Solution: The Glebar GT-610 Infeed Centerless Grinding System addressed the challenge. As the second process to the
PG-9DOD grinding operation (see case study), this machine excels at precision finishing small carbide pins at high volume.
The system was configured with dual fixtures, a six-axis robot and bowl feeder –twin assembly heads allowed for 6 part per cycle processing.
RELATED: See the PG-9DOD Carbide Pin Roughing Case Study
The GT-610 Automated Infeed/Thrufeed Centerless Grinding system can be custom fitted with automation. This system is the ideal option for when infeed applications do not require a CNC dresser and for the vast majority of thrufeed applications. The GT-610 excels at hard metals and composites, producing carbide blanks, spools, bushings, and engine components such as automotive fasteners and valve lifters. It can also effectively size down metal bars.