Case Study: Gilman Provides Solution For Precision Lawn Mower Blade Machining

Manufacturers worldwide rely on Gilman Precision to design solutions for producing products that you use every day. For example, when an OEM manufacturer needed to make a machine that would produce a large amount of lawn mower blades, they chose Gilman Precision to design and build the main slide and spindle components.

Designing and Building a Custom Component with Expert Knowledge

The solution consists of a custom-designed, belt-driven spindle mounted on compounded hardened way slides that are driven with precision ground ball screws to provide the necessary accuracy. The slides are compounded on angle brackets that provide the critical angular tolerances. They are hard-plumbed and supplied with the necessary safety stops and way covers for protection.

The result is a complex, specialized component that will reliably aid the machine in producing lawn mower blades. So next time you’re out mowing your lawn, you can thank Gilman for assisting in your everyday tasks.

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