Chevalier Machinery, Inc.

Booth: S-8986 Pavilion: Metal Cutting

9925 Tabor Place
Santa Fe Springs, CA 90670
P: 562-903-1929
F: 562-903-3959

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Chevalier’s FSG Series Double-Column Fixed Beam Grinder

Chevalier’s FSG Series Double-Column Fixed Beam Grinder

Easy To Set-up, Program And Operate; Exceeds The Most Rigirous Demands.

Chevalier customers in a wide range of industries like what they see in the FSG-4080DC series double-column fixed beam grinders. They say the grinders are easy to set-up, program and operate and exceed the most rigorous demands for rigidity, accuracy and speed. All while providing an enormous grinding area.

“With the options in the market within our target group of machines, the Chevalier FSG series stood out as the choice product,” said Brian Young, general manager of Erie Precision Grinding in Pennsylvania. “It provides an easy to use interface, full CNC control system, total workpiece capacity and the rigidity and accuracy of the dual column design.” Young said his high expectations for the FSG Series has been meet.

“Now that we have completed a number of workpieces, I am truly impressed by its performance,” he added. “By meeting my expectations, it has exceeded what I thought was possible over such a large platform.  The operator interface, intuitive programming and speed are all working together to provide an exceptional piece of equipment capable of servicing our customers effectively and efficiently.

The user-friendly conversational programming features:
•    Smart-III CNC PC based control and Microsoft Win CE platform
•    Patented designed table stroke can be adjusted from screen
•    Conversational graphic program for grinding and dressing
•    Standard can cycles: step surface, slice and crisscross cycles
•    Switch between manual, semi-automatic, fully automatic or CNC
•    Automatic wheel dressing can be done while machining or at the end of a cycle
•    Simplified data transfer using Ethernet/intranet data saving and transfer, USB port and CF card port
•    Grinding simulation mode executable through MPG and variable pitch/depth slicing capability

FSG Series Double Column Grinders have large-capacity table size, starting at 40" x 60", with a part load of up to 17,600 lbs.

Chevalier’s patented elevation guideways and spindle structure have four heavy-duty square slideways that provide maximum rigidity and heavy-duty grinding capacity. The spindle head on the Y-axis runs on four hardened, ground and wider guides traveling on Turcite-B anti-friction material. A worm gear reducer and servo motor coupled with a
high-accuracy ballscrew and a pneumatic counterweight balance system ensures smooth movement and prevents the head from crashing in case of a power failure.

A high-precision, cartridge-type spindle is equipped with four Class 7 (P4) angular contact ball bearings and a set of NN- type, precision-needle roller bearings.

Special grease suitable for high-speed rotation comes loaded, with no additional lubrication required. The cartridge ID is grooved to accommodate an optional oil-cooling device to minimize heat displacement.

Chevalier’s base and table design features Meehanite cast iron throughout. The table X-axis is coated with Turcite-B and travels on the hardened and grounded double “V” base guideway for years of smooth, stick-slip-free precision movement. A hydraulic cylinder drives the table, providing very smooth movement even under heavy loads. Chevalier’s customized and computerized controls allow the machine to precisely execute concave and convex grinding.

For more information, contact: Johnson Lan, of Chevalier Machinery Inc., at (562) 903-1929 or email: or visit us on the web at

Company Description

About Chevalier Machinery
Established more than 30 years ago, Chevalier Machinery USA is a leading manufacturer of grinding, turning and milling machining centers. Our machines are assembled in our own 9001-certified facilities that include departments for R&D, machining, sheet metal production and electronics. We provide superior solutions to our clients in a variety of industries, including aerospace, automotive, construction, defense, wind turbine, gas and oil products, medical, printing, semiconductor, mold and tool and die. Chevalier regularly exhibits its products at well-attended national and international trade shows. And with our extensive network of well-qualified dealers, Chevalier offers on-time delivery, fast service and competitive pricing.

Chevalier Machinery is the United States branch company of Falcon Machine Tools, a Taiwanese-based machine tool manufacturer with branches and agents in Europe, the Middle East, Mainland China, South America and the U.S. Established in 1978, Falcon is a publicly traded company listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange. Chevalier’s impressive showroom, main parts, warehousing, distribution and training/tech-support center is in the Los Angeles suburb of Santa Fe Springs.

Chevalier’s Research and Development
Our state-of-the-art R&D division includes design, prototype development, applications, electrical and electronics. The CAD division uses 3-D/Pro-E software that enables design engineers to achieve finite element analysis and dynamic simulation through all phases of the design process. This ensures maximum accuracy, flexibility and rigidity of all Chevalier machines.

Chevalier’s Manufacturing Facility
All precision machining projects are completed in-house with dedicated, top-notch CNC manufacturing machines. All structural assembly work, including electrical and controls, are mastered by our team of highly trained and experienced assembly engineers.

Quality Control
Chevalier follows the most-stringent quality control process, from casting to assembly to final testing. We have been a quality control leader since our inception, garnering almost every QC award in the world. All of our machines after assembly are measured and calibrated by state-of-the-art laser calibration and ball bar test equipment. This ensures precise verification and compensation of our machines, resulting in increased accuracy and repeatability. Engineers, who oversee inspection stations, design our machines to ensure that all aspects of the manufacturing process meet the designer’s specific requirements.

Sales, Service and Parts
Customer satisfaction is always the highest priority at Chevalier. Our knowledgeable service engineers, technicians and sales representatives travel around the world to provide assistance to our dealers and end-users. Our after-sales service fleet is available to our service engineers and technicians. Chevalier’s expert network of dealers in more than 80 countries is thoroughly trained to adhere to Chevalier’s superior customer service standards. Our modern warehouse facility in the Los Angeles area maintains a comprehensive inventory of parts for all machines sold in the United States and Canada. A well-educated staff also conducts thorough service training programs for our dealers and end-users.

Product Categories
  • Accugrind
Languages Spoken in Booth
  • Chinese
  • French
  • Spanish
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