Internal grinding now also available for long work pieces
Studer is advancing into a new market segment with the launch of the S141 universal internal cylindrical grinding machine, namely that of long work pieces. The company says the S141 is the ideal machine for grinding spindle shafts, spindle housings, rotor shafts or axes.
Long work pieces up to 1300 mm with an additional steady-rest are the speciality of the completely newly developed S141, although short work pieces with an overhung grinding spindle is also possible. The maximum internal grinding length is 250 mm while the external length is 150 mm. The swing diameter above the table is 400 mm and the maximum work piece weight is 250 kg.
Features of the machine include all axes are equipped with linear drives, the StuderGuide® guide way system ensures fast, high-precision axis movements, automatic swivelling of the work piece table for axis-parallel grinding of cones / tapers, up to two dressing stations, grinding software developed by specialists, Granitan® machine bed with outstanding damping characteristics, grinding spindle turret with direct drive, up to four grinding spindles, including a maximum of two external grinding spindles, grinding mandrel length up to 265 mm, integrated axial/radial measuring probe for length positioning and process support and consistent implementation of BlueCompetence.
For further details contact Retecon Machine Tools on TEL: 011 976 8600 or visit www.retecon.co.za