Case Study

Grinding solution for production of brake discs for commercial motorcycles in original shapes with the required performance and strength and a completely automated cycle.

Grinding solution for production of brake discs for commercial motorcycles in original shapes with the required performance and strength and a completely automated cycle.

Challenges

Our Customer had a need for a flexible grinding solution to grind up to six different Brake disc configurations, flexible for future expansion and any future part program changes. The grinding cycle time target was 30 seconds.

Solution

A completely customized  Vertical Double Disc Grinding Machine for Brake disc application with Automatic Load, unload, dry and stack system designed for superior rates of production.

  • One piece Flow
  • Plunge Grind Cycle
  • Auto Loading Stacker with robotic arm
  • Automatic Carrier Index
  • Component drying station after grinding
  • Auto Unloading Stacker with robotic arm
  • Component Range: 140mm to Dia. 300mm

Result

  • Met Cycle Time Target
  • User friendly Grinding Cycle
  • No operation intervention during Grinding Cycle
  • No external cleaning required

State of the art Grinding System equipped with necessary safety features and a customized program to optimize the cycle time. With the help of this solution the company is producing parts at a greater rate than it has ever before.

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