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April 2017 Product Spotlight Slideshow: Grinding
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on a variety of grinders and abrasive machining equipment.
Compact Production Grinding Machine Accommodates Automation Trends
Three years after the introduction of this cylindrical grinding machine, options are being added to further facilitate automated part loading.
Seen in a Sidebar
Although one of my recent stories focused on peel grinding, it also included a sidebar about an alternate through-coolant grinding wheel dresser. READ MORE
Parts Cleaning Expo Coming to Columbus in April
Join us at PCx for sessions presented by leading parts cleaning experts from around the world on the latest parts cleaning technologies, chemistries, and equipment during PMTS this spring.
Video: Custom Workholding for Tool Regrinding
This shop uses a simple toolholding device on a machine meant for unattended tool production to regrind tools that already have their precision geometry.
Remote Honing Analytics with MTConnect-Compliant Machines
Sunnen offers what it says is the first honing equipment that’s compliant to the MTConnect communication protocol.
Why Forming a Machine-Tool Buying Committee Is a Good Idea
With a decision as heavy as buying a new machine tool, it’s important to consider how such a purchase will touch all the relevant departments of the shop.
Before You Buy That New Machine Tool, Consider the Workpiece
Among the many important questions to answer before purchasing a new machine tool is what size and sort of workpiece it will be machining.
So You’re in the Market for a Machine Tool—Start Your Search by Asking “Why”
There’s nothing worse than buying a new machine that ends up neglected in the corner because it’s the wrong one for the job. Some key questions at the beginning of your search can help you avoid that.
Software Enables Easy Grinding Programming with Chance to Win Swiss Watch at IMTS
StuderTechnology Integrated is designed to enable people with no experience with grinding machine programming to program a Studer machine. According to a spokesman during a press tour of the system, all a user need have is familiarity with a PC.