Thielenhaus Microfinish | Superfinish Machines, Tools and Service

We are the worldwide leading supplier of customized and intelligent MICROFINISH / SUPERFINISH machines for large, medium or small businesses

Our product portfolio comprises machine tools, tape- and stone-finish attachment devices, tools, processes and technologies for the Microfinish / Superfinish precision machining of different work pieces and surfaces. Microfinish is also known as Superfinish, Finishing or Short Stroke Honing. 

Our products

  • Finishing, grinding and honing in one clamping
    MicroStar FGH

    With MicroStar FSG/EVO, you can perform multiple Microfinishing operations in a single setup.

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  • Superfinish for workpieces with flat and convex surfaces
    MicroStar is the most efficient Microfinish solution for machining workpieces with flat and convex surfaces.
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  • Microfinish/Superfinish of flat surfaces with Thielenhaus NanoStar

    The NanoStar is a cost-effective solution for smaller production volumes of plan or spherical surfaces.

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  • Microfinish of roller bearings with Thielenhaus BearingStar

    The BearingStar is the platform for microfinish machining of ball and roller bearing raceways.

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  • Microfinish of crankshafts with Thielenhaus CrankStar

    The CrankStar was specially developed for microfinishing crankshafts or truck crankshafts.

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  • Microfinish of shafts with Thielenhaus CenterStar

    The CenterStar is the platform for Microfinish / Superfinish machining of shafts.

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  • Microfinish of spherical surfaces with Thielenhaus Sphero

    The Sphero is the Thielenhaus platform for the flexible machining of spherical parts.

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  • Cost-effective microfinish of waves with the Thielenhaus CUBE

    Microfinish of shafts is particularly easy with Thielenhaus' CUBE due to its innovative touchscreen software.

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  • Throughfeed-Microfinish with the Thielenhaus Infinity.

    Infinity is the solution for continuous Microfinish of cylindrical or tapered rollers and shock absorber rods.

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  • Double disc grinding in the pass-through, plunge or oscillation process.
    Double Disc Grinding

    Double-disc grinding machines process flat and stamped parts in a continuous, plunge or oscillating process.

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  • Microfinish on an existing carrier machine i.e. a turning or grinding machine
    Attachment Devices

    Use your existing carrier machine, such as as a turning or grinding machineas a Microfinish platform.

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Service in Thielenhaus Quality

  • Thielenhaus Microfinish Inspections

    Machines are subject to extremely demanding operating conditions. Especially in multi-shift production, production maintenance is key. That's why we use parts and components only from selected suppliers which are of the highest quality.

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  • Thielenhaus Microfinish Modifications
    Machines and processes must continually be adjusted to new tasks. Our service workshop is therefore specialised in the modification and retrofitting of machines as well as parts and general overhaul, which can be conducted either at our facilities or on-site with the customer.
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  • Thielenhaus Microfinish Replacement Parts
    Replacement Parts

    As part of agreements in place with our customers, corresponding replacement parts packages and assembly groups are held ready for use. Upon receipt of a replacement part request before 5 pm, parts will be dispatched on the same working day.

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  • Thielenhaus Microfinish Training
    Product reliability also depends on the machine’s competent operation by a professional. After the plant has been set up, the customer’s staff receive instruction which enables them to safely operate the machine and to familiarise themselves with all the settings necessary for its operation.
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  • Thielenhaus Microfinish Subcontracting
    Benefit from our Microfinish / Superfinish subcontracting from the market leading manufacturer of high precision machine tools. We offer flexible and smart Microfinish solutions ranging from  start-up productions, small and medium lot sizes or prototype processing.
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Roughness before and after microfinish

The highest level of component precision is a prerequisite for better performance, higher operational readiness, longer service intervals and efficiency with regard to the use of energy and raw materials. Performance is greatly improved by the optimal level of surface quality and shape tolerances. This is where the Microfinish process comes into play, which is also known as Superfinish, Finishing or Short Stroke Honing.

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Thielenhaus News

Thielenhaus Microfinish will present trend-setting innovations in the field of surface finishing and geometry improvement at the EMO in Hanover from 16 to 21 September. The EMO will feature exhibitors from all over the world and from all sectors of metalworking technology. Visit our EMO landingpage for more information! You will find us in hall 11 at stand B53 | Thielenhaus EMO Special
The Wuppertal-based family business Thielenhaus Technologies GmbH will be 110 years old on May 1, 2019. From its beginnings as a manufacturer of textile machines, the company has developed into the world market leader in machine tools for surface finishing. The processing of foreign markets has a lng tradition. Today, the company is represented worldwide with eight locations in six countries on four continents. In addition, Thielenhaus Technologies fulfills the requirement of customer proximity through specialized commercial agencies in all major industrialized countries. Since 1955, the globally operating group of companies has included the traditional brand Koellmann, founded in 1904 in Leipzig, which is considered one of the leading German suppliers of heavy-duty standard and special gearboxes as well as diaphragm compressors for the production of oil-free compressed air. The fortunes of the family business are in the third generation by the brothers Dr. Peter Thielenhaus as Managing Director and Dietrich W. Thielenhaus as Chairman of the Advisory Board. With Maya Thielenhaus, the fourth generation has now assumed operational responsibility as a project manager. The manufacturer has always produced groundbreaking innovations. The fact that the long-established [...]
The CIMT - China International Machine Tool Show is one of the world's largest and most influential machine tool trade shows. All renowned engineering companies participate in the exhibition and display the most advanced manufacturing technologies. The rapidly growing trade fair has become an integral part of Thielenhaus Microfinish's trade fair portfolio. Successful on site was a mixed team of employees from our sites Thielenhaus Machinery Shanghai (TMS) and Thielenhaus Technologies (TT) from Wuppertal. Here are some impressions of our stand in Beijing.
Our Swiss colleagues from Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation are looking forward to the upcoming PRODEX show in Basel, May 14 - 17, 2019. Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation will present their innovative and highly flexible CUBE Evo and a wide selection of cost-efficient superfinishing attachment devices at PRODEX. These offer the possibility of performing medium-quality or structuring surface finishing operations on a lathe. You can find out more about Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation at the Basel Trade Fair on the exhibitor page. ➡ You will find us in hall 1 at stand B49 [ Read More ]
As an initiative of the IMTMA, IMTEX is a flagship for the Indian industry. IMTEX is South and Southeast Asia's largest exhibition for the metal industry, showing the latest trends and technological developments. The event attracts visitors from a wide range of manufacturing and ancillary industries. As a key market for Thielenhaus Microfinish India (TMI) we had a very impressive booth on this show. Get some impressions from the show with our exhibition planner.
In Switzerland, the Thielenhaus Superfinish Innovation AG in Matzingen are responsible for Microfinish machines and attachment devices. We have grown rapidly in the last few years since our founding and are therefore looking for motivated new employees. Are you interested? Then apply here for the following jobs (German job description): ▶ Process Specialist / Operations Manager (m/w):▶ Polymechanic (m/w): Nothing found? Then take a look at the Thielenhaus career portal:
Once again, Thielenhaus Technologies was included in the list of "hidden champions" of the renowned Wirtschaftswoche. Those who want to secure a place in the world market leader index, which is created by the renowned University of St. Gallen, must meet strict criteria: ✓ Companies must have the highest or second highest market share in their segment✓ Your annual turnover must exceed 50 million euros✓ Of which companies must generate at least half abroad✓ In addition, world market leaders must be active on at least three continents If you also want to work for a hidden champion, you should apply quickly in our career area.
Regarding the large amount of trade fairs and congresses on the topic of superfinishing with Thielenhaus participation, it is hard to keep track of things. Good that we have prepared the Thielenhaus trade fair planner. On this page you will find all our upcoming trade fair participations as well as a comprehensive archive of past events. Also, there are many pictures of our booths and impressions of our team. Click here to see more.
Maya Thielenhaus is the fourth generation of her family to enter into the business, and has been with the company since 1 November. For the three years prior to her appointment, Ms. Thielenhaus was employed as a project manager at a renowned consultancy firm. Before this she was employed in Montevideo (Uruguay) as a business analyst at one of the largest providers of shipping, port and logistics services in South America. Her key tasks here were the analysis and optimisation of company-internal work flows and process development. During her studies at Maastricht University (Netherlands), Ms. Thielenhaus completed her Masters in “Strategy & Innovation” in 2012, and prior to that received her Bachelor in “International Business Economics”. In the course of this professional training she also completed an international semester at the Queens University in Kingston (Canada). In her role as project manager, Maya Thielenhaus oversees the initiation and implementation of company-internal projects such as “Digitalisation” and “Industry 4.0”, and is now actively involved in shaping the future of a company steeped in tradition. Numerous examples of technical brilliance from the automotive, anti-friction bearing, aviation, [...]
Today sees the release of in a brand-new, modern look. The site navigation is particularly well structured, and is broken down according to our machine platforms.  In addition to the latest innovations, the homepage also offers quick access to our products and services. Our new website is also 100% optimised for mobile devices, and offers fast loading times even when on the move. With the new Event Planner you can now enjoy an overview of upcoming exhibitions and events. Please take a little time to explore our new website.

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Thielenhaus Microfinish Corp.
42925 W. 9 Mile Rd.
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