Grinding machines are essential in manufacturing industries. They are used for shaping and grinding workpieces, and traditional grinding machines have been doing this for years. However, recently, there has been a larger demand for highly efficient grinders, leading to the development of automatic grinding machines.
What then happens to the older grinders?
Older grinding machines will neither be trashed nor abandoned. They can continue to serve manufacturing industries, but the only way to see that happening is to have them remanufactured.
What Is Grinder Remanufacturing?
Grinder manufacturing involves disassembling the grinder and repairing or replacing it with advanced features to expand its capabilities and make it perform like a brand-new one.
The best way manufacturing units can transform their traditional grinders into highly efficient ones is to have them remanufactured. This is the only way to meet the demands of the fast-paced manufacturing environment. Aside from this, grinder remanufacturing is the most cost-effective way to maximize production and the efficiency of existing grinders.
At GCH Machinery, our grinder manufacturing services include the following:
- All ways, slides, and moving surfaces are precision hand scraped and flaked
- New precision scraped Filmatic bearings that are matched to the new spindle surfaces
- All bearings, roller, ball and angular contact are replaced with new matching precision sets
- New hydraulic valves
- All spindles are ceramic coated or chrome plated and ground
- New steel pipes, hydraulic hoses and fittings
- New hydraulic pumps, filters and motors
- New electrical, motor starter and fuse blocks
- New panel disconnects, wiring and transformers
- New NEMA 12 electrical enclosures
- New SLC, PLC, and CNC controls
- New control console color CRT and push buttons (option)
- Complete AutoCAD schematics (electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic)
- New auto lubrication controls, new lube blocks, steel lines and fitting
- New motion control devices, servos and steppers
- New precision ground ball screws and nuts
- New grinder tooling
- New automation for loaders and unloaders
- New gages for in-process and post-process
- New auto wheel balancers
- New constant surface footage
- Special load monitoring devices
- Choice of color-customer selection
- Completely re-tooled set-up and SPC and CPK run-off on your part
- Complete turnkey package
- Top 5 Reasons You Should Consider Grinder Remanufacturing Instead of Buying New
One of the main benefits of CNC grinder manufacturing is that it costs way less than purchasing a new one. As explained earlier, remanufacturing entails completely overhauling the existing machines and upgrading them by adding new components to improve their capabilities. This will, of course, cost less than buying a new grinding machine.
1. Less Environmental Impact
Remanufacturing grinding machines can also reduce environmental impact compared to buying a new one. Remanufacturing involves the reuse of the existing components. The ones still in shape are used, and the weary components can be repaired. This will help reduce wastage and the need for buying new components.
This is the only way to ensure that your machine has been carefully built to meet your specific needs and requirements. Experts at GCH will work with you to ensure that all the components and features added to your machines are customized for you.
3. Reduced Downtime
At GCH Machinery, we can remanufacture a new machine for you without causing any downtime. As part of our exchange program, you continue to use your present machine while your new remanufactured machine is in process. All you need to do is send us your old machine once your new machine is installed.
4. Remanufactured Grinding Machines Perform Better
Surprising right? If you leave your machines in the hands of experts, before your machine is remanufactured, it will be carefully inspected to identify problems and drawbacks that can impact its efficiency. If this is done, rest assured that your machine will be in top working order and serve you better.
Also Read: How to Choose a Grinder Remanufacturer
Contact GCH Machinery for Grinder Remanufacturing
Why buy a new grinding machine when you can remanufacture the existing ones? Manufacturing units ready to upgrade their systems and improve production in this fast-paced economy are already making this wise decision.
Contact GCH Machinery to inspect your grinder and help you make the right decision for your business—whether that means a grinder rebuild, retrofit or remanufacturing. To learn more, get in touch today.