Dick Aldrich, RK sales director, explains that there has been a marked shift towards specialised cylindrical grinding applications in these sectors in the UK, demanding bespoke solutions for large, high value, more complex components in difficult and unusual materials. Projects such as these also require a greater emphasis on operational life expectancy and reliability of the machines, due the high cost in replacing or upgrading during the lifespan of the components being produced.
The new SET 300 YUM vertical honing machine from Robbi Group Srl has been developed for higher-volume manufacture, and the first installation has recently been carried out at the manufacturing plant of one of Japan’s leading industrial companies.
ROBBI PLC control now delivers cnc perfomance… RK International Machine Tools Limited for nearly twenty years have been supplying the UK with Italy based ROBBI Grinding machines. The introduction of the new PLC control for its range of Omicron cylindrical grinders delivers enhanced performance, improved cycle times and a greater ease of use. With the…
As a specialist provider of precision and production grinding, Ashton under Lyne-based Heywood and Palmer has built a reputation for delivering high quality ground components to a wide range of companies. Main emphasis being placed on achieving the highest possible quality & to meet or exceed wherever possible the stringent delivery schedules required by the customer.
RK is working with Robbi, an Italian specialist in cylindrical and internal grinding, to meet the requirements for more challenging grinding solutions for use in aerospace and defence applications.
According to RK, there has been a shift towards specialised cylindrical grinding applications in the UK requiring bespoke solutions for large, high-value, more complex components in difficult and unusual materials.
Horizontal Honing Solutions from leading advanced technology machine tool supplier, RK International Machine Tools Ltd
Already an established name in the UK market for cylindrical, universal and internal grinding machines and with over 60 years’ experience of manufacturing honing machines, ROBBI GROUP S.r.l., based near Verona, Italy has introduced the LYOR series of Horizontal Tube Honing Machines.