Okuma’s GPW/GAW High Speed Compact Grinding Machine Series Now Equipped with the Intelligent OSP-P300G Control

Easy Operation CNC control maximizes efficiency and production.  

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (August 7, 2015) – Okuma’s GPW/GAW grinder series is now equipped with the intelligent OSP-P300G CNC control. Okuma’s open architecture OSP-P control runs on a Windows®-based platform and fully integrates the machine, motors, drives and encoders, allowing for enhanced machine performance and true customization to suit particular machining needs. The Easy Operation control and touch screen increase efficiency by letting users easily and quickly toggle between machine operations, programming and wheel preparation screens.

The innovative wheelhead traverse structure gives these grinders a solid, compact footprint that saves valuable machine floor space while the user-friendly design allows various workpieces to be loaded effortlessly for easy automation in high production environments. The extremely rigid foundation allows for heavy-duty cutting and high speed grinding of 5.5kW with an optional 7.5kW.

The series is equipped with standard Chatter Control function that automatically adjusts wheel speed for accurate, stable machining. The high-speed grinding wheel spindle is ideal for cutting mass produced small parts with precision. Included in this grinder series are the GP14W, 15W, GA14W and 15W.

Key features of the GPW/GAW series

  • OSP-P300G control
  • Dead center workhead (Std: C type)
  • Chucking headstock (T specs standard)
  • Tailstock quill stroke 35 mm
  • Wheel spindle motor: 5.5 kW (10 hp) (inverter drive)
  • High feed rates X-axis ø30 m/min; Z-axis: 20 m/min
  • Superior rigidity for powerful grinding
  • Variety of loader patterns for easy automation

For more information on Okuma’s GPW/GAW series visit http://www.okuma.com/gpwgaw-series.

About Okuma America Corporation:

Okuma America Corporation is the U.S.-based sales and service affiliate of Okuma Corporation, a world leader in CNC (computer numeric control) machine tools, founded in 1898 in Nagoya, Japan. The company is the industry’s only single-source provider, with the CNC machine, drive, motors, encoders, and spindle all manufactured by Okuma. The company also designs their own CNC controls to integrate seamlessly with each machine tool’s functionality. In 2014 Okuma launched the Okuma App Store, the industry’s only centralized online marketplace for machine tool apps and related content. Along with its extensive distribution network (largest in the Americas), and Partners in THINC, Okuma is committed to helping users gain competitive advantage through the open possibilities of machine tools, today and into the future. For more information, visit www.okuma.com or follow us on Facebook or Twitter @OkumaAmerica.

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