Fives supports China’s clean energy strategy with contract from major bearing manufacturer
Press release - China, June 24, 2019
Fives has secured an order to supply a Giustina Vertical Single Disc grinding machine to one of the world’s leading bearing manufacturers.
Grinding | Ultra Precision team has been granted an order to supply a cutting-edge technology machine, key to the manufacturing process of special-purpose and high precision bearing rings measuring up to 2 meters in diameter.
The machine will facilitate a significant capacity increase in the production of bearing rings, which will be used for the wind power market in China. Increased production of wind turbines is critical to China’s clean energy strategy.
Fives’ Grinding | Ultra Precision solution was chosen for this project due to unique advantages provided by the Giustina RP product range’s state-of-the-art capabilities. The machine is a single-disc vertical surface grinder, capable to guarantee best manufacturing competitiveness thanks to its capability to produce high precision components with a reduced cycle times. This machine is essential to the customer’s manufacturing process as a critical operation in ensuring overall quality of the finished bearings.
Within Fives, Grinding | Ultra Precision team is proud of this achievement and their contribution towards clean energy and a sustainable environment for the future.