Evo Penta

Unmatched productivity and flexibility for complex geometries

Evo Penta

Perfect options e.g.electro-erosion conditioning process (PowerGrind)

Evo Penta

Low cost per workpiece

Evo Penta - High-precision 5-axis grinding center for the machining of indexable inserts with complex geometries

Evo Penta

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The Evo Penta concept

Evo Penta - basic machine

● Proven design with good accessibility
● Extended travel ranges and swivel angles for the production of complex geometries without re-clamping
● Proven Penta Workpiece spindle head
● Direct drives with optimized performance for the X, Y and C axes
● Internal and external dressing devices can be combined
● Grinding wheel diameter 400 mm
● Grinding area separated from handling area
● Two trays in the work area for separation of blank and finished parts

Technical data
Number of pallets max. 16
Grinding cup Ø 400mm
Dimensions (L x W x H) 3.06m x 2.10m x 2.22m (with lamp 2.60m)
Weight 6500 kg
Swiveling range of C axis -140° bis +140°
OD | IC max. 50mm | min. 3.96mm
Workpiece – Clamping dist. 29mm
Materials Carbide, Cermet, Ceramics, CBN, PCD
Ease of use

● Workpiece spindle head close to machine front for better access
● Consistent Agathon operating philosophy and software
● Unique, domain-specific programming language for indexable inserts
● Simple Re-teach
● Proven, perfectly integrated automation
● Comprehensive training program for programming, operation and maintenance

Selected options

● Electro-erosion conditioning process (PowerGrind)
● Robust U-axis for in-process cleaning, sharpening and profiling
● 2D force measurement system for normal and tangential forces for the process definition, optimization and control
● Extensive possibilities for Connectivity and Data Management
● Vision system for parts alignment and spot recognition

The outstanding advantages of the Evo Penta

Low cost per workpiece

● Shorter grinding times thanks to very high material removal rates
● Short transfers due to agile handling and internal dressing
● Complete machining without re-clamping
● Standardized, compatible Agathon tools
● Fast product change due to offline programming and graphic simulation
● Up to 50% cycle time reduction with PowerGrind
● Low-maintenance components

Flexibility (materials, process, geometries)

● Extended swivel angles and travel ranges for significantly more geometries
● K-Lands on both sides without re-clamping
● 5 axis for wide range of workpieces and geometries
● Free combination of various dressing methods
● Largest possible range of applications from IC 3.96 mm to OD 50mm
● Suited for all common indexable insert materials

Maximum availability

● High autonomy with storage for up to 16 trays
● State-of-the-art, low-maintenance drives
● Short changeover/set-up times
● Designed and manufactured in Switzerland
● Fast, competent and efficient teleservice and on-site field service

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