:TE-LM 650 High...

Read More »
Drake Manufacturing Services Ships Additional Internal Thread Grinder to Chinese Manufacturer of Steering Parts
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Drake Manufacturing Services Ships Additional Internal Thread Grinder to Chinese Manufacturer of Steering Parts

WARREN, OHIO USA - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. is enjoying a surge in exports to Chinese manufacturers, with orders in hand for more than 25 machines. This latest machine is a GS:TI-LM 200, a 4-axis Internal Thread Grinder with a 200mm maximum grinding length and 350mm swing over the table. It was tooled and programmed to grind recirculating ball nuts used in the power steering systems of...

Read More »
Machinery & Machining Tools

Chinese Gage Companies Upgrade Capabilities with Drake Grinders

WARREN, OHIO - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. recently shipped another in a series of high precision gage grinding machines to one of China's emerging API gage manufacturers. A precision tool manufacturer in Central China is in the process of installing its second Drake internal gage grinding machine. The machine is a GS:TI 540 (Grinding System:Thread Internal) and will supplement and expand...

Read More »
Thread Grinder features robot load/unload system.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Thread Grinder features robot load/unload system.

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...

Read More »
CNC Gear Grinder rough and finish grinds in one operation.
Machinery & Machining Tools

CNC Gear Grinder rough and finish grinds in one operation.

Equipped with menu-driven control featuring Gear Smart(TM) programming, 5-axis Model GS:GÂ-² allows part changeovers in 15 min or less. It can grind from Mod 0.5 to 8 from 25-250 mm pitch diameter to AGMA 12 specification. Machine includes CNC contour diamond roll dressing, constant surface speed as wheel wears, infinitely variable wheel and work speeds selectable for roughing and finishing,...

Read More »
Universal Thread Grinder has 350 mm dia work envelope.
Machinery & Machining Tools

Universal Thread Grinder has 350 mm dia work envelope.

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...

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