Making It: Cylindrical Grinder

A new cylindrical grinder, the UltraGrind, has been launched by Jones & Shipman.

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A new cylindrical grinder, the UltraGrind, has been launched by Jones & Shipman. It has a modular wheelhead design that can accommodate wheels up to 20 x 4 in. and up to 20-hp wheel spindle drives. A 1-degree Hirth coupling is used for wheelhead positioning. There is either 25 or 40 in. between centers, and center heights of 7, 8 or 10 in. can be accommodated. Control is via a Fanuc 320i.