Revolutionizing Precision: CERATIZIT’s Cutting-Edge Cooling Solutions

At CERATIZIT’s state-of-the-art production facility in Kreckelmoos, cutting-edge KNOLL central cooling lubricant filtration systems are ensuring optimal performance for hundreds of grinding machines. With precision temperature control to within ± 0.2 Kelvin, these systems deliver impeccably cleaned and precisely tempered oil and aqueous solutions, empowering CERATIZIT to achieve unparalleled quality and efficiency in grinding carbide rods and indexable inserts.

With aspirations to become a global leader in the carbide industry, CERATIZIT is leaving no stone unturned. Bolstered by the new production plant in Kreckelmoos, a testament to innovation and excellence, the company is poised for unprecedented growth. This three-storey marvel boasts cutting-edge facilities spanning over 38,000 square meters, providing a conducive environment for over 500 employees.

Tobias Raggl, Head of the Technology Department at CERATIZIT Austria, underscores the strategic significance of the new facility in enhancing production efficiency and fostering growth opportunities. The seamless relocation of over 220 large machines from the lower plant to Kreckelmoos, amidst ongoing production, is a testament to CERATIZIT’s commitment to precision and excellence.

The heart of CERATIZIT’s manufacturing prowess lies in its sophisticated carbide solutions, catering to diverse industries including automotive, aerospace, and medical. However, none of this would be possible without the reliable supply of cooling lubricant to the machines. Recognizing the pivotal role played by KNOLL, CERATIZIT entrusted them with the task of providing cutting-edge cooling lubricant systems for their new facility.

Comprising two central systems, tailored to handle oil and aqueous solutions, KNOLL’s MicroPur® ultra-fine filter system ensures pristine lubricant quality at all times. With meticulous attention to detail, these systems have been meticulously designed to meet the exacting standards of CERATIZIT’s precision manufacturing processes.

Anton Pfanner, Maintenance Group Manager at CERATIZIT, attests to the reliability and performance of KNOLL’s systems, emphasizing their critical role in optimizing machining results and minimizing machine wear. The seamless integration of innovative filtration technologies has not only enhanced productivity but also streamlined maintenance efforts, ensuring uninterrupted operations.

Amidst challenges posed by aqueous cooling lubricant solutions, KNOLL’s expertise shines through. By customizing their filtration systems to address specific requirements, KNOLL has successfully overcome hurdles related to micro-air contamination and temperature stability, enabling CERATIZIT to achieve exceptional machining results.

In conclusion, CERATIZIT’s partnership with KNOLL has been instrumental in revolutionizing precision manufacturing. From seamless installation to unparalleled performance, KNOLL’s cutting-edge cooling solutions have propelled CERATIZIT towards its goal of global leadership in the carbide industry.

Original source MMI

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