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Double-Sided Grinder Features Precise Pneumatic System

IMTS 2018: Chevalier’s FDG-700 double-sided grinder machine features the company’s PC-based graphic control with a 10.4" touchscreen monitor.

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Chevalier’s FDG-700 double-sided grinding machine features the company’s PC-based graphic control with a 10.4" touchscreen monitor for conversational graphic control operation.

The machine also features a high-precision, digitally-controlled pneumatic system that automatically adjusts according to the selected pressure. The high-precision contact measuring system includes grinding height control and dressing monitoring.

The machine is designed for mass production of small and medium-size workpieces that demand high precision and efficiency within a small footprint. The machine has been ergonomically designed for greater efficiency and productivity.

A variable-speed spindle and a high-torque gearbox offer the flexibility to accommodate a variety of workpieces. The machine is said to precisely grind crystals, ceramics, optical glass, semiconductors, tungsten carbide, metal and other hard and brittle materials with optomal surface finishes, flatness and parallelism with narrow tolerances.

The machine features a wheel diameter of 27.5" and accommodates workpiece diameters ranging to 9.85", workpiece thickness ranging to 9.85", and load pressure ranging to 600 kPA. The grinder has upper and lower disc power of 7.5 hp with a speed of 125 rpm, and inner disc power of 7.5 hp with a speed of 75 rpm.

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