GS:TEM-100 External Thread Grinder

Drake GS:TEM-100
External Thread Grinder

Ideal for grinding taps and other small cutting tools

Equipped for production thread grinding of parts from 1mm to 10mm diameter by up to 100mm long, Drake’s GS:TEM-100 “Mini” Thread Grinder is ideal for grinding small forming or cutting taps, and is aimed at higher volume, precision threaded parts manufacturers in the cutting tool, automotive, aerospace and small electronics industries.

In addition to taps, the Drake GS:TEM-100 excels at grinding thread rolls, thread gages, worms, ball screws, and aerospace fasteners.

Drake’s forming and cutting tap software, small diameter wheel (200mm) and low-mass wheel axis provide intricate control over the shape of a form tap’s lobes and relief. Drake also provides multi-rib rolls for form or cut taps with topping and chamfer features.

GS:TEM Library

If you’re grinding …

  • Small Taps
  • Thread Rolls
  • Thread Gages
  • Worms
  • Ballscrews
  • E-Steering Components
  • Aerospace Fasteners

…the GS:TEM-100 deserves a look.


Robot Load System

The Drake robot load system is programmed into the machine control by Drake. With three pallets, the system provides consistent handling and maximum throughput for increased productivity and long, unattended runs. The loader will place parts in an inspection portal for periodic verification.

Robot-pallet-loading-system GS-TEM Robot Load Gages

Cell-friendly Footprint

With a cell-friendly footprint, the GS:TEM-100 is easily integrated into manufacturing cells. Only 1.2 m wide x 1.8 m deep and weighing 3,000 kg, it can easily be moved around the shop with a forklift.
 

PartSmart™ Menu Driven Software

Like all Drake grinders the GS:TEM-100 comes equipped with Drake’s PartSmart™ menu-driven software with customer’s parts pre-programmed into its system. No programming knowledge is needed. The operator simply follows the screen prompts and enters the values.

Typical PartSmart™ Menu Entries
NUMBER OF STARTS 00 LEAD 00.00000
THREAD HAND L/R THREAD LENGTH 00.00
BLANK O.D. 0.0000 SIZE COMP 0.00000
TOTAL DEPTH 0.0000 TAPER COMP 0.00000
WHEEL DIAMETER 00.00 FINISH STOCK 0.0000
ROUGH PASSES 00 FINISH PASSES 00
ROUGH WHEEL m/s 00000 FINISH WHEEL m/s 00000
ROUGH WORK mm/m 000 FINISH WORK mm/m 00
DRESS COUNT 00 DRESS WHEEL m/s 0000
DRESS AMOUNT 0.0000 DRESS FEED mm/m 00
ROOT RADIUS 0.000 ROOT FLAT 0.000
CREST RADIUS 0.000