July 2018 Product Spotlight: Grinding
This month’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight focuses on various grinding machines and equipment for all sorts of applications.
The image gallery above, based on Modern Machine Shop magazine’s Modern Equipment Review Spotlight, features a variety of grinding machines and related equipment from DMG MORI (Taiyo Koki), Holroyd Precision, Innovative Products of America, Erwin Junker, Lach Diamond, Star Cutter and United Grinding.
Swipe through the gallery for details, and follow the caption links for more information about each item.
Because creep-feed grinding is essentially a milling process, why not use a VMC? A grinding machine supplier describes how a VMC platform can make creep-feed grinding more effective.
Understanding grinding wheel fundamentals will help you find the right wheel for the job.
Optimizing a camshaft lobe grinding cycle has traditionally been based less on science and more on educated guesswork and numerous test grinds. Now, computer thermal modeling software can predict areas where lobe burning is likely to occur, in order to determine the fastest possible work speed that won't thermally damage lobes and greatly reduce the number of requisite test grinds.