Grinders automatically regrind punches and dies.

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Featuring multiple user-specified grinding programs, MPG Grinders allow for material removal in increments as small as .0002 in. to provide precise sharpening while avoiding overgrinding. One version allows manual adjustment of grinding wheel relative to top of tool component, while other version features laser sensor to automatically detect wheel position relative to tool. Both have fully enclosed work area and are equipped with CBN grinding wheel.

Original Press Release:

Mate Introduces New MPG(TM)High Precision Grinder for Easy Punch and Die Maintenance - Programmable for Automated and High Accuracy Grinding Cycles

Anoka, Minnesota: Mate Precision Tooling announces the expansion of its range of MPG(TM) grinders designed to precisely and automatically regrind punches and dies in order to maintain optimum condition for the highest quality punch press fabrication.

Easy to set up and operate, Mate MPG grinders feature multiple user-specified grinding programs for grinding consistency. Highly accurate, the grinders allow for material removal in increments as small as .0002 inch to provide precise sharpening while avoiding overgrinding. Precise roughing and finishing feed and speed controls ensure optimum grinding conditions for a full range of tooling applications, from the narrowest punch to the largest die. A typical grinding cycle takes just 2 to 5 minutes for perfect re-sharpening.

The Mate MPG Grinder is available in two versions. The original MPG grinder allows manual adjustment of the grinding wheel relative to the top of the tool component. The new MPG grinder features a laser sensor to automatically detect the wheel position relative to the tool. Both models feature a fully enclosed work area, which make them ideal for use in close proximity to punching machines. Each version is equipped with long-lasting CBN grinding wheel for optimal grinding finishes across a wide range of tool steels.

Additional Mate MPG Grinder features include: universal grinding fixture that locates the widest variety of tool styles and station sizes; graduated angle plate to allow punches with shear to be ground; ergonomically designed keypad facilitates fast programming; control panel with touch pad has easy-to-read LCD screen; automatic coolant control delivers coolant to the grinding wheel; universal design accommodates all tooling styles including thick and thin turret, Trumpf style, multi-tool systems and more.

A new, FREE brochure on the Mate MPG Grinder is available. Call in USA and Canada, 1-800-328-4492. Outside USA and Canada, call 1-763-421-0230.

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Or write to MATE PRECISION TOOLING, 1295 Lund Boulevard, Anoka, Minnesota 55303. USA and Canada, Fax 1-800-541-0285. Outside USA and Canada, Fax 1-763-421-0285.

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