Cutting solutions for heavy machining

Customer-specific tools for equipping large turning machines

For us, the development of innovative solutions for turning, grooving and milling large components is not a niche area, but rather has played an important role in our company for decades. Thanks to continuous development work, the CERATIZIT product portfolio now encompasses a wide range of cutting materials, cutting inserts and tools for heavy grooving, turning and milling work. The product portfolio covers the whole area of heavy machining, making CERATIZIT a full-service provider in the heavy duty segment. Alongside developing and recommending suitable cutting materials and tools, our area of speciality is an individual analysis with suggestions for optimising your processes. Trust in our many years of experience and use our skills to secure your success.

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Wind turbines

→ The gearbox, rotor bearing and the azimuth bearing are mounted on the main carrier.

→ A gearbox bearing is a pivot bearing that drives the drive shaft to guarantee the function of the gearbox.

→ The rotor hub is located in the centre of the rotor and is connected to the rotor blades, the gearbox and the generator.

→ A large slewing ring connects the tower to the gondola. Three further slewing rings connect the rotor blades to the rotor hub.

→ The shaft transfers the rotor motion to the rotors of the generator.

Water turbines

→ Operating a Pelton turbine is particularly cost effective when there are large drops between 50 to 1500 m and smaller water quantities. The Pelton turbine is primarily used in storage power plants.

→ Kaplan turbines are best suited to use when there are low to lowest drops and large, fluctuating flow rates. This means the Kaplan turbine is perfect for large run-of-river power stations.

→ The Francis turbine is the most widely used turbine type among all water turbines. They are installed with drops of approx. 20 m to 700 m and achieve an efficiency factor of up to 90%. 

Gas- and steam turbines

→ These shafts are driven by a supply of electrical or thermal energy.

→ Turbine blades are rotating components that are fitted modularly onto a turbine wheel.

→ The turbine is housed in the turbine casing. It is subjected to high temperatures and high pressures.

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Special tools & semi-standard tools

We test a variety of tool characteristics and tailor them to your machining requirements so that you receive a tool that perfectly meets the conditions of your process. Whether it’s design, cutting edge geometry or coatings – every tool is individually designed for you and made in our factory to strict quality guidelines.  

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