Grinding—Really?

Working with Allways Precision, a systems integrator from Chicago, this shop is now able to produce motor drive shafts for one of its customers using a fully automated, robot tended cell. It’s working beautifully.

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Like many shops facing changes in customer demands, Pennsylvania-based American Turned Products (ATP) is making adjustments to its production mix to meet these new challenges. That includes adding centerless grinding capability.

Working with Allways Precision, a systems integrator from Chicago, the shop is now able to produce motor drive shafts for one of its customers using a fully automated, robot tended cell. It’s working beautifully.

Check out our article in the June issue about how this came about and click on the video to see the cell in operation. We’ve been covering the technology migration for traditional screw machine shops for some time, and this is another example of it.