External Thread Grinder For Small Parts

With a work envelope of 100 mm × 100 mm, Drake’s GS:TEM “Mini” three-axis thread grinder is suited for higher volume, precision threaded parts manufacturers in the cutting tool, automotive, aerospace and medical equipment industries. The machine is equipped with a diamond roll contour dresser for dressing complex topping and non-topping wheel forms including: full radius and gothic arch, acme with crest and root radii or chamfers, as well as 60 degree, Whitworth, ISO, buttress and other thread forms. Applications for this machine include grinding small taps, thread rolls, thread gages, worms, ballscrews, e-steering components, aerospace fasteners and surgical bone screws.

With a work envelope of 100 mm × 100 mm, Drake’s GS:TEM “Mini” three-axis thread grinder is suited for higher volume, precision threaded parts manufacturers in the cutting tool, automotive, aerospace and medical equipment industries. The machine is equipped with a diamond roll contour dresser for dressing complex topping and non-topping wheel forms including: full radius and gothic arch, acme with crest and root radii or chamfers, as well as 60 degree, Whitworth, ISO, buttress and other thread forms. Applications for this machine include grinding small taps, thread rolls, thread gages, worms, ballscrews, e-steering components, aerospace fasteners and surgical bone screws. The grinder uses the company’s PartSmart menu-driven software with customer’s parts pre-programmed into its system, so no programming knowledge is needed. With a cell-friendly footprint, the grinder is easily integrated into manufacturing cells. At 1.2 m × 1.8 m and weighing 3,000 kg, the grinder can be moved around the shop easily via forklifts.