Press Release Summary:
Model GS:GÂ² 5-axis CNC gear grinder allows rough and finish grinding of hardened precut gears in one operation. Menu-driven control with Gear Smart(TM) programming allows part changeovers in 15 min. Other features include CNC contour diamond roll dressing, constant surface speed, variable wheel and work speeds, CNC controlled helix and work rotation, and ability to grind from Mod 50 to 3 DP from 1.0-10 in. pitch diameter to AGMA 12 specification.
Original Press Release:
Drake's New CNC Gear Grinder Rough And Finish Grinds In One Operaton
WARREN, OHIO-Drake Manufacturing's new GS:G² 5-axis CNC gear grinder allows rough and finish grinding of hardened precut gears in one operation-with 15-minute setups. With two wheels available, there's no time lost between rough and finish grinding operations.
The GS:G² is equipped with an easy menu-driven control with Drake's Gear Smart(TM) programming, allowing part changeovers in 15 minutes or less. Additional menu entries are available for specific customer applications.
Other key features include CNC contour diamond roll dressing, constant surface speed as the wheel wears, infinitely variable wheel and work speeds selectable for roughing and finishing, and CNC controlled helix and work rotation.
The GS:G² can grind from Mod 0.5 to 8 (50 to 3DP) from 25mm to 250mm (1.0" to 10") pitch diameter to AGMA 12 specification.
Drake Manufacturing designs, builds and services state-of-the-art precision CNC grinding and gear hobbing machines that help maximize productivity, improve quality and reduce production costs for a wide variety of demanding applications.