Spin a Tool? Have excessive runout or poor part finishes? On site spindle taper grinding is your solution.Don't just replace the spindle. Regrinding the spindle taper can remedy many of these problems and bring runout back to factory new specs.
On-Site Spindle Taper Grinding
On site spindle taper grinding is one of the most overlooked maintenance services in the plant. Over time, taper wear will occur to any spindle which can lead to problems with runout and part finishes. Tools can spin and cause damage after a retention knob breaks, an operator oversight or programming error causes a wreck, or a part comes loose on the table. This damage is almost always repairable in place, within one shift, without needing to pull or rebuild the spindle.
Outfitted with Locher, Inc’s own mobile spindle taper grinding units, our field service technicians can come on-site, set up on your machine in-house and grind the damaged spindle taper back to new specifications. This reduces your machines downtime from weeks to days. Big plus or dual contact tooling is not a problem.
Contact Locher, Inc. today for more information at 800-956-2437.
We can grind any taper in place
CAT 30, 40, 45, 50, or 60
BT 30, 40, 45, or 50
Big Plus BBT 30, 40, or 50
Lathe Chuck OD or ID tapers
Spindle taper wear occurs on every machine tool over time. You will typically see a break down around the front of the spindle taper called “bellmouthing”. This condition will accelerate taper wear and may lead to runout issues, tool chatter, and poor surface...
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At Locher, Inc. we provide our customers with complete spindle rebuilding, in-place spindle taper regrinding, tapered insert retrofits and bar & sleeve repairs - performed either in our factory or yours. Contact us for a free quote.