New MAGERLE MFP 51 Multi-Process Grinder Combines Multiple Machining Systems for Increased Productivity

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United Grinding’s new MÄGERLE MFP 51 combines grinding with conventional machining operations within one machining system. This flexible machine features either 5 or 6 axes for grinding, milling and drilling operations to process parts in single clamping for improved production quantity and quality.  It includes a high-precision 12,000-rpm spindle, as well as an integrated 66-position tool changer for efficiency with multiple workpieces eliminating the need for complete tooling changes. The machine’s coolant nozzle features 2-axis control for more movement and accurate positioning of coolant delivery to the tool and workpiece. MÄGERLE MFP 51 features an overhead grinding wheel dresser  that is integrated into the machine’s grinding support to shorten the overall process time. Other options available on this machine include an RFID-based identification system for grinding wheels and tools to eliminate data input errors.


Original Press Release:

United Grinding to Debut Multi-Process Grinder at IMTS 2018

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, August 15, 2018 – UNITED GRINDING will present, for the first time in North America at IMTS in booth 236802, the MÄGERLE MFP 51 that combines grinding with conventional machining operations within one production system. This flexible machine comes equipped with either 5 or 6 axes for grinding, milling and drilling operations to process parts in single clampings for improved accuracy and output. 

In its standard configuration, the MÄGERLE MFP 51 includes a high-precision 12,000-rpm spindle and an integrated 66-position tool changer for efficient machining of multiple workpieces without the need for complete tooling changes. The machine’s coolant nozzle features 2-axis control for full freedom of movement and precise positioning of coolant delivery to the tool and/or workpiece. Through-the-spindle coolant delivery, along with nozzles on the grinding support, optimize coolant delivery. An optional nozzle changer allows for further adaptation of the coolant supply delivery to individual jobs.

An overhead grinding wheel dresser on the MÄGERLE MFP 51 is integrated into the machine’s grinding support to shorten process times. Options include an RFID-based identification system for grinding wheels and tools to eliminate errors when entering tool data in the machine. 

For UNITED GRINDING, the MÄGERLE MFP 51 represents one of five new machines slated for their North American unveiling at IMTS 2018. UNITED GRINDING will also feature the BLOHM PROFIMAT XT grinding machine, STUDER favorit universal machine, STUDER WireDress® machine-integrated dressing technology for metal-bonded grinding wheels, WALTER HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 “two-in-one” eroding and grinding machine and a production version of the flexLoad automation system integrated with a MIKROSA KRONOS S 250 centerless cylindrical grinding machine.

About United Grinding North America, Inc.

United Grinding North America Inc., a subsidiary of the UNITED GRINDING Group, represents a union of some of the world’s strongest companies in grinding and ultra-precision finishing solutions for the manufacturing industry. Through its surface and profile grinding, cylindrical grinding and tool grinding technology groups, the company sells and supports precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser ablation, combination machining and measuring under the MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG brands. Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, UNITED GRINDING North America is ISO 9001 certified to ensure quality in product development, production, shipping and support operations. Learn more at grinding.com.

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