Grinding

State-of-the-art grinding machines for perfect results

    SPECIAL GRINDING MACHINES

    Grinding machines for specific applications

    The FFG portfolio includes specialized internal and external grinding machines, combined vertical machines for grinding, turning and milling, special machines for constant-velocity joints (drive shafts) and special grinding machines for bearings. All our grinding machines offer the highest productivity and overall efficiency during use.

    Meccanodora 1309-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1309-CNC is an external grinding machine with cage and conventional 508 mm diameter grinding wheel at 63 m/s. This grinding machine is characterized by an ergonomic machine arrangement. It features a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading as well as a diamond roll or disc for dressing. The workpiece angle is 0° or 10°. The axial workpiece reference point and the electromagnetic drive are located on the end face. The workpiece is held by means of a carbide grinding shoe.

    Meccanodora RI-0G-CNC

    The Meccanodora RI-0G-CNC is a cage internal grinding machine. The axial workpiece reference point and the electromagnetic drive are located on the end face. The workpiece is held by means of a carbide grinding shoe. Dressing is performed by a diamond roll or disc.

    Meccanodora RF6-2P-CNC

    The Meccanodora RF6-2P-CNC is a cage window grinding machine with six high-frequency grinding wheels for window grinding in an oscillation cycle. It uses super abrasive or CBN grinding wheels. The workpiece is clamped on the surface by means of a special collet. Dressing is performed by a diamond roll.

    Meccanodora 4200-F-CNC

    The Meccanodora 4200-F-CNC is a cage window milling machine for soft, hard or dry milling of four, eight, or ten windows or for simultaneous machining of two windows on constant-velocity joints. This grinding machine offers an ergonomic machine arrangement and an integrated loader for automatic loading and unloading.

    Meccanodora Vertical Combi

    The Meccanodora Vertical Combi is a combined internal and external grinding machine with cage and conventional 508 mm diameter grinding wheel at 63 m/s. The axial workpiece reference point and the electromagnetic drive are located on the end face. The workpiece is held by means of a carbide grinding shoe. External and internal dressing is performed by a diamond roll.

    Meccanodora 1231-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1231-CNC is an internal grinding machine with a conventional 508 mm diameter grinding wheel at 63 m/s. This grinding machine is characterized by an ergonomic machine arrangement. It features a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading as well as a diamond roll or disc for dressing. A workpiece angle of 34° prevents interrupted cuts. Workpiece clamping occurs by drilling and positioning on the end face.

    Meccanodora 1015-S-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1015-S-CNC is an internal cylindrical grinding machine with a single spindle for grinding six, eight or more ball tracks. It features an ergonomic machine arrangement and has a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading, a motor spindle for a grinding wheel with a diameter of 200 mm and a CNC-controlled index system. "Creep feed" (creep grinding) enables interpolation between wheel and workpiece.

    Meccanodora 1020-S-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1020-S-CNC is a double-spindle internal cylindrical grinding machine for simultaneous grinding of two parts. It features an ergonomic machine arrangement and has a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading, two high-frequency spindles for grinding wheels of 200 mm diameter and two CNC-controlled index systems. "Creep feed" (creep grinding) enables interpolation between wheel and workpiece. A diamond roll or disc is used for dressing.

    Meccanodora 1200-HS-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1200-HS-CNC is a high speed external grinding machine on a tripod column with a 400 mm diameter CBN grinding wheel at 100 m/s. This grinding machine features a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading, automatic workpiece indexing at 120°, an in-process measuring instrument and a diamond roll for dressing. The workpiece reference point is on the underside, whereby clamping occurs on the surface.

    Meccanodora 2200-2-CNC

    The Meccanodora 2200-2-CNC is an external grinding machine for simultaneous grinding of two parts on a tripod column. It has two grinding spindles for 760 mm diameter grinding wheels at 63 m/s. This grinding machine features a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading, automatic workpiece indexing at 120°, an in-process measuring instrument and a diamond roll for dressing. The workpiece reference point is on the underside, whereby clamping occurs on the surface.

    Meccanodora Vertical Zero

    The Meccanodora Vertical Zero is a flexible machining center with CNC-controlled head, three or four tool holders and a grinding spindle for hard turning and grinding of gears. The Vertical Zero provides one grinding spindle for the inner diameter and one grinding spindle for the outer diameter (CBN grinding wheel).

    Meccanodora 1200-CNC

    The Meccanodora 1200-CNC is an external grinding machine with a conventional 508 mm diameter grinding wheel at 63 m/s. It is used for shafts and refrigerator compressors. This grinding machine is characterized by an ergonomic machine arrangement. It features a built-in loader for automatic loading and unloading as well as single-grain dressing diamonds. The workpiece reference point is in the axial direction, whereby clamping occurs at the chuck.

    External cylindrical grinding machines

    Grinding machines with
    great flexibility

    The FFG portfolio includes external cylindrical grinding machines for universal use, or for special applications like railway axles. Extensive equipment options mean that all our grinding machines provide maximum flexibility and overall efficiency for individual applications.

    Morara MH

    Morara MH external cylindrical grinding machines are the perfect solution for grinding the end sections of railway axles. This rapid and precise grinding machine offers an ideal balance between quality and productivity at an attractive price. Morara MH cylindrical grinding machines for railway axles offer a tested workpiece load of 2,500 kg. Double discs with their approach angled at 20° enable machining of up to 300 mm in one operation.

    Morara Easy Quick OD

    Morara Easy Quick external cylindrical grinding machines are the perfect solution for all grinding companies seeking the greatest flexibility in production. Easy Quick cylindrical grinding machines can be adapted to a wide variety of grinding requirements, regardless of whether these involve pulleys, pinions, shafts, spindles or otherwise – either for individual pieces, small batch sizes or machining at different diameters or interpolations.

    Tacchella Crossflex

    Tacchella Crossflex external cylindrical grinding machines are equipped with a conventional 610 mm grinding wheel, or a CBN 500 mm grinding wheel for high-speed cuts. Three different headstock swivel systems for the grinding wheels and extensive options provide maximum flexibility. They have an innovative workpiece headstock with integrated motor and a hydraulic tailstock for weights up to 150 kg between the centers. Round workpieces can therefore be ground with absolute precision.

    Tacchella Pulsar

    Tacchella Pulsar external cylindrical grinding machines are the ideal grinding solution for medium to large batch sizes. The Pulsar offers crossed and hydrostatic X and Z work axes and enables the use of both conventional and CBN grinding wheels with high cutting speeds. Maximum flexibility is guaranteed by various drive systems, automatic CNC-controlled compensation of the distance between centers, a grinding wheel dresser, in-process measuring instruments and various automatic loading systems like gantry loaders or robots.

    CYLINDRICAL GRINDING MACHINES WITH DOUBLE WHEEL CARRIAGE

    Cylindrical grinding machines for the automotive and railway sectors

    Cylindrical grinding machines with double wheel carriage in the FFG product range guarantee the highest level of productivity and quality, including machining workpieces in the automobile and railway sectors. Different grinding wheel configurations offer maximum flexibility for individual applications.

    Morara MT 2500 HD

    Morara MT 2500 HD cylindrical grinding machines with double wheel carriage have been specifically designed for machining large workpieces like railway axles. This cylindrical grinding machine enables simultaneous precision machining of workpieces up to 2,500 mm in length. The strengthened workpiece carrier head has a maximum torque of 600 Nm and can be equipped with 760 mm diameter grinding wheels up to 340 mm thick – and with a peripheral speed up to 50 m/s.

    Tacchella Multitech

    Tacchella Multitech cylindrical grinding machines are mostly used in the automotive sector. They enable the combination of grinding and other technologies, such as hard turning, milling, drilling and thread cutting. The Multitech provides a compound carriage for a B-axis turret head, at least two electro-spindles per carriage, a linear motor on Z-axes, hydrostatic guideways and 500 mm diameter CBN grinding wheels. Different grinding wheel configurations offer maximum flexibility for every application.

    INTERNAL CYLINDRICAL GRINDING MACHINES

    Maximum flexibility in a single setup

    Internal cylindrical grinding machines in the FFG product program are available for innovative grinding, flexible application options and cost-effective operation with high part quality and repeatability. Ergonomic design simplifies the accessibility of all machine assemblies and significantly reduces retooling and maintenance effort.

    Morara Easy Quick ID

    Morara Easy Quick ID internal cylindrical grinding machines can be flexibly adapted to a wide variety of grinding requirements. Regardless of whether it involves couplings, sleeves, bushings, spindles or otherwise – either for individual pieces, small batch sizes or machining several diameters or interpolations in a single clamping. Depending on model, the Easy Quick ID enables grinding of holes up to 250 mm over a length of 150 mm and with a distance between workpiece headstock and carriage of up to 1,700 mm.

    Morara MT ID

    Morara MT ID multi-spindle internal cylindrical grinding machines with horizontal axis are ideal for internal diameters and profiles and are the perfect solution for drilling and surface grinding in a single clamping. The tool head unit is fixed. The universal turret head with integrated torque motor can hold up to four high-frequency spindles. The grinding support is located on a cross-shaped carriage at the front.

    EXTERNAL/INTERNAL CYLINDRICAL GRINDING MACHINES

    The all-rounders for grinding external and internal diameters

    External/internal cylindrical grinding machines in the FFG portfolio keep setting new standards in terms of innovation, flexibility and overall efficiency at the highest part quality and repeatability. Ergonomic machine design simplifies the accessibility of all machine assemblies, increases ease of use, shortens setup times and reduces operating and maintenance costs.

    Morara MT Multimatic

    Morara MT Multimatic external/internal cylindrical grinding machines can be deployed universally as multifunction grinding machines. They have a compound carriage and a turret with up to four grinding wheel spindles. MT Multimatic external/internal cylindrical grinding machines enable simultaneous grinding of inner and outer diameters and scraping on medium-sized workpieces up to 500 kg at a length of 250 mm and a diameter of 500 mm.

    Tacchella Proflex

    Tacchella Proflex external/internal cylindrical grinding machines offer maximum efficiency for grinding transmission shafts, bearings, pump gears, spindles, etc. These grinding machines permit the use of two, three or four conventional 610 or 760 mm diameter grinding wheels as well as 400 and/or 500 mm diameter high-speed CBN grinding wheels. A workpiece spindle stock with integrated motor and a hydraulic tailstock mean that workpieces up to 400 kg can be ground with absolute precision.

    Universal grinding machines

    The all-rounders for customized precision grinding

    Universal grinding machines in the FFG Group product range are genuine all-rounders. Countless configuration options mean that these grinding machines can be flexibly equipped for different grinding tasks. They are the ideal solution for all grinding operations when it comes to maximum versatility in production – in conjunction with the highest performance, efficiency and productivity.

    Tacchella Elektra

    Tacchella Elektra universal grinding machines can be flexibly configured for different grinding tasks. These include the machining of shafts, tool holders, workpieces in general precision mechanics, punches, pump gears, etc. A wide range of options results in a total of 27 models being available. A built-in workpiece spindle head driven by a motor and the hydraulic tailstock enable efficient grinding of round, oval and polygonal workpieces up to a weight of 350 kg.