Manufacturers use lapping machines which are unable to hold consistent tolerances or capacity, creating inconsistent surface finishes and longer cycle times.
Provide a form grinding solution for 1" and 1.4" deodorant balls while meeting the customer's cycle time and surface finish requirements.
Solution: PG-9BHD Centerless Form Grinder
Glebar developed ball grinding for the golf ball industry in the 1960s using centerless grinding fundamentals. The process was adapted to grind deodorant balls and other spherical or cylindrically shaped components. Glebar machines can grind most hard to turn materials such as carbon fiber, fiberglass and polypropylene. The oscillating regulating wheel assembly rotates the deodorant balls randomly improving sphericity. A 10” wide work wheel provides the highest capacity producing multiple components per cycle while maintaining tolerances of +/- 0.002” in this application. Finer tolerances can be achieved depending on material being processed.
The PG-9BHD is a hydraulically-driven centerless Form grinding machine designed to form multiple components from rod or preformed parts. Examples of parts ground on this machine include carbon fiber and Teflon® (PTFE) components, golf balls, check valves, drumsticks, deodorant balls, pen nibs, ceramic balls, rubber balls, billiard balls, and more.