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  • For every requirement for accurate fine-finishing of surfaces, we have the most appropriate professional solution for you. The flexible machine concept makes it possible to adapt the machine to changing workpieces or modifications to the surface requirements quickly and easily. Exactly the way your production needs it to be. In this way, you can respond rapidly to the changing needs of your customers and consolidate your own market position.
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  • Superfinishing machines

  • The shape of the workpiece and the position of the surface to be finished determine the superfinishing process that is used.

    Possible finishing tools are superfinishing stones, superfinishing tapes, or a combination of both.
      • Plunge finishing

      • Pinions, camshafts, and crankshafts
        Many of the components used in vehicle drivetrains — including gears and various shafts — are subject to extreme loads. Only an absolutely perfect surface finish can guarantee long service and minimize wear. Supfina has the right solutions to achieve that aim.

        Our superfinishing machines produce components of outstanding quality. They are versatile, extremely economical machines with unsurpassed reliability.

        But we won’t rest on our achievements. Our engineers constantly improve our machines and refine their functionality — and we’re not happy until your needs are met.
          • Supfina BaseFlex

          • VERTICAL MACHINING OF CRANKSHAFTS AND CAMSHAFTS

            Range of application
            The Supfina BaseFlex is designed for both series production as well as the flexible finishing of different types of crankshafts and camshafts with vertically arranged units.
            Workpieces are loaded either with a walking beam or a pallet system. The shaft is placed between the centers of headstock and tailstock.
            The shaft is hydraulically clamped between centers and begins to rotate; the rotary motion is overlaid by a short-stroke, NC-controlled ­oscillation.
            All process parameters can be ­retrieved - at the push of a button - from the memory in the machine's controller.
            The superfinishing units are installed on a slide above the machining level. The entire unit slide can be moved to the service position at the side for maintenance work and tape change. As an option, the slide can be equipped with an NC axis and the shaft can then be automatically machined sector by sector.
            Depending on the workpiece-quality requirements, customers can choose between single and multistage processes. For the latter, machine Setup is modular with the ­required number of stations or unit blocks and the appropriate machining shoes.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Max. distance between centers:

            BaseFlex 800: 850 mm
            BaseFlex 1300: 1300 mm
            BaseFlex 1500: 1500 mm

            Max. stroke:
            BaseFlex 800: 100 mm
            BaseFlex 1300: 180 mm
            BaseFlex 1500: 200 mm

            L x W x H of each station:
            BaseFlex 800: 3 x 2.5 x 3 m
            BaseFlex 1300: 4 x 2.5 x3.5 m
            BaseFlex 1500: 4 x 2.5 x 3.5 m

            Loading height:
            BaseFlex 800: 1050 mm
            BaseFlex 1300: 1000 mm
            BaseFlex 1500: 1000 mm

            Details
            Vertical machine design
            • Compact machine footprint, thanks to integrated workpiece feed
            Single or multiple station, modular setup
            • Flexible equipment designed to match different workpiece geometries and surface-finish requirements
            Loading with walking beam or pallet system
            • Easily integrated into an existing production line
            • Possibility to create workpiece buffer zones
          • Supfina CenFlex 1

          • SUPFINA CENFLEX 1: THE FLEXIBLE TAPE FINISHING MACHINE FOR AUTOMOTIVE APPLICATIONS

            Range of application
            Whether for limited prototype production or for a full-scale run of workpieces, the Supfina CenFlex 1 is your highly reliable, economical, and efficient answer.
            Depending on the application, setup can be either a single- or multi-step machining of the workpiece. As proof of its flexibility, the CenFlex 1 can finish just about any part — whether a crankshaft, a camshaft, or a gear shaft.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Workpiece (shaft) length:
            400 – 1000 mm

            Stroke (for crankshafts):
            max. 100 mm
            optional max. 120 mm

            Superfinishing tape arms:
            max. 15

            Details
            Ergonomics: Your User Comfort
            • Outstanding accessibility so that the operator can easily reach the work area.
            • Everything — from electrical components to hydraulic and pneumatic valves — is visible and thus easily accessible.
            Economic Efficiency: Your Advantage
            • Separate, optional control circuits for each tape-arm group’s hydraulic pressure.
            • Individually adjustable tape feed through each superfinishing arm.
            • Easy and quick workpiece changeover using automatic tape-arm adjustment along with quick-change shoes.
            • Long-lasting machine shoes and interchangeable parts using abrasion-preventing coatings.
            • Integrated tape-cutting and disposal system for uninterrupted production.
            High Flexibility Advantages:
            • Superfinishing tape arms automatically adjust to the workpiece, thus lowering costs.
            • Supfina Quick-Change System allows easy, quick changing of shoes.
            • Both “hard” and “soft” shoes can be used.
            • Up to 15 superfinishing tape arms can be used in either a block or a step-by-step machining process (per CNC Program)
            • One machine can finish different shafts (for example, camshafts and crankshafts).
            • Tape arms can be selected individually should a workpiece need refinishing.
            • Manual gantry or swiveling pallet ¬system can be used to load/unload.
            Machining Options:
            • Main bearings, pin bearings, post ends, oil seals, thrust walls, radii, cam lobes
            Special Processes:
            • Machining of oil seal seats with ­circumferential lines
            • Removal of chatter marks and waviness
            • Removal of ferrite caps of cast-iron workpieces
            • Deburring of cam lobes and flange drillings
            • Rounding of oil holes
          • Supfina CenFlex 2

          • SUPFINA CENFLEX 2: FOR FLEXIBLE PRODUCTION LINES

            Range of application
            Whether for limited prototype production or for a full-scale run of workpieces, the Supfina CenFlex 2 is your highly reliable, economical, and efficient answer.
            Depending on the application, setup can be either a single- or multi-step machining of the workpiece. As proof of its flexibility, the CenFlex 2 can finish just about any part — whether a crankshaft, a camshaft, or a gear shaft.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Workpiece (shaft) length:
            450 – 850 mm
            optional 600 – 1250 mm

            Stroke (for crankshafts):
            max. 100 mm
            optional max. 120 mm

            Superfinishing tape arms:
            max. 23

            Details
            Ergonomics: Your User Comfort
            • Outstanding accessibility so that the operator can easily reach the work area.
            • Everything — from electrical components to hydraulic and pneumatic valves — is visible and thus easily accessible.
            Economic Efficiency: Your Advantage
            • Separate, optional control circuits for each tape-arm group’s hydraulic pressure.
            • 300-meter (or 984-foot) tape rolls for longer tool lifetime; ¬individually adjustable tape feed through each superfinishing arm.
            • Easy and quick workpiece changeover using automatic tape-arm adjustment along with quick-change shoes.
            • Long-lasting machine shoes and interchangeable parts using abrasion-preventing coatings.
            • Integrated tape-cutting and disposal system for uninterrupted production.
            High Flexibility Advantages:
            • Superfinishing tape arms automatically adjust to the workpiece, thus lowering costs.
            • Supfina Quick-Change System allows easy, quick changing of shoes.
            • Both “hard” and “soft” shoes can be used.
            • Up to 23 superfinishing tape arms can be used in either a block or a step-by-step machining process (per CNC Program.
            • One machine can finish different shafts (for example, camshafts and crankshafts).
            • Tape arms can be selected individually should a workpiece need refinishing
            • Manual gantry or swiveling pallet ¬system can be used to load/unload.
            Machining Options:
            • Main bearings, pin bearings, post ends, oil seals, thrust walls, radii, cam lobes
            Special Processes:
            • Machining of oil seal seats with ­circumferential lines
            • Removal of chatter marks and waviness
            • Removal of ferrite caps of cast-iron workpieces
            • Deburring of cam lobes and flange drillings
            • Rounding of oil holes
          • Supfina CenPro

          • HORIZONTAL MACHINING OF CRANKSHAFTS AND CAMSHAFTS

            Range of application
            The Supfina CenPro is designed to finish various crankshafts and camshafts with the units horizontally arranged.
            Workpieces are loaded by gantry directly onto V-prisms between the tailstock and headstock centers.
            The shaft is hydraulically clamped between centers and rotates. This rotary motion is overlaid by a short-stroke, NC-controlled oscillation.
            As an option, the shaft can be moved between centers to machine the split-pin bearings sector by sector.
            All process parameters can be retrieved at the push of a button from the machine’s HMI memory. Depending on workpiece-quality requirements, the process can be either single or multistage.
            The machine’s setup is modular, comprised of the number of stations and the appropriate machining shoes that are necessary for a particular workpiece.
            Optional in-process gauging — during pre¬finishing or brushing operations for deburring — can be installed.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Max. distance between centers:
            850 mm

            Max. stroke:
            100 mm

            L x W x H of each station:
            3 x 2.5 x 2.5 m

            Loading height:
            1225 mm

            Details
            Horizontal machine design
            • Excellent accessibility to all components
            • Easy view of the machining process
            • Operator-friendly design
            Single or multiple station; modular design
            • Flexible equipment to match different workpiece geometry and surface-finish requirements
            Loading with gantry loader or overhead transfer
            • Easy integration into your production line
            Optimized tape management
            • Superfinishing tapes up to 300 m long and automated tape disposal, even during automatic operation
            • Reduced machine downtime thanks to extended tape-change cycles and disposal parallel to the production process
          • Supfina MultiTool

          • SUPFINA MULTITOOL:COMPACT AND UNIVERSAL

            Range of application
            The MultiTool is designed to superfinish small shafts up to 700 mm long (between centers), especially camshafts, gear shafts, balancing shafts, and even eccentric shafts.
            Depending on the customer’s requirements, high volumes of workpieces can be finished using the shortest cycle times. The MultiTool is also designed for the flexible production of similar workpieces. Tooling can be either tape or stone.
            Whatever your superfinishing requirement, the Supfina MultiTool provides a compact solution.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Center width:
            50 – 500 mm

            Spindle speed:
            100 – 375 RPM
            Optional: 750 RPM

            Oscillation frequency:
            max. 350 double strokes/min (Standard)
            Optional: max. 800 double strokes/min

            Superfinishing attachments:
            max. 15

            Details
            Ergonomics: User Friendly
            • Low construction and movable service positions guarantee easy reach of all important components
            • Wide operator doors at the front and rear - as well as movable tools - optimize accessibility
            • All valves and electrical equipment are assembled outside of the machine work area and thus are easily accessible.
            Economy: Your Advantage
            • 300-meter tape rolls and individual, adjustable tape feed ensure highest tool efficiency.
            • Integrated tape-removal system prevents production stoppage.
            • Supfina quick-change system speeds changes of finishing shoes and stone holders.
            • Parallel loading/unloading (manual or automatic) allows short cycle times.
            • Integrated workpiece-shuttle system economically connects several finishing stations.
            Other advantages:
            • Compact, self-contained machine
            • Simple pneumatic/electric ¬construction for low acquisition and operation costs
            • Newly developed, compact ¬superfinishing units for simultaneous finishing of adjacent surfaces
            • Two-step processes for varying workpiece specifications with only one clamping
            • Use of finishing stone and/or tape
            • Use of “soft” or “hard” shoes
            • Possibility to select individual ¬attachments or arms for rework
            • Easy and economical adaptation to new workpieces
            Special processes:
            • Lead-free finishing of sealing surfaces
            • Removal of chatter marks and waviness
            • Removal of ferrite caps on cast-iron workpieces
            • Deburring of oil holes
            Examples of applications:
            • Mains
            • Cams
            • Eccenters
            • Pins
            • Flanges
            • Radii
          • Supfina LeanCostMachine®

          • VERSATILE PRODUCTION MACHINE FOR SMALL RUNS

            Range of application
            Supfina’s new LeanCostMachine® offers optimal versatility for superfinishing small and medium-size runs of parts — economically and flexibly. Its modular system — equipped with state-of-the-art technology — meets the highest standards for quality and process dependability, especially for the automotive industry and its OEM suppliers as well as the hydraulics, aerospace, power generation, and medical technology industries.
            The LeanCostMachine® can be equipped with preassembled modules designed to match specific machining tasks. Whether fixed in place, manually adjustable, or NC-controlled, up to six Supfina attachments for stone and tape finishing can be used at the same time as the brushing and polishing attachments.
            Thanks to its unique design, all of the modules can be integrated into the machine with little effort. Not only did we account for the optimal configuration of the various Supfina attachments, all of the additional machine assemblies — switch cabinet, safety cover, attachment mount, and operating panel — can be fitted to ready-made holders or be bolted to predefined locations based on production needs.
            The machine can easily be configured to match installation and workpiece-feed conditions on-site. Standardization of all of the assemblies ensures short delivery times, easy expansion, and the highest quality in terms of machine construction and products finished.
            The Supfina LeanCostMachine® is affordable, versatile, and fit for the future.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Floor space required in mm:

            2684x1788 including coolant filtration trolley

            Paint finish:
            black/gray with red stripe

            Distance between centers in mm:
            40 – 800

            Center height in mm:
            1110 from floor level
            260 from machine table

            Electric power supply:
            400 volts / 50 Hz with neutral lead

            Compressed air supply:
            4.5 – 6.0 bar

            Loading:
            manually, by hand

            Controller:
            Siemens CPU-315-F with KP700 Comfort Panel

            Superfinishing tools:
            Superfinishing tape or stone, cup wheel, brushing and polishing disk

            Coolant rinse:
            Emulsion, oil, or dry

            Details
            Attachment mount
            As many as six Supfina attachments can be fitted to the NC slide or dovetail guide, or they can be installed permanently on the machine base.
            Workpiece holder
            We provide exactly the right workpiece-clamping system for every machining process. The changeover is quick and cost effective.
            • Between centers
            • Three-jaw chuck
            • Collet
            • Centerless on roller
            Workpiece feed
            Here, too, the Supfina LeanCost¬Machine® demonstrates exceptional flexibility both in its standard configuration and after retooling.
            Workpieces can be placed manually in adjustable workpiece holders. They also can be positioned automatically or by an optional infeed system from above, from the front, or from the side. Such automated integration into a production line is fast and easy.
            Machine base
            The machine is available as two different types. The standard version will take a maximum of three attachments, while the extended version will take up to six.
            Operating panel
            The LeanCostMachine® can be equipped with either a permanently attached control panel or a portable operating panel.
            Switch cabinet
            The switch cabinet can be placed on any one of three sides of the machine.
          • Supfina MultiFlex

          • MACHINING OF TOOTHED RACKS, THREADED BALL SPINDLES, SHAFTS AND ROLLERS

            Range of application
            Supfina’s MultiFlex series machines are modular constructions. The simple implementation of various processes using the same base machine, e.g. tape superfinishing, stone finishing, ball spindle finishing and brushing make them universally applicable. In this way, all processes needed to finish state-of-the-art steering racks can be run using the same machine concept, with short cycle times and a high degree of flexibility.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Workpiece length:
            max. 1000 mm

            Workpiece diameter:
            max. 100 mm

            Ball spindle diameter:
            max. 35 mm

            Details

            Flexibility
            Thanks to its flexibility, the Supfina MultiFlex is suitable for a wide range of superfinishing operations for:
            • steering racks and toothed racks
            • ball screw spindles
            • rotary-symmetrical shafts and rollers.
            Modular design
            Due to the modular design, a wide range of different processes can be integrated in the same basic machine:
            • threaded ball spindle finishing
            • Y flats finishing
            • superfinishing of the tooth backs
            • superfinishing piston surfaces
            • brush descaling and deburring
            • journal and cam finishing with tape and / or stones
          • Supfina Race 705-715

          • MACHINING OF ROLLER BEARINGS INNER AND OUTER RINGS

            Range of application
            The Supfina Race 705 and Race 715 are designed for the Superfinishing operation on raceways of roller ­bearing inner and outer rings up to 160 mm in diameter.
            The track record and benefits of the well established Supfina 725 for larger ring diameters have been converted into this newly developed machine concept.
            The Race 705 and Race 715 cater to different diameter ranges. While the Supfina Race 705 can machine rings of up to 90 mm diameter, the Race 715 covers a range of up to 160 mm.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
            Working stations:

            2

            Workpiece diameters:
            28 – 90 mm (Race 705)
            62 – 160 mm (Race 715)

            Workpiece width:
            bis 45 mm (Race 705)
            bis 65 mm (Race 715)

            Taper angle:

            0 – 30°

            Details
            Workpieces:
            • Cylindrical roller bearings
            • Tapered roller bearings
            • Needle roller bearings
            • 2 operating stations
            • 2 Superfinishing units
            • Vertical workpiece spindles
            • NC positioning of the Superfinishing units
            • NC-controlled spindle drives
            • Variable centering systems
            • Automatic loading and unloading
            • Multi-step process with automatic sequence
            • State-of-the-art control system
            • Integrated control cabinet
            • Multi-range tooling
            • High productivity due to minimized loading times
            • Low tooling cost
            • Set-up times < 15 minutes
            • Operator friendly HMI design
            • Optimum accessibility
            • Small footprint
            • Swivel unit for tapered roller bearing operation
            • Superimposed stroke for crowned / logarithmic raceways
            • Optional attachment for flange operation
          • Supfina M-660

          • SUPFINA M-660 – MACHINING OF GEAR SHAFTS

            Range of application
            Designed on the modular principle, the Supfina M-660 is suitable for almost all superfinishing tasks on workpieces capable of being positioned between centers. As a rule, the workpiece is secured by a power-operated chuck or front-end driver.
            The headstock (with infinitely adjustable drive system) is stationary, while the pneumatically operated tailstock traverses dovetail guideways.
            This machine offers two options for the oscillating unit. A pneumatic oscillator can perform approximately 2,500 double strokes per minute, while a mechanical oscillator can make approximately 1,500 double strokes per minute. Both options have ­variable amplitudes. The superfinishing-tool oscillation occurs while the workpiece is rotated between centers.
            The tools are applied to the workpiece surface with the desired force and are lifted off when the superfinishing process completes. The worn superfinishing tape advances so that fresh tape is available to finish the next workpiece.
            Up to five tape modules may be used. Tools are easily replaced by means of rapid-change mounts.

            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

            Part length:
            490 – 550 mm

            Spindle speed:
            150 - 650 rpm

            Details
            Loading and Unloading Options
            • manual
            • walking beam or chain conveyor
            • shuttle
        • Race finishing

        • Antifriction ball bearings and roller bearings
          Deep-groove ball bearings, angular ball bearings, cylindrical roller bearings, tapered roller bearings, self-aligning roller bearings: There is almost no limit to the types and sizes of bearings that are used in a wide range of industries.

          When it comes to perfect surfaces, there is almost no limit to the solutions that Supfina can offer. Our superfinishing machines more than fulfill our customers’ requirements in terms of economy, versatility, reliability, and quality.

          Our unceasing commitment to development work — in cooperation with the antifriction bearing industry — ensures that Supfina technology remains on the cutting edge.

          Bearings reduce friction — and we reduce friction in bearings.
            • Supfina Race 707-717

            • MACHINING OF BALL BEARING RACEWAYS INNER AND OUTER RINGS

              Range of application
              The innovative Supfina Race 707 and Race 717 are setting new standards in Superfinishing ball ­bearing inner and outer rings. Both have been optimized to meet the highest productivity demands, while achieving best quality results, fast ­set-up times and superior reliability.
              Valuable input from our customers, combined with extensive experience of the Supfina 727 machine types for the large diameter range, are the cornerstones of this newly developed machine concept.
              The Race 707 and Race 717 cater to different diameter ranges. While the Supfina Race 707 can machine rings of up to 90 mm diameter, the Race 717 covers a range of up to 180 mm.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Working stations:
              2

              Workpiece diameters:
              13 – 90 mm (Race 707)
              30 – 180 mm (Race 717)

              Contact angle:
              0 – 55°

              Details
              Workpieces:
              • Deep groove ball bearing
              • Angular contact ball bearing
              • Spherical roller bearing
              • Wheel bearing
              • 2 operating stations
              • 2 Superfinishing units
              • Vertical workpiece spindles
              • NC positioning of the Superfinishing units
              • NC-controlled spindle drives
              • Variable centering systems
              • Automatic loading and unloading
              • Multi-step process with automatic sequence
              • State-of-the-art control system
              • Integrated control cabinet
              • Multi-range tooling
              • High productivity due to minimized loading times
              • Low tooling cost
              • Set-up times < 15 minutes
              • Operator friendly HMI design
              • Optimum accessibility
              • Small footprint
              • Swivel unit for angular contact ball bearing operation
              • Optional attachment for OR outer diameter finishing
            • Supfina RaceFlex 725-727

            • MACHINING OF BALL BEARING AND ROLLER BEARING INNER AND OUTER RINGS

              Range of application
              The Supfina RaceFlex 725-727 is designed to achieve consistent top quality and highest flexibility in Superfinishing Aeroengine bearings, prototypes or other small production batches. Unmatched versatility is based on the combination of up to four different Superfinishing units in one machine.
              The powerful rotary and linear ­oscillator systems for the raceway finishing operation can be complemented with tape finishing units for outer diameters and flanges as well as cup wheel spindles for lip and thrust face operations.
              Clamping and centering systems as well as the workpiece drive are just as flexible.
              Supfina relies on state-of-the-art modules that have been optimized over decades and that can be adjusted to a new workpiece quickly while requiring only a minimum of type dependent tooling. Due to the intelligent design, set-up times of less than 20 minutes are achieved, supported by NC controlled adjusting axes.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Workpiece diameter:

              Type A: 50 – 320 mm
              Type B: 100 – 650 mm
              Type C: 600 –1200 mm
              Type D: 800 –1600 mm

              Workpiece width:
              Type A: 8 – 100 mm
              Type B: 20 – 200 mm
              Type C: 50 – 400 mm
              Type D: 100 – 450 mm

              Details
              NC-controlled rotary and linear oscillator Superfinishing units
              • Highest possible flexibility to machine any given raceway geometry
              • Reproducible top quality also in small batch production
              Stone indexing device for two- or three-step process
              • Generation of optimized bearing surface quality
              • Extended tool live
              Flexible, infinitely adjustable centering systems
              • Fast setting process
              • Range tooling with only few exchange parts
              Large working range and versatility for different workpiece types
              • Suitability for small and medium size batches
              • Built-in capability to cope with future changes in your product range
            • Supfina RacePro 725

            • MACHINING OF ROLLER BEARINGS INNER AND OUTER RINGS

              Range of application
              The Supfina 725 combines the well-established vertical arrangement of the workpiece spindles with Superfinishing units optimized for the various machining operations around cylindrical and taper roller bearings. The ingenious design also supports Superfinishing of spherical roller ­bearings. Tape finishing units for flange or outer diameter as well as cup wheel spindles for the flange operation can be combined with powerful linear oscillator systems for raceway finishing. Regarding the Superfinishing operation, the Supfina 725 is the perfect choice - this also applies to the auxiliary functions centering, workpiece drive as well as loading/unloading. In every case, precise and at the same flexible modules are available which can be adjusted to a new workpiece quickly while requiring only a minimum of type dependent tooling. Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, set-up times of less than 15 minutes are achieved.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Workpiece diameter:
              Type A: 50 - 320 mm
              Type B: 100 - 650 mm
              Type C: 600 - 1200 mm

              Workpiece length:
              Type A: 8 - 100 mm
              Type B: 20 - 200 mm
              Type C: 50 - 400 mm

              Details
              NC-controlled Superfinishing units
              • Adjustment of the oscillation frequency ­optimized for the respective cycle
              • Patented superimposed stroke for ­Superfinishing of any profile type
              Stone indexing device for two- or three-step process
              • Generation of optimized bearing surface quality
              • Extended tool live
              One or optionally two operating stations with servo driven spindles
              • Improved torque and speed characteristics
              • Reduced cycle time
              • Additional productivity through second station
              Flexible, infinitely adjustable centering systems
              • Fast setting process
              • Range tooling with only few exchange parts
              Large working range and versatility for different workpiece types
              • Suitability for small and medium size batches
              • Built-in capability to cope with future changes in your product range
            • Supfina RacePro 727

            • MACHINING OF BALL BEARINGS INNER AND OUTER RINGS

              Range of application

              Deep groove and angular contact ball bearings are the domain of the Supfina 727. This machine comes with vertical workpiece spindles and Superfinishing units which have been tailored to the demands of the application. Due to the auto­matic contact angle adjustment, the Supfina 727 features multi-step Superfinishing of double row angular contact bearings and gothic profiles. Tape finishing units for grinding shoe mark removal as well as cup wheel spindles for the flange operation can be added to the powerful circular oscillator raceway finishing systems. The Supfina 727 is the optimum equipment for the requirements of today and tomorrow, also when it comes to the auxiliary functions centering, workpiece drive and loading / unloading. Highly accurate and at the same flexible modules are available which can be adjusted to a new workpiece quickly while requiring only a ­minimum of type dependent tooling. Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, set-up times of less than 15 minutes are achieved. The modular structure and high flexibility of the machine allow for the Superfinishing operation of different raceway locations and geometries in a single clamping.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Workpiece diameter:

              Type A: 50 – 320 mm
              Type B: 100 – 650 mm

              Workpiece length:
              Type A: 8 – 100 mm
              Type B: 20 – 200 mm

              Details
              NC-controlled Superfinishing units

              • Fast setting through automatic contact angle adjustment
              • Optimum quality due to automatic adjustment of the oscillation frequency and amplitude, optimized for the respective cycle
              Stone indexing device for 2-step process
              • Generation of optimized surfaces with high bearing ratio and good lubrication
              • Extended tool live
              One or optionally two operating stations with servo driven spindles
              • Improved torque and speed characteristics
              • Reduced cycle time
              • Additional productivity available through second station
              Flexible, infinitely adjustable centering systems
              • Fast setting process
              • Range tooling with only few exchange parts
              Large working range and versatility for different workpiece types
              • Suitability for small and medium size batches
              • Built-in capability to cope with future changes in your product range
            • Supfina RollerFlex 778

            • MACHINING OF BEARING ROLLERS

              Range of application
              The Supfina 778 RollerFlex marks the industry standard for the Superfinishing of bearing rollers. In the most recent generation of roller bearings, the improvements in ­performance and permissible load are based on the consistent reproduction of exactly defined surface parameters. Here, the highly productive Supfina RollerFlex 778 plays a crucial roll.
              The machine‘s dynamically balanced Superfinishing units are designed for high frequencies and amplitudes. The resulting large stock removal rates lead to short machining times. The two-step Superfinishing process of the Supfina RollerFlex 778 generates plateau surfaces with a defined cross-hatch pattern, an optimum profile and roundness as well as a high bearing ratio.
              The integrated loading system is very versatile and can be adjusted to different workpiece dimensions quickly. Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, set-up times of less than 20 minutes are achieved.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Workpiece diameter:
              Type A: 14 – 50 mm
              Type B: 50 – 120 mm

              Workpiece length:
              Type A: 12 – 60 mm
              Type B: 50 – 200 mm

              Details
              NC-controlled Superfinishing units

              • Fast setting through automatic ­adjustment of the oscillator
              • Optimum quality due to automatic adjustment of the oscillation frequency, optimized for the respective cycle
              • Superimposed stroke for Super­finishing of any given profile on parts > ∅ 50 mm
              Two-step Superfinishing process
              • Generation of optimized bearing surface quality
              • Extended tool live
              Two or optionally four operating stations with digital drives
              • Improved torque and speed characteristics
              • Reduced cycle time
              • Additional productivity
              Flexible, infinitely adjustable support rollers
              • Fast setting process
              • Range tooling with only few exchange parts
              Large working range and versatility for different workpiece types
              • Suitability for small, medium and large size batches
              • Optimized for spherical, cylindrical and tapered rollers
            • Supfina RollerPro 470-488

            • MACHINING OF CYLINDRICAL AND TAPERED ROLLERS

              Range of application
              The Supfina RollerPro 470 and 478 are the sprinters among the Super­finishing machines. Depending on the workpiece dimensions, hundreds of rollers per minute can be machined in the center-less through-feed pro­cess. At the same time, the highest demands regarding geometrical and surface quality are met.
              Modular options available are designed for different levels of automation.
              Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, very short set-up times are achievable. Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm and specific profile designs open up new potentials.
              On the raceway of antifriction bearing rollers, the centerless through-feed Superfinishing process generates defined crowned or logarithmic profiles.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

              Workpiece diameter:
              RollerPro 470/480: 6 – 100 mm
              RollerPro 478/488: 5 – 24 mm

              Workpiece length:
              RollerPro 470/480: up to 250 mm
              RollerPro 478/488: up to 65mm

              Details
              Powerful pneumatic oscillator carrying up to 14 stone guides
              • High production output through large stock removal
              • Long service life and low wear
              • No undesired vibrations
              • Short set-up time due to quick change systems and automatic vertical adjustment
              Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm with optimized profiles
              • Increased productivity with production speeds to 9 m/min and beyond
              • Generation of fully crowned, ­cylindrical / convex and logarithmic workpieces
              Flexible transport roller adjustment
              • Large working area
              • The setting time can be further ­reduced by utilizing the optional NC adjustment
              • Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm with optimized profiles
              • Increased productivity with production speeds to 9 m/min and beyond
              • Generation of fully crowned, ­cylindrical / convex and logarithmic workpieces
              Safety and monitoring devices
              • In case of stone wear, the machine stops automatically to avoid damage
              • Parts with incorrect orientation or dimension can not enter the machine
              • Operator supervision is reduced to a minimum
            • Supfina Race 705-715

            • MACHINING OF ROLLER BEARINGS INNER AND OUTER RINGS

              Range of application

              The Supfina Race 705 and Race 715 are designed for the Superfinishing operation on raceways of roller ­bearing inner and outer rings up to 160 mm in diameter.
              The track record and benefits of the well established Supfina 725 for larger ring diameters have been converted into this newly developed machine concept.
              The Race 705 and Race 715 cater to different diameter ranges. While the Supfina Race 705 can machine rings of up to 90 mm diameter, the Race 715 covers a range of up to 160 mm.

              TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
              Working stations:

              2

              Workpiece diameters:
              28 – 90 mm (Race 705)
              62 – 160 mm (Race 715)

              Workpiece width:
              bis 45 mm (Race 705)
              bis 65 mm (Race 715)

              Taper angle:
              0 – 30°

              Details
              Workpieces:
              • Cylindrical roller bearings
              • Tapered roller bearings
              • Needle roller bearings
              • 2 operating stations
              • 2 Superfinishing units
              • Vertical workpiece spindles
              • NC positioning of theSuperfinishing units
              • NC-controlled spindle drives
              • Variable centering systems
              • Automatic loading and unloading
              • Multi-step process with automatic sequence
              • State-of-the-art control system
              • Integrated control cabinet
              • Multi-range tooling
              • High productivity due to minimized loading times
              • Low tooling cost
              • Set-up times < 15 minutes
              • Operator friendly HMI design
              • Optimum accessibility
              • Small footprint
              • Swivel unit for tapered roller bearing operation
              • Superimposed stroke for crowned / logarithmic raceways
              • Optional attachment for flange operation
          • Throughfeed finishing

          • Quantity and quality
            Time is money. That old adage applies to the road as much as it does to production. Yet time is not everything: Quality must be perfect as well.

            Supfina’s throughfeed-finishing machines help to achieve high production rates with minimal work effort, thanks to reduced retooling times and long service lives for the tools.

            But unparalleled quality also is a must — and Supfina delivers. By finishing antifriction bearings, piston rods, and cams to perfection, our machines keep cars and trucks moving smoothly on our roads. And that achievement keeps our customers happy.
              • Supfina RollerFlex 778

              • MACHINING OF BEARING ROLLERS

                Range of application
                The Supfina 778 RollerFlex marks the industry standard for the Superfinishing of bearing rollers. In the most recent generation of roller bearings, the improvements in ­performance and permissible load are based on the consistent reproduction of exactly defined surface parameters. Here, the highly productive Supfina RollerFlex 778 plays a crucial roll.
                The machine‘s dynamically balanced Superfinishing units are designed for high frequencies and amplitudes. The resulting large stock removal rates lead to short machining times. The two-step Superfinishing process of the Supfina RollerFlex 778 generates plateau surfaces with a defined cross-hatch pattern, an optimum profile and roundness as well as a high bearing ratio.
                The integrated loading system is very versatile and can be adjusted to different workpiece dimensions quickly. Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, set-up times of less than 20 minutes are achieved.

                TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

                Workpiece diameter:
                Type A: 14 – 50 mm
                Type B: 50 – 120 mm

                Workpiece length:
                Type A: 12 – 60 mm
                Type B: 50 – 200 mm

                Details
                NC-controlled Superfinishing units
                • Fast setting through automatic ­adjustment of the oscillator
                • Optimum quality due to automatic adjustment of the oscillation frequency, optimized for the respective cycle
                • Superimposed stroke for Super­finishing of any given profile on parts > ∅ 50 mm
                Two-step Superfinishing process
                • Generation of optimized bearing surface quality
                • Extended tool live
                Two or optionally four operating stations with digital drives
                • Improved torque and speed characteristics
                • Reduced cycle time
                • Additional productivity
                Flexible, infinitely adjustable support rollers
                • Fast setting process
                • Range tooling with only few exchange parts
                Large working range and versatility for different workpiece types
                • Suitability for small, medium and large size batches
                • Optimized for spherical, cylindrical and tapered rollers
              • Supfina RollerPro 470-488

              • MACHINING OF CYLINDRICAL AND TAPERED ROLLERS

                Range of application

                The Supfina RollerPro 470 and 478 are the sprinters among the Super­finishing machines. Depending on the workpiece dimensions, hundreds of rollers per minute can be machined in the center-less through-feed pro­cess. At the same time, the highest demands regarding geometrical and surface quality are met.
                Modular options available are designed for different levels of automation.
                Through the intelligent use of NC-controlled adjusting axes, very short set-up times are achievable. Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm and specific profile designs open up new potentials.
                On the raceway of antifriction bearing rollers, the centerless through-feed Superfinishing process generates defined crowned or logarithmic profiles.

                TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                Workpiece diameter:

                RollerPro 470/480: 6 – 100 mm
                RollerPro 478/488: 5 – 24 mm

                Workpiece length:
                RollerPro 470/480: up to 250 mm
                RollerPro 478/488: up to 65mm

                Details
                Powerful pneumatic oscillator carrying up to 14 stone guides

                • High production output through large stock removal
                • Long service life and low wear
                • No undesired vibrations
                • Short set-up time due to quick change systems and automatic vertical adjustment
                Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm with optimized profiles
                • Increased productivity with production speeds to 9 m/min and beyond
                • Generation of fully crowned, ­cylindrical / convex and logarithmic workpieces
                Flexible transport roller adjustment
                • Large working area
                • The setting time can be further ­reduced by utilizing the optional NC adjustment
                • Transport rollers with an effective length of up to 1100 mm with optimized profiles
                • Increased productivity with production speeds to 9 m/min and beyond
                • Generation of fully crowned, ­cylindrical / convex and logarithmic workpieces
                Safety and monitoring devices
                • In case of stone wear, the machine stops automatically to avoid damage
                • Parts with incorrect orientation or dimension can not enter the machine
                • Operator supervision is reduced to a minimum
            • Spherical finishing

            • Fittings technology
              Dams, refineries, pipelines, and chemical plants: All of these environments must control fluids and gases. Thus, they require reliable fittings, of which the ball valve is at the heart. That’s because ball-shaped surfaces are the ideal shape for accurately controlling technical processes of this kind.

              They must be leak-proof, withstand tremendous loads, and have the ¬longest possible service life. These requirements can be met only if the surface is perfect — and Supfina’s technology makes that perfection possible.

              Medical technology
              Replacing a hip joint is not as easy as changing a washer in a leaky tap.

              From the outset, everything must fit perfectly. Of course, the surgeon’s skill is integral to ensuring that, following the operation, the patient moves freely and without pain. But also crucial is the quality of the artificial femur head and ace¬tabulum, both of which must be finished to an extremely high standard of accuracy.

              In many cases today, the preferred material for hip replacement parts is ceramic, which requires very specialized processes and is more difficult to finish than steel. But by using Supfina’s superfinishing technology, we can achieve the high quality that is necessary for these ceramic parts.
                • Supfina BallFlex

                • FOR MACHINING VALVE BALLS AND SPHERICAL BEARINGS

                  Range of application
                  The Supfina BallFlex 728 is a versatile, high-precision ball finishing machine offering both between centers and centerless clamping options. It is available for spherical workpieces up to 800 mm in diameter. As an option, in-process gauging is available to ensure accurate control of stock-removal. NC drives position the workpiece ­automatically to the superfinishing tools with the utmost accuracy.
                  • Infinitely adjustable tool speed with digital drive technology
                  • NC controlled positioning of both tool and workpiece
                  • Controlled stock-removal process with in-process gauging
                  • Workpiece clamping ­between ­centers or centerless
                  • Exceptionally rigid construction
                  • Superfinish know-how

                  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                  Workpiece diameter:

                  Typ A: 8 - 80 mm
                  Typ B: 40 - 400 mm
                  Typ C: 80 - 800 mm

                  Clamping:
                  Typ A: Centerless
                  Typ B: Centerless or between centers
                  Typ C: Between centers

                  Details
                  NC controlled superfinishing unit
                  • Geometrically perfect ball ­machining using cup wheels
                  • Cycle-dependent setting of tool speed
                  • Automatic positioning Workpiece – tool
                  • Control of the stock-removal ­process with in-process gauging
                  • Generates optimum surface quality
                  • Improved tool life
                  Flexible part clamping ­options
                  • Rapid resetting
                  • Limited tooling
                  Large working range, few change parts
                  • Suitable for any batch size
                  • Fast return on your investment
                • Supfina 814

                • OUR SOLUTION FOR LARGE WORKPIECES

                  Range of application
                  The Supfina 814 is a vertical one-station Superfinishing machine for large workpieces.
                  The machine is equipped with a workpiece spindle head and a Superfinishing unit.
                  The roughing and the fine-finishing of the workpiece can be done in a time-, feed or gauge controlled process.

                  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                  Length

                  up to 200 mm

                  Diameter
                  up to 400 mm

                  (Working range is flexible depending on actual application. Standard range)

                  Details
                  Machine design with vertical spindles

                  • Suitable for large and heavy workpieces
                  • High degree of flexibility
                  • All-purpose concept
                  • Easy to integrate
                  Customized equipment
                  • Diamond / CBN or conventional abrasives
                  • Touch control and NC-feed slide for best ­control and accuracy of stock removal
                  • All three different Finishing strategies are ­possible: time- controlled, feed-controlled or gauge-controlled processes
                  • Roughing and fine-finishing processes
                • Supfina Face

                • SUPFINA FACE – THE NEW ROTARY TRANSFER MACHINE GENERATION

                  Range of application

                  Trendsetting in flat finishing
                  Supfina Face – the new rotary transfer machine generation: a flexible rotary transfer solution with a unique machine structure allowing the highest production volumes while also being flexible for maximum cost efficiency.

                  Flat finishing - Uniquely flexible
                  With the Face series, Supfina provides the ultimate solution for versatile flat finishing for medium and large workpiece volumes – fast and flexible.
                  Components from the fields of injection technology, transmission components, hydraulic or engine parts can be produced with the tightest tolerances in the tenth micrometer range and with the highest reliability and efficiency.

                  Flat Finishing for changing requirements
                  The development of the Face series was based on the general standards of: cost efficiency, flexibility, safety and environment.
                  These words are not just buzzwords but stand for specific targets for Supfina in implementing this new face finishing machine generation. This trendsetting machine is designed for continuously changing production requirements so that the machine can be set up extremely quickly with software-supported setup processes. The omission of cooling systems allows a very high degree of energy efficiency.
                  Retooling and setup can be done conveniently and easily. Supfina has arranged all elements required for this in ergonomically optimal positions.

                  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                  Workpiece length

                  up to 200 mm

                  Workpiece diameter
                  up to 200 mm

                  Machining diameter
                  up to 150 mm

                  Superfinishing Units
                  up to 7

                  Chuck
                  up to 8

                  Process integration
                  Flat finishing with cup wheels, brush deburrers, size measurement, tape finishing

                  Details
                  Facts - Key Features
                  • Vertical spindle orientation for highest precision
                  • Fast setup processes through software-supported adjustment of the machining unit
                  • Bridge construction for maximum stiffness
                  • Optimal accessibility for retooling and maintenance tasks
                  • External loading by robots and gantry systems possible
                  • Integrated loading systems available
                  • Integrated fire extinguishing system for optimal safety
                  • Maximum energy efficiency by omitting cooling systems
                  • Supfina IQ-Finish process control for continuously best results and high quality
                  • Best possible work ergonomics
              • Machines for precision abrasive finishing

              • What is the best process for producing flat surfaces with the highest precision? Given the wide range of applications for an enormous variety of workpieces, this question poses great challenges for manufacturers.

                Supfina has the answer — and three superior methods for getting the job done: double-disk grinding, flat finishing, and fine grinding .

                In fact, if your production needs require precision abrasive finishing, look no further than Supfina. We’re your single source for a complete program that provides the best quality and the highest efficiency — all at minimal cost.
                  • Double-Disk Grinding

                  • Flat components
                    Accurate flat surfaces are often required even if the workpieces they belong to are not visible. In household appliances, in entertainment technology, in the manufacture of clocks and watches, in the automotive field – nearly every product today contains small, flat parts.

                    Due to the high demands made on tolerances, evenness and parallelism, the workpieces have to be ground to a very precise degree to enable them to perform as intended. They are often components that the user never sees but which are essential so that the clock, watch, pump, gearbox and car function properly. The manufacturing process requires both quality and economical processes to be in the foreground.

                    Economy
                    This is where Supfina is setting new standards. Our double-disk grinding technology enables high product quantities to be machined to consistently high standards in the shortest possible times. The result is workpieces with high surface quality, evenness and parallelism while ad­hering to the tightest of tolerances and keeping costs per part to a minimum.
                      • Supfina Planet V4

                      • Range of application
                        With the development of the new and powerful Planet V line Supfina advances into a new dimension of Double Disk Grinding.
                        The extremely rigid and compact overall machine concept with vertical spindle arrangement was developed together with our customers. For the end user, it offers an excellent finished part with cost-effective production.
                        Down time is reduced to a minimum thanks to unique equipment features such as the patented tilting navigation and the integrated tool change device. With the Planet V's floor space saving self-contained design (machine can be transported in one piece), the machine can easily be integrated into new or existing manufacturing lines. Loading and unloading can be manual or automatic.
                        Depending on the part requirements, different tools (conventional/CBN) and methods(through-feed/plunge-cut) can be used. All dressing technologies are of course available.

                        TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                        Max. part height:

                        Planet V4: 40 mm
                        Planet V7:100 mm

                        Max. diameter:
                        Planet V4: 85 mm
                        Planet V7: 180 mm

                        Details
                        Our development - your benefit

                        • FEM-optimized machine base made from composite material
                        • Compact system with outstanding machine rigidity
                        • Patented tilting navigation
                        • Visualization of the grinding process
                        • Linear, compact dressing system
                        • Maximum dressing precision
                        • Possibility to change over to CBN and diamond tool technology
                        • Motorized spindles
                        • High performance and variable speeds
                        • Optional use of CBN and diamond grinding wheels
                        • Long tool life
                        • Safe investment due to best in class versatility

                        Optimum ergonomics - comfortable operation

                        • Modern, compact design
                        • Excellent accessibility
                        • Low space requirement
                        • Large sliding door
                        • Easy to service
                        • Machine can be transported as one piece
                        Cost-effectiveness - your advantage
                        • Future-oriented machine concept
                        • Short tool change times due to integrated tool change mechanism
                        • Short change-over times
                        • Very easy to operate
                        • Easy integration into existing and new manufacturing lines
                        • Flexible automation capability
                        • Virtually maintenance-free
                        • Excellent finished part quality
                      • Supfina Planet V7

                      • FOR FLAT WORKPIECES

                        Range of application
                        The machine series with vertical grinding spindles for the finishing of workpiece diameters up to 180mm. The user can select one of two different grinding processes (throughfeed / pendular-throughfeed) to suit his requirements.

                        TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS

                        Diameter min.:
                        10 mm

                        Diameter max.:
                        180 mm

                        Thickness min.:
                        1 mm

                        Thickness max.:
                        100 mm

                        Details
                        For:
                        • Automotive industry/supplier
                        • Contract manufacturer
                        • Stamping industry
                        • Bearing industry
                        • Watch and clock industry
                        • Mechanical engineering and many others
                        Advantages:
                        • Robust process
                        • High stock removal rates
                        • Short cycle times
                        • Short change-over times
                        • Short non-productive times
                        • High part quality
                    • Fine Grinding

                    • Plane parallelism
                      Soft or hard? From aluminum to zinc, from soft plastics to hard ceramics: No matter the workpiece properties, Spiro provides the best fine grinding solution for achieving highly precise plane parallelism. And whatever the material, the job can be done to the most stringent tolerance requirements in the micron range, with the precision that you’ve come to expect from Supfina.

                      Economy
                      What’s more, such precision can perfectly meet a customer’s specific needs. Drive performance; loading options; filtration and cooling; optimal tooling: Supfina works closely with each customer to determine what solution works best for that particular machining task.
                        • Supfina Spiro F5

                        • SUPFINA SPIRO - WITH PROVEN SUPFINA PRECISION

                          Range of application
                          Compact design, great performance.

                          Specially developed for smaller workpieces, the F5 is the latest addition to Supfina’s Spiro series for the high-precision fine grinding of flat workpieces. It’s the perfect fit for your needs.

                          With this machine, Supfina continues to successfully expand its high-precision Spiro line — all for our customers’ success and profitability.

                          TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                          Disc diameter:

                          475 mm

                          Ring width:
                          150 mm

                          Maximum pressure:
                          350 daN

                          Workpiece diameter:
                          4 - 150 mm

                          Workpiece thickness:
                          0,3 - 50 mm

                          Details
                          • 100-program storage
                          • Integrated sharpening programs
                          • Up to seven process cycles
                          • Optional loading table

                           
                        • Supfina Spiro F7

                        • SUPFINA SPIRO - WITH PROVEN SUPFINA PRECISION

                          Range of application
                          What’s more, such precision can perfectly meet a customer’s specific needs. Drive performance; loading options; filtration and cooling; optimal tooling: Supfina works closely with each customer to determine what solution works best for that particular machining task.

                          TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                          Disc diameter:

                          720 mm

                          Ring width:
                          200 mm

                          Maximum pressure:
                          1800 daN

                          Workpiece diameter:
                          5 - 200 mm

                          Workpiece thickness:
                          0,6 - 80 mm

                          Details
                          • High drive performance
                          • Maximum flexibility for many applications
                          • Individually customizable for optimal machining results
                          • Reduced tool wear thanks to the low-vibration machine stand and guard
                          • High-precision, noncontact measurement control
                          • Visual process control for consistently high precision
                          • User-friendly and intuitive operation
                          • Great accessibility

                           
                      • Flat finishing

                      • Sealing surfaces and associated issues

                        Perfection is achieved when the final finishing touches have been applied. In the automotive industry, components must meet the most exacting standards so that, in tough day-to-day running, parts can last for the maximum time.

                        Whether the part’s surface is flat or curved, our machines achieve the best possible finish. This result is crucial for load-bearing sealing surfaces, because perfect finishes make parts virtually wear-free and tough enough to last.

                        While our flat finishing machines can give a component the surface perfection it needs, that’s still not enough for us. With each improvement it becomes more difficult to make our machines even better — but this ongoing pursuit of excellence is a challenge that we’re happy to embrace.
                          • Supfina Nano

                          • MACHINING PLANET WHEELS FOR AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSIONS

                            Range of application
                            The Supfina Nano machine series with a new machine design covers a wide range of flat finish processing needs.
                            Components from the fields of injection technology, transmission components, hydraulic or engine parts can be produced with the tightest tolerances in the tenth micrometer range and with highest reliability and efficiency.
                            Ease of use and very low space requirement at low investment costs are the convincing advantages.
                            The Supfina Nano has been designed for flat finishing of sealing surfaces of injection components such as holding elements, nozzles or valve plates. Planetary gears are examples of the kinds of gear components that can be processed with this tool.
                            The Supfina Nano is suitable for everything from small batch production (e.g. the creation of prototypes) to series production in flexible production lines, covering the entire range of applications and always offering optimal reliability and efficiency.
                            Depending on the intended use, it is possible to integrate a number of different clamping systems into a single machine. Optimal accessibility allows tools to be changed quickly, minimizing changeover time but still ensuring optimal ­production tolerances.

                            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                            Workpiece length:

                            150 mm

                            Workpiece diameter:
                            100 mm

                            Machining diameter:
                            50 mm

                            Superfinishing attachments:
                            1-2

                            Spindle speed rpm:
                            30000

                            Details
                            • Automatic adjustment of the cup wheel center line
                            • Efficient adjustment for new tools
                            • Simple tool change
                            • Suitable for use with conventional and super abrasive tools (CBN/diamond)
                            • Universal loading and unloading: manually, with a portal loader or robot systems
                            • Optimal accessibility
                            • Moveable and flexible in-process measuring system
                            • Modern process adjustment for optimal and consistent quality results
                            • Angle adjustment for spherical processing
                          • Supfina 814

                          • OUR SOLUTION FOR LARGE WORKPIECES

                            Range of application
                            The Supfina 814 is a vertical one-station Superfinishing machine for large workpieces.
                            The machine is equipped with a workpiece spindle head and a Superfinishing unit.
                            The roughing and the fine-finishing of the workpiece can be done in a time-, feed or gauge controlled process.

                            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                            Length

                            up to 200 mm

                            Diameter
                            up to 400 mm

                            (Working range is flexible depending on actual application. Standard range)

                            Details
                            Machine design with vertical spindles

                            • Suitable for large and heavy workpieces
                            • High degree of flexibility
                            • All-purpose concept
                            • Easy to integrate
                            Customized equipment
                            • Diamond / CBN or conventional abrasives
                            • Touch control and NC-feed slide for best ­control and accuracy of stock removal
                            • All three different Finishing strategies are ­possible: time- controlled, feed-controlled or gauge-controlled processes
                            • Roughing and fine-finishing processes
                          • Supfina Face

                          • SUPFINA FACE – THE NEW ROTARY TRANSFER MACHINE GENERATION

                            Range of application
                            Trendsetting in flat finishing

                            Supfina Face – the new rotary transfer machine generation: a flexible rotary transfer solution with a unique machine structure allowing the highest production volumes while also being flexible for maximum cost efficiency.

                            Flat finishing - Uniquely flexible
                            With the Face series, Supfina provides the ultimate solution for versatile flat finishing for medium and large workpiece volumes – fast and flexible.
                            Components from the fields of injection technology, transmission components, hydraulic or engine parts can be produced with the tightest tolerances in the tenth micrometer range and with the highest reliability and efficiency.

                            Flat Finishing for changing requirements
                            The development of the Face series was based on the general standards of: cost efficiency, flexibility, safety and environment.
                            These words are not just buzzwords but stand for specific targets for Supfina in implementing this new face finishing machine generation. This trendsetting machine is designed for continuously changing production requirements so that the machine can be set up extremely quickly with software-supported setup processes. The omission of cooling systems allows a very high degree of energy efficiency.
                            Retooling and setup can be done conveniently and easily. Supfina has arranged all elements required for this in ergonomically optimal positions.

                            TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                            Workpiece length

                            up to 200 mm

                            Workpiece diameter
                            up to 200 mm

                            Machining diameter
                            up to 150 mm

                            Superfinishing Units
                            up to 7

                            Chuck
                            up to 8

                            Process integration
                            Flat finishing with cup wheels, brush deburrers, size measurement, tape finishing

                            Details
                            Facts - Key Features

                            • Vertical spindle orientation for highest precision
                            • Fast setup processes through software-supported adjustment of the machining unit
                            • Bridge construction for maximum stiffness
                            • Optimal accessibility for retooling and maintenance tasks
                            • External loading by robots and gantry systems possible
                            • Integrated loading systems available
                            • Integrated fire extinguishing system for optimal safety
                            • Maximum energy efficiency by omitting cooling systems
                            • Supfina IQ-Finish process control for continuously best results and high quality
                            • Best possible work ergonomics
                        • LeanSystems

                        • Depending on the number of workpieces to be finished and on their geometric dimensions, Superfinishing attachments can be used on conventional grinding or turning machines.
                              • Superfinishing Attachments

                              • Depending on the number of workpieces to be finished and on their geometric dimensions, Superfinishing attachments can be used on conventional grinding or turning machines.

                                The machines are operated manually; optional programmable control units are available.

                                Superfinishing attachments can also be integrated into CNC finishing machines, where the individual functions of the attachment and the finishing parameters are controlled by the machine's control unit.

                                Advantages of Supfina attachments:

                                • Tape finishing machines:
                                change-over from tape to stone finishing possible; dry finishing possible
                                • Pneumatic finishing machines:
                                robust and low-cost allround machines, low small space requirements
                                • Mechanical finishing machines:
                                impressively smooth run properties, parameter stability even at varying loads
                                • Spherical finishing machines:
                                High-precision finishing of flat and spherical surfaces
                          • LeanCostMachines

                          • Lean Cost Machines will be introduced in cases where inexpensive production solutions are needed on short-notice. This is possible because the Lean Cost Machines are built using a modular, thus very flexible, machine concept as well as through the means of relevant series production.

                            The Supfina LeanCostMachine® is a modular machine concept, which allows for the use of stone finishing, tape finishing, cup-wheel finishing and also brushing.

                            The coolant system of the Supfina LeanCostMachine® can be outfitted to use an emulsion-based coolant or a finishing oil-based coolant in either flood or mist configurations.

                            It is also well suited to run as a Supfina Dryfinish® system. Both horizontal and vertical configurations are available.
                                • Supfina LeanCostMachine®

                                • VERSATILE PRODUCTION MACHINE FOR SMALL RUNS

                                  Range of application
                                  Supfina’s new LeanCostMachine® offers optimal versatility for superfinishing small and medium-size runs of parts — economically and flexibly. Its modular system — equipped with state-of-the-art technology — meets the highest standards for quality and process dependability, especially for the automotive industry and its OEM suppliers as well as the hydraulics, aerospace, power generation, and medical technology industries.
                                  The LeanCostMachine® can be equipped with preassembled modules designed to match specific machining tasks. Whether fixed in place, manually adjustable, or NC-controlled, up to six Supfina attachments for stone and tape finishing can be used at the same time as the brushing and polishing attachments.
                                  Thanks to its unique design, all of the modules can be integrated into the machine with little effort. Not only did we account for the optimal configuration of the various Supfina attachments, all of the additional machine assemblies — switch cabinet, safety cover, attachment mount, and operating panel — can be fitted to ready-made holders or be bolted to predefined locations based on production needs.
                                  The machine can easily be configured to match installation and workpiece-feed conditions on-site. Standardization of all of the assemblies ensures short delivery times, easy expansion, and the highest quality in terms of machine construction and products finished.
                                  The Supfina LeanCostMachine® is affordable, versatile, and fit for the future.

                                  TECHNICAL SPECIFICATIONS
                                  Floor space required in mm:

                                  2684x1788 including coolant filtration trolley

                                  Paint finish:
                                  black/gray with red stripe

                                  Distance between centers in mm:
                                  40 – 800

                                  Center height in mm:
                                  1110 from floor level
                                  260 from machine table

                                  Electric power supply:
                                  400 volts / 50 Hz with neutral lead

                                  Compressed air supply:
                                  4.5 – 6.0 bar

                                  Loading:
                                  manually, by hand

                                  Controller:
                                  Siemens CPU-315-F with KP700 Comfort Panel

                                  Superfinishing tools:
                                  Superfinishing tape or stone, cup wheel, brushing and polishing disk

                                  Coolant rinse:
                                  Emulsion, oil, or dry

                                  Details
                                  Attachment mount
                                  As many as six Supfina attachments can be fitted to the NC slide or dovetail guide, or they can be installed permanently on the machine base.
                                  Workpiece holder
                                  We provide exactly the right workpiece-clamping system for every machining process. The changeover is quick and cost effective.
                                   
                                  • Between centers
                                  • Three-jaw chuck
                                  • Collet
                                  • Centerless on roller
                                  Workpiece feed
                                  Here, too, the Supfina LeanCost¬Machine® demonstrates exceptional flexibility both in its standard configuration and after retooling.
                                  Workpieces can be placed manually in adjustable workpiece holders. They also can be positioned automatically or by an optional infeed system from above, from the front, or from the side. Such automated integration into a production line is fast and easy.
                                  Machine base
                                  The machine is available as two different types. The standard version will take a maximum of three attachments, while the extended version will take up to six.
                                  Operating panel
                                  The LeanCostMachine® can be equipped with either a permanently attached control panel or a portable operating panel.
                                  Switch cabinet
                                  The switch cabinet can be placed on any one of three sides of the machine. 
                            • SpeedFinish®

                            • Glass production

                              Over the centuries, glass has taken on an increasingly important role in our lives and the trend is likely to continue in the future. Building frontages made of special-purpose glass, for example, enable environmentally-friendly building management coupled with completely new design possibilities. Applications using glass are increasing in the field of solar energy and, in the automotive industry, state-of-the-art glass is offering new freedoms.

                              Although the basic principles of glass manufacture have remained unchanged for years, today’s production processes present a new array of challenges to be overcome.

                              New shapes, faster, better, cheaper – these are the requirements: and Supfina’s top-grade technology is designed to satisfy them..

                              Printing, paper and film rollers

                              It is not only glass manufacture that requires perfectly smooth surfaces. The printing industry, paper manufacture and the production of film all depend on high-precision rollers. The quality of the final product is directly linked to the surface quality of the rollers, which includes both the exact shape of the rollers and the smoothness of their surfaces.

                              Supfina technology is the ideal answer when it comes to the economical manufacture and maintenance of these rollers.
                                  • Supfina SpeedFinish®

                                  • THE FASTER FINE GRINDING

                                    Range of application
                                    SpeedFinish® technology was ­developed in order to combine the advantages of grinding and ­superfinishing into one process. That means creating a homogenous surface free of grind marks in as little time as possible.

                                    Details
                                    The process

                                    Higher stock removal in comparison to ­superfinishing
                                    Dry processing due to lower heat generation
                                    Simple operation and process stability

                                    The surface optics

                                    • Superfinishing optics are avoided
                                    • Generation of a finely-ground surface structure
                                    • Homogenous surface profile free of grind marks
                                    The Cost Effectiveness
                                    • Longer service life of the workpieces
                                    • Shorter processing time in comparison to grinding
                                    • Smaller investment in comparison to a traditional grinding machine
                              • Technology

                              • TECHNOLOGY FOR EVERY SURFACE. WE ARE THE SPECIALISTS.

                                All that shines…is not necessarily smooth – unless it was processed in a special-purpose Supfina machine to produce the ideal surface.

                                Whether visible or concealed, in the household, the car or on the high seas – it is both amazing and fascinating to discover the many and varied products and applications that use superfinishing and grinding technologies made possible by Supfina.

                                Supfina, with its state-of-the-art technology founded on its traditional roots has perfected the technology required today for excellent surface finishes. Our continual research efforts contribute to the development of cutting-edge surface finishing technology to enable us to build machines of the highest quality to empower our customers to achieve the high standards of functional surfaces they require.
                                  • Superfinish

                                  • WHAT IS SUPERFINISHING? THE PERFECT FINISH.

                                    Tape and stone superfinishing
                                    Superfinishing is a chip removing machining process. But not one that is comparable to any other. In contrast to the classic lathe turning and grinding methods, there is full surface contact between the tool and the workpiece.

                                    This is precisely the feature that produces the unique characteristics of a perfectly machined surface. This is superfinishing!

                                    By overlaying workpiece rotation and tool oscillation, each individual grain travels along a sinusoidal line – a feature typical for this process.

                                    All the grinding grains in contact with the workpiece create a machining pattern by means of overlaying individual sinusoidal lines that cross each other at a particular angle. This generates a specific, defined pattern of grooves and plateaux, which, in turn, results in the particular advantages of the superfinishing process. The grooves act as channels to aid uniform distribution of the lubricant, while the plateaux guarantee a high percentage contact area.

                                    The tools in use here are either ­bonded grinding compound on a ­solid substrate, such as ceramic, or on a flexible backing such as a ­textile tape.

                                    Uniform lubricant distribution, higher bearing ratio, improved microgeometry, optimized peak heights – this is workpiece quality made by superfinishing.

                                    Machinable materials
                                    The materials used today are many and varied. It is not only steel in all its many alloys and qualities that can be machined using Supfina machines. The superfinishing process is suitable for all those materials that can be machined with geometrically undefined cutting edges.

                                    These materials include ceramic, plastic, monocrystalline silicon, cast iron and non-ferrous metals.

                                    But such coatings as tungsten carbide, chromium and copper are also processed in Supfina machines to provide them with the perfect surface finish.
                                    • Machining of various materials using superfinishing technology
                                    • The right machining process for each specific workpiece
                                    • The right superfinishing system for the current requirement
                                  • Precision Abrasive Finishing

                                  • What is the best process for producing flat surfaces with the highest precision? Given the wide range of applications for an enormous variety of workpieces, this question poses great challenges for manufacturers.
                                    Supfina has the answer — and three superior methods for getting the job done: double-disk grinding, flat finishing, and fine grinding.

                                    Double-disk grinding
                                    Considered one of the “classic” grinding processes, double-disk grinding is performed when both sides of a workpiece must be ground so that both surfaces are exactly plane and parallel. The workpiece is not fixed for this process. Instead, it is loosely placed in the “nest” of the workpiece carrier. Then both sides of the workpiece are simultaneously machined between two grinding wheels. The upper grinding wheel is adjusted with the “tilt” navigation setting, which allows the upper wheel to maintain the desired angle with the lower wheel. Thus, the gap between the grinding wheels is greater on the infeed side than on the outfeed, resulting in the required amount of stock removal.
                                    Through regular dressing, the grinding wheels maintain their form and sharpness.

                                    Flat finishing
                                    Flat finishing is primarily the process of using a cup wheel to machine a workpiece’s face. The workpiece is clamped in a chuck and rotated. The rotating cup wheel is then precisely advanced to the workpiece’s surface.
                                    Precision slides allow the finishing unit to be adjusted in multiple directions — thus giving the workpiece a characteristic “cross-hatch” pattern, in addition to concave or convex adjustments. With these capabilities a flat, concave, convex, or spherical surface can be produced. One key difference between double-disk grinding and flat finishing is that, for the latter process, the tool is self-dressed during the machining of components and regular wheel dressing is not necessary.

                                    Fine grinding
                                    Fine grinding is also used when workpieces require both surfaces to have plane parallelism, but with more precision than can be achieved with double-disk grinding. Workpieces are placed in carriers that have teeth on the outside diameter. An inner pin ring rotates the carriers as they shift on a stationary outer pin ring in an orbiting manner. Machining takes place between two rotating grinding wheels. The optimal machining force is applied by the upper wheel, which is mounted on an oscillating pendulum. Fine grinding’s central feature is that a fixed number of parts can be processed simultaneously, or in batches.
                                    Each of these machining technologies has its particular strengths. For maximum stock removal as well as output of finished workpieces, double-disk grinding is preferred. For example, within large-scale production, single cams can be ground with a cycle time of fewer than 0.5 seconds with a continuous-feed loading system.
                                    However, for maximum precision and size accuracy, fine grinding is preferred. Hydraulic components, for example, can be finished with an accuracy of ± 0.001 mm.
                                    Flat finishing distinguishes itself in that workpieces are clamped, therefore making the clamped surface a geometric reference point for perpendicularity and flatness. Thus, in the case of transmission components, the perpendicularity of flat surfaces and bores can be ensured.
                                  • SpeedFinish®

                                  • Supfina’s SpeedFinish® technology was developed to combine the advantages of grinding with those of superfinishing, i.e. to achieve high ­removal volumes in the shortest possible finishing times while achieving homogenous surface roughness free of half-moon markings.

                                    The name says it all: it is not only called SpeedFinish®, this system is faster than comparable processes. Workpieces are machined at high speed, which reduces the machining process by as much as 75 percent.

                                    This improves efficiency while, at the same time, improving competitive advantage thanks to reduced costs.