Press Release Summary:
United Grinding’s HELITRONIC Machines include Power 400 and Power Diamond 400 models. Units are designed to grind tools up to 380 mm length. These machines come with worm drive, optional torque motor and pneumatically driven steadyrests and tailstocks. HELITRONIC Machines can accommodate gantry-style loaders and robot loaders for up to 500 and 7500 tools respectively. Units are embedded with TOOL STUDIO grinding and eroding software.
Original Press Release:
UNITED GRINDING Showcases Redesigned HELITRONIC Machines at GrindTec
MIAMISBURG, Ohio, March 30, 2018 – UNITED GRINDING Group demonstrated its newly redesigned WALTER HELITRONIC POWER 400 grinding machine and the HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 grinding and eroding machine at GrindTec 2018 in Augsburg, Germany.
“The new HELITRONIC POWER 400 and HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 are more in line with our HELITRONIC VISION models,” said Torsten Wörner, product manager at WALTER’s grinding department. “They’re basically two completely new machines.”
The two new HELITRONIC machines offer 35 percent more workpiece space with the capability to grind tools up to 380 mm (14.96”) in length. They also feature remodeled machine beds with enhanced rigidity for greater vibration dampening for improved part surface finishes and to ensure greater precision. A new worm drive for the C axis, optional torque motor and pneumatically driven steadyrests and tailstocks from the HELITRONIC VISION series all serve to further improve grinding and eroding operations by reducing leaks and improving heat management for greater cleanliness.
Unlike previous models, the new HELITRONIC POWER 400 and HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 can accommodate gantry-style loaders for up to 500 tools or robot loaders for up to 7,500 tools. Another previous HELITRONIC VISION exclusive, WALTER’s Robot Loader 25, is now available for the redesigned models as an automation solution for tools weighing more than 25 kg (55.12 lbs).
Like all of WALTER’s Two-In-One machines, the new HELITRONIC POWER DIAMOND 400 utilizes Fine Pulse Technology. “For over a year, this technology has been at the forefront when it comes to surface quality, cutting edge toughness and process stability for PCD tools,” said Siegfried Hegele, product manager in the eroding department at WALTER. Likewise, both machines utilize the HELITRONIC TOOL STUDIO grinding and eroding software.
About United Grinding North America, Inc.
UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc., a subsidiary of the United Grinding Group, represents a union 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, lasering, combination machining and measuring under the MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG brands. Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc. is ISO 9001 certified to ensure quality in product development, production, shipping and support operations. Learn more at grinding.com.
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