High Accuracy Grinding of Hard Materials Using a Hauser Jig Grinder with Robotic Automation - Insaco

Since 1947, Insaco has been synonymous with excellence in the development and production of high precision machined parts. As a custom fabricator of ceramic, glass, sapphire, and other hard materials, Insaco specializes in machining parts that often require tolerances measured in millionths of an inch, and wear properties that satisfy even the most demanding applications.

Advanced Ceramic Materials Machined by Insaco

Insaco is a precision machining company that fabricates parts from all technical ceramics, sapphire and quartz.

Materials machined by Insaco include:

•        Alumina 94%

•        Alumina 99.5%

•        Alumina 99.9%

•        Zirconia Toughened Alumina

•        Sapphire (single crystal) Alpha Alumina Oxide

•        Aluminum Nitride (Al-N)

•        Silicon Nitride - hot pressed (Si3N4)

•        Sialon

•        Boron Carbide B4C

•        Silicon Carbide - reaction bonded (SiC+Si+C)

•        Silicon Carbide - sintered (SiC)

•        Silicon Carbide - CVD(SiC)

•        Tungsten Carbide

•        Cordierite(2MgO-2Al2O3-5SiO2)

•        Stealite

•        Silicon (Si)

•        Titanium Diboride (TiB2)

•        Corning Pyrex 7740

•        Corning Glass ULE

•        Fused Quartz / Fused Silica (synthetic)

•        ZERODUR (Schott Glass)

•        MACOR (Corning Glass)

•        Cubic Zirconia (ZrO2)

•        Partially Stabilized Zirconia (PSZ)>

•        Zirconia TZP

High Accuracy Grinding with Robotic Automation

Insaco’s Hauser Jig Grinder allows for the best accuracy of all our Jig Grinders due to the orbiting of high speed tools embodied within the system. The Hauser also features internal automated tool changing which allows for increased efficiency, and less manpower intervention.

We have combined the Hauser with a Robotic System using pallets (shown here) which can keep the system running unattended. To ensure the integrity of the finished pieces the system also features a web-based monitor that allows operators to track performance remotely 24/7, and respond only when needed.

The monitor system has now been added to other vertical machining centers to likewise increase shop efficiencies.

The Hauser jig grinder with robotic automation.

The Hauser jig grinder with robotic automation.

This information has been sourced, reviewed and adapted from materials provided by INSACO Inc.

For more information on this source, please visit INSACO Inc.

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