WALTER and EWAG machines integral to United Grinding‘s C.O.R.E. strengths at EMO
Walter Ewag are exhibiting a series of their renowned tool and insert grinding and erosion machines, as well as a tool measurement machine, on the EMO stand of parent company United Grinding Group, The Group also reveals that a revolutionary new customer-focused initiative is being launched at the show and that it will “pave the way for a new generation of machine tools that fully embrace the digital age.”
While details of the United Grinding Group’s C.O.R.E. (Customer Oriented REvolution) will be kept under wraps until noon on the opening day of the exhibition (October 4), United Grinding Group CEO Stephan Nell has announces: “We have invested unwaveringly in research and development both before and during the Coronavirus pandemic, to secure the future, not just for us but, above all, for our customers. When we talk about the future, it is inseparably linked to digitisation and with increasing work simplification in production.”
He adds that C.O.R.E is intended to put the focus back on people and in a truly revolutionary way.
The United Grinding Group stand (Hall 3, Stand E31) will display a host of Group company machines, among them the Ewag Laser Line Precision for entry-level machining of diamond cutting materials such as CBN, PKD, MKD and CVD-D on tools up to 200 mm diameter and 250 mm long, as well as indexable inserts from 3 mm internal diameter and up to 50 mm external diameter.
Highlights from Walter comprise:
Helitronic Raptor Diamond – the entry-level two-in-one grinding and erosion machine for tools of 3 mm to 400 mm diameter and in lengths, including end face operations, of up to 270 mm
Helitronic Micro – for grinding tools from 0.1 mm diameter (in production) and 3 mm diameter (re-sharpening) and up to 12.7 mm diameter, and now up to 220 mm long
Helitronic Vision 400L – for grinding tools of 3 mm to 315 mm diameter and up to 420 mm long
Helicheck Plus tool measurement machine – for inspecting tools up to 330 mm long and 1 mm to 150 mm diameter