Metal Cutting

Exploring the: Grinding Equipment Zone
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Where Grinding Still Beats Hard Turning

For many critical applications, grinding remains the optimal machining process.


More Effective Cooling, Lubrication for Grinding

Coherent-jet nozzles offer advantage over plastic and rigid tube nozzles for coolant delivery to grinding wheels.


Optical Profile Grinder Has Digital Vision

This reciprocating CNC profile grinder uses a digital profile derived from a CAD file to replace the chart or overlay required for optical profile grinders.


Single-Pass Vs. Multi-Stroke: The Ins and Outs of Honing

Two principal honing processes are available. It’s important to choose the right one for the application requirements.


Tool Feed Technology Enhances Production Honing

Nothing throws a wrench into a production machining operation like variation in the incoming parts.


Combining Hard Turning and Grinding

A combination machine that is capable of both turning and grinding work in a single setup might provide the capabilities a shop needs to address an ever changing work flow.


Wire EDM with a Twist

Wire EDM units that swivel a horizontally guided electrode wire in a CNC-controlled E axis give this shop the workpiece clearance and flexibility to produce complex, high-precision PCD-tipped cutting tools.


Centerless Grinding Achieves Precision Roundness

Knowing the basics of centerless grinding is an important step to making it a successful operation in your shop.


Helical Profile Grinder Uses Superabrasive and Aluminum-Oxide Wheels

The Holroyd Zenith 400 has the capability to grind some of the largest rotors in the industry.


Ultra-Sensitive Honing Is Right on Target

The Sunnen HTC-series tube honing system can impart accuracy-enhancing bore geometry and size (±0.00005 inch end-to-end) with a finish of 3 to 8 microinches Ra. This technology is critical for honing small-caliber barrels efficiently and precisely.


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