Gewefa wins record-breaking order
Posted on 08 Aug 2019 and read 2544 times
Corsham based Gewefa UK (www.gewefa.co.uk
) has secured its biggest single order for grinding arbors, along with a large quantity of collet chucks, for use with newly commissioned Magerle MFP 100 high-productivity grinding and milling centres.
The order comprises 600 individual tool-holders that will be used when finish-machining critical aero-engine components.
They include400 Grindtec grinding arbors with HSK80 interfaces to accommodate the machines’ integrated milling and drilling functions.
The Magerle MFP 100, which is characterised by its high working speed, fast tool change and expandable tool changer, is designed for applications where the multi-face machining of heavy and complex workpieces in a single clamping operation is required.
With 50kW of spindle power and a large working area, the machines can be used for processing turbine guides and rotor blades, as well as heat shields for use in the aviation and energy industries.
Also featured is an integrated tool changer, which can be equipped with grinding wheels of differing diameters and grades, as well as metal-cutting tools.