Modern Machine Shop

OCT 2017

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174 MMS October 2017 MODERN EQUIPMENT REVIEW company, surface roughness readings of 4 to 6 microinches Ra can be achieved. Rosler Metal Finishing USA LLC, call 269-441-3000 or visit SPRAY UNITS REDUCE COSTS, FLUID VOLUME The MinaMizer spray unit from LSP Industries is intended to enhance low-volume, low-pressure spray technology by dispensing fluids in a con- sistent, continuous and controlled manner. The system reduces the volume of fluid used by directed it into the necessary area, minimizing cleanup of parts and machines and reducing costs. The systems incorporate precision valves and regulators to ensure consistency and independent volume control for each nozzle. Standard systems are available, providing two to six nozzles. Applications include stamping, machining, assembly and conveyor chain lines. Additional controls are available for automation with exist- ing equipment. LSP Technologies, call 614-718-3000 or visit GRINDING WHEEL VERIFICATION MACHINE DESIGNED FOR ACCURACY Omega by Parlec offers the Veri-Grind machine for form verification of grinding wheels and com- plex form tools. It uses the latest in optical tech- nology to easily and simply create a DXF file of t h e t o o l o r w h e e l a n d t h e n c o m p a r e t h e results to the original drawing, including multiple to l e ra n c e c h e c ks. T h e Ve r i- G r i n d c re ate s a more than 1-million-point cloud to build the DXF, which in turn provides micron-precise measure- ment capability. The Veri-Grind is ruggedly constructed with high-grade industrial materials. The product's Symmetry Design is said to withstand the harsh- est shop environments. The micron-precise CAT 50 fixed-taper spindle adapts to any toolholder shank. Optionally, Omega also offers the high- accuracy universal power-clamping spindle. The Veri-Grind machine's full three-axis CNC promotes

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