Cylindrical Grinding Machines utilize GPlus 450 CNC control.

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Featuring rigid construction, RSM Series Multi-Functional ID/OD Grinding Machines offer max grinding diameter of 12.5 in., max center distance of 80 in., and infinite variable spindle speeds. Machines are available with in-process measurement and include separate handwheels for manual grinding on X and Y axis. Optimized with hydraulic tailstock, which operates via foot pedal, RSM Series incorporates max 12 x 1.5 x 5 in. wheel diameter, preloaded ball screws, and automatic central lubrication.

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Knuth Improves CNC Cylindrical Grinding Machine Design

Lincolnshire, IL - KNUTH Machine Tools USA, a leading manufacturer of machine
tool equipment, announces the improvement to the RSM Series CNC cylindrical grinding
machines. These multi-functional ID/OD grinding machines combine the exclusive
GPlus 450 CNC control technology with high quality, rigid construction to ensure
maximum precision and efficiency production.

The Knuth CNC RSM Series design offers superior machine quality and high flexibility
for handling continuous and precise grinding cycles. Featuring strict alignment accuracy from the spindle head and solid supports, the RSM Series ensures ideal machining results at various grinding positions. Available with in-process measurement, this Series also includes separate hand wheels to allow for manual grinding on the X and Y axis.

With a maximum grinding diameter of 12.5 inches, a maximum center distance of 80
inches along with infinite variable spindle speeds, the RSM Series provides multi
grinding cycles including oscillating cylindrical, face, multiple plunge cut plane, multiple plunge cut linear, plain shoulder and linear shoulders to assure every grinding application. Enhanced with a hydraulic tailstock which operates via a foot pedal, the CNC RSM Series incorporates a maximum 12 x 1.5 x 5 inch wheel diameter, preloaded ball screws and automatic central lubrication for exact production or single part operations.

Ranging in price from $23,600 to $104,600 for manual to CNC equipment, the RSM
Series comes standard with a coolant system, three-jaw chuck, operating tools and
operator manual.

KNUTH Machine Tools USA, Inc. is the North American headquarters of Knuth
Werkzeugmaschinen GmbH of Germany, one of the world's leading manufacturers of
machine tools. Knuth is world renowned for producing high quality machines at
competitive prices. From its facility in Lincolnshire, Illinois, Knuth USA serves the entire North American marketplace.

For further information, contact: Knuth Machine Tools USA, Inc., 590 Bond St.,
Lincolnshire, IL, 60069. Tel.: 847-415-3333/866-665-6884, fax: 847-415-2402. Or visit
Knuth USA online at: and request a FREE 298 page color catalog.

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