Retrofits & Re-Engineering

Services we offer for Overbeck grinding machines.

  • Hydraulic -> CNC conversion
  • Servo-driven B-axis Retrofit
  • Complete overhaul,
  • Control Retrofits using FANUC
  • Automation integration
  • Workhead and grinding spindle rebuilding
  • Re-tooling
  • in-process & post-process gaging integration
  • Full inventory of Spare parts
  • Technical support and on-site repair services

Case Study:

Studer S22 upgrade:

  • Dual in-process gage-head integration.
  • Custom-designed Automatic (servo controlled) taper adjustment
  • Addition of extra axis and custom user interface.
  • full documentation of all modifications.

Complete re-manufacture consisting of:

  • New Fanuc 30 series control .
  • Upgraded 100hp Fanuc Spindle motor.
  • Installation and integration of custom-designed overhead dresser capable of 8″wide diamond rolls.
  • New electrical cabinet.
  • New and custom designed machine safety enclosure with dual sliding doors designed for crane access.
  • Re-ground and re-calibrated¬†hydrostatic ways.
  • New ball-screws and guide-ways.
  • Rebuilt & upgraded spindle.

Case Study:

Complete re-manufacture consisting of:

  • New Fanuc 30 series control .
  • Upgraded 100hp Fanuc Spindle motor.
  • Installation and integration of custom-designed overhead dresser capable of 8″wide diamond rolls.
  • New electrical cabinet.
  • New and custom designed machine safety enclosure with dual sliding doors designed for crane access.
  • New ball-screws and linear guide-ways.
  • Upgraded spindle design with 50% greater stiffness capable of handling larger spindle power.

Case Study:

  • Convert machine to imperial units from metric.
  • Re-design user interface and re-write custom macros.

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