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OCT 2018

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MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW MMS OCTOBER 2018 136 mmsonline.com Universal Cylindrical Grinder Handles Long Workpieces Studer, part of the United Grinding Group, has introduced the Favorit CNC universal cylindri- cal grinding machine with a center distance of 1,600 mm (63") to handle long workpieces. The machine is designed for grinding both single part and series production and can be fitted with automation. With options such as measur- ing control, a balancing system, contact detection and longitudinal positioning, it can also be adapted to other grinding tasks. The grinding machine has a machine bed made of solid Granitan to ensure precision, performance and safety. The full enclosure provides a view of the grinding process. The wheelhead, which can be automatically positioned in 3-degree increments, can accommodate a belt-driven external or internal grinding spindle. The company's practice-oriented grinding software with "pictogramming" enables less experienced users to program grinding and dressing cycles quickly and efficiently. With the optional StuderGrind software, users can program special applications, such as profiling the grinding wheel, for complex workpiece shapes. | United Grinding North America Inc. - OH 937-859-1975 | grinding.com Forklift Attachment Handles Steel Drums Liftomatic Material Handling has released its FTA drum-handling units designed for loading, unloading, palletizing and storing steel drums in nearly any size or configuration, including 30, 55 and 85 gal. The attachment fits directly onto the forks of any standard lift truck with the "parrot beak" clamping system and cushioned belt cradles. The system protects the drums during transport, providing a sure grip and handling the drums safely to and from any location. Available in one-, two-, three- or four-drum models, it improves productivity and safety in all steel-drum-handling routines, the company says. | Liftomatic Material Handling Inc. | 800-837-6540 liftomatic.com GERARDI DRIVEN TOOLS UPGRADE YOUR LATHE & BOOST PRODUCTIVITY!! NEW WIDE RANGE AVAILABLE ACCURACY & RELIABILITY GUARANTEED FOR 2 YEARS NEW WIDE RANGE AVAILABLE Widest range of types in orderto equip the CNC lathes & turrets of the most popular builders on the market with an unbeatable price/quality ratio. ■ MAIN BODY Integral steel body ■ INTERNAL COOLANT Internal coolant option up to 100bar ■ TORQUE & RPM Rated to 100Nm torque & 10.000Rpm ■ OUPUTS ER collets / WELDON / HSK / CAT / SK / BT ■ GLEASON GEARS Gleason spiral bevel gears ■ BEARINGS Angular contact, preloaded, high precision ball bearings Made in Italy www.gerardiusa.com

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