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April 13, 2006—The Kapp KX300P occupies only 65 square feet of floor space and uses either dressable or non-dressable worm and form wheels.

Additional features include on-board inspection and integrated balancing. A vertically-oriented workpiece spindle allows for efficient integrtaion of automatic loading systems.

Kapp also plans to bring its integrated ring loader to IMTS. Features include the ability to reduce part-to-part exchange times over gantry or robot type automation systems. With an optional integrated ring load, the machine can achieve cycle-stop to cycle-start time of approximately four seconds, according to the company's press release.

Niles has added a ZE400S to their ZE gear profile center. The S Series features an additional 150 mm of stroke length and is desiged for finishing internal and external spur and helical gears using dressable or non-dressable form wheels. Other features include a common cast-iron machine base for all machine components, torque table and a common CNC dressing device with a high precision spindle for internal and external applications. The ZE series profile grinders range from 400 mm to 1,200 mm capacity.

For more information:

Kapp Technologies
Phone: 
(303) 447-1130


Kapp Technologies
For over 50 years, KAPP GmbH has been one of the world's premier manufacturers of machine tools for the precision finishing of gears. ...Read more Or visit www.kapp-usa.com