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Astra, Elite, AR5-E and AR5-ET
Tool and Cutter Grinders - Page 2
Astra AR5-E Home Page

An operation and maintenance manual is available for this machine

For grinding helical cutters a special automatic attachment was provided

Vibration damping support to assist in the grinding of thin slitting saws


A special holder for dies used in Coventry and similar quick-release threading holders

Automatic dividing head for the "copy" sharpening of slitting saws

The standard Universal Dividing Head could be fitted to a rotating slide to sharpen radiusing cutters

Magnetic chuck in use for surface grinding

Motorised workhead, with tailstock, for cylindrical
grinding attachment--this was recommended for use on the AR5-E/ET

The complete cylindrical grinding attachment in place on a AR5-E/ET


Dust-extraction equipment

Now, if my tie is not dragged into the rotating parts I might just be able to remove most of my left hand


Astra AR5-E Home Page

An operation and maintenance manual is available for this machine

Astra, Elite, AR5-E and AR5-ET
Tool and Cutter Grinders - Page 2

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