Linear motors

on X and Y axes

AM5000 control system

for faster processing

HSK40F taper

provides increased rigidity and accuracy for improved
tool surface finish results

FX7 Linear: The latest technology machine for full production

For customers that require increased flexibility or more spindle power, or increased automation capacity that a robot can provide, the FX7 Linear offers these. The FX7 Linear offers a wide range of options for those looking to increase productivity and accuracy. Available is an optional 6-station wheel changer for automatic loading of wheel packs and coolant manifolds, and also robot loader options with capacity to load up to 840 tools. 

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.
    COMPACT MACHINE FOOTPRINT
    Small machine footprint with a large working envelope.
    HANDHELD REMOTE PENDANT
    Provides operators with easier access to the machine during setup.
    CONTROL PANEL
    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 19 kW (25.5 HP) peak 8.2 kW (11 HP) S1
    Wheel Packs 2 x Ø 203 mm (8”) max with Robot wheelchanger: 6 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")
    Loader Type AR300 loader (option) Fanuc loader (option) loads tools & wheels
    Max. Tool Capacity (with loader) AR300 loader: 340 x Ø 3 mm 200 x Ø 6 mm 80 x Ø 12 mm Fanuc loader: 840 x Ø 3 mm 520 x Ø 6 mm 221 x Ø 12 mm
    Drive System Linear Motor
    Dimensions 1930 mm (76”) W 1800 mm (70”) D 1810 mm (71”) H

Applications

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 FX7?
Maximum wheel pack weight is 6.5 kg for 2-station wheel changer, or 5.5 kg for 6-station wheel changer (total wheel pack assembly + coolant manifold)
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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