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985rtNo. 985 is an 850ºF (454ºC), electrically-heated universal style oven from Grieve, currently used for heating the end of an aluminum rod at the customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36” W x 36” D x 36” H.  18 kW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the oven chamber, while a 600 CFM, 1/2-HP recirculating blower provides front to rear universal airflow to the workload.


This Grieve universal oven features 6” insulated walls, aluminized steel exterior, Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior, single front door with five 3” diameter ports and two 6” diameter ports equipped with slide dampers, plus an 8” x 10” Pyrex/Vycor viewing window and interior oven light.


Controls on No. 985 include a digital programming temperature controller, manual reset excess temperature controller with separate contactors and recirculating airflow safety switch.

For more information, please contact: THE GRIEVE CORPORATION, 500 Hart

Road, Round Lake, Illinois 60073-2835 USA.  Phone: (847) 546-8225.  Fax: (847) 546-

9210.  Web: Email: Attention: Frank


IMTS14-ReceptionIf you missed IMTS 2014, here’s what attendees saw at Siemens booth E-5010:

  • SINUMERIK 808D / 808D Advanced CNC — the perfect, pre-configured CNC for basic, standard machines
  • SINUMERIK 828D / 828D Basic — advanced CNC that’s made easy
  • The SINAMICS drive platform
  • Our family of SIMOTICS servo-, linear-, torque- and main spindle motors
  • Solutions for aerospace, automotive, power generation and medical part manufacturing
  • The CAD/CAM/CNC process chain
  • New innovations for additive and hybrid machining
  • Live presentations and technical seminars throughout the week

For more information:

For additional photos of the event:

Download the Siemens Customer Booklet: IMTS 2014 Siemens Customer Booklet

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390 Kent Avenue
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Phone: 847-640-1595
Fax: 847-437-0784
Attention:  John Meyer, Manager, Marketing Communication

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882 GrieveNo. 882 is a specially-designed 500°F electric top-loading oven from Grieve, currently in use for testing downhole oil field equipment.  Workspace dimensions of this unit measure 300”W x 12”D x 18”H.  34.8kW installed in Nichrome wire elements heat the workspace, while a 600 CFM horizontal front-to-rear airflow is provided by two 3-HP recirculating blowers.

The unit features an aluminized steel interior and exterior with 4” thick insulated walls, a reinforced 1/4” steel plate workspace floor to hold a 5,000 lb. Distributed load, a motor-operated rear-hinged door and a front flush-mounted control panel.  The oven is supported on eight swivel casters with swivel locks and brakes for mobility.

No. 882 also includes a digital indicating temperature controller, a manual reset excess temperature controller with separate heating element control contactors and a recirculating blower airflow safety switch.

For more information, please contact:

500 Hart Road
Round Lake, IL  60073-2898
Phone:  (847) 546-8225
Fax:  (847) 546-9210
Attention:  Frank Calabrese, VP

Gehring showcases their latest modular honing machines of the Lifehone and Powertrainhone series, complete portfolio and latest technologies at the IMTS!

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI – At IMTS 2014, Gehring will feature its new line of modular honing machines for precision metal components. Several machines from its new modular standard product families will be on display. These modular standard machines offer a systematic approach that is advantageous in establishing a highly efficient manufacturing process.

Integrating the technologies of the Gehring Group into these new modular product standards, the lifehone and powertrainhone will make their debut at the McCormick Center.

Small bore diameters often place different demands on the production technology than large ones. Due to customer requests and feedback from the market, we are showcasing our new lifehone machine with market proven components in a modular design. This new machine with inner column construction combines modern design with optimized accessibility. The rotary table is placed around the inner column so we can guarantee a quick access to the process stations, a good overview and a quick and easy changeover.

Alternatively equipped with a six or eight sided inner column you can fix up to 7 honing spindles. With this we can assure short cycle times and multistep processes. Pre and post gauging stations are fixed on the opposite side to optimize the interior space the best way possible. The compact design is resulting low space requirement in your facility. The Gehring Operator Panel can be led around the machine so that it is easily visible from any location, thus ensuring optimum flexibility and ease of use.


Gehring lifehone

All of our lifehone machines are characterized by ease of use and high performance. The lifehone can be constructed as a multi-spindle transfer solution for mass production, or as a single-spindle design for small production batches as well. You will find the right solution for your requirements and process conditions in our portfolio.

The powertrainhone is also part of a new machine generation with a unique modular concept. The innovative modular design system is comprised of standardized functional components which can be combined with tailor-made honing centers. This groundbreaking configuration enables new freedom and flexibility in production compared to modern hone systems with a conventional layout.

Gehring will also present its entire portfolio of honing technologies and services, from position and form honing, laser structuring to contract honing, displays of our tooling and abrasives, as well as a technical presentation titled “Honing of Thermal Coated Cylinder Bores” scheduled for Tuesday September 9, 2014 at 11.00am -11.55am by Mr. Gerhard Flores at the IMTS technical conference.

Gehring Honing Technologies invites manufacturers to visit them at booth N-6740 to meet with technology experts to discuss production honing solutions for the automotive and commercial vehicle, aerospace & defense, oilfield, job shop and other metal working industries. For more information on the Gehring product line and portfolio of honing solutions, please visit our website

Contact for press and publishers:

Rita Conroy-Martin
Gehring L.P.
24800 Drake Road
Farmington Hills, MI 48335
Tel +1 (734) 395 2514
Cell +1 734 926 7538
Fax+1 (248) 478 9787

797_Grieve_OvenNo. 797 is a 260ºF (127ºC), electrically-heated, Class 100 cleanroom cabinet oven from Grieve, currently used for drying coatings onto printed circuit boards at the customer’s facility.  Workspace dimensions of this oven measure 36” W x 36” D x 39” H.  20 kW are installed in Incoloy-sheathed tubular elements to heat the oven chamber, while a 1000 CFM, 1-1/2-HP recirculating blower provides horizontal airflow to the workload.

This Grieve cleanroom cabinet oven features 4” insulated walls, Type 304, 2B finish stainless steel interior with continuously back-welded seams, exterior finished with white epoxy paint, #4 brushed stainless steel door cover and control panel face, 30” x 24” x 6” thick stainless steel high-temperature HEPA recirculating filter, plus all safety equipment for handling flammable solvents, including explosion-venting door hardware.

Controls on No. 797 include a digital indicating, programming temperature controller and SCR power controller.

For more information, please contact:

500 Hart Road
Round Lake, IL  60073-2898
Phone:  (847) 546-8225
Fax:  (847) 546-9210
Attention:  Frank Calabrese, VP