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UNITED GRINDING North America to Highlight Radius Internal Cylindrical Grinding at Cannex

MIAMISBURG, Ohio, February 26, 2019 – At Cannex & Fillex de las Américas 2019 in booth 523, UNITED GRINDING North America will feature the STUDER S131R, a radius internal cylindrical grinding machine with advanced technology well suited for manufacturing dies, especially in the packaging industry, where tungsten carbide and ceramic part materials dominate production. The machine allows shops to generate diameters, cones and transitional radii with polished surface quality through B and X/Z axis interpolation.

The STUDER S131R excels in the production of complex workpieces made from extremely hard materials as well as in general grinding applications and creating hydraulic components such as axial pump pistons, guide plates and housings from hardened steel, cast iron and copper. The machine also handles single-clamping production of complex workpieces with tapers between 20° and 90°.

The machine's fully automatic, completely sealed, simultaneously swiveling direct-drive B axis offers superior thermal stability, mechanical rigidity and interpolation throughout its swivel range from -60 degrees to +91 degrees, while the workhead C-axis enables form and thread grinding. High-precision axis drives with linear motors provide speed and accuracy, and a -50˚ to +280˚ swiveling spindle turret with up to four grinding spindles enhances grinding flexibility. Temperature-stabilized components define precision while a Granitan® S103 mineral casting machine bed provides thorough vibration damping.

With a swing diameter of 11.8" (300 mm) above the table, 13.780" (350 mm) X-axis/cross slide travel and 15.748" (400 mm) Z-axis/longitudinal slide travel, the S131 can machine external diameters up to 6.3" (160.02 mm) with an external grinding wheel 9.8" (248.92 mm) in diameter. The S131R accommodates parts up to 11.8" (299.72 mm) long and up to 220 lbs. (99 kg), including clamping device.

About UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc.

With nearly 200 employees across the U.S., Canada and Mexico and a new 110,000-sq.-ft. headquarters in Miamisburg, Ohio, UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc., strives to increase its customers' competitiveness through grinding and ultra-precision finishing solutions for the manufacturing industry, backed by single-source customer care. The company's surface and profile, cylindrical and tool grinding technology groups cultivate a partnership-based relationship throughout the region, selling, automating, rebuilding and supporting precision machines for grinding, eroding, laser ablation, combination machining and measuring under the MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG brands. A subsidiary of the UNITED GRINDING GROUP, the company holds ISO 9001 certification to assure quality in development, production, shipping and support operations. UNITED GRINDING North America, Inc., so holds International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) Registration. Learn more at grinding.com.

About UNITED GRINDING Group

With a turnover of around 700 million euros, the UNITED GRINDING Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of precision machines for grinding, eroding, lasering, measuring and combination machining. With its eight company brands MÄGERLE, BLOHM, JUNG, STUDER, SCHAUDT, MIKROSA, WALTER and EWAG, UNITED GRINDING offers a broad application knowledge, an extensive product portfolio and a complete array of services on the international market. The Group employs a workforce of around 2500 employees and more than 20 production, service and sales locations and agencies throughout the world.

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