Insider - October 2016

Rollomatic surface quality < Ra 0.1 with all our GrindSmart® series

The surface quality on the cutting tools are key to satisfy the most demanding users in terms of precision. The values measured on the grinded tools with all our GrindSmart® series are an indisputable reference in the market and brings a real added value to your tools.


Tested Machines

GrindSmart®629XW
GrindSmart®629XS
GrindSmart®529XW
GrindSmart®529XS
GrindSmart®Nano6

Tested tool type

Ø 2.0 mm ballnose 2 flutes (Ø 1.0 mm for Nano6).
Measured on ballnose primary relief.

Measuring device

Keyence VK-X200 3D Laser Scanning Microscope.

WheelCheck



ShapeSmartPro


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ShapeSmart®Pro, programming software for SmartPunch

The new patent pending* grinding process SmartPunch pushes the grinding limits even further and offers to the users of the ShapeSmart®NP5 machine the ability to machine non-round and eccentric shapes.

ShapeSmart®Pro is a very powerful and yet easy to learn software that can be used to program basically any punch shape.

ShapeSmartPro

Sample tools (section, profile and 3D)

ShapeSmartPro

Your benefits

  • Grinding of extremely wide shapes in one single clamping
  • Ability to grind different shapes on each steps as well as eccentric non round punch
  • Eccentric cylindrical grinding with concentricity of less than 0.001mm
  • Ability to grind very small punches which can reach length-diameter ratios of up to 200xD
  • Shape accuracy less than 0.003 mm
  • Super surface finish below Ra 0.1
  • Very easy programming via DXF import
  • Extremely simplified process vs. common methods


* US patent pending / PCT patent pending