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ACME Strip and Coil Grinding Machines

ACME Strip and Coil Grinding Machines

Acme has in-house design and manufacturing capabilities for turnkey systems (including stock handling, in-process gaging, and filtration equipment), with an installed base of systems that spans the globe.

[Manufacturer Introduction]

Since 1910, four generations of the Carlson family have lead the Acme team. Founded on machine tool design and evolving into a robotic material finishing provider, Acme’s singular focus has remained the same: Create cost-effective material removal systems and process solutions to meet complex finishing requirements.

As an exporter of machinery since 1950, Acme was recognized for excellence in advancing the United State’s Export Expansion Program in 1991, when the company received the Presidential “E” Award, and again in 2016 the Company was awarded the Presidential “E Star” Award. During the same year

[Company Capabilities and Resources]

  • Experience
    Acme has over 110 years experience, resulting in the most experienced & knowledgeable application engineers in the metal finishing industry.
  • Certified FANUC Integrator
    Acme is one of the largest FANUC Level IV Certified Servicing Integrators. Products are built to RIA 15.06 safety standards and to UL or CE mark if required.
  • Technology & Innovation
    Acme uses the most up-to-date & state-of-the-art technology for creative engineering designs, software development, system simulations, & offline task programming. Acme provides system integration and intuitive operator interfaces.
  • Service
    Acme provides extensive & comprehensive global customer service, on-site training, documentation & on-site support during and after installation.
  • Made In America
    Acme is headquartered in Auburn Hills, MI U.S.A., with over 85,000 sq. ft. of manufacturing space (two facilities).

[ACME Mission Statement]

We are committed to being a world class organization providing innovative and cost-effective automation solutions for everyday material removal and surface finishing challenges. Our culture drives unparalleled focus on relationships, safety, quality, technology, and profitability.

[ACME Quality Statement]

At Acme, we expect the best from everyone involved in our process, from our employees to our suppliers. With this expectation, Acme is always innovating and looking for ways to achieve optimum results.
We strive to maximize each customer’s productivity and quality while lowering their production cost. This increases customer profit and ensures Acme’s long-term success.

We take pride in communication as the key to high quality. The Acme Team listens to our customers and communicates thoroughly throughout each process solution to ensure consistency, effectiveness, and genuine quality.

[Standard models]

Acme coil grinding systems are used to grind, polish and hairline finish hot and cold-rolled stainless steel coil and sheets. Multiple-head systems are designed to perform top and bottom finishing operations at up to 164 ft. (50m) per minute. Acme has in-house design and manufacturing capabilities for turnkey systems (including stock handling, in-process gaging, and filtration equipment), with an installed base of systems that spans the globe.

[Stainless Steel Sheets and Coil]

  • Hot Rolled: 2.0mm to 6.0mm
  • Cold Rolled: 0.3mm to 2.0mm

[Finishing processes with line speeds of 3 to 50 meters per minute, include]

  • Corrective grinding
  • Salvage grinding
  • Hairline finishing
  • Decorative grinding: #3 & #4 SS Finishes
  • Polishing

Automatic belt tracking and hydraulic/pneumatic belt tensioning ensure optimum consistency and minimized operational costs. The self-cleaning machine base helps eliminate sludge build-up.

[Grinding media used with Acme systems]

  • Abrasive belts (coated abrasive, structured coated abrasive, nylon)
  • Coated abrasive rolls
  • Water soluble oil coolants
  • Mineral oil coolants

[Strip and Coil Accessories]

  • Filtration :
    Pressure Filtration with Drying Cycle for Dry Swarf Discharge
  • Mist-Collection :
    Central Mist Collector
  • Fire Protection :
    Contact ACME for more information about fire protection.
  • Centrifuge :
    Contact ACME for more information about Centrifuge.
  • Briquetter :
    Contact ACME for more information about Briquetter.