Tool Grinder uses 20 hp direct drive 5,800 rpm spindle.

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Model S22P 5-axis production tool grinder is designed for grinding larger tools from solid blanks up to 1 in. It features vertical system with rapid traversing, feed rate of 20 m/min in X, Y, and Z axis, integrated 4-position wheel changer, and rigid mineral casting machine frame. Grinder uses direct drive motors on rotary axes with incremental angular glass encoders. It comes with grinding software and features Windows XP operating system.

Original Press Release:

Michael Deckel Introduces Production Tool Grinder

Waterbury, CT October 22, 2002. .Michael Deckel has introduced the S22P high efficiency five axes production tool grinder designed for grinding larger tools from solid blanks up to 1", according to Deckel Grinders, Inc., the exclusive North American sales and service organization for Michael Deckel grinding equipment. The new S22P features include the patented vertical system with rapid traversing, a 20 HP direct drive 5800 RPM high torque grinding spindle, high feed rate of 20 meters per minute in X, Y and Z axis, integrated 4 position wheel changer (8 wheel changer optional) and a heavy duty, rigid mineral casting machine frame making it ideal for production and tool resharpening applications. The S22P uses direct drive motors from Etel on the rotary axes with incremental angular glass encoders. The linear axes use a direct measuring system with glass supplied by Heidenhain. The S22P comes with an extensive user-friendly grinding software package and features WINDOWS XP operating system. Automation packages include in machine integrated PickUp Loader with 12 sec. changing speeds; a Pallet-Tool Changing System external to the machine that features a pallet-system with changing gripper inside the machine that offers 5 sec. changing speeds.


Ronald F. Wegrzyn, CEO & President,

Tel. 203-759-1622 Fax. 203-759-1632 e-mail:

Agency: Ward Communications

Tel. 860-676-8338 Fax. 860-676-9669


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