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Published: 9/15/2017

Using Grinding Versus EDM to Finish Form Tools
Finishing carbide inserts using EDM or grinding.

Published: 8/23/2017

ID and OD Shoe Grinding for Thin-Walled Workpieces
Studer (United Grinding North America) has a solution to the tricky workholding problem of finish grinding close tolerances for roundness and concentricity of thin-walled rings and sleeves or a rolling element such as a bearing raceway. 

Published: 7/10/2017

Bond Selection for Production Grinding
Proper grinding wheel selection is essential to ensure that the required part quality, production rate, and overall cost per part is achieved. Although the type of abrasive grain is often a primary driver of wheel selection, the bonding type can als...

Published: 4/3/2017

Putting the “Feed” in Zero-Defect Through-Feed Grinding
An automated grinding, inspection and packaging cell churns out two fragile automotive parts per second with zero defects.

Published: 12/1/2016

When Grinding Is Like Turning
This shop leverages a high-speed peel-grinding process that resembles turning to effectively grind challenging materials such as carbide. Inherently low grinding forces mean high material-removal rates are possible.

Published: 12/1/2016

The 2016 Capital Spending Survey
The machine tool market bottomed in the summer of 2016, but will continue to rebound in 2017 as shops invest in technology for unattended operation.

Published: 11/28/2016

Centerless Grinding Basics
Centerless grinding is an OD grinding process where the workpiece is supported on its own OD by a work blade located between a high speed grinding wheel and a slower speed regulating wheel with a smaller diameter.

Published: 10/13/2016

Specialized Grinder and Software Speeds Part Production
Once the company implemented a new grinder, it not only saved time during setup, but it improved machine uptime and eliminated the need to purchase additional simulation software.

Published: 8/18/2016

Manufacturing Efficiently at a Micron Level
Grinding very small-diameter instruments for use in medical procedures is a niche business for this micro-grinding machine manufacturer. The company makes machines that use a variety of grinding techniques to manufacture guidewires for the medical i...

Published: 7/21/2016

Centerless Grinder Uses Single-Disk CVD Roller with CNC Dressing
Glebar’s GT 610 CNC centerless grinder is designed to improve the development process of fuel injector nozzle valves, said to reduce tooling costs, lower inventory levels and increase integration of prototyping technology for new components.