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ZE 400

ZE 400

July 30, 2013—The Kapp Group will be showcasing the Niles ZE 400 machine model, as well as introducing their new product line, R&P Metrology Measuring Machines. The Niles ZE 400 continues to be one of the most popular compact and economical machines in the gear grinding market due to its versatility to grind internal or external gears, while utilizing both dressable vitrified and non-dressable CBN grinding wheels. It is engineered for high quality with maximum grinding torque. A stable ductile iron machine bed supports a workpiece of up to 2,650 pounds. The machine comes fully equipped with a tailstock, and on-board measuring.

It offers advanced productivity features such as rapid pre-grind measurement, which optimizes stock removal and prevents excessive stock removal, for best process safety. Showcased for the first time in North America is KAPP Group’s newest product line, R&P Metrology measuring machines. R&P Metrology, a company launched by longtime gear industry professionals Hans-Rauth and Christopher Plume, designs and builds gear metrology equipment, concentrating on medium and large parallel axis gears, bevel gears, tools, shafts, bearing rings and 3-D parts. The range starts at approximately 1.0 meter in size. Extended capacity requirements for large applications, and customizing are the specialty of R&P Metrology.

Kapp CBN tools for direct grinding, and DIA dressers for grinding and honing are featured as well, and Kapp and Niles application and tool design engineers will be on-site to answer questions about specific applications.

The Kapp Group offers innovative technologies and systems for high precision hard-finishing of gears and profiles. Grinding machines and tools trademarked as Kapp are primarily geared towards the automobile, aerospace, manufacturing and compressor industries. The Niles grinding machines find their applications mainly in the wind energy, rail, drive technology as well as mineral extraction. The Kapp Group encompasses six locations world-wide with about 850 employees. Through continuous research and development, advanced design and manufacturing, as well as superior support, the Kapp Group offers specific solutions for its customers’ complex applications.

The Kapp Group offers innovative technologies and systems for high precision hard-finishing of gears and profiles. Grinding machines and tools trademarked as Kapp are primarily geared towards the automobile, aerospace, manufacturing and compressor industries. The Niles grinding machines find their applications mainly in the wind energy, rail, drive technology as well as mineral extraction. The Kapp Group encompasses six locations world-wide with about 850 employees. Through continuous research and development, advanced design and manufacturing, as well as superior support, the Kapp Group offers specific solutions for its customers’ complex applications.

For more information:

Kapp Technologies
URL: 
www.kapp-niles.com