CNC Grinder handles various part features in same machine.

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Landis Evolution CNC Grinder enables precision plunge and traverse peel grinding of multiple part features in same cycle. High-speed spindle permits grinding wheel speeds to 250 m/sec with part rotation to 7,500 rpm. Grinder incorporates granite base, workhead spindle-mounted rotary diamond dresser, and 5 mm wide CBN wheel to contour complex part shapes. Programmable unit offers less than 1 min part-to-part changeover time.

Original Press Release:

New Landis Evolution CNC Grinder Combines High Productivity and Flexibility

High-speed "peel" grinding process provides lathe-like programming and performance

Chicago, IL, September 6, 2006 - Cinetic Landis Grinding Corp. (Waynesboro, PA) has introduced its Evolution high-speed CNC grinder at IMTS-2006 in booth B-7045 at McCormick Place. This exceptionally fast, rigid grinder enables precision plunge and traverse peel grinding of multiple part features in the same cycle. The Landis Evolution was developed to meet the demand for high throughput to reduce piece costs, along with flexibility to accommodate multiple part features and many part families. The machine incorporates a high-speed spindle to permit grinding wheel speeds up to 250m/sec with the part rotating at up to 7,500 rpm.

Outfitted with a narrow, 5 mm wide CBN wheel, the Evolution grinder can contour complex part shapes much like a lathe but with grinding accuracy and surface quality. Grinding at such fast speeds produces smaller chips that help improve surface quality on critical parts like transmission shafts. Various part features including faces and grooves can be accomplished in the same machine, which eliminates additional processes and avoids parasitic time for part handling. And the machine can be programmed to handle a large family of parts with part-to-part changeover in less than one minute.

No part drivers are required with the new Evolution grinder. The machine features a granite base and incorporates a workhead spindle-mounted rotary diamond dresser. A choice of Siemens or Fanuc CNC control is offered.

Complete information on the new Landis Evolution high-speed CNC grinder can be found on the company's web site at or by contacting Cinetic Landis Grinding Corp., 17 East Sixth St., Waynesboro, PA 17268, telephone 717-762-2161.

Cinetic Landis Grinding is a part of Cinetic Industries, a leading global supplier of manufacturing solutions.

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