Hall 5 Stand 5088
Date: 19 - 22 March 2014
Where: Augsburg, Germany
Opening hours: 9am to 6pm
ANCA celebrates 40 years in 2014
ANCA was established in 1974 in Melbourne, Australia by Pat Boland and Pat McCluskey who are joint Managing Directors. In 2014 ANCA is celebrating 40 years of innovation. Over that time ANCA has been first to market with many features including CIM3D and the MPG feed. With the release last year of the EDGe and MicroPlus ANCA continues to strive towards the achievement of continued excellence and tighter tolerances for customers.
If you are visiting Grindtec this year, please visit the ANCA stand and wish us Happy Birthday. You might even meet one of the two Pat's themselves!
See the new EDGe Erosion & Grinding machine in action
The EDGe was launched at EMO last year and has been a popular addition to the ANCA range. Our customers now have the flexibility to erode PCD (polycrystalline diamond) tools and grind carbide and HSS tools on the same machine. This provides increased opportunities in the growing PCD tool market.
The EDGe will be displayed with the PREMIER Collet Adaptor and the FastLoad Compact Loader. It will be set up to grind and will be CE certified.
The EDGe includes the latest technology erosion power generator. The eSpark generator monitors and controls the energy level of every spark for optimum surface finish, material removal and cycle time.
Come & test-drive the new CIM3D 2014 release Software
At Grindtec ANCA's software application specialists will be demonstrating a new version of CIM3D (2014 release). This will be released straight after Grindtec. This version has many significant improvements including:
• Higher quality images
• Better user icons
• Modernisation of the user interface
• Real speed animation at 100% feedrate
• Graphics anti aliasing (much sharper images and lines)
Other ANCA tool grinders you can see at Grindtec
The TX7 will be grinding fir tree cutters. It will also demonstrate the LaserPlus for tool profile measurement and compensation in the machine.
The TXcell will be set up for tap grinding. It will demonstrate how effortlessly the TXcell can change from grinding a carbide tap to a HSS gun point tap - with no need for a tooling change and with zero downtime.
The MX7 will include the FastLoad-MX Compact Loader, the LaserPlus, Wheel Probe and the MicroPlus workholding system.
The FastGrind will be set-up with the FastLoad Compact Loader, and the PMH chuck for variable tools.
The latest must-have ACCESSORIES you can see in action at Grindtec
MicroPlus workholding & tool support system
Consists of the Flexi-Chuck assembly for workholding and the Overhead Top Clamp assembly (OTC) for tool support. The MicroPlus reduces tool runout to less than 3 micron.
FastLoad and FastLoad-MX Compact Loaders
Fully contained within the machine canopy they use the existing machine axes and are an economical automation solution.
PREMIER Collet Adaptors
ANCA's new premium range of collet adaptors use a new totally internal clamping mechanism to prevent possible runout.
LaserPlus Measurement System
The LaserPlus uses a laser beam to measure a cutting tool's dimensions in the machine. It is ANCA's premium tool measurement product. The machine makes any required compensations after the required calculations.
The auto wheel pack qualification probe is used to accurately measure grinding wheels inside the machine.
LaserPlus with cover on the TX7+ tool grinder - shown with a profile tool
To find out more about the above products come and visit the ANCA stand at Grindtec, contact your ANCA representative or visit the ANCA website.
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