Bevel Gear Grinding Machine uses monolithic column design.

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Phoenix® II 275G accommodates gears with up to 275 mm pitch diameter with machine footprint of 2.3 x 3.4 meters (excluding filtration unit). Design includes self-contained electrical enclosure and hydraulic unit, eccentric grinding-wheel spindle, CNC controlled dresser, and automatic stock dividing system. Direct-drive spindle motors eliminate gears and mechanical elements. Siemens 840D or FANUC 160i Model B CNC controls are available.

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New Gleason Phoenix(R) II 275G Bevel Gear Grinding Machine Puts Superior Performance In A Compact, Economical Package

May 20, 2002-- Gleason's latest addition to the PHOENIX® II product line is an advanced Bevel Gear Grinding Machine that utilizes the revolutionary monolithic column design. This concept reduces floor space and significantly reduces cycle times.

The PHOENIX ® II 275G accommodates gears with up to a 275mm pitch diameter, but with a machine footprint that measures just 2.3 x 3.4 meters (excluding the filtration unit). This compact design includes a self-contained electrical enclosure and hydraulic unit, helping make installation fast and simple.

The eccentric grinding wheel spindle feature allows fast grinding cycles, high accuracies, maximum efficiency and low grinding costs. The CNC controlled dresser provides accurate and repeatable results with maximum flexibility. The automatic stock dividing system further assures accurate and rapid grinding cycles.

Like the recently introduced PHOENIX® II 275 HC Bevel Gear Cutting Machine, the 275G features direct-drive spindle motors. Direct drive spindles eliminate gears and other mechanical elements as well as providing higher acceleration and deceleration rates. The 275G is available with either Siemens 840D or FANUC 160i Model B CNC controls.

Gleason Corporation is a world leader in the development, manufacture and sale of gear production machinery and related equipment and services. The Company's products are used by customers in automotive, truck, aircraft, agriculture, construction, power tool and marine industries and by a diverse set of customers serving various industrial equipment markets. Gleason has manufacturing operations in Rochester, New York; Rockford, Illinois; Plymouth, England; Munich and Ludwigsburg, Germany; Bangalore, India; and Biel, Switzerland, and has sales and service offices throughout the United States and Europe and in the Asia-Pacific region.

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