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Able to ability to directly interface with Gleason GMSÂ® Analytical Gear Inspection machines viaÂ QR code scanning, GenesisÂ®Â 200GX and 260GX utilize twin spindle concept and feature software-guided setup that lets users set up from one workpiece to another in 20 min using one tool. First Part Cycle featuresÂ fully automatic workflow from setup to grinding first workpiece. Other... Read More
Drake Manufacturing Services Co., LLC, a Warren, Ohio, precision CNC manufacturing systems builder, was recognized during an awards presentation at the Nexteer 2014 Indirect Supplier Conference in Saginaw, Michigan. The award was presented to Drake for their part played in the successful launch of Nexteer Automotive’s K2XX product line for General Motors. A series of Drake GS:TI Internal Thread... Read More
TROY, Mich.Â — At HOUSTEX 2015 in booth 441, Seco Tools, LLC will highlight its latest threading, milling and turning cutting tools made to handle the extremely tough machining requirements of the oil and gas industry. The company’s applications experts will also be available to help attendees find ways to optimize their production processes via these new tools. The show takes place Feb. 24... Read More
ROCHESTER, New York, USAÂ – Gleason Corporation today announced the completion of the Gear Solutions Forum at its Gleason-Pfauter facility in Ludwigsburg Germany, April 1-3, 2014.Â Gleason hosted approximately 600 visitors from 30 countries over a three day period with a comprehensive display of the latest technologies in gear production and a series of leading experts from the gear... Read More
Used for making precision lead screw type parts, VGE60A can perform thread, spline, gear, OD, surface, and edge grinding operations in single setup. Automatic grinding wheel changer, automatic wheel guard, and CNC-controlled wheel dresser promote productivity, while precision is enhanced via programmable grinding wheel tilt angles from +45Â° to -90Â°, vertical orientation of work, and... Read More
WARREN, OH - In Booth N-6918 at IMTS this year, Drake Manufacturing Services Co. will showcase its latest model GS:TE-LM 200 Linear Motor External Thread Grinding System. Although tooled to produce a dual lead worm, the machine can also grind a wide range of precision threads, ball screws, steering components, gages and complex thread forms. The show machine will be equipped with a robot load... Read More
WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped a GS:TE-LM 200 Steering Worm Grinder to a European automotive parts supplier. The machine will finish grind the thread geometry on a steering worm shaft. It is equipped with Drake's Smart Spindle(TM) technology which features an acoustic emissions sensor mounted in the high-speed spindle. This sensor detects the sound of the wheel... Read More
WARREN, OH - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. has recently shipped two linear motor 4-axis CNC thread grinders to a Chinese petroleum company manufacturing drilling rigs, pumping units and other oil field equipment. The first machine, a Drake GS:TI-LM 650 High Accuracy Internal Thread Grinder, will grind threads on ring gages for checking API threads. The second machine, a Drake GS:TE-LM 650 High... Read More
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Drake Manufacturing Services Ships Additional Internal Thread Grinder to Chinese Manufacturer of Steering PartsMay 27, 2011
WARREN, OHIO USA - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. is enjoying a surge in exports to Chinese manufacturers, with orders in hand for more than 25 machines. This latest machine is a GS:TI-LM 200, a 4-axis Internal Thread Grinder with a 200mm maximum grinding length and 350mm swing over the table. It was tooled and programmed to grind recirculating ball nuts used in the power steering systems of... Read More
WARREN, OHIO - Drake Manufacturing Services Co. recently shipped another in a series of high precision gage grinding machines to one of China's emerging API gage manufacturers. A precision tool manufacturer in Central China is in the process of installing its second Drake internal gage grinding machine. The machine is a GS:TI 540 (Grinding System:Thread Internal) and will supplement and expand... Read More
The MX17 is a completely new 7 axis Universal Thread Grinding Machine With CNC wheel dressing capabilities specifically designed for the manufacture of ultra precision taps and threaded components. Features Heavy duty cast polymer base to dampen vibration. Hydrostatic slide ways on all axis for the highest level of stiffness. Direct drive grinding wheel spindle with an automatic wheel balancer... Read More
Holroyd Gear and Thread Grinder, model GTG2, offers precision grinding of helical/spur gears in diameters up to 350 mm. System enables users to grind small batches of gears to DIN and AGMA quality standards. On-board intelligence includes 3D scanning as well as stress prediction software which allows machine to optimize gear design. Machine can also produce master gears, precision prototyping,... Read More
Comprised of servomotor, servodrive, and motion programming, all-electric Thread Chasing Unit can clear weld spatter, chips, paint, or burrs from internal or external threads in production parts. Forward torque is adjustable up to 10 lb-ft and reverse torque is 20 lb-ft to assure tool will not stick in threads. Three sizes are available to chase threads from 3-50 mm. Read More
Equipped with linear motors and ways, Model GS:TE-LM features 180Â° power helix, Fanuc control programmed with customer parts, acoustic touch dressing, automatically generated wheel forms, and mineral-filled cast polymer base. Auto load system consists of infeed conveyor, robot with dual grippers, and exit conveyor. When new part information is entered into menu during changeover, robot is... Read More
Universal linear motor thread grinder, GS:T-LM350, accepts workpieces up to 2 m long and is designed to utilize superabrasives. It can be equipped with power wheel helix (A-axis) and for grinding external (Â±35Â° lead angle) and internal threads (Â±10Â° lead angle). Pre-programmed for end user's parts, grinder features acoustic touch dressing, automatically generated wheel forms, crash... Read More
Featuring 100 x 100 mm work envelope, GS:TE-MINI Thread Grinder precision grinds threaded parts such as thread rolls, thread gages, worms, ballscrews, e-steering components, aerospace fasteners, and surgical bone screws. Grinder is 1.2 m wide x 1.8 m deep, weighs 3,000 kg, and can be integrated into manufacturing cells or moved around shop via forklift. PartSmart(TM) menu-driven software has... Read More
Featuring full 180Â° power helix, Model GS:TE-LM enables user to grind threads, splines, key slots, and rings on one machine in single setup. It features mineral-filled, cast polymer base; Fanuc CNC system; and 1/10 micron scale feedback. Smart Spindle(TM) technology provides automatic balancing, touch dressing, and part feature locating, while Smart Form(TM) technology generates corrected... Read More
Full helix thread grinder, model GS:TE-LM, allows operators to grind threads, splines, key slots, rings, and other forms on one machine in one setup. It also enables users to optimize dress and grind process by monitoring acoustical emissions. Machine automatically corrects wheel forms for helical path interference or generates forms using standard plated wheels. Product incorporates tenth-micron... Read More
Compact Tapomat 1000 produces right or left hand threads from 0.8 - 4 mm, chucking lengths up to 100 mm, and grinding lengths up to 50 mm. Its hydraulic power pack, coolant pumps and electrical cabinet are inside enclosure and flush with machine's profile. Control system swivels in or out for operator convenience. Grinder has 6.5 hp wheelhead spindle motor. Operator can manually angle wheelhead... Read More