Speedgrip Chuck Co., an Elkhart, Ind. Based workholding equipment manufacturer, has become the first U.S. customer of Taiyo Koki’s CVG-6T grinding machine. Taiyo Koki, a DMG Mori owned grinding machine manufacturer founded in 1986, “moves beyond the conventional concept of the traditional grinding,” the company said in a statement. “Taiyo Koki’s technology is designed to contribute to customers’ productivity, improvements and problem-solving at their production site.”
“Grinding operations are critical to our mission at Speedgrip Chuck Co.,” said Kevin Snyder, president of Speedgrip. “The Taiyo Koki CVG-6T will allow us to guarantee more precise tolerances and will increase productivity, enabling Speedgrip to continue providing cost effective solutions to our customers.” Speedgrip serves a diverse group of industries where high speed, close-tolerance metalcutting is critical to manufacturing operations. Founded in 1946, Speedgrip offers custom and standard solutions for most types of machining operations.
“Speedgrip has long been known for their high precision workholding solutions,” said Aniel Ruzzin, national product sales manager at Taiyo Koki. “Their recent purchase of the Taiyo Koki CVG-6T has improved their ability to compete in the precision workholding and tooling market by allowing them to grind all the important faces and diameters in one clamping which guarantees the most accurate squareness and concentricity specifications.”
The Taiyo Koki CVG-6T machine allows for grinding ID, OD and face by one-time chucking. It has a grinding range of 50-600 mm (ID grinding range) and a maximum 600 mm (OD grinding range). An automatic pallet changer (APC) is available.