Star SU (North Hall, Booth 236909) is pleased to announce they will be showcasing the new Star NXT Tool Grinder at IMTS that is designed with big machine capabilities and a small machine footprint.
Star’s latest CNC 5-axis tool grinder provides a versatile tool grinder with less moving parts and a small footprint, a large grind zone, the ability to run small and large diameter wheels, with easily configurable options, a modular design, and a competitive price point. The NXT offers benefits of smaller size, greater diversity, increased capability, flexibility, durability, and added value.
Features include a focused design to deliver a maximized grind zone with a small footprint of two meters wide, 28 kW synchronous spindle @ 20,000 rpm, up to 250 mm diameter tools, engineered with the latest in linear and rotary torque motor technology to eliminate backlash, friction effects, and drive vibration, Fanuc robot automation with 3-38 mm gripper assembly, NUMROTOplus grinding software, application support available to train operators and manufacture all complex tools. The machine is designed, manufactured, and serviced in the United States.
The North Hall booth in the Gear Pavilion will also feature the FFG Modul H200 vertical gear hobbing machine. Star SU will also have video demonstrations of its latest grinding advancements, including the Samputensili SG 160 Sky Grind, the first gear dry grinding machine in the world. The G-160 wet grinding head will also be on display. Additionally, visitors will be able to view an enhanced interactive customer solution tool for Star SU’s full line of machine tool, cutting tool, and tool services from brands including Star Cutter Company, Samputensili, FFG Werke (Modul and Hessapp), and H.B. Carbide.