BRIDGEPORT MODEL FGC-1000 5-AXIS VERTICAL MACHINING AND FLEXIBLE GRINDING CENTER FOR TURBINE BLADES

Manufacturer

Bridgeport

Manufacturing Year

2003

Serial Number

723525

Model
FGC-1000
Location

PROSPECT HEIGHTS, IL

Type
Grinders 
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Specifications Below
Specifications

XYZ Travels 40" X 24"X 23.5"
Table size (with 5 T-Slots) 45.3"x22.8"
Table Load capacity 2,000 lbs.
Rapid Feed X & Y Axis 1,575 IPM
Rapid Feed Z Axis 1,180 IPM
Acceleration 240" sec.
Spindle 33.5 HP
Spindle Standard 40-6,000 RPM
Tools diam (10) 8.5"
Tools diam (30) 3"
Tool change time 3.5 Seconds
Built in Bridgeport's UK Factory, the FGC-1000 Flexible Grinding Center is a full Five-Axis
machining Center that uses the VIPER Process to incorporates creep fed grinding on a
machining center. The Viper (Very impressive Performance Effective Removal) process is a
patented process that was designed to produce small Turbine blades while incorporating a lean
Manufacturing Philosophy.
The Bridgeport FGC super-abrasive grinder utilizes leading edge patented technology to
quickly an accurately produce a range of aerospace components in exotic materials. The
FGC1000 flexible grinding center provides full 5-axis contour grinding capability with onboard
wheel dressing, automatic wheel changing, and high pressure/high flow coolant delivery to the
work zone. Check out how this revolutionary technology can enhance production of
aerospace, LBT, and medical components, to name a few.
As a result, the FGC-1000 Features:
Increased accuracy and productivity
Reduced number of setups
Smaller batch sizes


Equipped With

Heidehain TNC 530 CNC Control, 30 Position Automatic Tool Changer,
Complete Flood Coolant System, Refrigerated Tank System, Nikken 4th & 5th Axis -
Tilt & Rotary Table Model A5X-130ZA,S/N 1113, Mist Collector
Table mounted Diamond Wheel Dresser
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5-AXIS MACHINING & GRINDING CENTER, 45"X23"TABLE,40"X,24"Y,23.5"Z,33.5 HP, 6000 RPM,50 TAPER, 30 ATC, 2003

Stock Number

11853