Precision 4-Axis Grinding Center combines flexibility, efficacy.

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Used for grinding periphery of indexable inserts, Leo Peri delivers process performance that meets production and quality standards for carbide, cermet, ceramics, and CBN applications. Features include integrated 3-axis linear handling system, optimized control technology, and direct drives for X/Y/C axes as well as 250 mm dia grinding wheel and in-process dressing. Occupying 4 m² footprint, machine supports utilization of 4–6 standard pallets for flexibility and efficiency.

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New "Leo Peri" Grinding Center for Periphery Grinding of Indexable Inserts

Bethel, CT – At its recently completed Technology Days in Bellach, Switzerland, AGATHON Machine Tools, Inc introduced the new Leo Peri high precision 4-axis grinding center for grinding the periphery of indexable inserts. Throughout product development, the Leo Peri design concept focused on achieving a smaller machine size, incorporating greater user friendly accessibility, maintenance free concepts, and overall superior machine strength enabling high process performance to meet both high production and peak quality standards for Carbide, Cermet, Ceramics and CBN applications. Specific features include: fully integrated 3-axis linear handling system, state-of-the-art control technology, optimized direct drives for X,Y and C axes, in-process dressing, 250 mm grinding wheel diameter and support for utilizing 4 to 6 standard pallets for more flexibility and greater efficiency. With the Leo Peri’s small footprint (4 sq. meters) combined with short grinding times, high removal rates and low power consumption, result in low cost per workpiece while meeting stringent quality and precision performance standards over a broad range of materials.

In addition, the machine layout incorporates easy access from 3 sides only allowing for back-to-wall or back-to-back installation as well as allowing for uncomplicated servicing. The centralized layout of all machine connection points is another feature for ease of operation. Peripheral devices can utilize roof-top installation for enhanced space usage.

Options include: Vision system with LED luminous field and /or spot recognition; integrated cooling lubricant lift pump; force measurement, software for easy program creation for ISO inserts as well as other software options.

For additional information please contact:

Agathon Machine Tools, Inc.

9 Parklawn Drive

Bethel, CT 06801



Media Contact:

Ron Ward

Ward Communications

5 Lavender Lane

Farmington, CT 06032

Tel. 860 -676-8338

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