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Closing the Loop
Gathering information is worth it only if it’s put to practical use. Applying measurement data to streamline spiral bevel gear making clarifies the true value of the closed-loop process.
Grinding in the Multitasking Mix
While different approaches to multitasking have been around for a while, shops often aren’t aware of many of the advantages these machines offer.
Wire EDM for Dressing Metal-Bonded Wheels
The Studer WireDress system, which uses the wire “spark erosion process” to dress a metal-bonded grinding wheel while it is still mounted in the grinder, makes using these wheels more efficient and economical.
Acoustic Emission Sensing Improves Productivity and Prolongs Grinding Wheel Life
In production of precision metal parts such as automotive or aerospace components, grinding to precise tolerances is of utmost importance.
Where Focus Is Foremost
A shop that specializes in precision thread grinding not only provides an environment in which its machinists can fully focus on challenging tasks, but also the advanced equipment needed to accurately complete them.
Thread Grinding with ‘A’ Axis
With several factors propelling a surge in demand for parts with technically complex external and internal threads with large pitches, the need for better accuracy and efficiency has created challenges.
Compact Cylindrical Grinding Machine for High Production
United Grinding recently introduced its Studer S11 small-parts production grinding machine to the North American market. An online video demonstrates an interesting cam-actuated loading system that’s available with the machine.
Faster Setup for Centerless Grinders
The new series of Jupiter centerless cylindrical grinding machines from Erwin Junker Machinery (Elgin, Illinois) addresses the limitations to applying this process to small- to medium-sized batches.
Anatomy of a New Bond Technology
A new vitrified bond technology features proprietary chemistry to achieve higher performance as well as extended wheel life for today’s advanced grinding machines.
Labor Savings in Grinding
Representatives of a grinding equipment supplier comment on how this critical process can be made more efficient.