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Machine Technology Machine Control and
Gear Center KX 160 TWIN The multiple workpiece spindle Drive Concept
design concept already announ- The KX 160 TWIN features a Sie-
ced by KAPP at the EMO show mens Sinumerik 840D machine
1997, has been systematically control system which works in
refined for the KX 160 TWIN gear conjunction with a custom Win-
center. The KAPP KX 160 TWIN dows-based operator interface.
is designed on a shared modular This KAPP designed user inter-
machine platform with features face (HMI) is intuitive for setup
specifically for continuous gen- and operating of the machine
erating grinding with dressable and provides modern grinding
tools. Short set-up times are es- schemes for structure enhance-
pecially emphasized in this highly ment. A total of ten NC-axes are
efficient machine technology. controlled to position the gear
wheel and tool, swivel the tool to
Application Field and the cross axis angle, and perform
Tool Concept the linear and rotary motions dur-
The KX 160 TWIN is particularly ing grinding. The circular table
well-suited for mass production and both tailstocks are NC-axes
gear manufacturing where qua- too. The workpiece spindle and
lity levels are especially deman- tool spindle are directly driven.
The machine includes two The optional measuring unit al-
identical workpiece spindles, lows measurement of gear pro-
arranged at opposing sides of file plus gear or tooth size. With
an circular table. While machin- the user friendly KAPP HMI, data
ing one part, the second work- input tasks can be done quite
piece spindle simultaneously un- efficiently reducing setup time.
loads / loads and aligns another Additionally, sample inspection
part. Thus much of the auxiliary of the gear quality can be se-
functions are done within the quenced to occur periodically
machining time to shorten floor- during normal production runs.
to-floor time to a minimum.
External spur and helical gears The KX 160 TWIN is optimized
of modules up to 4.5 mm (0.18 in) for automatic loading. As a
with an outside diameter of standardized turnkey solution, a
170 mm (6.7 in) maximum, and combination of pallet conveyer
a gear width of up to 320 mm and gantry loader is provided
(12.6 in) can be ground on the according to the specific appli-
KX 160 TWIN. Different work- cation. Alternative automation
piece data will be considered methods, such as pallet or robot
upon request. system can also be utilized.
Profile Dressing Unit
The KX 160 TWIN design in-
cludes an integrated single spin-
dle dresser for dressing conven-
tional grinding worms. Diamond
profile roll sets are used as
dressing tools. Depending on
the design of the dressing tool, it
is possible to dress the grinding
worm to allow for root grinding.
Type max. Tip Module range max. Face max. Helix
diameter width angle
[mm] / [in] [mm] / [in] [mm] / [in] [deg]
KX 160 TWIN 170 / 6.7 0.5 – 4.5 / 0.02-0.18 320 /12.6 ± 45
KX 160 TWIN