Optical Profile Grinders

Aspheric Grinding System offers 100 mm dia swing capacity.
Optical Profile Grinders

Aspheric Grinding System offers 100 mm dia swing capacity.

Available in XZ or XZB configurations, Nanotech 100UPG is designed for grinding tungsten carbide and silicon carbide aspheric optical mold inserts. System can also serve as ultra-precision diamond turning system with 250 mm diameter capacity. Main work spindle consists of 10,000 rpm groove-compensated air bearing design, while air bearing grinding spindle has speed range of 5,000-45,000 rpm with...

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Optical Profile Grinders

Collaboration Speeds Development of Glass Screen Finishing Machines

Customized CNC systems and in-depth engineering support from NUM are enabling specialist machine manufacturer Viewtrun Technology to enter and compete in fast-growing markets in Asia. Based in Taipei, Viewtrun is developing a range of glass finishing machines for consumer electronics products that set new cost/performance levels in this highly competitive automation sector. This market is...

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Optical Profile Grinders

CNC Machine Tool grinds spheres and aspheres.

MicroTol(TM) features configurable work area that is totally enclosed for coolant containment. Standard X-axis travel is 8 in., while standard Z-axis travel is 4 in. Work area consists of a hydraulic chuck supported by Accura(TM)'s hydrostatic work spindle and hydrostatic bearings that provide added damping. The 20,000 rpm air bearing wheel spindle is rigidly mounted to machine base on...

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Optical Profile Grinders

Optical Profile Grinder facilitates set-up.

CNC Model GLS-250C includes teach and grind system that enables operators to program unit to grind curved profiles of tools and small workpieces. For quality control, monitor and built-in comparator allow workpiece inspection. Unit is also capable of unattended profile grinding. Automatic feed-rate control and angular-grinding radius function are optional. Applications include cutting tool, die...

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Ten Ways to Control Aluminum Costs

All job shops want to save money, and one of the most lucrative ways to do this is by learning how to control the costs of materials such as aluminum. An analysis of your material usage as well as how much you end up scrapping can reveal a goldmine of savings. In this white paper, you will learn ten ways in which you can capitalize on these hidden reserves. From understanding scraps in a more mathematical way to accomplishing jobs with a lean manufacturing approach, this list will provide you with the necessary tools you need to assist you in your financial analysis of your shop’s material consumption. This paper also features real world case studies to illustrate how the right attitude towards material costs can affect real change in terms of money, time, and efficiency.

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