Linear motors

on X and Y axes

AMD5x control system

for faster processing

HSK40F taper

provides increased rigidity and accuracy for improved tool surface finish results

FX3 Linear: The entry level machine with superior technology

The FX3 Linear is an affordable first step into CNC tool grinding, or an economical, superior quality, basic machine. If automation is not required, then the FX3 Linear with its 9.5kW wheel spindle and ample power to cover a wide range of tool applications, is the tool grinder for you. It offers the same software and machine quality that are found in all ANCA machines.

FX Linear

  • Product Details
    The FX Linear machine range is ideal for everything from light manufacturing, to regrinding and full production. Every part on the machine - from the positioning of the grinding wheel on the C-axis centreline to reduce thermal influence, to the ANCA designed linear motors - have been designed to enhance accuracy, increase productivity and make the operator’s day easier.
    Small machine footprint with a large working envelope.
    Provides operators with easier access to the machine during setup.
    19" touch screen with Windows functionality including multi-touch and zoom. Configured to machine so only machine options are displayed on the screen.
  • Technical Specifications

    Machine Specifications

    Machine Structure Single Column
    Spindle Power 9.5 kW (12.7 HP) peak 4.2 kW (5.6 HP) S1
    Wheel Packs 1 x Ø 203 mm (8”) max
    Tool (shank) Diameter Productive up to Ø 12 mm (1/2")
    Tool Length (Max) - flute length may vary depending on tooling (if applicable) 200 mm (8")
    Drive System Linear Motor
    Dimensions 1930 mm (76”) W 1800 mm (70”) D 1810 mm (71”) H
    CNC Details ANCA AMC5, EtherCAT, high performance CNC, 8GB RAM, H/D 64GB SSD, Processor i7, Windows 8
    Machine Colours RAL 7035 / RAL 5008


From endmills to punches, taps and PCD tools, ANCA has the machine that meets all your application needs. Learn how ANCA can help you grind the perfect tool.

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Frequently Asked Questions

What are the axis strokes of the FX?
Use the Axis Strokes advertised via the FX Linear brochure.
What is the maximum wheel pack weight for FX3?
Maximum wheel pack weight is 5 kg (total wheel pack assembly)
What is the largest wheel size allowed?
Maximum wheel diameter is 203mm (8”). 
What tool dimensions can the FX accommodate?
Max. tool dimensions are Ø200mm (7.8”), max. length for OD grinding 200mm (7.8”), max. length when end-face grinding 230mm (9”) and max. weight 20kgs (44lbs). *Depends on the wheels, tools and workholding configuration.

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