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