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Drake #12x45, CNC 5-Axis thread grinder, 12" dia. x 45" length, Fanuc OM, CNC dressing

Manufacturer Drake
Model 12X45
Stock # 4135

For Sale by Piselli Enterprises

Gold Level Dealer
Surplus Record Dealer Since 1998


Category: GRINDERS, THREAD, N/C & CNCReference Number: 4135Description:

Drake CNC Thread Grinding Machine
Model 12-45 New 1995/2003
Control: Fanuc O-M 5-Axis CNC Controller
w/AC spindle servo drive

These machines where originally J&L thread grinders, completely stripped and remanufactured by Drake Mfg in Ohio. The machines were designed for the production grinding of several threads, taps,  worms, and external grooves required for customers high accuracy parts such as power steering units, ballscrews, and thread gages.

Machine General part capacities are as follows:

Maximum outside diameter12
Maximum length of part45

Machine Ranges and Specifications: 

Length between Centers1150 mm 
Maximum Thread length500 mm 
Maximum Workpiece Diameter300 mm 
Lead Range0 to 999 mm 
Lead Angle±30°  
Maximum PitchModule 12 mm (17 mm Optional) 
Maximum Form Width25 mm (32 mm Optional) 
Wheel Spindle Power7.5 kW (11 kW Optional) 
Wheel Peripheral Speed(vc is constant) 60 m/s 
Standard Grinding Wheel Range: 
-Outside Diameter380 to 490 mm 
-Width10 to 25 mm (32 mm Optional) 
-Bore254 mm 
Workhead Speed Max300 rpm 
Rapid Return Speed10 m/min 

Total Electrical Requirements 10 kVA (Up to 32 kVA) 
Voltage 200-600 V 
Weight 5,000 kg 
Machine Dimensions: 
Overall 2.3 m L x 1.9 m D x 2.2 m H 
Workholding Height 1.1 m above floor 
Coolant Discharge Height .6 m above floor 
Minimum Coolant Requirements: 
-Grind 30 lpm @ 7 bar 
-Bed Wash 30 lpm @ 1-2 bar 
-Total Flow 60 lpm (15 gpm)
Diamond Roll Dresser: 
-Diameter 114 to 125 mm 
-Width Up to 32 mm 
-Bore 25.4 mm 
-Bolt Circle (3 x M5 SHCS @ 120°) 44.45 mm 

Equipped with The Following: 
Fanuc O-M 5-Axis CNC Controller with A/C servo main spindle motor drive 
Operator panel with Pendant Control
Hollow shaft servo motor on work spindle
Full Drake software package for machine operation and part selection
Integrated CNC Diamond Disc dressing unit (Rear Location)
Wheel Balancing System
Coolant System with paper filtration unit 
Free Standing JIC panel houses the Controls 
Dust Collection/Mist Collection unit 
Trabon Lube System
Stainless Steel Guarding and full enclosure
Books and Manuals

NOTE: Please note that the Machine shares the Filtration unit with it’s sister machine which is a Drake Model 6 x 36 .We are offering out as a special package together! PLEASE INQUIRE!!

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