This project involves a large crankshaft that drives the slide insert for a food-can lid punching machine. The crankshaft was 90″ L x 8″ Diameter. Processes included grinding the crankshaft, installing the centers and establishing the throw of the crank. Once this was completed the crankshaft was rough turned and the journals were grinded.
|Capabilities Applied/Processes||Engine Lathe
Landis OD Grinder
|Material Used||Forging: exotic material|
|Industry for Use||Food Industry|
|Volume||4-5 per year|
|Overall Part Dimensions||90 in. L x 8 in Dia.|