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Grinder Remanufacturing for the Automotive Industry

  • Aug 23, 2023
  • Jeff Haines

Grinder Remanufacturing for the Automotive Industry

Grinding machines are critical in achieving the required specifications and quality standards for automotive parts. Even minor deviations can impact the overall functionality and safety of vehicles. Critical equipment like this tends to wear out over time, which is why grinder remanufacturing is required. If done correctly, remanufacturing your old grinder should meet or exceed OEM quality standards.

GCH Machinery Produces Turnkey Grinding Systems for the Automotive Industry

GCH Machinery is one of the few companies that can rebuild turnkey grinding systems used in the automotive industry. The automotive industry requires stringent tolerance. What stands out from other companies is that we will involve you in the process from start to finish. We will take out time to analyze your requirements and build a suitable grinding machine for you.

The most economical way to maximize your business’ production is to rebuild the machines you have. When an old grinder is rebuilt, it functions as or better than new, all at a lower cost.

You can trust GCH with all aspects of your machine tool rebuilding. We offer after-sale support to our clients worldwide. Yes! That means, wherever you are in the world, our service personnel are on standby to give you all the help you need.

Benefits of Grinder Remanufacturing for the Automotive Industry

Grinder remanufacturing involves a complete overhaul of existing grinders and, if done right, offers significant benefits.

Cost savings: Remanufacturing grinders can cost significantly less than purchasing new equipment, resulting in cost savings for automotive businesses.

Reduced lead time: Remanufacturing can be completed in a fraction of the time it takes to manufacture new equipment, reducing lead times for businesses.

Improved performance: Remanufactured grinders can often perform as well as or better than new equipment, providing improved performance and efficiency for automotive businesses.

Environmentally friendly: Remanufacturing reduces waste by reusing existing equipment, promoting sustainability and reducing the environmental impact of the automotive industry.

Quality remanufactured parts: Remanufactured grinders are rebuilt to meet or exceed OEM specifications, providing high-quality parts that are designed to last. This can help automotive businesses avoid the expense and downtime associated with equipment failure or repairs.

Upgraded Safety Features: Grinder remanufacturing provides an opportunity to update safety features and compliance with the latest industry standards and regulations. Safety enhancements, such as improved guarding systems, emergency stop controls and interlock mechanisms, can help safeguard operators and minimize the risk of accidents or injuries in automotive grinding operations.

Our Grinder Remanufacturing Services That Exceed OEM Quality Standards

Check out the grinder remanufacturing services we offer at GCH Machinery.

Grinder Rebuilds For The Automotive Industry

We have the expertise to rebuild a wide range of grinder machines, including but not limited to:

  • Centerless grinders
  • Surface grinders
  • Double disc grinders
  • ID grinders
  • OD/cylindrical grinders
  • Microcentric grinders

Grinder Upgrades For The Automotive Industry

We also offer the following grinder upgrades to increase the flexibility and operational capability of grinding machines, some of the upgrades we offer are:

  • Automation options such as gantry style load/unload systems, hoppers and feeders, infeed conveyors, spinning roll feeders.
  • Vibratory bowl feeders for small workpieces.
  • Hood lifters
  • CNC control (Siemens, Allen-Bradley, FANUC, NUM, Omron, Mitsubishi)
  • Rotary dressers
  • Pneumatic infeed units CLX
  • Servo drive transmission
  • Roller bearing spindles
  • Heavy-duty locking mechanism
  • Single-screw swivel adjustment

Grinder Accessories For The Automotive Industry

Below are some of the grinder accessories we offer at GCH to maximize the performance of your grinding cell.

  • Automation
  • Full enclosures
  • Chillers
  • Gaging systems
  • Coolant filtration systems
  • Long bar attachments
  • Mist collectors
  • Fire suppression systems
  • Wheel balancers

Why Choose GCH Machinery for Grinder Remanufacturing in the Automotive Industry?

Wondering why you should partner with GCH Machinery?

  • Expertise in the automotive industry: We specialize in rebuilding grinder machines for the automotive industry. You want to work with a company that understands the specific needs of your industry.
  • Commitment to quality and customer satisfaction: Your satisfaction is our utmost priority at GCH, so we provide support wherever you are. Are you in Asia, North or South America, Europe, or Australia? We got you covered.
  • Cutting-edge technology: Our work is not complete until your grinder is tested in our onsite multi-million dollar metrology lab equipped state of the art measuring machines.
  • Custom solutions: We prioritize building grinders that meet even the stringent specifications. Our goal is to ensure that your machine is suitable for your application.
  • Decades of experience in the industry: With 150 years of combined experience in grinder rebuilding and remanufacturing, no company can beat that!

Frequently Asked Questions about Grinder Remanufacturing for the Automotive Industry

What Types Of Grinders Can Be Remanufactured?

We remanufacture centerless grinders, surface grinders, double disc grinders, ID grinders, OD/cylindrical grinders etc.

How Long Does The Remanufacturing Process Take?

It takes 20 to 34 weeks on average depending on controls, automation, gaging, and other accessories that the customer chose.

How Does Remanufacturing Compare To Buying New Equipment?

  1. It’s less expensive than buying new.
  2. The quality and performance of a remanufactured machine with upgrades is comparable to new.
  3. Remanufacturing equipment is environmentally friendly as it reduces the need for new manufacturing, conserving raw materials, energy and resources.

What Is The Cost Of Remanufacturing?

Contact GCH Machinery for a custom quote.

What Is GCH Machinery’s Warranty Policy?

We offer a two-year warranty on a fully remanufactured machine.

About Jeff Haines

Jeff Haines is vice president of sales for GCH Machinery. Hired as an aspiring sales representative over 35 years ago, Jeff’s knack for sales and building rapport with customers worldwide led him to positions of increased responsibility, culminating with a promotion to vice president of sales in 2012. Along with managing the GCH Machinery sales team, Jeff also oversees manufacturing operations at a GCH Machinery affiliate company. Known for his innovation and passion, Jeff can take nearly any grinding concept and turn it into reality.

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