Latest Helitronic Power Diamond Grinding and Eroding Machine is Equipped with Robot Loader 25

Press Release Summary:

The Helitronic Power Diamond 400 Grinding and Eroding Machine is capable of handling tool diameters ranging from 0.11 to 12.4 in. and machining lengths up to 15 in. The unit is offered with remolded machine bed with enhanced rigidity, a new worn driver and an optional torque motor. It can accommodate gantry-style loaders for up to 500 tools or robot loaders for up to 7500 workpieces. This machine is embedded with TOOL STUDIO grinding and eroding software and utilizes FINE PULSE TECHNOLOGY.


Original Press Release:

United Grinding to Showcase Second-Generation Walter Helitronic Power Diamond at IMTS 2018

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, August 31, 2018 – At IMTS 2018 in booth #236802, UNITED GRINDING will demonstrate the new WALTER HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 grinding and eroding machine. This second-generation machine adds further capabilities and capacities to the WALTER HELITRONIC family of machines, including 35 percent more workpiece space than previous models and the ability to grind tools up to 14.96" long.

The WALTER HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 features a remodeled machine bed with enhanced rigidity for greater vibration damping, improving part surface finishes and assuring greater precision. A new worm drive for the C axis, optional torque motor and pneumatically driven steady rests and tailstocks from the HELITRONIC VISION series further improve grinding and eroding operations, reducing leaks and improving heat management for greater cleanliness.

The new model handles tool diameters ranging from 0.11" to 12.4", machining lengths up to 15" and workpiece weights up to 110 lbs. The machine can accommodate gantry-style loaders for up to 500 tools or robot loaders for up to 7,500 workpieces. WALTER’s Robot Loader 25, previously released for use with HELITRONIC VISION models, now is available for the new WALTER HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 as an automation solution for tools weighing more than 55.12 lbs. The WALTER HELITRONIC TOOL STUDIO grinding and eroding software also is included.

The WALTER HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 includes a standard grinding wheel/electrode changer. This high-performance rotary eroding and grinding machine handles a wide range of materials. Like all of WALTER’s Two-In-One machines, the new HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 utilizes FINE PULSE TECHNOLOGY, the standard for surface quality, cutting edge roughness and process stability for PCD tools.

About United Grinding North America, Inc.

With a turnover of more than 600 million euros, the UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring and combination machining. With its eight company brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG, UNITED GRINDING offers a broad application knowledge, an extensive product portfolio and a complete array of services on the international market. The Group employs a workforce of around 2400 employees and more than 20 production, service and sales locations and agencies throughout the world. Learn more at grinding.com.

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Director of Corporate Marketing

937.388.7609 | jacob.baldwin@grinding.com

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