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High Versatility with Toyoda’s Universal Grinding Machine

Jan 01, 2019

Press_Release_High Versatility with Toyoda’s Universal Grinding Machine

Achieve a wide range of flexibility with a grinding machine that allows switching between straight and angular configurations producing highly accurate workpieces. Toyoda’s newly launched GL4i - SWITCH universal grinding machine features an adjustable wheelhead offering the capability to grind as either plain or angle-head. The GL4i – SWITCH’s wheelhead manually swivels to 0, 30, or 45 degrees for a flexible grinding solution.

With both ease of changeover as a job shop machine or high-production manufacturing, the GL4i - SWITCH grinder excels in the most demanding applications. The model features a patented Toyoda Stat Bearing and Floating Plate technology to ensure high accuracy positioning and all new reinforced cast iron bed improving thermal displacement and coolant evacuation. The SWITCH machine’s Toyopuc Touch conversational control includes a wide variety of canned cycles, intuitive and easy-to-learn data entry capabilities, and visualization of equipment status for smart manufacturing.

Gearing up for large part grinding applications, Toyoda’s GL4i – SWITCH model comes with a 500 mm (19.7”) up to 2,000 mm (78.7”) distance between center, up to 400 mm (15.7”) swing, and increased part capacity up to 300 kg (661 lbs.). To learn more about Toyoda’s GL4i – SWITCH series, visit

GL4i-SWITCH Grinding Machine Specifications:

Swing Over Table

Ø 12.6" (320 mm)

Distance Between Centers

19.6” to 78.7” (500 mm to 2,000 mm)

Maximum Load Between Centers

330 lb (150 kg)

Wheel Surface Speed

8,500 SFPM (45 m/s)

About JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation

For more than 30 years, JTEKT Toyoda Americas Corporation has provided an extensive line of CNC machines engineered for innovators and built with the speed, strength and capacity to get the job done. Toyoda’s premier lineup includes horizontal and vertical machining centers, bridge-type mills, turning centers, grinding machines and automation solutions. From job shop applications to high-volume production, thoughtful engineering has been the cornerstone of Toyoda machine tools. Built to be ruggedly tough in high-production environments, Toyoda Americas sparks innovation and efficiency for the technology of tomorrow.

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