PECM Issue 43 2020 | Page 126

MACHINING & MACHINERY UNBEATABLE QUALITY COBORN Coborn – The Diamond Grinding Partner of the Future Coborn has a unique, global position supplying specialised, individually built, high-precision equipment to the polycrystalline diamond industry, single crystal diamond and the gemstone industries. Customer care is paramount to Coborn’s company ethos and through global collaboration and partnerships, the company strives to provide its customers with unbeatable quality, reliability and economy. “Coborn is the only global company that is totally focused on grinding and polishing all types of diamonds. Coborn is a vital part of the diamond industry’s value chain,” says Steve Westlake, Managing Director of Coborn. COBORN NAMED IN THE TOP 10 PRECISION MANUFACTURING TECH SOLUTION PROVIDERS FOR 2020 Coborn has been recognised on several occasions for its engineering excellence, most recently named in the Top 10 Precision Manufacturing Tech Solution Providers for 2020 due to be published this month, by US-based “Manufacturing Technology Insights”. The annual listing is comprised of ten companies that are at the forefront of providing Precision Manufacturing Tech solutions and transforming businesses. PG4 ENHANCEMENTS AT GRINDTEC 2020 Coborn will be showcasing the enhancements to its PG4 CNC Planetary Grinding Machine for single crystal diamond (SCD) tool production at this INTRODUCING THE FG1C Coborn is the only global company that is totally focused on grinding and polishing all types of diamonds At GrindTec, Coborn will also introduce the FG1C, which is its state-of-the-art Form Grinding Machine for SCD two-point and four-point tools. The FG1C features; • High-stability granite base. • Fast traverse motion for polishing. • Air bearings on the pivot and main spindle for smooth polishing and low- waviness tools. • Dual position camera. year’s GrindTec Exhibition in Augsburg, Germany from 18 to 21 March 2020. These improvements include; • Acoustic analysis of the polishing process. • High-resolution camera for improved imaging. • Closed loop nano-stop. 126 PECM Issue 43 Robert Bullman, Sales Manager at Coborn, is looking forward to presenting the company’s innovations at GrindTec. The Screwdriver Station for Coborn’s flagship RG9AR (Reciprocating Robot-loading Grinding machine for PCD tools) and the new Coborn Care Service Packages will also be highlighted at the exhibition.