A CNC Internal Grinder is similar to a table saw with an internal cutting disc and a grinding table on top, where your work piece is put. CNC internally cutters use two types of rotating diamond wheels. One wheel is geared with a “C” shape, and the other wheel is geared with a “D” shape. The inner wheel is self-contained within the CNC machine, and the outer wheel is a spindle that feeds the saw. The CNC machine is programmed to duplicate a specific design based on data fed from the inputting tool.
The two types of CNC internal grinders are in the CNC lathe, and the CNC workhead spindle. The lathe uses a high precision, hand-turning CNC lathe tool, and the workhead spindle is a geared tool that feed the CNC lathe tool into a CNC workhead. These CNC machineries consist of a variety of computer controlled and automated programs which run continuously while the operator maintains supervision. Some of these CNC machines can be very complex, using high-precision CNC chips to form parts and assemblies.
A CNC lathe may include one or more grinding surfaces, and the CNC workload includes a cylindrical grinding spindle, which has a very high precision. A CNC workhead can include a variety of features including a tilting, rocking, rolling or rotating motion. All of these features and more are possible for the internal CNC grinding machine. The CNC grinding machine is programmed to duplicate designs that are precise to within 0.002 millimeters on average, which is about six hundredths of an inch.
The CNC grinding machine offers users a variety of options for the depth of cut, and the inner and outer zones of the work piece. Some of these machines use “power guided” feed movements to give users a more consistent result. CNC machines can also vary the depth of cut, and the machine will move the work piece in either direction to replicate the operation of the hand or motor CNC movement. The inner and outer zones of the internal grinder are referred to as the “travel chamber,” and each travel chamber has an internal computer to control the CNC machinery.
A CNC grinding machine has a number of different axes at which to operate. Some of the axes are primarily used for sanding, such as the Inclinometer (longitudinal and cross-cutting), the Yoke (vertical and horizontal) and the Rose (longitudinal and transverse) axes. There is also the X-Y-Z axis, which is primarily used for cutting and welding in industries that use large quantities of steel, metal or carbon. A CNC machine usually consists of four separate machines: the machine arm, the machine spindle, the table and the base.
CNC grinding operations typically require the use of expensive and sophisticated machinery, with many requiring custom-made components. In addition, many of these machines are extremely complex and highly trained. However, with modern technology using CNC machines, precision CNC internal grinders, and high quality material making parts, CNC machinery is quickly replacing traditional grinding and cutting operations for precision engineering projects around the world.