KayabaComplete solution for machining automotive shock absorbers

Challenge

  • High precision & increased productivity.
  • Optimisation of cycle time in the solution.
  • A complete solution including turning & grinding of shock absorbers.

Solution

  • A solution capable of machining several models of shock absorber (solid and hollow).
  • Turning of both ends of the shock absorber on a single machine.
  • Turning of two components simultaneously.  
  • Through-feed grinding of the outer diameter of the shock absorber.
  • Semi-finishing, finishing and superfinishing grinding of the component.
  • High-stiffness machines.
  • Loading/unloading of components via a DANOBAT feeder designed specifically for them.
  • Measuring with automatic machine correction.

Equipment

DANOBAT NA-500 customised horizontal lathe

  • Max. spindle speed: 6000 rpm.
  • Workpiece diameter: 8-35 mm.
  • Workpiece length: 250-650 mm.
  • Two heads.
  • Two upper turrets.
  • Customised steady rest to optimise cutting speed.
  • The loader includes an optical control system to check the loading position.

DANOBAT ESTARTA-400 centreless grinder

  • Output: up to 10 m/min.
  • 650 mm wide grinding wheels for very high production runs.
  • Roughness: Ra < 0.05 superfinishing.
  • Machine power up to 110 kW.
  • Fast tool-change & set-up.
  • Flexible, contactless post-process measuring unit.

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