Total Grinding Solutions (TGS; Warren, MI), a worldwide manufacturer of centerless grinders, now offers additional automation options for its new TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder. “Our goal is to increase the production rates and efficiencies of shops,” says Chanley Chambers, TGS global sales director. “Partnering with our customers and seeking their input allowed us to determine which automation options would best boost the performance of our centerless grinder.”
TGS offers gantry-style systems, vibratory bowl feeders, hopper feeders, roller conveyors, belt conveyors and a wide variety of robotic options. The TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder is designed for medium to large-batch production with short setup times and is able to handle a variety of grinding applications industry-wide. Able to perform dependably in the roughest production environments, the TGS-CL-6020 is built to provide many years of uninterrupted service without high maintenance costs.
The TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder is configured for both thru-feed grinding and in-feed grinding at extreme accuracy and consistency with an affordable price. Features of the TGS-CL-6020 centerless grinder include:
- Regulating wheel spindle outboard design provides maximum spindle rigidity and supports and facilitates material rotation
- High-rigidityhoneycomb machine bed
- Integrated, heavy-duty, preloaded rolling guide ways
- Anti-friction bearing grinding wheel and regulating wheel spindle
- Two-axis CNC grinding wheel dresser
Total Grinding Solutions, based in southeastern Michigan, is a worldwide manufacturer of centerless grinders that seeks to lead the industry by continuously engineering innovative equipment through significant investments in research and development and proactive product training. Along with the company’s initial mission to manufacture quality equipment that is offered at an affordable price, TGS also focuses on machine reliability, which minimizes downtime, lengthens machine life and reduces the cost of ownership.
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