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The Studer pictogramming and the quick-set programming feature allow the operator to rotate the B axis and maintain the relationship between the wheels and the part.
Pictured here is a Studer S31 grinding worm gear. Venture Grinding generally works with tolerances in the 0.0002-inch to 0.0003-inch diameter range. Repeatability and consistency are at a premium.
Fixturing a complex worm gear in the S31 with the B axis permits the combination of several operations in a single chucking.