Selected options for every geometry

2D Force Measurement

The innovations: PowerGrind & PeriGrind

Vision System

From Force Measurement to PowerGrind: Perfect Options for demanding applications and maximum productivity

Dressing Systems

DirectCupDressIn-process dressing method for cleaning and sharpening the grinding wheel
ExternCupDressDressing the front surface of the grinding wheel with surface contact in two zones on the grinding rim
ExternPeriDressDressing the front surface of the grinding wheel with line contact
ExternCombiDressDressing the front and peripheral surfaces of the grinding wheel. Cup dressing wheel for the front rim and a cylindrical dressing wheel for the peripheral rim
PowerGrindRevolutionary performance increase for the electroerosive conditioning of metal bonded grinding rimsPowerGrind.pdf
ExternFormDressDressing the shape of the peripheral rim for the combined use of cup and peripheral grinding rims in one clampingPeriGrind.pdf

Measuring Systems

Measuring system with 27 mm measuring stroke, non-rotatingLength measuring system for measuring the finished DX dimension as well as for determining the blank dimensions for clamping correction by means of point and line contact
Measuring system with 30 mm measuring strokeLength measuring system for measuring the finished DX dimension as well as for determining the blank dimensions for clamping correction by means of point contact
Measuring system with 50 mm measuring stroke, non-rotatingLength measuring system for measuring the finished DX dimension as well as for determining the blank dimensions for clamping correction by means of point and line contact
3D measuring probeAdditional X-Y-Z measuring probe for the measurement of workpiece properties in clamped condition

Adapter Cups

Cylindrical adapter cup
Conical adapter cup
Parabolic adapter cupMaximum precision with maximum swivel range at high grinding forces

Clamping Systems

Clamping system B1Workpiece clamping between drive and clamping anvils
Clamping system B3Workpiece clamping in a workpiece-specific holder
Clamping system HSKThe standardized HSK-E25 clamping cone is a universal adaptor and can be installed as an alternative to the B3 clamping system

Vision Systems

Camera and light ringHigh resolution camera with annular light source for shadow-free, uniform illumination
Luminous fieldUniformly bright, diffuse light surface to generate transmitted light for position detection
Lighting stationWorkpiece illumination for spot detection. Also available with four individually controllable segments
Position detectionDetermines the exact alignment and position of a workpiece blank in the pallet or lighting station via image evaluation
Spot detection Basic | Spot detection AdvancedAdd-on for determining the exact orientation of the workpiece.
Basic version requires the lighting station.
Advanced version requires the lighting station with individually controllable segments
Pin detectionPin detection for placing ground workpieces on the pin pallet

Smart Connectivity

LiveStatusCloud-based IIoT solution from Agathon for transmission of status and tool data in real time
Agathon OPC-UA interfaceLatest generation of open OPC-UA interface
PiSolutionsOn premise MES solution for efficient production control
Smart ConnectivityIndustry 4.0Smart Connectivity.pdf

Software Options

DatapoolProfessional SQL database for central storage, management and distribution of workpiece data
PeriGrindPeripheral grinding rim with extended programming syntax (PeriGrind)PeriGrind.pdf
Force measurement2D force measuring system for normal and tangential forces for process definition, optimization and control2D Force Measurement.pdf
Re-clamping B1 parts | Multiple clampingDom Plus: Grinding a second chamfer
Evo: Grinding of a workpiece in multiple clamping operations
Adaptive infeedIn addition to the constant feed, the grinding force is specified here
Programming stationOffline programming environment on the PC workstation with identical user interface as on the machine
AGS 3D simulationInteractive 3D machining simulation for the creation of complete grinding programs
Advanced 3D simulationAdvanced 3D simulation offers significant improvements in visualization and, among other things, displays the entire grinding area
AGP-IsoGraphical creation of grinding programs for ISO indexable insertAGP-Iso.pdf
FRP - Free Reference PlaneProgramming command with which the entire FRP programming coordinate system can be set as required
Edge GrindingProgramming command with which a curve with the grinding wheel edge ECH can be ground
SplineProgramming command that can be used to grind a general SPLINE curve using predefined points

Grinding process

PowerGrind Revolutionary performance increase for the conditioning of metal-bonded abrasive surfaces
PeriGrind Peripheral grinding rim with extended programming syntax
2D Force measurement 2D force measuring system for normal and tangential forces for process definition, optimization and control

Programming / Software

AGP-Iso Graphical creation of programs for ISO indexable inserts
AGS Interactive 3D grinding simulation
Programming station Fast change of insert through offline programming

Connectivity

Datapool Central management of workpieces and programs
Smart Connectivity Industry 4.0 Interface and Manufacturing Execution System (MES)

 

Basic options

Vision Vision-System for workpiece alignment and spot recognition
Programmierung Consistent Agathon operating philosophy and software
Programmierung Unique, domain-specific programming language for indexable inserts
Easy reteach

 

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