Closed Loop Control Technology for High Productivity Grinding

The latest developments from Klingelnberg representing flexibility and productivity, combined with the advantages of Industry 4.0. will be showcased at EMO, the world’s leading metalworking trade fair in Hanover, Germany (18th to 23rd September 2017).

The Höfler Speed Viper 300 generating grinding machine with automation and the Speed Viper 180 are among this year’s highlights in the field of cylindrical gear technology. With its latest innovation of the Speed Viper platform, Klingelnberg is presenting itself as a true pioneer with regard to Industry 4.0 – and it will be demonstrating the cost savings and efficiency gains that are possible as the potential of digitally-supported processes is fully exploited. With this new development, Klingelnberg is celebrating a market premiere: new construction, a completely revised, ergonomically optimized design and with GearPro Operator a newly developed operating concept focusing on a simple, innovative operating philosophy.

Modifications and corrections no longer need to be entered manually, but are automatically loaded using GearPro Operator. Klingelnberg is setting a new standard with regard to machine operation presenting this operator guidance via a modern 19-inch touch screen display.

The all new Speed Viper is designed for high-productivity and robustness of the grinding process, and meets all requirements of today´s large-scale production: short set-up times, minimum cycle times, innovative software solutions and digital process control in a closed loop system.

The all new Speed Viper reflects this year’s EMO motto of the EMO “Connecting systems for intelligent production”.

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