automated grinder

Fully Automated Systems highest degree of automation in metallographic sample preparation

The compact automated unit Qpol 250 BOT combines grinding and polishing station, ultrasonic cleaning station, media changer, dosing system and an integrated settling tank into one machine and is seamlessly integrated into the System Lab. Intuitive operation via touchscreen and a user friendly system for tightening and releasing the sample holder allow for quick results. Qpol 250 BOT offers convenience and safety.

Designed and developed by QATM, the compact automated process system (Systemautomat) provides fully automatic grinding and polishing including the cleaning and drying process. The visualized program control detects/records every process making it documentable and repeatable at all times. The stations may be combined in 4 rows or 8 rows as system-integrated versions according to requirements.

Our fully automated grinder / polisher combine the steps of grinding, polishing, cleaning and media exchange into one unit. Automation for your lab!

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Automated grinder machine


  • Country: Czech Republic
  • Name: Automated grinder machine, Czech Republic
  • Implemented by: Jiri Novotny KASKO Praha
  • Date: 2014
  • Control system: Tecomat Foxtrot
  • Software: Mosaic

Company KASKO Praha develops and manufactures single use automated machines like grinder and milling machines.

One of their references is automated grinder machine for inner grinding BD 80 NC, which is designated for grinding of cylinder and cone holes in wide operation range.

As control system for this grinder machine there is used Tecomat Foxtrot.

Electric data

Hardware modules: CP1005+FX7812, IB1301-3x, OS1401-2x, GT1753
Control: axis Z – longitudinal, axis X – transverse, hand disc for both axes
Analogs: rotation of grinder disc and hold spindle
Original machine: hydraulic
New machine: servo motion and ball screws