The LL2U-MS is a modular multi-surface grinding machine with extended flexibility to grind complex work pieces.
The LL2U-MS is a modular multi-surface grinding machine with extended flexibility to grind complex work pieces. The machine can be configured as a chucker, shoe-type centerless, roll-type centerless and center-type work (between centers). It has 10 inches of Z-axis travel; 10 inches of X axis travel; and an optional U axis, also with 10 inches of travel. All linear axes use the round hydrostatic way system with 300 degrees of bearing wrap to ensure accurate tracking in all degrees of freedom.
Bryant Grinder , div. ofVermont Machine Tool Corp.
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Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey