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MACH 2024 will be an excellent opportunity for Master Abrasives to focus on its machine tool offering to the UK industrial marketplace. The stand 430 in Hall 6 will showcase the company’s offering.
Master Abrasives’ roots lay in the application and sale of consumable abrasive tools used for metal removal and polishing, however, over the past few years they have developed a strategy to offer even more of a “complete solution for industry” by building a solid grinding and finishing machine tool offering. This portfolio includes grinding wheels, dressing systems, grinding machines, superfinishing units, coolant nozzles, measuring equipment and introduces the latest additions to the family: the range of surface grinding machines from Rosa Ermando machine tools, based in Italy.
The stand will feature the CNC grinder PLUTO-18 - specially designed by Micromatic Grinding Technologies to focus on compactness, high-performance and providing an economical grinding solution. It is best suited to produce highly accurate small components and can perform both plunge and traverse grinding operations. Visitors will see the machine cycle and be able to ask experts on the stand about its capabilities and other application queries.
A Rosa surface grinder will be displayed by Master Abrasives as their new agent in the UK and Ireland; the team will be introducing a representative from the Italian manufacturer to visitors. Additional representatives from Micromatic and Supfina will be available to discuss application requirements - so Master is encouraging any visitors with general or specific application enquiries to make an appointment and bring along their components or problems for experts to assess and offer a potential solution.
Another part of the display will be Supfina’s tape finishing attachment, just one example of the many high-quality products the German manufacturer offers. Johannes Weiss from Supfina is travelling to support the team for part of the MACH week and can discuss further the potential for any of Supfina’s broad product range, whether you’re flat finishing, fine grinding, double disk grinding, superfinishing or looking for high-tech automated solutions.
To complement the comprehensive machine tool portfolio, Master is exhibiting its established range of high precision abrasive grinding wheels, available in conventional, ceramic and Superabrasives. Visitors will find answers to all application requirements, from high stock removal to consistent part quality. Superfinishing stones, wheels and tapes (also known as micro films) are part of their abrasive offering, ensuring complete and cost effective solutions for their customers.
Ian Meredith, Applications Engineering Manager and stand manager for Master Abrasives comments: “This year at MACH we have a wider range of machinery and equipment available than ever before and our expertise is even stronger. This is why we’ve gone for a larger stand and made sure we have a prominent location on a main aisle in Hall 6. Our team will be ready to answer any application questions and arrange for a full grinding demonstration back in Master Abrasives showroom.”
Master Abrasives team at MACH is led by Ian Meredith who has many years of experience in a range of applications. Kelly Warrington, Customer Services Team Leader, will also be offering support; her role involves providing vital assistance from the office for applications engineering. Other Master representatives attending include Paul Batson, Managing Director, Andy Wright Business Development and Sales Manager and other members of the Marketing team.
Some more partners promoted on the Master stand this year to improve manufacturing productivity include Q8 Oils for coolant, KW Abrichttec GmbH for spindles and spindle repair and measuring equipment by Innovative Automation Products. Master Abrasives can also put visitors in contact with an experienced company if finance options need to be considered.
Companies involved in grinding are invited to meet the specialists Master Abrasives will have present at MACH to discuss their grinding issues or aims to improve their processes. To avoid missing the opportunity, visitors should get in touch with Master to arrange their appointment ahead of time by emailing email@example.com or discussing further with Ian Meredith, Applications Engineering Manager. Whether you’re looking for improved cycle times, more consistent part quality in sensitive parts, or have other grinding and finishing goals, the Master stand will have the experts on-hand to answer your questions.
Ian Meredith concludes, “We have a dedicated applications engineering team available to provide technical advice at MACH. We can present a cost-effective, high-productive solution including the machine, the right abrasives, coolant nozzles and dressers for a high-quality finished part.”