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Grinding Machine Increases Tool Supplier’s Production
Komet of America Inc. had a problem: extra setup was causing a production bottleneck. Junker's Lean Selection allround grinding machine proved to be a cost-effective upgrade in technology that decreased setup times.
Shop Transitions to Aerospace Work with CNC Grinder
J&E Precision Tool met increased demand for complex, high-precision parts with the Studer S33 grinder from United Grinding, leading to improved workflow, part quality, machine utilization and quoting.
Centerless Grinding Solutions Bring all Processes under One Roof
A supplier of high performance engine components used by major racing teams, including endurance racing, NASCAR and NHRA, SCCA, Le Mans and marine racing, needed to reduce lead times and the cost of grinding its components.
Garage Shop Evolves into CNC Tool Grinding Specialist
This tool grinding shop was able to transform itself into a specialty cutting tool producer with the adoption of a few advanced CNC tool grinding machines.
CNC Grinder Shortens Lead Time for Specialty Tooling
Switching from manual grinding applications to CNC grinding applications with a Studer favoritCNC grinder from United Grinding helped ETW Inc. reduce lead times for custom HSK tooling.
Sensors Automate Grinding, Dressing Wheel Positioning
By listening for slight changes in sound, acoustic emission sensors enable grinding machine owners to automate their wheel positioning and dressing processes with precision and accuracy.
Machining Cell Helps Bolster Local Industry
A two-machine cell consisting of a turn-mill and surface grinder from Chevalier Machinery, both serviced by an industrial robot from ABB Robotics, play a key role in a San Antonio research and education institution’s mission to strengthen the local ...
Grinder Offers Precise, Single-Setup Production
Studer’s S33 cylindrical grinding machine from United Grinding Technologies provides rigidity and precision along with the flexibility to complete multiple operations in a single setup.
Beating the Competition by Not Making Products
An emphasis on process rather than creating products is the goal for some metalworking companies these days.
Metal-Bond Wheels Roll Toward New Horizons
Historically, metal-bond wheels have been perceived as too slow for jobs involving carbide tool blanks and other very hard substances. This shop's success using a specially formulated metal-bond wheel from Abrasive Technology to grind drill blanks c...